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10,000 Legion
Men Reunited
In Cleveland
20 Medal of Honor Win.
ners Arrive Early for Con?
vention; N. Y. Delegation
Biggest of Any State
Big Boom for MacNider
Banker Favoring Bonus Out
for Commander; Centralia
Flag in Parade To-day
F'o-n a Staff. Correspondent
CLEVELAND, Sept. 26.?This is the
eve,of the second annual convention of
the American Legion, and to say that
Cleveland has done herself proud in her
reception to the stalwart veterans of a
great fighting machine is mild praise.
More than 10,000 legionnaires are bil?
leted ih the convention city and twenty
of the Congressional Medal of Honor
raen, winners of the most coveted dec?
oration for valor within the gift of
the American people, are amone them.
It is difficult to say just what the
convention will bring forth in the mat?
ter of new legislation and new policies,
but it is plain that an insurgent move
?aent is on foot among a great number
of the mor? than one thousand dele?
gates which will preclude any possi?
bility of a "machine administration"
being chosen for the new year.
New Yorkers Arrive
The New York delegation reached
Cltveland this morning, seventy-eight
ltrong, and found that one candidate
for national commander was being
pushed vigorously by the Illinois dele?
gation. He is Milton G. Foreman, Illi?
nois past department command??, and
his followers take his election to the
high office for granted.
The New York delegation, under the
leadership of Past State Commander
Wade H, Hayes, i3 the strongest of any
state, and has not committed itself on
astional officers. However, it is certain
that the New Yorkers will not approve
any politics in the organization. Any
effprt by the other states tp "railroad"
a candidate through will meet with
Hanford MacNider, of Mason City,
Iowa, carries most of the favor of the
New Yorkers in the race for national
commander. H?3 letter to the Wall
Street interests recently, in which he
rebuked them for their attitude toward
beneficial legislation for veterans, has
won him a host of friends. They point
out that he is a banker and has in?
curred the animosity of his associates
in declaring himself on the principle.
He is a war hero, having won nine
citations and is known as a two-handed
"man's man."
Strong in South and W?est
The weight MacNider carries in the
South and West probably will make him
a keen contende?,
As for the legion's attitude toward
the bonus, there is no possibility that
it will be changed. A survey of the
delegates to-day showed that they stand
ten to one in favor of the additional
The vice-commanders probably will
be ylected in a different manner from
thafof lest year. It is proposed that the
country be divided into five districts
?nd that a vice-commander be chosen
for each. One district would comprise
New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania
and the New England states. No can?
didate has yet appeared for this office
in the New York zone, and none will
be selected until the New York dele
frates*? caucus to-morrow morning.
At the caucus of New Yorkers this
morning it was decided that in all
toting the unit rule would be adopted,
provided that two-thirds of the dele
{?ates agreed on any issue. Haye3 was
elected as permanent delegation chair?
man and Miss Ray Sawyer executive
secretary of the State of New York,
Will Study Candidates
It is safe to say that so far as New
York's tttitude toward new officers is
eoneerned the delegation might be
"from Missouri." It demands to be
?hown the merits and abilities of the
candidates and will not support any
legionnaire in whom it has not the
fullest confidence.
Irwin Ira Rackoff, of the Murray Hill
Post, still has the honor of being the
most diminutive member of the Legion.
His four feet ten of stature obscures
him until he starts to talk.
Ohio State Department Commander
J. R. (Go Get 'Em) McQuigg, who will
be grand marshal of the parade to
morrow afternoon, announced to-night
that more than 20,000 veterans and
sixty band3 would be in the line. The
streets of Cleveland have been deco?
rated from curb to curb and their com?
rades and storekeepers have placarded
their buildings with "welcome" signs, j
One of the features of the parade is
to be in the delegation of Washington
State. Their department commander,
Thomas N. Swale, will carry the flag
which was fired upon by radicals dur- '
ing the armistice day parade nt Cen
tralia. Wash., last year, when four
Legionnaires were killed.
Problems on Credentials
When the next convention is called
? to order there will be some question ai;
to the exact number of delegates. It
will be between 1,047 and 1,105. The
credentials committee is to decide
whether representation shall be on the
basis of five delegates at large and one
additional delegate for each 1,000 paid
up members or an additional delegate
for each 1,000 members or fraction,
thereof. The right of certain Legion
units in foreign countries to repre?
sentation also will come up.
One of the distinguished delegates
is Lieutenant Colonel M. W. Wood, the
only man in the United States eligible
to membership in both the ?. A. R. and
the American Legion. He is seventy-five
years old, and was born in Watertown,
N. Y., in 1846. Serving throughout the
Civil War he was twice wounded at
Petersburg, in 1S65, when a private in
the I86th New York. During the
World War Colonel Wood served at
Boise, Idaho, with the medical corps.
He is a Legion post commander, and
despite his years is one of the most
ardent delegates in Cleveland.
Junior Legion Proposed
One of the constructive resolutions
which will be presented is that spon?
sored by Earl G. Stim3on, of Washing?
ton state. It provides for the organi?
zation, under Legion supervision, of a
junior American Legion, to be com?
posed of all the boys and the girls of
America, in an effort to instill patriot?
ism and good citizenship. An emblem
has been designed, which resembles
greatly that worn by Legionnaires.
Another resolution will demand of
the War Department the immediate
publication of the "slacker list," which
contains the names of more than 300,
i 000 draft dodgers and deserters.
An interesting fight is promised
when the question of radicals is brought
up. The issue is whether the Legion
shall indorse an educational campaign
or urge deportation of the disloyal.
The former plan has many backers.
Labor Question Up
Because of frequent disputes be
! twecn the Legion and organized labor
' there will be a strong effort to compel
the Legion to take a definite stand,
' The New Jersey delegation, profiting
i by its experience during the recent in
; surgent railroad strike, is determined
' to learn definitely just what is to be
? done in the future. The Beraardsville
? N. J., post was denied its charter foi
! months because some of its members
i fired trains during the walk-out.
Disciplinary measures are to be taker
? in regard to posts which have defied
' rulings of the ^national organization
! refused to abide by the majority's sen
! timent on vital issues, and in aom
j cases opposed their own organization
It is more than probable that legisla?
tion will provide for the revocation of
the charters of such units.
French war orphans are to profit ma?
terially if plans are carried out. It is
proposed that the Legion tak steps to
care for thousands of French young?
sters, the funds to be raised by enter?
tainments. One of the affairs planned
is an A. E. F. peace-time boxing tourna?
ment, with army and navy stars ap?
pearing, in Madison Square Garden,
New Yorli^under the direction of "Tex"
Rickard. It is said that Ilickard has
agreed to cooperate.
It is certain that the resolutions
committee will be overburdened with
resolutions when it id named to-mor?
row. Nearly every state delegation has :
a veritable bale to offer, and some of
them are "loaded with dynamite."
The legionnaires are "rarin' to go." j
Y.M.C.A. to Give Thirty
Scholarships in Law\
Twenty-third Street Branch
Offers Courses to Former I
Soldiers, Sailors and Marines
Forty-ninth Infantry Post, 522, Amer?
ican Legion, will meet at 8 o'clock to- j
morrow night in the assembly rooms |
of the Merchants' Association in the I
Woolworth Building, to discuss im- j
portant matters. Members of the post i
and former service men of the 49th
(Regulars) are urged to attend.
An innovation of especial interest to
Legionnaires and former service men is
about to be inaugurated by the Twenty
third Street Y. M. C. A., which has at
ltf disposal thirty scnolarships in the j
New York Law School, 214 West I
Twenty-third Street. These are to be !
granted to soldiers, sailors and
Marines who can meet the entrance
Former service men who desire to
avail themselves of this opportunity to
study law should make application to
Francis P. Lamphear, educational di?
rector, Y. M. C. A., 215 West Twenty
third Street. The school will open
September 29.
Members of Legion Post G01, were
shown two graphic pictures, depicting
the activities of the submarine chasers
during the war, at their meeting in
Kean's Chop House, September 21. The
films were made available through the
courtesy of thecproducers and showed
the chasers hurling depth charges as
they sailed about in the heavy seas.
Dancing followed the showing of the
Members of 3d Naval District Post,
887, aro urged to attend the first fall
meeting to be held in room "E" of the
Hotel McAlpin, Wednesday evening,
September 29. Matters of the utmost
importance to the welfare of the post
will be discussed.
An important meeting of William E.
Blaidell Post, 328, will be held in post
headquarters, 123 Schermerhorn Street,
Brooklyn, Wednesday night September
29. Service in commemoration of the
day on which its standard bearer gave
his life will be observed with a special
Several matters of importance will
be discussed and the post will vote
whether or not it will participate in
the bonus parade Saturday, October 10.
Society at the Mine?la Shotc
Misa Edith McCoon, on the left, and Miss Dorothy Post Clapp, among
the interested spectators at the horse show held last week in Mine?la.
Early in the season is the time to
brush up on the nennest poetry and
drama. On the shelf today.
"Modern American Plays"
Collected by George P. Baker;
?va American playa which on? ?hould
?now if on* 1? to preterid to be ac?
quainted with the -American drama, In
?JiMIns "fto-nance." "The T'nchastened
(Vornan.'? ?As A Man Thinks." ?2.50.
A Miscellany of American
Poetry, 1920."
I? another Imitan?-* of the attention which
American artiat? aro recel vin? ; new and
??BJi-b'lahod poem? by auch ?riten im
?To?. Kobinson. Handbury. Teaadal? and
Hi__y other?; dl-tlnct personalities, all
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?Piping and Panning"
By Edwin Meade Robinson ;
PJeyfu! rhymes which cover a noat ?atlr? ;
?J? type mont convenient for quick
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?w Junkman and other poems"
By Richard Le Gallienne;
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?_*"v?' ?fid rar? of an artist: and
_,'?, * ??o'-l?. wlatful ?sn-otlonitl appeal.
The New Adam"
By Lewis Un term ever;
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"The Elfin Arti$t"
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Jews Honor Memory
Of Rabbi Slain by
Ukraine Bolsheviki
Many Notable New York Men
Eulogize Bernard Cantor
at Meeting in the Free
Synagogue, Carnegie Hall
?Tews prominent in the affairs of New
York at the Free Synagogue, in Car?
negie Hall, yesterday morning paid
tribute to the memory of Rabbi Ber?
nard Cantor, who was slain by Bolshe?
vik soldiers on July 5, while doing re?
lief work in the Ukraine.
The morning program had been set
aside as a memorial to the rabbi.
Among those who euiogized him were
Judge Abram I. Elkus, of the Court of
Appeals, president of the Free Syna?
gogue; Rabbi Stephen S. Wise, Captain
Elkan Voorsanger, of the joint distribu?
tion committee, with which Rabbi Can?
tor was affiliated at the time of his
death, and Miss Irnyi May, of Lemberg,
Galicia, who was the fiancee of the
martyred rabbi.
It was announced that the executive
council of the synagogue had voted to
call the religious school of the down?
town branch of the Free Synagogue
the Bernard Cantor School of the Free
Synagogue and had founded the Bernard
Cantor fellowship, choosing Nathaniel
Cantor, a brother of Rabbi Cantor, as
its first recipient. Nathaniel Cantor is :
a student at the Hebrew Union College,
It also was announced that a me?
morial volume, containing a biography
of Rabbi Cantor and the various trib- j
utes which have been paid to his char?
acter, would be published. '
Judge Elkus said that Bernard Cantor|
riot only had served the congregation of
the Free Synagogue well, but he had
served well all Israel. Both Judge i
Elkus and Rabbi Wise halted for a I
moment in their praise of Rabbi Cantor*
to make a few remarks laudatory of the :
character of Jacob Schiff, whose unex
petted death occurred Saturday.
64 Rhodes Scholars
For America Are Chosen
BOSTON1, Sept. 26.?The results of!
the annual election of Rhodes scholars
to represent the United States at the
University of Oxford were announced
to-day by Professor Frank Aydeclotte.
of the Massachusetts Institute of
Technology, American secretary of the
Rhodes trustees. The quota for the
United States this year was as last
year, sixty-four, instead of the normal
thirty-two, thus making up for the
postponement of elections during the
The scholars elected as for 1920 will
go to Oxford in January, 1921, and
those elected as for 1921 will go in
October of that year to bring the ap?
pointments back to the regular sched-,
ule. Next year the quota for the'
United States will be thirty-two, and
two-thirds of the states will elect one
man each, while those which this year
made two appointments will have no
The following are the men chosen
from New York and vicinity:
Connecticut, 1920, O. F. Davisson jr.,
Yale University, Dayton, Ohio.
New Jersey, 1*120, John Marshall
Harland, Princeton University, Prince?
ton, N. ?T,
New York. 1920, Alexander Buel
Trowbridge, Cornell University, Flush?
ing, L. I,
World War Veterans Travel
In Box Car to Convention
PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 26.?A score
of World War veterans left here to-day
in a box car for the national conven?
tion of the American Legion at Cleve?
land. They are traveling exactly as
they did when they were soldiers in
France. All are members of the Voi?
ture Nationale la Soci?t? des 40
Homme- and 8 Chevaux, which is the
I Society of 40 Men and H Horses, named
after the signs appearing on the box
cars in France, made to hold eight
horses and forty men durin-r the war.
The car was attached to a regular
I Pennsylvania Railroad passenger train.
On the way to Cleveland the dele
! gation will pick up other freight cars
| containing members of the organiza
| tion in towns along the way. By the
time the convention city is reached
! members of the party said they ex
i pected to have a good-sized train of
i box cars filled with former soldiers.
Anatole France to Wed
PARIS, Sept. 26.?Anatole France,
; the author, is to be married shortly to
i Mlle. Emma La Prevotto, according to
i an announcement published in l'Oeuvre.
Yesterday Anniversary
Of Wilson's Break-Down
Last Speech on Western Tour
Delivered at Pueblo a
Year Ago Saturday
From The Tribune's Washington Burea?
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26.-?One year
ago to-day President Wilson was com?
pelled to give up his speaking tour of
the West and return to Washington a
very sieR man.
He made -nis last speech on the
League of Nations at Pueblo, Col.,
one year ago yesterday. During the
early hours of the following morning
it was definitely decided by Dr. Cary T.
Grayson, in consultation with Mrs.
Wilson and Secretary Tumulty, that
Mr. Wilson could not go on with his
Instead, the President's train started
back to Washington. The President
reached Washington September 28 and
for several days he was able to take
automobie rides about the city. The
climax came, however, on October 1,
when Dr. Grayson ordered the patient
to bed and called in consultants to
care for the Executive.
To-dav, just a year from the outset
of the President's puzzling illness, Mr.
Wilson is still unable to appear in pub?
lic except while riding, although he is
reported to be progressing gradually
toward a state of health that will per?
mit him to take an active interest in
the campaign.
Salute to Fayolle Wasted
As Fog Holds Up Liner
Guns of Fort Jay Will Repeat
Honors To-day When French
General Conies Ashore
General Marie Emile Fayolle, famous
strategist of the French army, who has
been designated by France as envoy to
the convention of the American Legion
in Cleveland, received a salute from
the guns of Governor's Island last
night which he probably didn't hear.
Arrangements were made yesterday
to take the distinguished officer from
the French liner La Savoie at Quaran?
tine and lnnd him at the Battery from
an army tug.
When the fog pall lifted late yester?
day afternoon the tug went down the
bay with Lieutenant General Robert
Lee Bullard, commander of the De?
partment of the East, who was to re?
ceive General Fayolle and escort him
La Savoie, however, was caught in
the mist that had only partly lifted,
and sought an anchorage off Sandy
Hook. The tug, with General Bullard
aboard, returned without its distin?
guished visitor, but this was not known
by the squad who manned the saluting
guns at Fort .lay. The guns which
belched forth as the tug came abeam
of the fort will repeat the salute to?
day when General Fayolle is escorted
up the bay.
Anchored off the Hook with La
Savoie are the American liner Phila?
delphia from Southampton, and the
Swedish steamship Drottningholm,
from Gothenburg.
Hearing on Park Lands Called
A public hearing to determine the
advisability of appropriating Lake
Golden and the Flower Lands, in the
high mountain section of the Adiron
dncks, will be held before the commis?
sioners of the Land Office in Albany
Wednesday afternoon. The hearing
will be in the office of the Secretary of
The lakes, now leased for private
hunting and fishing purposes, are in?
cluded in the proposed Victory Moun?
tain park.
Going On To-dav
American Museum of Natural History; ad?
mission tree.
Jl.'tropolltan Museum of Art; admission 25
Aquarium: admission free.
Van Cortlandt Park Museum; admission 25
Zoological Park; admission free.
Luncheon of the Automotive Equipment
Manufacturers, Hotel McAlpin, 1 p. m.
Meeting of the Cost Association of trie
Paper Industry, Waldorf Astoria, 10
n. in.
Meeting of the Boy Scouts of America,
W?hlorf Astoria. 2 p. n:.
Address by Rev. Bishop Herbert Bury on
"Conditions In North and ?'entrai Europe
to-day," Assembly Hall. United (?nanties
Building. 105 Bast Twenty-second Street,
Private showing by American Dahlia So
I clety. Hotel Pennsylvania. 7 p. m.
? Mass meeting to celebrate tercentenary
ceremonies of landing of the Pilgrims, at
[ Carneglo Hall. 8 p. m.
Meeting of the New York Society of
Founders and Patriots, Hotel McAlpin,
g p. m.
By James M. Beck
A FEARLESS -analysis of Wilsonism
and an estimate of his personality
and achievements by the author of. "The
Evidence in the Ca.se."
Net $2.00. Ready Now. ?FS'^^^B
Schiffs Death
Brings Gloom
To East Side
In Charitable Institutions
He Had Aided and in
Synagogues Prayers Are
Said for Late Banker
Wilson Condoles Family
Funeral Will Take Place
at 10 A. M. To-morrow at
the Temple Emanu - El
His people mouriied for Jacob H.
Schiff yesterday. The whole East Side
was plunged in gloom. Charitable in?
stitutions which he had helped to
found <y support were in mourning. In
them and in the synagogues there were
prayers for the leader of the Jews who
had passed away.
Nor was it his own people alone who
grieved at the passing of a great man.
From all parts of the country and
?from men of all faiths came messages
of condolence to his family who gath?
ered at his late home, 965 Fifth Ave?
nue. One of them was from President
Wilson, who said that the nation had
lost "one of its most useful'citizens."
So widespread and so sincere is the
grief that it is expected that thous?
ands of persons, unable to obtain cards
of admission, will seek in vain to en?
ter Temple Emanu-El, 521 Fifth Ave?
nue, for the funeral sen-ices to-mor?
row. They will be held at 10 a. m.
Temple Will Seat 2,000
The edifice seats 2,000. Cards of
admission will be distributed until 3
p. m. to-day, unless they are exhausted
sooner, at 52 William Street. All ap
licants will be told that there will be
no admission to the temple without
cards, but it will bo impossible to get
this information to the sorrowing
thousands of the East Side, it is
thought, forcibly enough to impress
them with its finality.
Pushcart men packed up their wares
and trundled their shops to th? yard
on learning the news. The death of
Jacob Schiff was the chief topic of
conversation from the Bowery to the
East River and wherever Jews were
assembled. Flags on all East Side in?
stitutions were at half-staff in honor
of his memory?
Ten thousand placards inscribed in
Yiddish and in English, "The East Side
Mourns the Loss of Jacob H. Schiff,"
will be distributed by Jewish merchants
today for display wherever shops are
closed in his memory or homes are
Aged Hebrews Murmur Prayer
Three hundred and fifty venerable
Hebrews, some of whom are said to be
100 years of age or more and some of
them men who were friends of the
financier-philanthropist in the days
when he, like them, was struggling for
a bare livelihood, murmured the prayer
for the dead yesterday in a home for
aged Jews at 167th Street and Finley
Avenue, the Rronx. Tears rolled down
their seamed faces, and as they left
the assembly hall they rent their gar?
ments. Six "weeks ago their old friend
had visited them there in the home,
and when he had gone they learned
that he had left a check, which was one
of a series of gifts which they had re?
ceived from him.
The message which President Wilson
sent to Mrs. Schiff follows: "May I
not extend to you my heartiest sympa?
thy on the dea"th of your distinguished
husband? By his death the nation
has lost one of"its most useful citizens."
Friend of All Creeds
David Robinson, president of the
Downtown League, sent this message:
-The Downtown League expresses its
sorrow at the loss of our most estima?
ble and useful citizen?a noble char?
acter and friend of all creeds."
The Grover Cleveland Association of
New York, of which Mr. Schiff was a
member, sent this message: "The
Grover Cleveland Association of New
York sends its sincerest sympathy in
your bereavement and mourns the loss
of a great citizen, an example to all
John L. Bernstein, president of the
Hebre r Sheltering and Immigrant Aid
Society, whose building Mr. Schiff re?
lieved of a $50,000 mortgage and to
which he gave the Astor Library, wrote:
"We grieve with you ,or the great
leader in Israel, whose voica no more
will be heard."
The Educational Alliance on East
Broadway, which Mr. Schiff helped to
found, will hold a special meeting in
Temple Emanu-El to pass resolutions
upon his death. Its directors and
those of a dozen other institutions in
which Mr. Schiff was interested, will
attend the funeral.
Gave Succor to the Deaf
"In the death of Jacob H. Schiff this
institution has suffered a wholly irre?
parable loss," Fflix H. Levy said, as
president of the Institution for the Im?
proved Instruction of Deaf Mutes. "In
our work of educating poor deaf chil?
dren of the Jewish faith Mr. Schiff
was facile princeps among philanthro?
pists who have aided in the further?
ance of our efforts. For a full quarter
of a century he gave unstintedly of his
substance and of his ripened wisdom
to alleviating the affliction of our
"The Independent Order B'rith Aba
ham learns with deep sorrow and regret
of the death of Jacob II. Schiff,1' in
the message of Gustave Hartman, grand
master, arid Max L. Hollander, grand
secretary, of the largest Jewish na?
tional fraternal organization in the
"America has lost one of its best
sons, humanity its champion and de?
fender. Ever ready to stand up for the
i rights of Israel and the cause of Juda?
ism in every part of the world, ever
generous in heart and deed toward the
| poor, the unfortunate and the afflicted
of all the peoples of the earth, he
I leaves behind a rich heritage of un
j selfish devotion to the interest of the
I lowly and the oppressed and of whole
| hearted service in behalf of his peo
I pie."
| "The life and achievements of this
I immigrant boy of the nineteenth cen?
tury are a convincing reply to those
who would keep the immigrant from
our shores," said Manny Strauss, of
the Union of American Hebrew Congre?
The Joint Distribution Committee of
the American Fund for Jewish War
Sufferers adopted a resolution con?
cluding: "The example of his noble and
unselfish life must inspire us all to
of those who. without the help we can !
give them, will die of starvation, pri- .
vation and disease." ? ?
Tribute from Judge Rosalsky
"In the Ghetto and in palaces to-day
there is mourning," Judge Otto A.
Rosalsky said, as chairman of the
Greater New York Fund for Jewish
War Sufferers. "Suffering Jews of
Eastern and Central Europe have loet
a sympathetic friend and the Ameri?
can relief movements for aid to the
Jews abroad mourn the departure of
an ardent and liberal worker."
"The first decade of the Twentieth
Century will be remembered by the
Jews of this country as the Schiff era
of American philanthropy," said Ar?
thur Lehman, chairman of the Busi?
ness Men's Council of the Federation
for the Support of Jewish Philan?
thropic Societies. ,
Dr. Joseph Silverman called Schiff
"an engineer of philanthropy," and Dr.
Samuel Schulman declared: "He was
clear in his thoughts that the Jew in
this country should glory in his Ameri?
can nationality. In my opinion he was
the most representative Jew in this
Dr. Silverman. as rabbi of Temple
Emanu-EI. and Dr. Schulman, rabbi of
Temple Beth-El, will conduct the fu?
neral services, which will constat o*f
prayers, reading from the Psalms and
music by the Temple Eman?-E! choir.
Interment will be in Salem Fields,
Cypress Hills, Brooklyn.
Fog Kept Paul Warburg
From Schiff9? Bedside
The Holland-America liner Rotter?
dam came into Quarantine yesterday
after having laid at anchor off Sandy
Hook in a thick fog for thirty hours.
Had it not been for this delay. Paul
Warburg, banker, would have been at
the bedside of Jacob H.. Schiff, who
died Saturday evening.
Mr. Warburg and his wife, who waa
Miss Nina J. Loeb, were taken from
the Rotterdam by a tug as soon as th?
vessel came ir the Narrow?, were hur?
ried to the city and were driven at one?
to the Schiff home. A radio telling ?C
Mr. Schiffs death was sent to Mr.
Warburg Saturday. Mr. Warburg's
brother Felix is a son-in-law of Mr?
Birth, Engagement, Marriage, Death and In Memoriam Notice?
may be telephoned to The Tribune any time up to midnight fot
insertion in the next day's paper. Telephone Beektnan 3000.
George lt. Rohrdan-*., of Fiatbush, have
announced the engagement of their
daughter. Grace Magdalene, to Henry
Brush Robblns.
MINROE ? SEDOW1CK ? On Saturday.
September 25. at Faireroft. Port ?7'hester. I
New York, by the Reverend William B.
Martin, Adelaide, daughter of Mrs. Harry
Sedgwlck, to John Munroe, of Tuxedo
Park, X. Y.
ABBE?On Saturday. September 25. 1920,
at Brook End, Bar Harbor. Catharine
Amory Bennett Abbe, wife of Dr. Robe-t
Abb?'. Funeral serMces at Grace Church.
Broadway and Tenth st.. on Tuesilay
t-.iornlnfr. September 28. at 10:30. Please i
omit flower?.
ARMSTRONG- ?? Armont. V. T.. Sept. 24.1
i 1020, Thomas G. Armstrong, in his 69th
vear. Funeral from St. Stephen's
Church, Armont. V. Y.. on Monday. Se*,?t.
27. at 10:30 a. m. Inta-rment Oakwood
Cemetery, Mount Klsco, X. Y.
, A VERY?-At Hartford. Conn.. Sept. 25,
Samuel Putnam, non of the late Samuel
Putnam ami Mary Ogden Avery, of Xew
York City, in the 77Sil year -of his age.
Service at his late residence. Cl Wood
! land Street, Hortford, Tuesday, Sept. 25.
on arrival of the train leaving Grand
Central Pepot, Xew York City, at It
a. m., standard time. Interment at
Greenwood Cemetery Wednesday at con?
venience of family.
I BARRAGE?Helena. Waples. widow of
Richard A. Babbage, on SeptemDer 24.
1920, at her residence, 244 West 101st
??t., Xew York City, in her 77th year.
i Funeral private. \
BAINTON?On Sept. 24. at his residence,
1G?i West S.lth st., William Stevens, be?
ll.ved father of Gertrude and Joseph H.
Mas? of requiem will be offered at the
Church of St. Paul the Apostle. 59th St.
anil Columbus av., on Monday, Sept. 27,
at 10 o'clock. Kindly omit flowers.
I BRADY?On Sept. 24, 1920. Charlen A.
Brady, formerly of 2?'0 Avenu? II. belov?
ed husbarrd of the late Isabella Brady
I I nee McManus), ami brother of Mrs.
Lizzie O'Neill Funeral from his late
residence, 576 Seneca av., Brooklyn. Mon?
day, Sept. 27. 2 p, in. Interment Cal?
vary Cemetery.
BRETT?Ort Seyi*. 25. 1920. Annie E. Brett,
daughter of the late William and Ann
Brett. Funeral Tuesday. 9:710 a. m.. from
h-r late residence, 43i>9 Broadway;
thence to St. Elizabeths Church, Broad?
way and 187th st. Mass at 10 a. m. In?
terment St. Raymond's Cemetery. Auto?
mobile cortege,
B1TK?John Charles, on Sept. 24. Funeral
services at his late residence, 730 Lin?
coln Place. Brooklyn. Monday evening
at 8 o'clock. Interment Tuesday morn?
! CAPLEAS?On Sept. 24. William C, be
lovart husband of Helen Capleas (nee
McFeeley), and son of Mary and tho
late John Capleas and brother of John
E.. at his residence. 162 West 96th St.
Member of San Salvator Council, Xo. 174,
K. of C, fourth degree member of the
Knights ?>f Columbus arrd member of the
Real Estate Association. Requiem mass
at Church of the Holy Xame, 96th st.
an?l Amsterdam av., Monday, Sept. 27.
10 a. in. Interment Calvary. Automobile
CASI.ER?At T.ittle Falls. X. T.. Sept. 24,
1920, Benjamin P. Casier, aged 54, be?
loved husband of Anna I.. Chester and
father .if Mrs Kenneth McEwen. Funeral
at Little Falls Monday, Sept. 27, at 2:20
p. m.
COLLINS??">n Sunday. September 26. 1920,
Harriett I. . widow a.f Joseph X. Collins. I
m h?r 92<l year. Funeral services will !
I??- h.-!?l a; Hi.' residenc? of her daugh?
ter, Mrs. i'owhalan Robinson, 120 West .
Tn'.h st. on Tues'tay afternoon, Septem?
ber 2S, at 4 p. m. Interment at Xew
Haven, Conn.
COLTON ? Entered Into rest early Thurs
?lay morning, Si-ptember 23. Charles'
Storrs Colton, husband of Kate Barker ;
Colton, son of the late De-mas ami Har?
riet A. Colton anil brother of Katherine
V. Colton. Funeral services at his late :
resilience, 17.1 Clinton ave. corner of
High st. Newark, N. .1 . on Monday j
afternoon, September 27th. at 2:30
o'clock. Interment at the convenience
Cl'SHMAN - - Agnes Hoppin ?'ashman.
daughter of Or. and Mrs. Allertorr S.
Cushman. at Waterbury Hospital. Water
bury. Conn., Sept. 24. In the 15th year
of her a^>. Funeral private.
EGLESTON -At Elizabeth, X. J.. Sunday,
September 26, l'.?20, Jan? Shelton Egles
lon, daughter of Nathaniel Hlllyer anil
Emily Wheeler Egleston, aged 7 months.
Funeral private.
FROATZ?On Sept. 2 5, 1620. Lieut. (Dr.)
Charlen E. Froatz, of American Legion,
beloved husband of the late Mary
| Froatz. Funeral from 212 West 142d st.
on Monday at 9:30 a. m. Requiem mass
at St. Charles Borromeo's Church, at 10
a. ni.
GARFIELD- Sunday, September 26. 1820.
at h?r residence, 65 South Maple av.,
East Orange X. J. Pearl ()., widow of
?'??orge A. Gariield. Notice of funeral
GLENDENNING?At Mount V-rnon. X. T.,
Sept. 24. Eva A. M., beloved wife of
Robert T. Glen-denning. Funeral services
nt her late residence. 250 Union av.,
Monday, 3 o'clock.
HOLT -On Frldaty, September 24. Fred?
erick T., son of th?- late Colonel Thomas
H. and Adelaide Holt, beloved husband1
of Nora Crimmins ami father of Tilden
and Julia. Funeral fom his late resi?
dence Monday. September 27. 143S Rose-I
dale av., Bronx. San Francisco papers
please copy.
HOWE -Sadie, beloved daughter of the!
late Edwaril ami Kate Fagen, and niece
i.f Philip and Mary Howe, graruldaugh
t?r of Sarah Howe, in her 24th year.
Funeral from her lat? residence, 541
West 125th st., Monday, September 27;
thence to Corps Christi Church West j
121st st. Solemn high mass at 10 a. m.
Hl'TTOX?Halcourt IL. fcged 18, son of
Edward F. Button, suddenly at Islip.
!.. I., as result of a.-cid'-nt Sunday, Sep
t< -iifeer 26. Funeral service? at St.
Thomas's Church, Tuesday, September
7.S at 11 a. m.
LAW??Fann> B.. widow of Charles H.
Law. of Cincinnati, at her late resi?
dence. Great Xorthern Hotel, New York
City, Sunday, September 26, 1920. Xo
tlce of funeral hereafter. Cincinnati
papers please copy.
MA LONE?On Thursday. September 23,
Thomas J.. beloved husband of Annie'
Malone. Funeral from his late resi?
dence. 1S7 Lexington av. Monday, at
9:20 a. in., thence to St. Stephen's
church, East 28th st. Automobile cor?
M'CARTY?On Saturday, September 25.
? 1920. John Barclay, son of the late
David and Elena Ver Planck McCarty,
In the 81st year of his age. Services at
?"hrist ?'hurch. Coksackle.on-Hudson.
1 Xew York, on Monday morning, Septem?
ber 27, at 11 o'clock.
Ml IR?At Xewburgh. X. Y . Friday. Sep?
tember 24, 1920, Kute H.. v.ife of the
late Munson G. Muir und ?laugh?., r of
the ?ate Alfred Brldgeman. Funeral
services will be held at the residence of
her son. Walter S. Vail. Central av. and '
North st.. on Monday aftenoon at 2
o'clock. Interment at Cedar Hill Ceme?
tery, It la requested' no flowers be sent. |
i ri('KFORI)?At Paris. France. September
10, Olive Thomas Pickford. Services at
St. Thomas'? Church, 5th av. and 63d
st., Tuesday September 2?, at 10 a. m.
Interment private.
! r04>LE? Mrs Ruth Toole. at her real
dence. ?5 Grant nv. Services at 10:30
' a. in., Monday. September 27, 1120 at
Church ?if the Transfiguration, Rldge
wood ami Autumn av?., Brooklyn.
POWER?William W., at Seton Hospital.
Xew York. Friday. September 24. aged
61 years. Residence. Pallsado av.. Kort
Lee, X. J. Requiem high mass at Ma
j donna Church, Fort Lee, Monday Sep?
tember 27. at 10 a. m. Interment in
Madonna Cemetery. .
1 REGAN?On Friday, September 14, Mary
?laughter of Richard Fitzgerald, at her*
home, 82 North Columbu? av.. Freeport,
T.. I. Funeral Monday. Beptemb? 7J.
with solemn requiem mass at Hoi> ??*
deemer Church. Interment Cal\ary
Cemetery. Automobile cortege.
REYNOLHS-Su<1denly. Sept. 24. 1?M,
Hennis T., beloved wn o? Mr. and *?"??
Stephen Reynold*?. ?,Ftt?e**a1 ^omTu^?
lute residence. BO? Went SMh st.. Tues
rt.v. Pept. ."?. 9:45 ?? ?.;?hMMtMt
Michael'* Church. 34th ?? ? bP'w^',V?Slnt*
and Tenth ivi.. Interment Calvary.
RIECiER?On Friday. Sept. 2 4 ??*?????
"lerer er., dearly beloved father of
Felix Rlcger jr.. aged 78 year* and 7
month-. Funeral Monday. ?.{?? *"??
Relatives and friend? Invited to attend.
Interment Lutheran Cemetery.
ROCKWELL-Albert A., beloved ?>u?ban4
of Mary Murphy. ^w|*,.,,wffB5? '^?
residence, 311 West 143d ?t.. Monda... 3
p. m. Interment Calvary.
R18HEI.L?Harry V., on Pept. !4. 193*.
at his residence. 526 Bast 5?d ?t.. Brook
lyn. Maas at the Church of St. ' ath.
erlne of Oenoa, Albany av. and Undm
?v.. on Tuesday morning. 9.30 o clock.
Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Auto?
mobile cortege. '
SCHIFF?On Saturday. Sept. 23. I'!**;
Jacob H. Schilf, dearly beloved husban?
of Therea* Schiff. In the 74th year ot
his age. TFuneral services will be Bel?
at Tempi?' Emanu-El. Fifth hv. M? 4M
?t.. on Tuesday morning. Sept. -?. ?t 1?
o'clock Admission by card only, ro?
which application should be made J? K.
H Faul f.2 William Et., before 3 f**T m.,
Monday, Sept. 27. It 1? earnestly re?
quested that no flowers be sent.
?t a meeting of the Roard of Trustes?
of the Mount Slnal Hospital, announce?
ment having been made of the death
on September 25 of Mr. Jacob H. Schltr,
for many years a Trustee of the hos?
pital, the members present resolved to
express their sentiments in the follow?
ing minute:
We have heard, with the depest sor?
row, of the death of Jacob H. Schiff,
who served our Institution for many
years as Trustee.
His extraordinary keenness of percep?
tion, his broad-minded view of the pres?
ent and of ?he futur?? anil his sound
Judgment wer? of Incalculable value dur?
ing his many years of service.
As founder and President of our sister
Institution, the Monteflorc Home, he dis?
played his creative genius In the direc?
tion of charitable endeavor, anil his in?
tense and Intelligent Interest in every
field of charity made him a commanding
and"unique figure In Jewish communal
His munificent gifts have been an In?
spiration to thousands to help their fel?
low men. and his shining example will
be sorely mlsHPd in our community.
His name became world famed In th?
field of finance and business, and as a>
citizen of our city and of his adopted
country his spoken word and his facile
pen wer? ever wielded in behalf of the
betterment of political and social condi?
To his bereaved fr.mtly we extend our
heartfelt sympathy In their great loss.
It was further
Resolved. That the members of th?
Board attend the funeral services In a>
body, that the flag of the hospital bo
placed at half mast until the funeral, and
that an engrossed copy of these resolutions
bo sent to the family of the deceased.
Acting President.
WALTER E. SACHS. Secretary.
The Trustees of the Paron de Hirsch
Fund have learned with profound grief
of the passing away of their reverend
Vic-President. Jacob H. Pihlff. I>eslg
nated over thirty years ago as one of
the original Stewards of his endowment
by the philanthropic founder of this
trust. Jacob H. Schiff continued to render
to It as Trustee and Vice-President down
t?> his death bis untiring devotion and
Invaluable service.
The cause of the persecuted Jewish
Immigrants was always close to his heart.
Instruction for them in handicrafts and
agriculture and education In the ver?
nacular and In good citizenship were
always strongly emphasized by him in
order to make them most useful citizens
of our beloved country. The evolved
n"w an?! b?-nefleent methods of distribu?
tion an?l Instruction in self-helpfulness
in their behalf he pleaded in trying
times with prophetic fire. Earneilntu
and fearlessness, In helping the unfor
tunate in th-lr new land of promise ha
foL'Ild hin greatest Joy.
His example has b.-en an inspiration
to thousands and his precepts will ever
b? cherished In our minds.
May his bereaved family find a solacs
in the consciousness of tha good he
President. -
Honorary Secretary.
SCIIROEDER?Onr Saturday. Sept. 25. 192?,
Pauline, widow of Carl Schroeder. age 79
years. Funeral service at her late resi?
dence ]3i w. 69th st., on Tuesday mora.
lng at 11 o'clock.
TAAFFE?On Friday. Sept. 24. William,
beloved husband of Ros? Taaffe (n?*
McOrale). Funeral from his late resi?
dence. 99S Avenue A, corner 54th st.,
Monday, ftept. 27. 9:30 a m.; thence to
th?; Church of St. John the Evangelist,
where a. mass of requiem will be cele?
TAYLOR?On Saturday, Pept. 23 192" at
the Park Hospital, Frank XV.. wife of
James N. Taylor. Services will be. held
at funeral parlor of F. E. Holmes &. Sen,
59 W. 125th a*.., Monday, 2 p. m.
THOMAS?On September 23. Mary T.. wife
of the late Frederick M. Thomas for?
merly of Corona. L. I., ?t the residence
of her niece Mrs. Anna Munzer. 3 Azter;
Place, West Prest. Far Rock? way.
Funeral from the above address Monday.
September 27, 9:30 a. m.; thence to thi
Church of Our Lady Star of the Se?
where a raass of requiem will be offered
for the repose o? her soul. Interment
Calvary. Automobil* cortege.
WATSON?Jennie L.. widow of Jamas
Watson, in her 68th year. Funers.} s?rv
iees win be. held at her late realgenc*
is:' Chestnut st., Nutley, N. J? Monday
September 27, 2 p. m. Interment St
Fairmount Cemetery at th? convenient?
o? the family. N??w York papers pleas?
copy. y
WHITNEY?On September 25. In her 65th
year. Rose i.nee Fernherf), beloved wlf?
of Jesse A. and devoted sister of Mary
Levy. Funeral from 159 West 120th st.
on Tuesday, September 28. at 2 p im.
?Iniinnatl (Ohio) papers p l'es sa copy.
SCnn-F?Jacob M. At a special meeting
of the Joint distribution Commutes
held on Sunday, September a?>, the Bad
announcement was made of the death *t
our greatly beloved, highly respected
friend and colleague. Jacob II Schiff
His passing away has filled the heart of
th- entire community with great ?urrow
and a true sense of great los?. For
many years his efforts were ilirected
constantly, with unswerving loyalty sad
unfailing devotion, to relieving the suf?
ferings of humanity.
His love for his fellow man knew no
geographical bounds and was contlned
to no sect or creed.
To him all unfortunates in the human
family were deserving of his considera?
tion and sympathy.
The example of his noble and unself?
ish life must Inspire us all to renewed
and in-reaaed effort In behalf of tho??,
who, without the help we can give them
will dlu of starvation, privation and dis?
Acting Chairman.
ALBERT LUCAS. Secretary.
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23Jd St. ny Harlem Train and by Trolley,
Lots of small Mtte lor sal?.
Office. 19 JSJuit SSU l?t., N. T. .
The Rector Emeritus.
The Rector, Wardens and Vestrymen of
St. micbael's Cburcb
Amsterdam Avenue and 99th Street.
request your presence at the dedication
of the
Margaret E. Zimmerman
Memorial Rcredos
St. Michael's Day, September 29
eight o'clock p. m.
Office boyi?-?I he better kind?necuriwl
through The "Tribune's Help Wanted
columns. Ptioae Ueekman 3000.?Advi.

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