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German Court Sentences Seven to Jail Terms for Setting Synagogues Ablaze

Seven Germans charged with setting synagogues ablaze have been sentenced to terms ranging from nine months imprisonment to seven years by a German court at Bamberg, it was reported here today.

The Greater Hesse Ministerial Council today announced creation of welfare agencies for racial and political persecutees. At the same time, it appointed an advisory board to represent persecutees in the Ministry for Political Liberation, which tries persons charged with being Nazis.

According to incomplete figures for November which were released here today, more emigrants left Bremen for the United States in November than in the previous month, although less than had been scheduled to depart. With the departure of some of the DP’s who had been piling up in Bremen for several months, 375 from the Munich area were allowed to come to Bremen in November.