J. Ramsay MacDonald, former Labor Premier of Great Britain, accompanied by his daughter Ishbel, sailed last night on the Berengaria for London.
Mr. MacDonald came to America at the invitation of the “Jewish Daily Forward” to address the mass meeting arranged to celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of the paper. Due to his illness, shortly after his arrival, the former Prime Minister was unable to speak at the meeting.
During their stay in this country, Mr. MacDonald and his daughter were the guests of Miss Lillian D. Wald of the Henry Street Settlement.
Hyman Rosenson, president of the Hebrew American Typographical Union, No. 83, New York, and active in the Jewish labor movement, particularly in the Jewish Typographical Union, for over thirty years, died yesterday in Atlantic City, N. J.
The property used as The Saratoga Springs Jewish Community center of Saratoga Springs, N. V., was bid in by the city of Saratoga Springs at a tax sale held in the Finance Office. Unpaid taxes on this property are listed at $1,563,04. There is a dispute regarding the tax on this property pending.
Felix S. Cohen, son of Professor Morris R. Cohen of the philosophy department of City College, former editor of “The Campus”, undergraduate newspaper, and leader of last year’s campaign against compulsory military training, was not on the list of new members elected to the City College Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, honorary fraternity made public by Professor Arthur Dickson, secretary of the chapter.
Cohen was among the three students graduated with “Magna Cum Laude” honors last June. The minimum specifications for these second highest college honors are, according to the college register: “grade A (excellent) in 60 per cent” of the student’s credits, “with no grade below D (passing grade).”
Luciani and Jackson, the two other “Magua Cum Laude” students, and twenty-six other men of the graduating class of June, 1926, were elected, twenty of when were “Cum Laude” men, the others graduating without honors. Cohen’s name was the only one stricken from the list of forty-four candidates from four graduating classes.
The election broke the deadlock which developed in the chapter last Spring when there was opposition to the lection of Cohen.
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