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Roumanian Press Demands New Inquiry into Borscha Fire; Note Conflict in Evidence

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months. He adds, according to the “Adverul,” that the fire started simultaneously in several houses while the house of an anti-Semite within the fire area was unscathed and the surrounding buildings were reduced to ashes.

While the “Adverul” recalls that the prosecutor for the Borscha district was warned in a memorandum several weeks ago that the anti-Semites were planning to burn Borscha, M. Angelescu, under-secretary of the Interior, informed the press that the investigation made by Dr. Valer Moldevanu, district director, established that the fire started in Dr. Solomon’s house through negligence and that the suggestion of arson has been dismissed. In the meantime the Jewish community of Bucharest has undertaken to raise a fund for the relief of the Borscha Jews who are reported to be badly off.

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