SCOUTS: New President

When Mortimer Loeb Schiff was 13 years old he went fishing in the Adirondacks, caught a 23-lb. salmon trout. His father, rich Jacob Henry Schiff of Kuhn, Loeb & Co., joyfully cabled the news to friends abroad. Young Mr. Schiff's salmon trout did not help him win a Boy Scout merit badge, for the scouting movement did not reach the U. S. until 20 years later. But in 1910, when Mr. Schiff was 33 years old and an able financier (Kuhn, Loeb & Co.), he helped found scouting in the U. S., became...

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