A tribute, published October 22, 1931, to Thomas Alva Edison upon his death THE passing of Thomas Alva Edison serves to direct our attention to the multitude of benefactions he bestowed upon all humanity during his many years of fruitful activity. It reminds us of the debt of gratitude we owe him as members of the human race. By his achievements, he laid the foundation for continued and greater development. His persistent efforts and indefatigable spirit multiplied many times the valuable opportunities for man, especially the young man. To each and every young man, Mr. Edison left a legacy of opportunities.
Epitaph on Newton Nature and Nature's law lay hid in night God said, 'Let Newton be,' and all was light. added by Sir John Collings Squire It did not last the Devil shouting 'Ho. Let Einstein be,' restored the status quo Aaron Hill's version O'er Nature's laws God cast the veil of night, Out blaz'd a Newton's soul and all was light.