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TUESDAY. NO VKMIIRK 2. 101.'. Ap- Ap- the best-known Andr.ov- lull load years over ana Beau-caire." Beau-caire." ' that li llHlvk ii tnnr. . . bia at U rtr it v.-.. v.-.. v.-.. A " tho " h firt Hue next HERMAN RIDDER, EDITOR, IS DEAD Staats-Zeitung Staats-Zeitung Staats-Zeitung Publisher Expires Expires Suddenly from Arterial Sclerosis at His Home. HIS LAST WISH FOR PEACE Collapse Soon After Dlacusalng War with Hla Son Prominent In Political and Civic Life. private citizen."' He had broad human I sympathies, as shown by his extensive charitable work, and he had a human i hhw Shaftes- uncoined Amerlt-a Amerlt-a tlnxi in it rail- Ga., Kxten- us-caloosa. us-caloosa. of and this in Kast naa lwy Us SL St. ex- ex- to Herman Ridder, publisher and editor cf the New Yorker staats-ciiung staats-ciiung staats-ciiung aim who had been prominent In political ana ... . . ... i AtA civic attairs ior mcuiy-iivc mcuiy-iivc mcuiy-iivc j yesterday af'.ernoon at his home, 11 w est Kighty-flrst Kighty-flrst Kighty-flrst Street. In hi.x sixty-iounn sixty-iounn sixty-iounn year. At 2 o'cloi-k o'cloi-k o'cloi-k Mr. Itidder. accord ing to his dally custom. Had aiscusseo with his eld't son. Bernard II. Kidder, phases of the war In relation to tne news and editorial policy of the news- news- paper, and nt the conclusion of the conference conference of twenty minutes he remarked: " May pcat-e pcat-e pcat-e soon be with ua." An hour later he suddenly became unconscious. unconscious. He expired at 4:K,. from the effects of arterial sclerosis. Mr. lUdder last visited his office In the New Yorker Staats-Zcltung Staats-Zcltung Staats-Zcltung building, at JC' V"illian Street, on Pc.5. 10. 19H. but from his sickroom ho had continued to be the guiding spirit and Inspiration of the newspaper's policy. At the out break of the war he started a special column In tho paper under the caption aide that won and retained friends for him. Ilia two chief recreutlons wets walking and attending baseball games. He was caught by a camera at one of the Giants' games, and a copy of the photo-graph, photo-graph, photo-graph, showing him in his shirt sleeves on a hot day, was presented to him. " I'd rather have that picture." said he. " than a painting showing me with royalty." Mr. Ridder married Miss Mary c. Amend, aister of the late Justice Edward Edward 11. Amend of the Supreme Court, on Anril 6. 1HHO. The late Oswald Ot-tondorfer, Ot-tondorfer, Ot-tondorfer, proprietor of the New Yorker Stnats-Zeltung, Stnats-Zeltung, Stnats-Zeltung, appointed Mr. Riddt.r general business manager of the paper In 1WW, which position he had more largely devoted himself In tho direction of the paper and in connection with his editorial work. Some of his many civic activities In cluded membership In the Chamber of Commerce, the German Hospital board, the Cuthollc Protectory, State Board of Charity, Charity Organization Society, and tho Legal Aid Society. He was a member of many clubs and societies. I and a director In the Mutual Life Inxur- Inxur- J ance Company and the Emigrant Industrial Industrial Savings Bank. He was vice presl- presl- j dent or the Hudson-rul Hudson-rul Hudson-rul ton celebration and co-operated co-operated co-operated with Mayor Gaynor in organizing the " safe and sane " Fourth of July observance. He was a director of the Associated Press and member of the New York City Publishers' Association. Association. During the visit here of Prince Henry of Prussia, the Kaiser's brother in February. 1!X!. a dinner In his honor was arranged by Mr. Ridder. with l.liaii editors and publishers from all sections I or tne country present. ( v "7 V ' ''rV Sim 1" lif r rtTriw nn -ain.niiiis-wai -ain.niiiis-wai -ain.niiiis-wai -ain.niiiis-wai isfsmrirr-' isfsmrirr-' isfsmrirr-' 1 The Late Herman Ridder. han Ytm.i and or lata a bl ht hut to al ar un- a II Itemo- agement and directi of "The War Day by Day." in the English language, for "which he wrote the first article, which has been con- con- tinued by Bernard H. Ridder over the signature of his father. Ills Deep Interest la the War. During the last year Mr. Ridder, who had taken a deep Interest in the war and Its effects on this country, became greatly worried over the feeling aroused here, and with the idea of allaying this condition he announced his purpose In presenting his views In English In thi statement of his liosltlon : " It was not without many misgivings that I entered uiion the conduct of th! column. I could not "be blind to the dangers of misinterpretation to which 1 might be open. 1 assumed ine task as in duty bound, not ns a German sub Ject, which I am not. but as sn Amerl can, which 1 am; not to create tU-foel tU-foel tU-foel Ing among Americans of diverge sympa it. iTutn alone can non truth alone' can be founded the lasting Impressions which must follow Inevitably the present war. Since the war all of his personal means were, lost in the failure of the Interna tional T ypesettlng Machine Company or which he was ITesldent. and he died practically penniless. In fact, his per sonal estate was Insolvent. This he ac cepted with the philosophic comment " After all. the. death of a poor man Is one to r enviea. Some months an friends of Mr. Rid-.Icr. Rid-.Icr. Rid-.Icr. and oilier supporters of his non h fiapcia, asxumed the debts of the pub' Usher to insure t lio Integrity of the newspaper property anil the continua tion of the publications. His death, therefore, will cause no great change In thi. respect. Tnt-paper, Tnt-paper, Tnt-paper, which con sist of mortilnir and evening editions, will bo continued under the Joint man- man- RIDDER INSPIRED ARTICLES. But Son Wrote Them During His Illness Staats-Zcitung's Staats-Zcitung's Staats-Zcitung's Tribute. While Herman Bidder's name has ap peared regularly as a signature to ar ticles on the war published in English in tha Staats-Zcltung. Staats-Zcltung. Staats-Zcltung. It now apieiirs that he approved but did not write these articles. In tndav'a article In English, which Is signed by Bernard II. Ridder, his son. this explanation . is made: While Herman Rldiler, during hla Illness. ilM not personally write the artlelea whlt-li whlt-li whlt-li have appeared over bis name in this column, column, he waa nevertheless their inspiration and tbelr guiding .plrtt. They have reflected reflected In-a In-a In-a great measure his wide experience, experience, his ripened Judgment, and his Intenne senaa of Ju.tli'e. Never a word was written but hla Jeal-ooa Jeal-ooa Jeal-ooa eye acanned Its meaning for soma jxm-aibla jxm-aibla jxm-aibla mleconatructlon. Tha advice he moat fr-ely fr-ely fr-ely gave was Ilia emphasis of understatement. understatement. The Etaata-Zeltuns Etaata-Zeltuns Etaata-Zeltuns says editorially to- to- day : Tha war brought many burdens to Mr. Kidder. The keen sense of absolute loyally loyally to the American (.ovemment. which waa tha keynote of hla life rrfuwd tu give way before tha supplications of this party to the errusgle or that. Woven about by tbe meshes of hatred, bias, and all the other, undesirable passions called Into being l y the war. he stood amonitat Americana an American to the core, receding receding not an inch In principle, advancing not a foot In assreMion. worries of work and war took him from hi. dek. ronrintul lilm to hi. home, ami eventually laid him low. wept bv all who knew lilm peraonally n.1 bemourned by all who justly estimated hla worth to the country In l,lch he wa. born and if whi.-h whi.-h whi.-h for .lary four years ha waa a loyal mn-i mn-i mn-i Jurt ultlaen. . "A great and loval American ha. passed from the clllzenrv of tho United States,' the editor a 1 says In closing. and the Whnla American .......i- .......i- . tho losers thereby." SIR ARTHUR W. RUCKER DIES Widely Known Scientist and Edu cator Succumbs In London. LONDON, Nov. 1. Sir Arthur Will- Will- lam Ruckor died today. . . , i ...... ...... I Bernard II 1 1 - and Utor K. itidder. Began Career aa Krra.d Hoy 5'r. ltlililcr. who was horn In " the he use at 4" Grcenviich Street, got a few years of study In the public schools, was in turn an errand boy. a clerk In a Walt street office and an insurance company, went Into business for himself himself when he established tho Katho-llsches Katho-llsches Katho-llsches VolkMiliitt In 1S7S. Ten years later ho founded 1 lie catholic rews. which is now punliKhed py nis brotliei I j ienry Kidder. Herman Bidder became slockholili inrcm- , - - ., . , . . , , , I '"arty, ine mosi prominent ot ! were lhe dispute with Senator t annon lend Ms exchange of views with l'resl- l'resl- manag- dent Roosevelt, when, after his visit to Mr. Hran. It was reported to Mr. I Ridder that President Roosevelt had re-there. re-there. ferred slightingly to him. This was de- de- ! nlod bv 1 Tolonel Roosevelt, nut not tin ier In the New Yorker tnotn-Zcltling tnotn-Zcltling tnotn-Zcltling 111 1HI. During the campaign of Mayor Strory; Herman Ridder entered politics by aiding to organize the uermnn-Amerlcan uermnn-Amerlcan uermnn-Amerlcan He-form He-form He-form Association. He was active in the Cleveland campaigns, and in like) Chair-man Chair-man Chair-man Mack appointed him Treasurer of the Democratic National Committee. He was always active in tariff reform, and although an independent Democrat he supported the candidates of the Tarn-many Tarn-many Tarn-many organization on several occasions. He hail many verbal political tilLn with bis political opponents in the Republican , til thorn hud been much comment about II In the puniio proms I' 1 ciucntli Mr. Hl.l.ler waa mentioned for public offic-i, offic-i, offic-i, and several times public posts were offered him,, but he decllne.1 them. I don't want public office." he said. ' 1 would rather do what 1 may as a niRF Sir Arthur was known widely as a scientist ami educator and was author of many works on scientific subjects He was connected with the faculties of torks College and the Rnval . -.,n. -.,n. f-,. f-,. f-,. . . . : n ci-iciat;. ci-iciat;. ci-iciat;. anu aiso served as principal of the L'niverslty of lxindnn. lie was a former President of tho British Association. Association. Sir Arthur was In his sixty-eighth sixty-eighth sixty-eighth year and was educated at Brascnose College, Oxford. While at the university university he received manv honors for his scholarship, and was a Fellow of hia college from 1S71 until 1870. In 1874 he became Professor of Mathematics Mathematics at Yorks College, and then In lnhti was appointed Professor of Physics at the Royal College of Science in London. London. He served here until l'.)1. when he became Principal of the University of London. In addition to his scholastic posts. Sir Arthur was treasurer of the British Museum Museum from ldil until MS, and became a trustee on his retirement. He was President President of the Physical Society from until 15 and from ltfi until l!al was president of the Royal Society. Sir Ar mor was president or tne Hritlsh Association Association in loot and was a member of the Royal Commission on Irish 1'ni versifies versifies in 1906. Or. Josef Neven du Mont. COLOGNK. Nov. 1, (by wireless to Sayvllle. N. Y.) Dr. Josef Nevcn du Mont, proprietor of the Cologne Ga zette, died today as the result of an accident. accident. He was ol years old. lfarrkia os dVotn Notices intended for intertion in The .Vetc York Times may be telephoned to lOOO Bryant. a?arrfft. JOHN'SOV PA VIS. On Monday. Nov. 1. at TViiafly. N. J.. A 111. tie l a la. u r-htr r-htr r-htr of tiiori(e W. tav ia. to Herbert H. Johnson. Johnson. nOSENWASSER-nilKPKR.-Mr, nOSENWASSER-nilKPKR.-Mr, nOSENWASSER-nilKPKR.-Mr, nOSENWASSER-nilKPKR.-Mr, nOSENWASSER-nilKPKR.-Mr, an! Mrs. 1. fr rtder announce tho rnarrlaKn of trwir c.aufchtr It turn to Harry JtijnwaiuMr on Kunttay, (HI, 31, by the luv. I Jr. tiuth. STERN-8TKASBL STERN-8TKASBL STERN-8TKASBL KUEU. Mrs. Mv;r Straw- Straw- burner announces the w1 Jing" of her dauRhter. Amy, to M . Arthur Stern, st .u l M.. Nov. 1. 115. at Plavza Hotel. VAN INV.KN-rtEQf'ARP.-On INV.KN-rtEQf'ARP.-On INV.KN-rtEQf'ARP.-On INV.KN-rtEQf'ARP.-On INV.KN-rtEQf'ARP.-On Oct. 23, Msrle Kmestin Berthe ht-qmiM ht-qmiM ht-qmiM to 1 1 1 lam Ttranttey Van Ingen. by Mr. Just he Charles - uy. KRAUS-STHEIB.-Ort. KRAUS-STHEIB.-Ort. KRAUS-STHEIB.-Ort. KRAUS-STHEIB.-Ort. KRAUS-STHEIB.-Ort. 31, Beatrice K. iclislb to Kurt K ran ft. loaa; lalaad. BOOTH Tf MILT. Ort. ., lluntlnston. Kta do Milt to Ralpn I . Ifontn. iDtrti AIKENS. On Monday. Nov. 1. 1913. Henry Aikens. Ists or iss Avenue A. service from the funeral psrlor of Henry Riddle. It! Kast 17th St.. Wednesday, Nov. S, at 8 P. M. Interment in tireenwood Cemetery. Cemetery. Thursday morning. ALLEN. On Saturday. tct. no. Harry H. Allen, ageii i' years, son or .nr. and Mra. Charles II. Allen. Plorsl I-srk. I-srk. I-srk. N. Y. F'uoeral services st hi late home. Tuesday. Tuesday. Nov. 2. l::K P. M. - " KN LIC n l ol-Ai-K t ISEIli. l-"m-ral ef Largest

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  2. 02 Nov 1915, Tue,
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