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Nutmegs Are O. K.—but Palestine Dates? Ask This Woman!

July 2, 1934
See Original Daily Bulletin From This Date

Nutmegs, official fruit of this State, are fine, thinks Mrs. Rebecca Gelman. But the dates of Palestine—ah, nutmegs can’t compare with them!

So Mrs. Gelman, seventy-year-old widow of Morris B. Gelman, who lived with her husband in Hartford for thirty-five years before they went to Palestine to make their home in 1928, departed yesterday for the long journey to her Holy Land residence. Mr. Gelman died in 1929 here while on a visit.

Mrs. Gelman, who came here ten months ago to visit her children and friends, has three sons, Harry and Joseph, of this city, both of whom seem to disagree with the aged pioneer in her fruit-preference, and Aaron, in New York, and three daughters in Boston.

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