Pittsburgh (Jul. 14)
With its equipment and building costing $2,500,000, and containing 225 rooms, the new Montefiore Hospital of Pittsburgh was dedicated today. Patients will be received on Wednesday, July 17.
Colonel Samuel Harden Church, president of Carnegie Institute, was the principal speaker. Invocation was pronounced by Rabbi Sol B. Friedman, of the Poale Zedeck Congregation, and the benediction by Rabbi Goodman A. Rose, of the Beth Shalom Synagogue. Albert C. Lehman, president of the hospital, Mrs. Henry Finkelpearl, Mrs. Enoch Rauh, director of the Department of Welfare, Nathaniel Spear, Mayor Charles H. Kline, and Judge Josiah Cohen of the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas, were the speakers.
The Montefiore Hospital is the result of a campaign opened in 1924. The new building will be for all races and creeds.
Officers of the hospital association are: Albert C. Lehman, president; Benjamin Hirshfield, J. H. Frank, Charles Dreifus, Abe Oseroff, and E. C. May, vice-presidents; Aaron Cohen, treasurer, and DeWitt Haber, secretary.