Supreme Court Justice Albert Cohn reported to the New York Allied Jewish Campaign yesterday that in response to an appeal for contributions at a "midnight" banquet at the Concourse Plaza Hotel, of the Bronx division of the campaign, of which he is chairman, over $45,000 had been subscribed.
Justice Cohn and his Bronx committee accepted a quota of $100,000 in the $2,500,000 campaign now being conducted throughout the Greater City.
"Not only Jews, but many of our non-Jewish neighbors and business acquaintances of Bronx county, men and women actively working for the welfare of Jews in need in distant parts of the world, stand on the list of contributors to the campaign. Over one hundred non-Jews were guests at the dinner," Justice Cohn reported.
The non-Jewish donors include Secretary of State Edward J. Flynn who, wiring his regrets at being unable to attend the dinner, sent a contribution of $500. Other non-Jews who made gifts to the fund were Earl H. Miller, New York City Tax Commissioner; Albert H. Liebeneau, deputy commissioner of Water Supply, Gas and Electricity; John A. Biglan, deputy registrar, who gave $100 each and Surrogate Albert Henderson, Assemblyman Nicholas Eberhart, and Alderman William Sullivan.