(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)
The death sentence imposed on two Jewish merchants convicted on the charge of speculation were commuted to ten years strict confinement and five years deprivation of civil rights.
The merchants, Soifer and Michel, were charged with having carried on speculation under the guise of a cooperative.
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