Story Henry Berstien grandson William Seligman

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Story Henry Berstien grandson William Seligman - WILL NOT STOP DUELING Bernstein Will Continue...
WILL NOT STOP DUELING Bernstein Will Continue Habit Till Last Jew Baiter Is Silenced Special Cable to The Washington Post Paris July 29 Henry Bernstein the dramatist who has fought three duels arising out of riots which forced him to withdraw his play Apres Mol from the Comedie Francaise says he will keep on fighting until the last Jew - baiter is silenced Bernstein is a grandson of William Seligman the American banker of the Boulevard Haussmann and one of the founders of the American Chamber of Paris He is a grandnephew of James Seligman the New York hanker and also of Jacob Seligman the London banker He is reputed to have more blood relations than any man In Paris for his grandfather Seligman had 80 grandchildren Although Bernstein is only 35 years old he has already fought eight suc cessful duels These go to show that his desertion from the army was not due to cowardice His fiercest duel was with Leon Daudet Daudet of the noted literary family Hatred was lent to the combat because Daudet disdained for a long time to meet a deserter on the field of honor Bernstein calls each duel an act to a play He is now awaiting the fourth act of the drama arising out of his play Apres Moi

Clipped from The Washington Post30 Jul 1911, SunPage 12

The Washington Post (Washington, District of Columbia)30 Jul 1911, SunPage 12
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