326 AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF JOHN FRITZ
Testimonlal Dinner to John Fritz by the Manu- PACTURERS' Club of Philadelphia.
On November 17, 1910 the Manufacturers' Club of Philadelplfla tendered John Fritz a reception and dinner at the rooms of the Club, the participants numbering about 175. Col. W. F. Donovan acted as toastmaster. Addresses were made by Nathan B. Folwell, President of the Club, John Birkinbine, John Fritz, James M. Swank, Charles M. Schwab, the Rev. RusseU H. Conwell, Joseph E. Thropp, the Hon. Hampton L. Carson, and Robert W. Hunt.
In connection with the exercises of the evening the EUiott Cresson gold medal was awarded Mr. Fritz by the Franklin Institute of Phfladelphia " for distinguished lead¬ ing and directive work in the advancement of the iron and steel industries," and Dr. RusseU H. Conwell, Presi¬ dent of Temple University, Philadelphia, announced that the Trustees of Temple University conferred on Mr. Fritz the honorary degree of Doctor of Science.