Foreign News: Crime

Before the German Supreme Court at Leipzig began the trial of 16 Communists, alleged to be members of the German Cheka,* charged with fomenting revolution in Germany.

The first witness called was an ex-typesetter turned Bolshevik by name of Felix Neumann, who spoke in a quiet, bored way as if murder was all in the day's work. Officially, he was charged with the murder of one Rausch, a barber who had turned traitor to the German Bolsheviki. In his testimony, he admitted lying in wait several times for General von Seeckt, present head of...

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