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Pgbltc Librar| / TELEPHONE MAIN 2715 be Jewish CranScripf A Weekly Newspaper for the Jewish People of the Pacific Northwest 1 1616 EIGHTH /I AVENUE VOL. V. No. 49 SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, FEBRUARY 8, 1929 $2.00 PER YEAR JEWISH WOMEN OF SEATTLE ASKED TO JOIN HADASSAH WORK MEMBERSHIP CAMPAIGN TAK- ING PLACE THIS MONTH. The Hadassah membership com- mittee are endeavoring to get in touch with every Jewish woman not affiliated with their organization to bring to their attention the opportun- ities for a far-reaching work of human- ity that they can enter• Mrs. Harry Niede,r, e,ha'irman of the committee, is anxious not to miss anyone who may be interested to hear of the or- ganization and their work and asks that anyone wishing to talk to her about it, or to suggest a prospective member, call her at her home at Capital 524g. She, or memlmrs of her committee, will be glad to make' personal calls on anyone wire is mtercsted. "The ltadassah Organization of America is the largest Jewish wom- an's organization in the country and has undertaken the work of the en- tire hospitalization of Palestine," Mrs. Neidcr says. "Through the women of America, countless chihtren in Palestine get their one good nourishing meal a day. Through their efforts, hospitals have I)een built, elini.e,s e,stablished, educational centers for mothers conducted and milk stations operated. A whole country has been made e,le,ar of dread diseases that, formerly made it almost uninhabital/h,. The spiritual benefit to the woman who enters this work cannot be comprehended. The " joy one derives from one's efforts is tre.- mendous. No woman in the city of Seattle shouhl deprive herself 'the satisfaetiml derived through this work." Following are mcmbe,rs of the com- mittee working in this drive: Mrs. Ben Bridge, Mrs. Morris Rob- bins, Mrs. Are, hie I(auffman, Mrs. G. Wolfe, Mrs. M. Heiman, Mrs. L. Kasserd, Mrs. H. Levinson, Mrs. N. Weinstein, Mrs. P. Allen Riekles, Mrs. R. Treiger, Mrs. I. Hoffman, Mrs. Fred Bergman, Mrs. B. Voynow, Mrs. I. Segal and Mrs. M. Sedell. Rabbi Brickner Has Enthusiastic Reception in Portland Tuesday HeN. BEN SELLING LUNCHEON HOST. RABBI BERKOWITZ CHAIRMAN AT DINNER IN HIS HONOR. After a busy day in Seattle Monday z Rabbi Barnet R. Briekner of Euchd Avenue Temple, Cleveland, Ohio was an honored guest at Portland proceeding from there to San Fran. cisco where he will be an important delegate to the rabbinical conference.. Besides his work at this conference, Rabbi Brickner is scheduled to talk at four other meetings. In Seattle the Rabbi was honored at a luncheon of the Zionist Associa- tion executive board• During the afternoon he was driven around the city by his friend Rabbi Samuel Koch of l'emole de Hirsch. The members of the igma Alpha Mu fratermty of the University of Washington had their fraternit.v brother, Rabbi Brie,k- her, as their guest at dinner. Later he was the speaker at a meeting of the Zionist association at Temple Center. • csda the robin At I ortland on Tu Y = " had a very busy day. Iton. Ben Selling was•luncheon host on Tuesday in his honor• The Portland Zionist Executive gave a dinner at the Congress Hotel of which Rabbi Henry J. Berkowitz was chairman, assisted by Portland's other two rabbis, Rabbi H• Parzen and Rabbi M. Rubin. The limited reservations for 125 were filled days before the arrival of Rabl)i Brickner. In the evening the guest was a speaker before the B'nai B'rith Lodge. PAYS MORGAN $1,000,000 FOR NEW YORK CORNER NEW YORK, Jan. 25--(J•T.A.) Maurtce Mandelbaum, real estate operator, announced that Harris & Maurlce Mandelbaum, Inc., had paid $1,000,000 to J. Plerpont Mor- gan for the northwest corner of Second Avenue and 47th Street, New York. "We bought the Morgan parcel on account of immense operations and building projects under way and imminent in that section," Mandelbaum said. The 300 x100 - foot parcel for which the Mandelbaums paid $1,- O00,O00 is covered now by old five- story tenements and a five-story garage for 600 cars, in which one floor is devoted to a gymnasium for chauffeurs. The Mandelbaums have been op- erating extensively in the mid- town area. Two weeks ago they paid $2,000,000 for the Hotel Cum- berland on the southwest corner of Broadway and 54th Street. SENTENCE BEDOUINS FOR DISTURBING COLONISTS HAIFA, Jan. 21.--(J.T.A.)--Four Bedouins were sentenced by the Halfa court to one week imprison- meat and the payment of 9 pounds damages. They were found guilty of interfering with the Jewish col- onists while they ploughed their land at Hederah. Liberal Jews of East Boosters for Talumd Torah, Says Abe Spring A GREATER UNITY SEEN AMONG JEWS IN EAST. ATTENDS COM- PLIMENTARY DINNER TO 100 GUESTS OF NEW YORK TALMUD TORAH ORGANIZATION AT HOTEL WALDORF ASTORIA. "Imagine a dinner given to one, those who are in the United Starer thousand guests by a Tahnud Torah organization as the hosts, at tim Wal- dorf Astoria ttotel, the cost probably being about $8 a plateI", said Abe Spring when interviewed on his re- turn from his recent trip to New York. To imagine that was asking too much, when the word Tahnud Torah brought to mind a delap- idated little building on 17th and East Alder Streets in Seattle. Only a few of those present were .guests like Mr. SlMng, who did not m some way work for the Tahnud Toratl in New York, most ef them be- ing members who paid yearly dues $100 to $50{) a year. The greater l)cr- centage of these meml)crs are' Ill)oral .le:s whose main interest is the wel- fare of the Jewish chihl, mentally, Photo by Waiters, Bushnell Studio Mr. Abe Spring and physically. Lieutenant-Gover- nor Lehman was the chairman of the dinner. Louis Marshall, Felix Warburg and all the big leaders of American Jewry were enthusiastic member guests. Recently in New York a committee of one hundred was organized to bet- ter the conditions of the Tahnud Torahs of that city. Their work was not affiliated with any special syna- gogue but to better tle conditions of all Talmud Torahs. Where there were five miserable little Talmud Torah buildings financed by five synago- gues in nearby districts, the commit- tee of one hundred offered to put up one fine Imilding for them, undertak- ing the cost, for the children of all five congregations to attend• In- stead of the ohl fashioned type of teacher on the staff of these little schools the Committee of One Hun- dred recommended and offered to help pay for capable Hebrew teachers familiar with modern methods, ac- e,eptable to the concepts of American born children. Following the dinner no soliciations were made, no appeals money. Moving pictures were depicting the old Talmud and the fine new building, pleasant surroundings for the child- ren to study in It was a happy gath- ering Mr. Spring declares, for the !fruition of labor well (tone was prov- ed. The Committee of One Hundred are able to build and maintain these instituLions l#y moneys derived from their membership wtich averages a quarter of a milh'on each year. The money does not come from the poor but from the wealthy whose desire it is to maintain Judaism in America whether it is of their own synagogues or temples or not. Immigration Matters. Mr. Spring who has been in charge of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society work for many years in Seattle went East on immi)ration matters, to bring before the Immiuration Burem the problems of Jewish immigrants of the west in no way concerning the problem that the Immigration Bur- eau is now grappling with in Wash- ington. That is the legalization of TWO LETTERS TO THE BENEVOLENT SOCIETY Miss May Goldsmith, executive director of the Seattle Hebrew Ben- evolent Society receives all kinds of letters from the people who have re- ceived help from the organization, exprcssing gratitude in many different ways. Two letters that have recently come to her from a brother and sister of a family that have been assisted arq fine examples: "Dear Miss Goldsmith: I sent this little bouquet to ym that don't you think that we forgot yOU. Next time we will send twice a better present. Yours truly "Miss Goldsihith mine leg is a little better then before but I walk a little crucet just the same. ecuase my mother don't now the way. yours truly .,, wishes you a happy new year." illelaly. This affects more peoph in Seattle than any other point ir America, for it hasbeen no difficull thing for people to eross the lira from Vancouver and since the immi- gration quotes have almost shut out those born in South European coun- tries smuggling through has been going on continually. The Legaliza- tion would be e,arried on as was regis- tration of everyone at the outbreak of war. In registering everyone the United States wouht have tire opportunity of "cle'aring their decks," deporting those' not considered de- sirable citizens beca:se of their re- cords since they have been in this country. The objection to this act is the opportunity and power that it might give to "embarrass legally admitted aliens. The Uniled States has many citizens who are undesira- blc they have no power over them, but it is (tle man who has not I)ecome a citizen and will have to report on his activities since entering the country who will be in danger. United Jewish Campaign. Although Mr• Spring was anxious for a real wte,ation on his trip East after completing his Itias work he was prewfiled upon by the United Jewish Campaign, Albany State Con- ference to addrcss them at their •  " r me,sting. Mr. Spring spoke from the same platform as l)avid A. Brown: Governor Lchman, Felix M. Warburg and several other noted men. Gov- ernor Alfred Smith gave the opening talk for the meeting. Mr. Spring is the State Secretary for Washington of the United Pales- tine Appeal. "Please remember that when the war broke out in 1914, the Atlantic was closed, and for practically six (Continued on Page 8) Sunday School Work Brought To Children Outside of Seattle THE RELIGIOUS CORRESPON- DENCE SCHOOL OF LADIES I AUXILIARY TO TEMPLE DE HIRSCH BENEFITING MANY CHILDREN. A work for which there seems a great demand and which is growing apace is that done by the Religious Correspondence School of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Temple de Hirsch. This department which started under the chairmanship of Mrs. Thornton Goldsby, in September 1927 with the names of four or five children in small towns adjacent to Seattle has grown to a registrationof twen- ty-six. In telling of the procedure adopted in enrolling these Jewish children out of reach of synagogue or Sunday school, Mrs. Gohlsby says, "We com- municate with Jewish families where we know there are children, enclosing a registration slip with the request that information be given as to name of parents, ages of children, the class in Public School, what religious in- struction if any the chikh'en have received, and whether it is the desire of parents to have the children con- firmed or Bar Mitzvah. Upon the re- turn of this slip the cifildren are duly enrolled in the Religious School of our Temple." There arc children enrolled from nine different towns. The parents are reminded of coming Holy Days and Festivals and asked to observe them in their homes and the signi- ficance of the Holy Days explained to their children. At Chanukkah. candle holders, candles, seals and Chanukkah candies are ordered now from Seattle by these families. The children are invited to attend the parties that are given by the re- ligious school in Seattle and many of them do come and are brought into close contact with the school that they have known only through eor- re,spondence. RecentIy the Temple de Hirsch celebrated the Bar Mitzvah of a boy from Port Angeles. His fath- er con(tucts a Sunday shool in his home each week. Mrs. Goldsby, however, keeps in touch with tile croup and from time to time forwards literature that is required. Whenever children of the Corres- pondence School move to larger towns they usually continue their Judaism in the school where they are located. The instruction given by mail is gratis; the only charge being; for the books required. Grateful let- ters are received from time to time from parents and children expressing their enthusiasm for the contribu- tion of the Auxiliary. "We certainly feel encouraged in" our humble ef- forts to spread the teaching of our Prophets," Mrs. Goldsby said, when Mving a report of the 'activities of the committee at a recent meeting of the Auxiliary. "We feel that we are inculcating in the children of our' brethren a desire to know some,thing of their ancient heritage. Some day I trust we may be able to send a goo(I young man or woman to the little Differences Among J e w s Disappearing Says Rabbi Brickner A JEWISH MELTING POT IS COMING TO UNITE JEWS OF WORLD. By Stella Sameth Rabbi Barnett R. Brickner had only fifteen minutes to spare for an interview, but in that time he man- aged to give more information, ideas :.and opinions than one ordinarily gets im a year of sermons. A year ago he traveled through the colonies of Russia and Palestine and he told a good deal about that. Rahbi Brick- ner. though a liheral rabbi, and now on his way to the convention of the Union of American Hebrew Congrel- ations in San Francisco, gave Ins theory of a liberal Jewish form of worship that retains Hebrew and nationalism in its conce,pts and why the other type differs hardly at all from the li'bcral Christian Worship. He tohl of the part the Jewish news- papers are playing in uniting Jewry of the world, lte told of the I)ank- rut)tcy of tlm theory of emancipation of Jewry, using Jacob Wasserman's, case as an example. Using exquisite English, conveying his thoughts in a delightful voice, and aided by a mag- netic t)ersonality, we felt that Rabbi Brickner was well equipped for the work of advancing Judaism. dewish Newspapers As Rabbi Brickner is an editorial writer of note, the conversation first towns occasionally so that they may have the mutual pleasure of personal { II contact. Many Jewish people in the []1 country towns hunger for the sight l] of some of their own people." Ill about an understanding of one group for another• There is no better weapon for breaking down barriers and prejudices• We have an out- standing example of that in Phila- delphia. The "Federation of Jewish charities supports every Jewish in- stitution, the T'Imud Torah as a vital and importar t matter of Jewish education included. Orthodox and Liberal Jewry contribute equally as far as their respective means allow them." A Jewish Melting Pot Rabbi Brie,knei" feels that that is what the world of Jewry is advancing to--a great Jewish melting pot and this to take place within twenty years• He is the leader of one of the five largest congregations in America and the oldest in Cleveland. They have a membership of 1300 families. Though thoroughly liberal in its form of worship, Hebrew has been intro- duced to a great extent. Hebrew is being taught in the Sunday school retularly and soon will be taught at daffy classes to the children• Folk customs are retained. Reformed Judaism whose puruose is religion to the exclusion of folk ways, national- ism or Zionism has been challenged by liberal Chrmtians to show in what way they differ• "In what respect does your religion differ from ours? You do not believe in the miracles, we do not believe in the miraclesl You do not believe in the Divine Trinity and neither do we. We be- lieve in one God as do you. What is the difference? Why not assimilate?" "Those whose argument against Zionism has been political emancipa- tion have seen its fallacy," said Rabbi Brickner. "No matter how (Continued on Page 8) Among Leader's in Councils of Union at San Franchco [I /ARCIJ,f AAqON tURICE D. Rcl/rNBtRG JACOB W. MACK A. LEO WEIL LEE g.l rRANKEL /4AUlIlCEJ.rREIBEAG /AARCUJ" RAUH. JULIUS I1OJ'ENWALD Eminent leaders of American Reform Jewry will play leading roles in the Thirty-First Council of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations at its convention, February 10th-llth, in San Fran- cisco include the eight men shown here. Their Union activities are as follows: Mr. Marcus Aaron, Pittsburgh, Executive Board of Union; Mr. Maurice D. Rosenberg, Washington, D. C., Vice-President of the Executive Board; Mr. Jacob W. Mack, Cincinnati, Vice-President of the Executive Board; Mr. A. Leo Well, Pittsburgh, Executive Board; Dr. Lee K. Frankel, New York Executive Board and New York Executive Committee of the Union; Mr. Maurice J. Freiberg, Cincinnati, Vice- Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Hebrew Union College; Mr. Marcus Rauh: Pittsburgh, Executive Board; and Mr. Julius Rosen- wald, Chicago, recent donor of $500,000 to the Hebrew Union College and member of Union Executive Board. turned to newspaper work• The vahm of the Jewish newspaper, the rat)bi believes, is tremendous. "It brings a sense of Jewish unity which as a people we have lost• It is a tragic fact that we resemble acollec- Regal Lost S If Respe tion of individuals with no sense of ]ew to n e ct cohesion. Bringing the news of the Jewish world helps to show the Through Palestine, Says Brickner common aspirations. For the readers it is vie,armus traveling among the lews of the world. A Jewish news- aper is a vital bond. In the way of DESPITE SNOW AND COLD TREMENDOUS CROWD HEAR ELO- eel news it can do much to bring QUENCE OF CLEVELAND RABBI. Those who heard Rabbi Barnet R. Brickner of Cle,veland last Monday evening at the meeting of the Seattle Zionist Association, enjoyed a real treat, for all advance notices of his i eloquence and brilliance were found to have been in no way exaggerated. Interspersing his talk with Hebrew and Yiddish phrases, with humorous !elk stories, the rabbi began in a very informal way--later in the serious- ness of his subject rising to heights of eloquence that held his audience spellbound. "The Jewish Agency pact is one of the greatest triumphs of unity in Jewish life today. It has not merely affected the Jews of America, but the Jews of the whole world. A whole people have found a common plat- form, uniting them for action. A principal has been established, that Palestine is essential for the Jews everywhere. Heretofore it has been the special interest of a handful of pedple called Zionists. Now it is the agreement of all Jews• It is the reatest triumph that has happened Jewish life• "Many argue, 'Am I not an American, born of Jewish par- ents? The soil of America is my land. Its songs are my songs. What is there between Palestine and me and why is it indispensable to the life of a Jew--to your children and to my children ?' Self-respect "Only through the establishment of the Homeland in Palestine can Jews regain that without which life has no meaning• Only through Pal- estine collectively and individually can we regain the dearest possession a people can have--self-respect. Pal- estine involves the idea that a Jew is not through with life. We want to release to the world that which is our soul life. We feel that we can yet contribute to modern civilization, a new and an additional soul• "Without self-respect, life is in- tolerable and cannot go on. When did we lose this precious possession-- we the chosen people of all history? "It has been sai(l that no people can live without its feet on thew own soil as no tree can grow away from the soil. Of all the peoples in history only the Jews live the lie to the idea that a people cannot live off of its soil. They have lived and carried the soil with them, physieally and spiritually, in their prayers, in their thoughts and embodied it in their ritual ceremonies. They have car- ried the soil with them to their graves, the old custom being to put a little bag of Palestine soil under the head of the deceased. "For generations we knew that we were a chosen people. Though the Gentile may humuliate us, though he may spit at us and confiscate our property, when we entered our home on the Sabtrath evening and lit the candles and performed the kiddish. we were princes in our homes and the worhl outside was a world of brutal- ity. The Jew thought himself better and looked down on the rest of the' world as lower than himself! Emancip,,on "Then came emancipation- the world opened up and the Jew became a citizen of France and of Amerie,a. The hand of fraternity and liberty broke the gates of the ghetto, acad- emics of learning were thrown open to our youth. We were' freel We soon began to feel in this freedom a certain unwelcome and unfriendly spirit. Emancipation didn't quell Anti-Semitism. In countries where there was most freedom, we had the Dreyfus case. The word Anti-Strait- mm was coined in Germany where there was only Anti-Judaism before-- now not only our religion was hated, but our race as well. The Jew began to feel no better than his neighbor. Then self-contempt filled his heart. Heine said that Judaism is not a re- ligion-it is a misfortune. A certain lack of pride developed. The Jew wished to hide his identity. He told his fellow Jew not to be so conspicu- ous. In free America, isn't it an in- dication of our desire to hide our identity in the names we give our children ? "One of the great physe,hologists of this generation, Dr. Cyrus Adler, in his book 'Understanding Human Nature' says the worst thing is to velop an lnferiority complex. There i nothing more demeaning, nothing s, degrading. It is not only true of i dividuals, but of a whole people. Dying Off at the Top "We have lost Henri Bergson and Jacob Wasserman. A people can't afford to die off at the top. That is what was beginning to happen when Zionism came and rescued Theodore Herzl for his people, and has been saving souls ever since. It is a new rebirth of the Jewish spirit. It has brought men back to the Jewish people who would have been lost to the world. Something had to be done and Palestine has done this. "How can a little country do that, with no gold or silver locked up in its bowels. Palestine has given us the power to create and to build. Though wc have been accused of being a people of traders, a people of middle- men, the world realizes that Palestine requires not only money, but labor and love to build up. Palestine is now a land of great hope of great economic material hope. No greater miracle in life exists today as that which the Jews are accomplishing in Palestine. We are taking the dust--dust like you have in the foothills of Wenat- chee, terracing the hills and planting them in groves, growing the finest oranges in the world. "In Communist Russia, in our colonies last year I did not find a single cooperative colony. They were all individually owned and controlled. In Palestine the Jewish Chaluzim are operating, the field in groups of a hundred, seventy-five and fifty, puttin everything iu a common pot and taking what they need from a common pot. There they are really taking the Jewish prophets seriously. A Miracle City "Tel Aviv is a miracle city, a city of 60,000 Jews, built up in fifteen years I spent a Saturday afternoon there. We went to the home of Bialick. Someone read a paper on Yehudi Halevi. I traveled for fifteen days on mile,s of roads as fine as any we have in America. Do you know any other country in the world where a I)eople have done so much in eight years? A new attitnde of relieion is being produced there. It always amuses me when they say Chaluzim are not re,ligious. If such work is not reli_ion at its highest and its best, I do not know what is. Even Jewish love is finding a new interpretation and a new meaning in Palestine. It is giving a whole people strength and se,lf-rospect. "Till now wehave been individuals everywhere but collee,tivelv nothing. Religion has not united'us. The (Continued on Page 8) To All Former Legionaires THE movement of the Jewish Legion has secured for itself a place in history. It is no ac- cident that eleven years, after the Legionaires fulfilled their mission, there is still in exist- ence a live organization with live aims. The dream of establishing a colony in Palestine in the name of, and for, Jewish Legionaires is about to be realized: we plan shortly to issue the History of the Legion: we aim to create firm social and comradely bonds between all Legionaires in America. For these purposes a National Conference will be convened within reasonable time. In order to achieve all that, we need a powerful instrument, an organization, which should comprtse as many of the thou- sands of Legionaires, as can be reached. We therefore ask, through the newspapers all over the United States and Canada, all former Legionaires to come in touch with our office imme- diately. AMERICAN PALESTINE JEWISH LEGION 425 Lafayette St., New York With Zion's greetings, ABRAHAM SPIERER, Secretary. ALBERT EINSTEIN WILL ATTAIN HIS FIFTIETH BIRTHDAY MARCH 14 BERLIN, Jan. 26.--(J.T.A.)--Al- bert Einstein, whose new five-page manuscript on the "New Field Theory" establishing the relation between electricity and gravitation has aroused world wide interest and been hailed as opening a new vista for the scientific understand- tng of the universe, will attain his fiftieth birthday on March 14. He was born in Ulm, Germany, March 14, 1879. In 1905, Prot. Einstein presented to the scientific world a number of i publications in the "Annalen der Physik," one of them, "The Elec- trodynamics of Moving Bodies," be- ing the first of a series of papers ou the subject of relativity. In the same year he received his doc- torate for a thesis entitled "A New Determination of Molecular Di- nlensions." In 1909 he was appointed extra- ordinary professor at Zurich and in 1911 ordinary professor at Prague. He returned to Zurich as full professor in the following year and in 1914 accepted a call to Ber- lin to become a member of the Berlin Academy and a professor at the university. In 1921 he received tlm Nobel prize• Einstein's t h eor ie s regarding time, space, and gravitation, snp- mrted as they are by convincing experiments, are profoundly influ- encing phih)sophtc and, perhaps, religions thought. Their concep- tion is of a cosmos decidedly at variance with anything yet con- ceived by any school of philosophy. Einstein has utilized various dis- coveries in physics and mathemat- ics to build up a co-ordinated sys- tem showing connecting links where heretofore none were per- ceived. When the Royal Astronomical Society conferred on Einstein in 1926 its gold medal, the blue ri- band of the astronomical world, in recognition of his work on the Theory of Relativity and Gravita- tion, t h e president, Professor Jeans, said that Einstein's theory had transformed the world from a drama into a picture. It was pos- sible that in the future scientists would again transform it into a drama, but a drama where the act- ors will play extempore as they go on. Einstein was one of the out- standing figures of modern sctenee and would remain for posterity one 9f:-the most outstanding figures in human thought. Prof. Einstein, in acknowledging the receipt of the medal• wrot: "He who discovers a line of thought which permits ns to pene- trate even a little deeper into the eternal mystery of nature is great- ly privileged. He who In addltton is encouraged by the recognition, sympathy and help of the best minds of his time, experiences more happiness than anyone can realize. In this spirit I thank you from the bottom of my heart for the great honor of which you have found me worthy. Senate Passes Aliens' Voluntary Registration WASHINGTON, D. C., Jan. 28.-- (J.T.A.)--Tho Senate passed Sen ator Blease's voluntary registra. tion bill at Saturday's session• The bill provides for the issuance of certificates of admlssion to aliens who apply and pay $3 for the same. There was no debate or opposi- tion to the measure, in view of the swiftness with which the actton was taken and the general opinion that the measur Is harmless, in- asmuch as it is not obligatory for aliens to secure the certificate and despite the fear which has been expressed that it is but an opening wedge for compulsory registration and that even the present measure may prove a source of embarrass. meat to legally admitted aliens. The bill has now gone to the House, where it must be adopted before it becomes a law. The Senate also passed and sent to the House a bill introduced by Senator Blease making it a crime punishable by a $1000 fine or im- prisonment of not more than two years to re-enter the United States after having been deported. A speclal rule for the considers. tion of other immigration legisla- tion during this session of Con. ureas, including the deportation bill, was asked by Congressman A1. hert Johnson, chairman of the House Committee on Immigration, who appeared before the House Committee on Rules on January 25. The Committee on Rules, after a discussion of the various measures suggested for expedition, deferred action pending a report of the House Committee on Immigration on the new deportation measure 'rod certain other bills concerning immigration. The committee de- ferred action on the ground that only such bills as are on the cal- endar may be accorded special rules. A meeting of the ttouse Com. mitres on Immigration is sched- uledyt take place Tuesday, Jan. uary--z. 0    0 uos.tpv?/ @ q,no d qBoH a % • aaq I °!Iqnd ei, eo8