LONDON (Jul. 27)
The Roumanian Legation in London, in a statement to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency today, declares that Samson Bronstein, tortured Zionist leader of yedinez, Bessarabia, was identified as the president of the Committee which endeavored to form revolutionary organizations in the villages.
The statement addressed to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency is duplicated in communiques sent to other London papers, including the “Daily Herald” which featured the Bronstein torture.
The Roumanian Legation which has been silent on the Bronstein case for all this time, now states that as far back as May 7th, the District Inspector of Czernowitz took disciplinary measures against Captain Panisoara.
The Inspector allegedly discontinued his further inquiries because a public trial had been ordered which was postponed because of the summer court recess.
Obviously there is a discrepancy and a contradiction in the statements issued by the two Legations abroad, inasmuch as the torture of Samson Bronstein began on May 7th and lasted through the night. Minister Charles A. Davila, Roumanian envoy in Washington, moreover, has stated that an investigation of the torture of Bronstein began on May 29th by local officials.