Portland, Me. (Jun. 15)
Mr. and Mrs. Morris R. Schreiber, parents of 22-year-old Arthur Schreiber, stowaway on the “Yellow Bird” on its trans-Atlantic flight, were relieved and happy to learn of the safe landing of the plane near Comillas, Spain, and that although it was said that because of his extra weight the flyers missed their goal at Le Bourget, the world press hailed Arthur for his courage.
“He is like all boys,” remarked his father to newspapermen here. “I know I, myself, when a boy, did things that gave my father and mother anxiety,” he said.
The Schreiber family are members of the Etz Chaim synagogue here. Arthur is a member of the Young Men’s Hebrew Association.
Seven New York Jewish charities will receive $500 each by the will of the late Alfred Steckler, former Supreme Court Justice, who died June 10. They include the Montefiore Home for chronic Diseases, the Home for Aged and Infirm Hebrews, the Home for Hebrew Infants, the Hospital for Deformities and Joint Diseases and the New York Guild for Jewish Blind. The major portion of his estate, estimated to exceed $275,000, was left to his widow, Gussie M. Steckler, and his son, Alfred Steckler.
Esser Rabinowitz, founder and for ten years president of the United Hebrew Schools of Detroit, died in Detroit at the age of 62. Since 1919, when he organized the first of a chain of eight Hebrew schools in Detroit, Mr. Rabinowitz devoted himself to Hebrew education.