whether he practiced his religion and attended synagogue.
Receiving an affirmative reply, the attorney opened a volume of the Jewish Encyclopedia and began reading a translation of the Kol Nidre prayer. When he finished reading, he objected to the value of the oath as taken by Jewish witnesses.
Justice McKinnon, who is hearing the case, took Masson’s objection under consideration and will announce a decision Monday, when the trial is resumed.
Rubino Ventura served as a youth in the Napoleonic armies, and after a military career in Persia, went to India where he married an Indian princess.
Don Alphonso, son of King John of Aragon, and Esther Ha-Kohen of Saragossa were the founders of a noble Spanish family that flour-