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r n 1 KWl I LY TLl M XE ; (DR. OEOROTC FOX, Prenldent ) 8AM MPRIIITZ, VIce-I'roHldent V U.OUI8 MORRIS, Bec'y-Treaa. )TJie editor In not rennonalble for vlwi cxpreaaed by contributor. AnonymouiV letter will receive no comlderatlon, t ( Ki t Ulor Entered In the Fort Worth Poatofflc 1 Beeond Cliira Mull Matter by the Hon- V rubiianinir company. l VOLUME IX. NO. 18 FORT WORTH-DALLAS, TEXAS FRIDAY, JULY 23, 1920. Price Five Cents FOREIGN and DOMESTIC NEWS FROM SPECIAL CORRESPONDENTS JEWISH SCHOLARS IN GERMANY Berlin: (By I. J. P. B.) Professor Lydia Rabinovitz, a Jewess, has had the unique distinction of being elected as the chief bacteriologist in the main hospital of Moabit. The world i-enowed' surgeon, James Israel, has recently celebrated his ju ' bilee as a doctor. Many universities, scholars, and Jewish communities .' acnt Dr. Israel their warm felt greet ings, and wished him many more years of service to humanity. w t I rroicssor wygoazinsKy, a jew, was i elected the head of the Farm College in Bonn. j The famous Professor Habcr, for J some time in charge of the Chemical Faculty of the Kaiser Wilhelm Insti i tute, was recently elected to head the Department of Industry at the Unl- versity of Berlin. Professor Haber is to continue in his position at the Kais ! er Wilhelm Institute. This means that tha Jewish scientist will head the two 1 leading chemical institutions of Ger j many. , Fraulein Dorothea Hirschfeld, the authoress of several worka on econm '' in has been called to take charge of .' one of the departments in the German Department of Labor. FAMOUS JEWISH LIBRARY. Berlin: (By I. J. P. B.) The Jewish Oranienburger Street Library of Ber lin, which had been in existence tn the last twenty-five years, has recent ly been closed. Its 10,000 valumes and its treasury funds have been handed over to the Jewish communty of Ber lin, hai served as a rendezvous for the Jewish intellectuals who lived in or ' visited the city, and for the Jewish students. It was kept up by private endowments, and was very popular in all Jewish circles. Now the Jewish Community of Ber lin wishes to present the books of this library to a synagogue in the western part of the city, in order that a new li brary may be founded there. GERMAN ANTI-SEMITES POGROM DEAD. Lampertheim: (By I. J. P. B.) After t an anti-Semitic meeting, a number of the excited mob went to Jewish cem etery and destroyed thirty-four graves. DR. BORIS b. SGEN I WVj Vs. ) i L . it A -"4 i Dr. Bogen has just returned from Poland, where he has been Regional Director in the organization and distribution of millions of dollars of American Jewish Relief Funds. Hugh Gibson, United States Minister to Poland, called him a "missionary of practical Americanism," because of his achieve ments in carrying on relief work throughout all Poland in spite of almost insurmountable difficul ties. . . GERMAN SWINDLER POSES AS BROOKLYN JEW. Heme, Germany: (By I. J. P. B.) The Jewish Community of Heme, Germany, almost had the wool pulled over its eyes. About the middle of June, a young man came into the Ke hillah office and introduced himself as Mr. Oppenheimer of Brooklyn, N. Y. He brought the Community leaders the joyful news that the Society of German-Americans of the Jewish faith had sent a ship of food supplies for the alleviation of their co-religionists. The ship, he said, was already docked in Hamburg, and contained thousands of pounds of sugar for the Herde Jewish Community, which it might buy at a very reduced price. Before speaking to the Jewish lead ers, Mr. Oppenheimer approached the city authorities with the proposition that the city take over the whole su gar cargo. There was general rejoicing and the city authorities and a commit tee of merchants started out for Ham burg. Meanwhile the police to whom tha whole story sounded somewhat "fishy" began to investigate. The benevolent commissioner from Brooklyn tamed out ot be a certain Max Alenbeck, a swindler. A telegram calling for his arrest was Immediately despatched, and the self-appointed philanthropist was taken off the train at Munstcr. POLES TORTURE JEWlSn MINER Bitko, Upper Silesia: (By I. J. P. B.) Polish workers of this city attack ed a Jewish miner, smeared his body with shoe polish and scrubbed his whole body with rough brushes until he bled at every vein. His terrible groans, and the frenzied hilariousnesa of the Poles attracted pedestrians who called the police. The latter freed tha unfortunate Jew, and took him to tha hospital in a very serious condition. JEWISH TEACHERS' COLLEGE IN VIENNA. Vienna: (By I. J. P. B.) A special teachers' college has been founded In Vienna by the Zionist Organisation of Austria to meet the urgent problem presented by the great lack of Jewish teachers. The head of the Rabbinical Seminary, Dr. Schwartz, has accepted the Invitation to become one of the teachers In the new institution.