400 Austrian Refugees Sail for Liberia
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400 Austrian Refugees Sail for Liberia

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Bearing 400 Jewish refugees from Austria, the steamer Draga sailed today from the Danube port of Galatz for Monrovia, capital of the Republic of Liberia. The refugees are settling in the African, State, which was founded in 1822 by America Negroes, with the permission of the Liberian Government. They left Vienna early last week.

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