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Lithuanian Government Closes Jewish Sport Clubs

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

Many branches of the Jewish sport clubs, Hakoah and Maccabee, in Kovno and other Lithuanian towns were closed by an order of the government. Twenty members of the Hakoah were arrested.

New house raids and arrests among Jewish workers and students took place in the capital. The charge was made against the arrested persons that they were guilty of participating in the distribution of a proclamation protesting against the execution of two Jewish and two Christian workmen on the charge of “Communism.”

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