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Wanted His Ashes Sprinkled to East

Directions that his body be cremated and the ashes scattered towards the East were contained in the will of Henry Alexander, a Jewish Socialist who died here last October 11. Alexander wrote:

“Sprinkle my ashes towards the East, as a symbol of my faith in the return of my people to the land of Israel.”

Alexander made a number of bequests to Socialist organizations. His estate was valued at about $135,000.