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In New Church
detectives and Patrolmen
Eaeort Him into Park Av.
Baptist Edifi?e, Scan All
There at Opening Service
Precaution Surprises Him
Protection Against Cranks
in Throng Furnished at
Request of the Trustees
Detectives ?nd patrolmen from the
|M< Fi'ty-first Street police station
1 awarded John D. Rockefeller jr.. when
?p attended the lirst .services held yes?
terday at the new Park Avenue Baptist
"hurch. 598 Park Avenue. The now
idtfice serves the congregation former?
ly known a* the Fifth Avenue Baptist.
Whether acting on information that
led them to fear an attack on Mr.
Rockefeller, or merely from precaution?
ary motives, detectives closely scru?
tinize every person entering the
gh'jroh. remaining on duty from 9 a.
?c to noon. On leaving the church at
?the latter hour. Mr. Rockefeller
thanked the detective:? for their
a-mardianship. remarking that he had
po idea there was to be r police detail.
|t was a surprise to hin, he said.
Standees Indergo Scrutiny
\fter the congregation was seated,
and dut in;; the church service and
tjible class meeting, detectives moved
Inside tne structure and again care?
fully looked over every person occupy?
ing a seat. Later they approached sev?
ers' among those who were standing
tut apparently discovered no doubtful
No statement was made with regard
to the police guard, but it became
Inown that orders had been received
from "a hiph police authority" to "take
to chances on cranks" in connection
with the opening services at the new
ehureh. It was said later that while
?lr. Rockefeller knew nothing of the
guard in advance, trustees of the
church had requested it.
Captain Wall, in charge of East
Fiftv-i'.rst Street station, said that the
police activity had been a matter ol
precaution because of possible crowd
irjr .ind to prevent depredations bj
lawless persons; that Mr. Rockcfel
ier's presence had not been the inspir?
Mr. Rockefeller, who founded the
Young Men's Bible Class of the Fifth
Avenu" Be.ptist Church, conducted yes
terday morning's ?ervices in the nev,
home of the class. The session was
liclai in the basement of the edifice
vhicii is sri imposing Gothic pile ot
lii?"*tcrc and granite at the south
f.cf eorner "f Park Avenue and Fifty
fourth Street. Mr. Rockefeller spoke
o: the topic: "So Run That Ye Maj
a? ? ? conclusion or th" morr.inj
itrvires ? large proportion of the con
gr',-;' on remained to inspect th?
b ' : '"'-. members of the board of trus.
te- ?plaining; the architecture. Mr
Borte'? 1er had !eft the building, bu
<i,' ?;-.cc continued their espionage o
tV cfwd. This gave rise to specula
tir? ",,i questioning of the officers
who reiterated that there were no spe
ciV ?rnunds for unusual police activit;
?t?itrthan a wish to make certain tha
ihm ihonld rot occur any untowar?
eircumstance in connection with th'
Wife and Four Children With Him
h Rockefeller was accompanied t?
the church by Mrs. Rockefeller an?
four of the Rockefeller children. Law
rer.ee. David, Winthrop and Abbie
When they alighted from their automo
kilt? a bodyguard of detectives forme?
an escort, that preceded and followe?
them to their pew.
In illustrating to the Bible class hov
members had been scattered all ovo
the world Mr. Rockefeller told of hi
recent visit to China. In the Philip
pine? he said, he had been presente?
with 3tn album containing photograph
of tiv islands by a former member o
the class. Mr. Rockefeller sail in th
course of his remarks:
"If there is one thing above al
others for which I admire my father i
Is that in the great business he ha
built up he applied the principle o
?ticking to that business and buildin
it up. He never attempted to go hit
the thousand and one other underta!
<ngs in which he has been offered al
Big Auditorium Filled
During the church services the larg
?uditorium was packed with a fashion
?ble throng. The congregation Mile
th<? lower floor and both south and wes
Balconies, overflowing into the lobbi
???here many stood until the benedictio*
The Rev. Dr. aOornelius Woelfkin, th
pastor, left a sick bed to preach' th
firM sermon and to baptize thirtee
members. He dwelt on the history c
houses of worship throughout the ?ge
and the part such structures hav
played in the histories of nations an
?venue Sees Rockefeller Jr. With Detective Escort
Spring fashions were not the only sights of the Polin Sunday parade
on Fifth Avenue. Here is the son of the oil hing on his way home
from church service, a police guard at his heels
Chairman Announces to
Conference That Drive
Netted Four Million
More Than Total Sought !
fipeoial Dispatch to Thr Tribune
DETROIT. April 9.?The $14,000,000 !
campaign launched last September by'
the Jews of the United States to re-1
Heve the suffering of millions of their.
people abroad, victims of the World
War, especially in Russia and Ukrainia,
where the conditions are said to be
appalling, became an $18.000,000 ac?
complishment before the drive closed,
a few weeks ago.
David A. Brown, of Detroit, national
chainna??. of the Jewish War Sufferers'!
Relief Committee, which had charge of
raising this fund, announced at an all
day conference of representative Jews
of the country to-day that the. grand
total of pledges and money received
will amount to $18,116,836.37.
Represents $5.80 Jewish Per Capita
Mr. Brown, in making his report, said
that the total amount actually received [
up to date was $15,757,500, and that,
the amount represented a contribution
of $5.80 for each of the approximately;
3,000,000 Jews in America.
Julius Rosenwi?.ld and Jacob Loeb.Aif
Chicago; Felix M. Warburg,'of NeAV !
York, and other men who are conspicu- ;
oua among the big business men of
the country as well as leaders among ;
the Jews, gave Mr. Brown full credit ;
for the success of the campaign.
Before Mr. Brown's report was sub?
mitted, Colonel Herbert H. Lehman, of
New York speaking for the joint dis?
tribution committee, composed of rep- |
resentatives of the American Jewish
War Relief Association, the Central |
Relief Committee and the People's Re- :
lief Committee,- SMggest?idf.-that the
joint distribution committee allocate ;
the relief as follows: For Russia, 35
per cent; child care, 25 per cent; cul?
tural and educational. 10 per cent;
medical and sanitary, 5 per cent; re?
patriation, 6 per cent; reconstruction,
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Colonel Lehman pointed out that, ac?
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would be approximately $2,000,000
available for medical and sanitary
work; for repatriation, $1,000,000, and
for reconstruction work, $3,250,000.
Branch Committees To Be Named
Tire conference adopted Colonel Leh
ir.an's suggestion, and also a recommen?
dation made by him that subsidiaries
of the joint: distribution committee
should be established in other cities.
A committee composed of Judge Harry
Fisher, of Chicago; Julea Mastbaum,
of Philadelphia; Nathaniel Spear, of
Pittsburgh; A. C Wurmser, of Kansas
City, and Mr. Brown, of Detroit, was
named to arrange for the location of
these branch committees.
The conference adopted unanimously
a suggestion by Jacob Billikopf, of
Philadelphia, that in addition to the
joint distribution committee now In
Europe, there be sent abroad a com?
mission composed of prominent busi?
ness and professional men from various
parts of the country to report back to
the Jews of the United States what
conditions actually are, to what extent,
they have been relieved and to what,
extent further relief will be necessary.
Among the delegates from New York
were: TIenry J. Bemheim. H. A. Guinz
burg. Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Kahn,
Leon Kamaiky, Jacob E? Loeb, Solomon
Lowensteln, Mr. ancl Mrs. Simon Lyon
and Louis Marshall.
New Mt. Sinai
Three Building*; Just Com?
pleted Provide Greatest
Capacity of Free Beds
of Any Institution Here
Notables at the Ceremony
i Benefits of Service Extend to
More Than 50,000 Fnm
ilies Every Twelve Months
The addition of three new buildings
I to Mount Sinai Hospital was marked
yesterday morning* with appropriate
dedicatory ceremonies in the presence
of more than five hundred persons
I prominent in the official and philan
l thropic life of the city.
The new structures are valued at
j $3,000,000, completing the hospital's
program of seventeen buildings, repre?
senting a total investment of $8,000,000.
It is asserted that the additions will
give the. hospital the largest number of
free beds of any similar institution in
The exercises were presided over by
Leo Arnstein, chairman of the com?
mittee of arrangements. The presenta?
tion was made by Myron S. Falk, chair?
man of the building committee, and
George Blumenthal, president of the
board of trustees, accepted the build
1 ings on behalf of the hospital. Arthur
Lehman, president of the Federation
j for the Support of Jewish Philan?
thropic Societies, also paid a tribute to
j the work of the institution.
Private Guggenheim Pavilion
The three new structures include a
? privata pavilion dedicated to the mem
pry of Mpyer and Barbara Guggenheim j
by their children. Meyer Guggenheim
and his brother-in-law, Louis F. Roth
chlld, represented the family at the
ceremonies. The pavilion contains 181
beds, replacing a pavilion of 54 bed3
which will now be used for wards.
Another is the children's pavilion
erected in memory of Lewis Einstein
and Milly Einstein FalV by Henry L.
and Cecilia Einstein. St contains 120
beds. The auditorium is offered to
the memory of George fllumenthal jr.,
by Mr. and Mrs. George Blumenthal.
Other buildings erected within the last
few years also were included in the.
exercises, the pathological and labora?
tory building donated by Adolph Lewi
sohn, and the child ren's clinic given
by Florence B. and William I. Walter
in memory of Florence Henrietta Wal?
In accepting the buildings, Mr. Blu?
menthal said: "TAijrty years ago when
I first became a trustee of Mount
Sinai, we occupied small buildings or
Lexington Avenue, with conveniences
for 200 and a yef.rly budget of $100,000
To-day more thftn 700 can be accommo?
dated and our budget is more thar
$1,000,000 annually. We cared foi
196,000 dispensary patients and 9,80(
hospital patients in 1921. We hav?
worked for y ears in order that thi
institution might mean more to th ?
city than a hospital. It is a rea
health center to the community
reaching m-ore than 50,000 familie
Institution Seventy Years Old
Mr. Arristein said the hospital wa
seventy years old and was moved t
its presi-nt site from Lexington Ave
nue about eighteen years ago, when i
was tho/ught that expansion was abou
complete. The institution now oecupie
two blocks?from Fifth Avenue t
Madison Avenue and Ninety-nint
Street to 101st Street.
Among those present at the exe3
cises ?^ere: Maurice Frankfort, secon
vice-p/resident; S. S. Prince, treasurei
Albewt Forsh, secretary.
Tf/e following trustees: Nelson
Asie!, Hugo Blumenthal, Henry
Caiman, Mrs. A. A. Cook, Joseph
Cu'ilman, Jacob Emsheimer, Benedi
Krstein, Philip J. Goodhart, Arthur 1
Ifnrlow, Charles Klingenstein, Dani
Kops. Mrs. H. II. Lehman, Adolf
Lewisohn, Benjamin Mordeoai, Walter |
W. Naumburg, Ernest Rosenfeld, !
Walter E. Sachs, Mrs. R. W. Straus, i
Jack W. Schiffer, E. Van Raalte, Wil?
liam Walter. E. J. Wile and C. A.
Honorary trustee: Isaac N. Heidel?
berg, Samuel E. Jacobs, Kmil E. Levi,
Henry Morgenthau and Max Nathan.
Others present were Murry Gug?
genheim, James McVicker Breed, Dr.
Bernard Sachs, F. M. Stein, William
Goldman and Mrs. Julius Beer.
Fell on Knife- Savs Bov;
Father Is Questioned
The police are investigating the stab- i
bing of James Joyce, nineteen years
old, of 232 Willis Avenue, the Bronx,
who is a patient in Fordham Hospital
with a wound in the right breast. When
he was taken to the hospital yesterday
morning Joyce said that he slipped ano
fell on a bread knife which he had in
Joyce's father is proprietor of n
candy store at. City Island Avenu,? and
East Shore Road, City Island. It is cus
tomary for his son, James, to go to the ,
store on Sunday and assist him. While
James was there yesterday afternoon, j
a telephone call was received by the
police of the Citq Island station stating
that a young man had been stabbed in j
Joyce'? candy store.
Dr. Lcvine took the young man to :
| Foriiham Hospital, where it was said
that he was in a critical condition. D.n
tectlves Reilly and Rice took the elder
Joyce to the hospital, where they ques- '?
tioned him for some time in th,* pr?s- j
ence of his son. Assistant District At?
torney Oliver is expected to question
10 Sentenced in Murder Plot
ATHENS, April 9.?Ten men accused
of having plotted the assassination of
Jean Dragoumis, former Greek Minis?
ter to Petrograd, on Augu-t 14, 1020,
have received their sentences in the
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