Vienna (Jun. 19)
The plight of the more than 2,000 Rumanian-Jewish refugees here was alleviated somewhat today when American military authorities released the 1,000-person-capacity Rothschild Hospital and four other buildings for use as refugee centers.
Although expressing official disapproval of the “infiltration” into Austria of Jews from Rumania, the Army took cognizance of the urgency of the situation and made the refugee centers available. They will be administered by the International Committee for Transient Refugees, with the Joint Distribution Committee providing food, clothes and medical care.