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December 6, 1927
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Injunction proceedings have been instituted against the Saturday Press, a weekly newspaper here, under the 1925 legislature’s nuisance abatement act. The county attorney intimated that criminal charges may be brought against those connected with The Saturday Press which was characterized in a temporary restraining order signed by Judge Mathias Baldwin as a “malicious, scandalous and defamatory newspaper.” The Saturday Press is accused among other things of “malicious, scandalous and defamatory” remarks against the Jewish race.

Dr. Victor E. Levine of Omaha, professor in the school of medicine at Omaha university, who attented the convention of the Children’s Hospital Association in session here this week, announced that he has been tentatively selected by Commander Richard E. Byrd to accompany the commander’s expedition next year in an attempt to fly over the South Pole.

Dr. Levine is an authority on Eskimo languages and customs and next August will go with the South Pole expedition in the capacity of scientist and dietician.

Dr. Levine in 1926 spent the year in the arctic region living among the Eskimos studying their language, customs and habits of diet. He repeated this program for six months in 1921.

The new temple erected in Waukegan, 111., at a cost of $150,000 was opened last Friday night. Rabbi C. Rubenstein conducted the opening services.

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