Otto Wegener, Paris art dealer, from
whose gun was discharged the shot that ended the life of Dealer George
J. Demotte (TIME, Sept. 17, Dec. 17), was declared not guilty of
homicide by the Romorantin Court. The shooting was found accidental,
but Wegener was ordered to pay a fine of 500 francs and to compensate
the Demotte family with 100,000 francs ($5,000). They asked for
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