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Chicago Ex-bundist Refuses to Take Oath in Court Before a Jewish Judge

Charged by federal officials with sending them threatening letters, Wilhelm Starr, a former member of the German-American “Bund,” refused to take an oath before Judge Oscar Kaplan when arraigned here. “I shall take no oath before a Jew,” he declared. He was released in $2,000 bail and sent to a mental hospital for observation. His trial has been set for December 31.