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8,000 Refugees in Shanghai, 2,000 on Way, Sassoon Reveals

There are now 8,000 Jewish refugees in Shanghai and 2,000 more are due shortly, Sir Victor Sassoon, Jewish banker and philanthropist, declared today. The daily cost of feeding each refugee has been reduced to six cents, he said, but unless more houses are found the newcomers will have to sleep in the streets.