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Highlights from the International Herald Tribune archives: Destitute Russian Jewish migrants arrive in Germany in 1891; a German counterattack on the Somme is repulsed in 1916.

1891 Wave of Russian Immigration

PARIS The detention of Russian Jews at the Barge Office is due to the orders of Colonel Weber, the Immigration Commissioner, pending the result of the investigation ordered by the Treasury Department at Washington into the strenuous efforts alleged to have been made by a British official, said to be a prominent member of a Jewish social organization, to divert from England the destitute expatriated Russian Jews who are flowing into Germany at the rate of 700 a day, by warning them that the labor market in England is overstocked, and suggesting that they be sent to America or Palestine.

1916 German Counterattack Fails

PARIS A furious battle has now been in progress for thirty-six hours in the village of Longueval and the Delville wood, the easterly limit of the British line, which turns due south at this point and joins up in a straight line with the French forces. …

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