& another train to get to New York City as a young girl for piano
lessons. She attended Rutgers University before marrying William
Saltman; she worked in Philadelphia doing research on race
relations while her husband went to World War 11in the Aleutian
Later William took chemistry job in Colorado. One day in Denver a cat followed her oldest son home. They already had a dog, a wire-
haired dachshund, who went ballistic upon seeing this new intruder.
Her son asked if the family could keep the cat. Juliet foresaw
much conflict; she was a lifelong pacifist and an action sociologist.
She acted, with a panache that astounded her children. She took
the dog in one hand and the cat in the other and sat down with
both. She stroked one, then the other, saying, “nice doggie”
then, “nice kitty,” Then she changed to, “ nice kitty” then, “nice
doggie” until both calmed down. ( this practice was probably
repeated for several days ) These animal companions remained
friends for life.
One can read this remarkable obituary in the AKRON BEACON
JOURNAL, Sunday March 13.
The following is the end paragraph:
Julia SALTMAN was an extraordinary organizer, an outstanding
speaker and writer, and beneath it all, an original philosopher.
Once Julie’s children asked her if she believed in God. She
answered, “I believe in love!”