Religion: Floridian Jews

If the Secretary of the St. Petersburg, Fla., Chamber of Commerce has his way, that city will shelter no son of Abraham, or of Isaac, or of Jacob. He, James Coad, desires to maintain the neighborly spirit which he reckons to be one of the chief assets of the locality. Said he:

"St. Petersburg is a city of homes. It has no slums. I believe that the influx of foreigners here (and I class the Jews as foreigners) is detrimental to the city and would tend to produce slums and destroy the neighborly feeling...

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