GERMANY: Prisoner

Vigorously denied by Nazi police last week was the report that their No. 1 Prisoner, former Austrian Chancellor Dr. Kurt von Schuschnigg, is so broken in health that he cannot be brought to trial. Prisoner Schuschnigg is in a "depressed state," the police admitted, but he will be tried in a few months before a special court on the charge of violating the Austrian Constitution. Likely sentence: Exile. "Germany's dignity," soberly cracked the police, would not allow his execution or sentence to a long jail term.

Meanwhile from Paris came the first detailed account of Dr. Schuschnigg's six-month confinement. According to...