Martin Reiss, 40, a German Jew, took his life yesterday by jumping from his room on the eighteenth floor of the Hotel Manhattan Towers, 2166 Broadway, because he despaired of aiding needy relatives in Nuremberg; Germany.
Reiss was killed instantly when his body struck a fourth floor extension of the hotel. He had been staying at the hotel since March 5. A note addressed to a friend, Sid Rosenau of 160 Central Park South was found in Reiss’s room. The message revealed that the suicide had worried about eighty-year-old father and t### sisters, who are believed to had lost their positions as a result the Nazi anti-Semitic policy.