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Haifa Court Fines Weizmann for Overstaying Visa Limit

The local court has fined Dr. Chaim Weizmann, president of the Jewish Agency for Palestine, five dollars as an illegal tourist.

The noted Zionist leader was detained when he arrived at this seaport to leave for London after having overstayed a three-month tourist visa. The court had the choice of fining or imprisoning him, but chose the latter penalty in view of his prominence.