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London Magistrate Jails 3 Refugees; Terms Influx “outrage”

Angrily terming immigration of “stateless Jews from Germany” an “outrage,” Magistrate Herbert Metcalfe today sentenced three Jewish refugees to prison terms of six months each at hard labor for illegally entering England.

“The way stateless Jews from Germany are pouring in from every port of this country,” he declared, “is an outrage.” Those sentenced, who are to be expelled from the country at the end of their terms, were: Samuel Bockner, 30-year-old photographer from Russia; Mendel Flerman, 32, a Polish Jew from Berlin, and Henrietta Weiss, 32, of Berlin, a bar maid.