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More Refugees, Including First Group from Luxembourg, Arrive in Lisbon

Isaac Naiditch, French Zionist leader, Alfred Doeblin, writer, and Otto Leichter, Austrian Socialist leader, arrived here today from unoccupied France.

M. Nussbaum chairman of the Luxembourg Relief Committee, has also arrived here and will study conditions for emigration to the United States. He has been granted special permission by the German Secret Police to undertake this task.

A first group of fifty Luxembourg refugees provided with American visas arrived here. Fourteen of the 50 refugees debarked from the freighter Dora on Aug. 4 were granted visas for the Congo and seven others for Australia.

Approval was granted today for the transit of refugees with Palestine visas provided the British Passport Control office is notified of each case from Jerusalem.