People: Feb. 13, 1928

"Names make news." Last week the following names made the following news:

Nathan Straus, philanthropist, Zionist, last half of Abraham & Straus (famed Brooklyn department store), became 80 years old, in Mamaroneck, N. Y. He gave another $100,000 for reconstruction work in Palestine (making a total of $1,500,000). His wife lit a candle on a monster birthday cake and kissed him. Letters of congratulation showered upon him from the clergy, from financiers, from almost all State governors, from the Cabinet, from President Coolidge, who remarked how well beloved is Nathan Straus and said: "Such...

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