Stavsky’s Father in Court, Hears Evidence Against Son
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Stavsky’s Father in Court, Hears Evidence Against Son

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For the first time since the hearings in the case of the Revisionists accused of the murder of Dr. Chaim Arlosoroff, noted Zionist Labor leader, began, the father of Abraham Stavsky, one of the accused, was present in court. The elder Stavsky, a resident of Brest-Litovsk, Poland, experienced great difficulties in getting to Palestine.

The examination of witnesses was resumed today by Magistrate Ralph B. Bodilly. Several more witnesses appeared for the prosecution including Mayor M. Dizengoff of Tel Aviv, who related details of his conversation with Dr. Arlosoroff, at the hospital immediately after the shooting.

Moshe Weiser testified that at the time of the murder he and a friend were sitting at the seashore, when suddenly they saw a light and heard a shot. They hurried to help and recognized Dr. Arlosoroff. However before they were able to reach the wounded man, they heard another shot and saw in the distance a man on the top of the hill near the Arab cemetery.

When Weiser was questioned by Magistrate Bodilly, as to whether it was possible to recognize a man in the darkness, the witness answered in the affirmative and stated that weeks later he recognized Stavsky by his posture.

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