After a day of rumour and of protracted consultation among the judges and prosecuting counsel of the four nations at the Palace of Justice here, it became virtually certain to-night that the Nuremberg war trial will open as arranged to-morrow morning
who in any case would not be required to conduct the Soviet case for several weeks, and it is now far less likely that the court, as seemed probable earlier in the day, will be asked for an adjournment after the reading of the indictment and the taking of pleas to-morrow.
Goering’s health better
Several of the other accused have undergone treatment for various ailments during the time of their incarceration and most of them are stated to be physically well. Goring notably is apparently in better health than at any time during the past twelve years. His drug habits have been eliminated, and he has lost a good deal of weight. Those of the prisoners who do not wear uniforms shorn of their insignia and badges of rank have been provided with iron-grey civilian clothes and dark ties. Only Admiral Raeder, who will be in mufti, asked permission, which was granted, to wear a red tie, perhaps as a token of the period he spent in Russian custody.