Bucharest (Jan. 13)
We were unemployed, not Communists, and we wanted work, is one of the points in the statement made by-Tikinovski, one of the victims of the Soroca shooting affair, to the Public Prosecutor before he died, it is revealed to-day. He also declared that the Corporal of the Frontier Guard had taken payment from them, promising to conduct them across the frontier, and the soldiers had clearly been stationed at the spot to which he had led them and had opened fire without giving them a chance. They had also thrown hand-grenades at them.
General Rishkanu, the Minister for Bessarabia, has gone to Bucharest to put the facts before the king.