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German Authorities Halt Proceedings Against Ex-chief of Bavarian Restitution Office

Proceedings here against Dr. Philip Auerbach, former Bavarian Restitution chief, on charges of mistreatment of fellow inmates of a Nazi concentration camp, have been halted, it was announced here today. The reason for the action was not given immediately, but a promise was given that it would be made public later.

The Stuttgart synagogue which is being rebuilt will be officially dedicated in September, 1951, it was announced here today. The edifice was destroyed by the Gestapo in 1938.