Munich (Aug. 29)
A trainload of 1,000 Jewish refugees who fled from Poland to Austria during the past few weeks will leave Salzburg on Saturday for the American zone in Germany, it was learned here today.
This will be the first group of displaced Jews to be transferred from Austria to the American zone in Germany under an arrangement worked out by Gen. Joseph T. NcNarney, commander of the American forces in Europe, and Gen. Mark Clark, American commander in Austria. Nine thousand more displaced Jews will follow within a short time.
Max Lowenthal, a former associate of Judge Julian Mack of New York, arrived in Berlin today to assume the post of consultant in property and restitution matters in the office of the American Military Government. Lowenthal, who will be a member of the staff of Gen. Lucius Clay, deputy military governor, will help write and enforce the restitution laws which are currently being drawn up by German provincial authorities and the AMG in Stuttgart.