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Lithuanian Premier Won’t See Jewish Delegation Who Asked Protection for Jews

18 Students and Workers Arrested on Charge of Communism (Jewish Telegraphicy Agency)

Eighteen Jewish students and workers were arrested today on the charge of holding membership in a secret Communist organization, an official statement issued by the authorities here declares.

Feeling in the country runs righ and excitement is prevalent in many cities. Rumors are afloat that preparations are being made for an anti-Jewish pogrom in the city of Schavel. A delegation of the Schavel Kehillah called on the Prime Minister, asking for an audience in order to urge the government to take measures to prevent riots. The premier refused to receive the delegation.