NEW YORK (Jun. 24)
President Eisenhower today lauded the Jewish Hospital of Brooklyn for its “distinguished record in the field of medicine and in service to the people of the community” in a message read during cornerstone ceremonies for a new $5,000,000 pavilion.
Appellate Division Justice George J. Beldock, hospital honorary president, Isidor Leviton, president, and Mayor Robert F. Wagner set the cornerstone. Participating in the ceremony was nine-year-old Rosemary Muller of Roslyn Heights, L. I., who recently underwent major heart surgery at the hospital to close 31 holes and save her life.