UNTERMYER ATTACKS FORD.
In Plea for Zionism, He Says Manufacturer Preaches Bigotry.
About 3,000 heard Samuel Untermyer make a plea for Zionism last night
at a joint meeting of the Bronx boards of the Independent Order of
Brith Abraham in Hunts Point Palace, 163d Street and Southern
Boulevard. This meeting marked the beginning of a nation-wide
Referring to conditions in America, Mr. Untermyer said:
"The idea of persecution is abroad in the land, and some think it is
growing. It is rampant, but I do not believe it is growing, despite
such mysteries as Henry Ford, who preaches the gospel of bigotry. I
believe we are getting ahead."
Among others who spoke at the meeting were" Aaron J. Levy, Grand
Master of the order; Judge Gustave Hartman, Past Grand Master;
Maurice E. Biederman, and County Judge Louis D. Gibbs.