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Five Years Ago

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Jacob Wasserman, noted writer, appealed to the president of Austria in behalf of Philip Halsmann sentenced to four years imprisonment for patricide by a jury in a distinctly anti-Semitic district. The president replied he could do nothing until a proposed second appeal was made.

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