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Late Conrad Hubert Member of Jewish Faith

Interest in the plan to be evolved by Calvin Coolidge, Alfred E. Smith and Julius Rosenwald, for the distribution to charitable and educational institutions of the $8,000,000 fund left by the late Conrad Hubert, flashlight manufacturer, brought out the fact yesterday that the late Mr. Hubert was a Jew. His name previously was Horowitz. Verification of this fact was made by Bertram C. Plante, one of the executors of the will.

Mr. Hubert provided in his will that three-quarters of his residuary estate be administered to benevolent, educational and religious institutions. He specified that three men of prominence be designated to distribute the fund Calvin Coolidge, a Protestant, Alfred E. Smith. a Catholic, and Julius Rosenwald, a Jew, were chosen. One of the monthly meetings of the three was held on Friday.

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