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Schwartzbard, Released, Will Proceed to Palestine; Henri Torres to Be Feted

American Jewish Congress Invites Torres to Visit U. S. (Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

Sholom Schwartzbard, acquitted slayer of Semion Petlura, was released late last night from the Paris prison where he spent eighteen months awaiting trial. He slept at his own home last night. It was stated here that Schwartzbard intends to go to Palestine with his wife and settle there.

The home of Henri Torres, Schwartz-bard’s defender, was filled with flowers presented to the celebrated French Jewish jurist by a number of Jewish delegations. It was learned that M. Torres was invited to go to the United States to address a meeting to be arranged by the American Jewish Congress. A banquet will be given here next week in his honor.

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