RACES: Statuesque Jews

Which Jew, by his services to the U. S., deserves to be honored with a statue, was the question that the Jewish Tribune put to its readers last Rosh Hashonah (TIME, Oct. 3). Last week came the decision—the late Oscar Solomon Straus (1850-1926), diplomat. He was the friend and aid of four U. S. Presidents. For Grover Cleveland he went to Turkey as U. S. Minister; at Constantinople he protected the U. S. mission schools & colleges. For William McKinley he again went to Turkey as Minister. William Howard Taft sent him...

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