Tribute to the memory of Jacob H. Schiff, Jewish philanthropist, will be paid at the tenth anniversary dinner of the Jacob H. Schiff Center, which will be held at the Center this evening.
Dr. John H. Finley, associate editor of the New York Times, will be the principal speaker.
Justice Albert Cohn of the Bronx Supreme Court announced that messages from President Hoover and Governor Lehman had been received in connection with the dinner.
The Hoover message reads: “I congratulate the Jacob H. Schiff Center of New York City upon the tenth anniversary of its devoted service as a cultural, civic and recreational center, carrying to its neighborhood an invaluable service and perpetuating the ideals of the great philanthropist whose name it bears.”
Governor Lehman’s message reads in part: “I particularly regret my inability to be present because of my very long personal acquaintance and association with Mr. Schiff in the carrying out of his forward-looking interest in the social well-being of the people of the City of New York. I do sincerely hope that his constructive aims and purposes will continue to be carried on for the ##ment of the community as a whole.
The other speakers will include Be#ard S. Deutsch, former president of the Bronx Bar Association and president of the American Jewish Congress; Judge Jonah J. Goldstein, and Harry L. Glucksman, executive director of the Jewish Welfare Board. Sol M. Strook, former president of the New York Federation for the Support of Jewish Philanthropic Societies and honorary chairman of the dinner committee, will be toastmaster.