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Honor Adolph Ochs on 50th Anniversary As Publisher

July 3, 1928
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(Jewish Daily Bulletin)

The three day celebration in honor of Adolph S. Ochs, publisher of the New York Times” and “Chattanooga Times,” on the occasion of his golden anniversary as publisher, was held here this weekend.

One hundred business men and civic leaders met Mr. Ochs at the station to welcome him. A special church service was held on Sunday at which Bishop Thomas F.Gaylor preached, followed by a luncheon at the Fairyland Club.

The keys of the city were presented to Mr. Ochs by Mayor Ed. Bass in a special ceremony Sunday morning at City Hall. The celebration was concluded Monday night at a dinner at Lookout Mountain Hotel.

The special train from New York City brought Mr. Ochs accompanied by fifty guests, Representatives of New York City, the Associated Press, Carnegie Foundation, Union of American Hebrew Congregations and Temple Emanu-El, New York, were present at the celebration.

Among the speakers at the various functions besides local leaders were Rabbi Nathan Krass, Ludwig Vogelstein, Dr. Julian Morgenstern and Grover A. Whalen.

Among the telegrams of congratulation received by Mr. Ochs was one from President Coolidge.

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