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Hebrew Paper Justifies Merriman’s Abrupt Ending

The sudden stoppage of his summing up when resenting the interruptions of members of the Inquiry Commission by Sir Boyd Merriman, counsel for the Jews, is justified in an editorial in the “Doar Hayom,” Hebrew daily. By this action, says the paper, he expressed his lack of confidence in the impartiality of the Commission Avho conducted the inquiry, in such a way that instead of trying those guilty of the riots the Jewish revival movement was tried. “Not since the first Dreyfus trial has such a perversion occurred.”