Brusseis (Jun. 16)
Elizabeth Lazarus and Elias Jacobs, who are charged with complicity in the mailing of letter bombs to prominent Britons, will probably be extradited to England, it was learned here, although in the normal course of events, deportation or a mild prison term would be the only penalty. However, no request for extradition has been received as yet from Britain, according to Xavier Carton de Wiart, their attorney.
The young woman, who is a granddaughter of the Russian composer Alexander Scriabin, and a decorated veteran of the French resistance, denied that she is a Sternist, but added that “I loathe the British, and I will fight them to the last hour of my life.”
Meanwhile, police are still holding several Jews suspected of being connected with terrorism, who were seized during a round-up in Brussels during the week-end. (Paris police searched Miss Lazarus’ home in Paris on Saturday at the behest of Scotland Yard. British police suspect that she and Jacobs may be responsible for the placing of a bomb in the women’s cloak room in the Colonial Office last April.)