Press: Fellows

One year ago Mrs. Lucius William Nieman died, leaving Harvard University most of the fortune her husband mined from the Milwaukee Journal. With her bequest Harvard was "to promote and elevate the standards of journalism." Three distant relatives shortly declared that the 75-year-old lady was mentally unsound when she drew her testament four days before she died. They brought her nurse to court to testify that some nights Mrs. Nieman "would drink half a bottle (of gin), some nights a full bottle. . . ." No one could guess why Mrs. Nieman...

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