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Palestine Communists Send Anti Zionist Memorandum to the Arab Congress

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

A memorandum presented to the Arab Congress by Palestine Jewish Communists is published today in the Arab press.

The Communists, who term themselves non-partisans, urge in theirmemorandum an “Arab fight against Zionism as the worst enemy of the Arabs and the Jews. The Jews have no more right in Palestine than the Arab in Andalusia,” the memorandum declares. “A fight is also necessary against Great Britain, which is backing Zionism.”

“Workers and peasants all over the world are friends,” the memorandum continues, “The Arabs fight for freedom and this fight can succeed only if Arab workers and peasants participate, as was shown by the Russian and Chinese examples. Only an alliance of Arab and Jewish workers can prevent repetition of the disturbances of 1921, which were arranged by the Britishers,” the memorandum declares.

WITNESSES SAIL FOR TRIAL OF OSCAR SLATER

William A. Goodhart, Baltimore lawyer, Hugh Gordon Miller, member of the Supreme Court in Washington and Deputy Pinkley of New York sailed Thursday night, on the Olympic for Scotland where a special appeal of the case of Oscar Slater will be heard July 9. Mr. Goodhart was attorney in the case more than 18 years ago, when Slater was committed to prison and after having served 18 years was released on evidence gathered by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Slater was released last November. The result of the present appeal is to vindicate him of the charge of murdering and robbing an aged Glasgow woman.

Mr. Miller and Mr. Goodhart are going at their own expense, believing that the interests of justice require their presence at the hearing.

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