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2 Arb. News 1 (1925)

handle is hein.journals/arbitinew2 and id is 1 raw text is: ARBITRATION NEWS
A Chronicle of the Nation-wide Arbitration Movement
Vol. 2                                                   JANUARY, 1925                                                       No. 1
NATION-WIDE OBSERVANCE                                                                         REAL CO-OPERATION
OF LEARN TO ARBITRATE WEEK                                                 Public Spirited Members of Cloak and
SET FOR APRIL 20 TO 26,) 1925                               Suit Trade Pledge Aid to Society
A group composed of some of the leading mem-
HAMBERS of Commerce, manufacturers' associations and trade organizations bers of the Cloak and Suit trade, always loyal
throughout the country will co-operate in a seven-day intensive educational cam- supporters of the Arbitration Society of America,
which the Arbitration Society of America is arranging for the week of has pledged its united efforts to secure new mem-
paign                                                                           bers for the Society during 1925. This is blazing
April 20th to 26th.                                                                    a trail that might easily be followed by represen-
It will be known as NATIONAL LEARN          TO    ARBITRATE       WEEK, and tatives of other industries who have used Arbitra-
the program of its activities will cover every State in the Union and will include many tion, who believe in it and who know its value and
novel educational features.                                                            lh,, all essential work that the Society is doing.
The Organization Committee for NATIONAL          LEARN      TO   ARBITRATE         ARBITRATION NEws takes this method of show-
WEEK is now at work building up machinery for the big educational drive in all the iiig its deep appreciation of the invaluable co-opera-
States. It is having the co-operation of Mr. Charles L. Bernheimer, Chairman of the tion of these public-spirited men and accords them
honor for the altruistic spirit w hich moved them to
Arbitration Committee of the New York State Chamber of Commerce, who will serve make their unsolicited offer. Their names are:
as Vice-Chairman, assisted by Mr. Manny Strauss of New          York, who has been       Isaac Ginsberg, 102 Madison Avenue;' Ben Erd-
elected Advisory Director.                                                             man, 501 Seventh Avenue; Maurice Bandler, 498
This Committee, which will number at least fifty when fully organized, includes Seventh    Avenue; Carl Bonwit, 498    Seventh
Judge Moses H. Grossman, directing head of the Arbitration Society of America; Avenue; Nat Cohen, of Philip Mangone, 500
Jules S. Bache, Banker of, J. S. Bache & Company; Henry Ives Cobb, Architect; Bain- Seventh Avenue; Melville Morris, of Joseph A.
bridge Colby, former Secretary of State; Raymond B. Fosdick of the law firm of Curtis, Morris, 500 Seventh Avenue; Mr. Thompson, of
Fosdick & Belknap; Michael Friedsam, President of B. Altman & Company; James W. Brambir & Hendricks, 105 Madison Avenue; Her-
Gerard, former Ambassador to Germany and former Justice of the Supreme Court of man Floersheimer, 135 Madison Avenue; Joseph
Rodgers, 212 West 35th Street; A. Rice, of J. Wise
the State of New York; Julian Goldman, President of the Julian Goldman Stores, Inc; & Co., 33 East 33d Street; Samuel Shrier, 112
Charles L. Guy, Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York; August I Madison Avenue; Ed. Kupfer, of Kupfer Brothers,
Heckscher, Capitalist and Philanthropist; Charles E. Heitman, Christian Science Corn- 33 East 33d Street; Walter Stern, of Jesse Wolff
mittee on Publications, State of New York; Huger        W. Jervey, Dean      Columbia & Co., 498 Sevenih Avenue; and Sig. Kaskie, of
University Law   School; William   B. Joyce, President, National Surety     Company; Ben Gershel, 498 Seventh Avenue.
Frederic Kernochan, Chief Justice of the Court of Special Sessions, New York City;       These gentlemen, present at a luncheon at the
Henry Goddard Leach, Editor, The Forum; Samuel McCune Lindsay. President of the Garment Center Capitol Club on December 18, lis-
New York Academy of Political Science; Samuel McRoberts, President of the Metro- tened to an address by Judge Grossman, who
politan Trust Company of New York; Arthur S. Meyer, President, Schulte Realty I thanked them for the deep interest they had shown
Company; James A. O'Gorman, former United States Senator and former Justice of in the Arbitration movement. In response, Mr.
Erdman said the only way to really help was to do
the Supreme Court of the State of New York; William     C. Redfield, former Secretary something that would show definite results.
of Commerce in the Cabinet of President WAilson; Charles T. Root of the United Pub-     'I don't know how you gentlemen feel about it,'
lishers Corporation; David A. Schulte. President Schulte Cigar Stores Company; he remarked, but I want to go on record as mak-
Charles M. Schwab, Chairman of the Board      of the Bethlehem     Steel Corporation; ing the promise that I will get one active member a
Franklin Simon, President, Franklin Simon & Company; Frank H. Sommer. Dean. month for 1925. If we are going to help let's do
New York University Law      School: Arthur S. Tompkins, Justice of the Supreme it in a way that means something. I haven't used
Court of the State of New York; lWilliam R. Willcox, former Chairman of the Public the Arbitration clause as I should have used it and
Service Commission of the State of New York.                  0                        I regret it now, but I am going to use it in all my
Mr. Will H. Hays, President, Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of Amer- contracts in the future.
ica, Inc., directing head of the motion picture industry, is cast for an important part in  It was then suggested that rubber stamps with
the campaign and full details of the plan by which amazing benefits have been reaped the clause be made and sold to new members for
by this industry through the successful substitution of arbitration for litigation in the $100 each, with the advice that they be freely used.
determination of all controversies between distributors and exhibitors of photoplay's,   I'll take twelve of those stamps, Judge Gross-
d  man, declared Mr. Bonwit, and I consider I'll be
will be given to the country in a way that will be of solid educational value to every trade doing a favor to the men I'll sell them to for an
and industry.                                                                          active membership fee.
The objectives of NATIONAL LEARN TO ARBITRATE WEEK are three-                     'Mr. Bandler proposed that each one present send
fold: Firstly, to inform the people of every State on the practical value of Arbitration letters to those who might be interested, urging
as a substitute for Litigation; secondly, to inspire trade and commercial organizations them to join the Society. Let's tell every one we
throughout the country to establish arbitration machinery under responsible direction know about Arbitration, he said. Get them to
for the use of their members, and, thirdly, to mobilize public sentiment in all the, States join the Society and use the clause. It's of enor-
for the enactment of arbitration laws modelled upon the splendidly effective statute of mous practical value, but there are many business
men who don't know it yet, and we ought to tell
New York, which New Jersey has been the first to copy.                                 them.
It is confidently believed that NATIONAL LEARN TO ARBITRATE WEEK                   Judge Grossman promised to have stamps made
will also function in celebration of the enactment of the Federal Arbitration Bill, which at once and distributed. He thanked those present
has passed the House, has been reported favorably by the Senate Judiciary Committee for what he called a remarkable demonstration of
and is now on the Calendar of that body as one of the eleven measures scheduled by co-operation.
the Republican Steering Committee for passage at this session. Hence its enactment is    The campaign is now in full swing and has al-
hopefully looked for well in advance of NATIONAL LEARN           TO   ARBITRATE ready shown fine results. The original group has
expanded considerably and all of its members are
WEEK.                                                                                  working with enthusiasm, urged on by the spirit
(Continued on Page 4)                                   of service to the great trade they represent.

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