Warsaw (Jun. 23)
(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)
Large crowds of Ukrainian peasants attended yesterday the funeral of Vladimir Oskilko, Petlura’s aid and pogrom leader, who was mysteriously murdered last Saturday in Grodek, near Rovno.
The excitement and panic under which the Jewish population in the district of Rovno have lived since the murder of Oskilko gave way to a calmer attitude in view of the fact that more indications have been collected leading to the opinion that Oskilko was murdered, in all probability by a Ukrainian, out of personal revenge.
No definite information is yet available, but it was learned that a special investigating official was despatched by the Central Government from Warsaw to Rovno.