Berlin (Jul. 29)
The political police today granted permission to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency to reopen its Berlin bureau for the distribution of news to the agency’s subscribers in Germany. The order is effective Monday and follows several days of effort on the part of George S. Messersmith, American consul general in Berlin, in behalf of the American-owned news service. A ban on the functioning of Jewish Telegraphic Agency correspondents in Germany was lifted earlier in the week after strong protests by Mr. Messersmith and Raymond Geist, American consul. The bureau had been ordered closed July 20, and the foreign service ordered suspended July 22.
Ber Smolar, chief European correspondent of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, and Otto Schick, editor of the Berlin bureau, visited the