Moscow (Jul. 16)
A young Jewish engineer named Kaplan, employed in the Soviet glass factory in Moscow, has committed suicide as the result of anti-Semitic persecutions. Novikov, the chief engineer of the factory, has been arrested and will be held for trial, on the charge that he was responsible for the libels leading to the young man’s act.
Kaplan, it is declared, was the victim of anti-Semitic acts on the part of the older engineers, who destroyed his laboratory preparations. It is alleged that Novikov incited the workers against Kaplan.