Religion: Union

To the greater glory of liberal Christianity: $4,000,000. Announcement that this building and endowment fund had been completed, was announced last week at the commencement exercises of Union Theological Seminary, Manhattan. This is the largest sum ever raised for a theological institution. Among the donors—chiefly Presbyterian : Edward S. Harkness $1,250,000

John Davison Rockefeller Jr 1,083,333

Arthur Curtiss James 365,000

Emily Ogden Butler 300,000

Friends of the late John Crosby

Brown 200,000

Mrs. Andrew Carnegie 100,000

Mrs. Stephen V. Harkness 100,000

Cleveland H. Dodge 50,000

Estate of Frank Hastings 50,000

$3,498,333

The balance was given by...

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