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Police Disperse Crowd of One Thousand Arabs in Haifa Demonstration

A demonstration of about 1,000 Arabs at Haifa during the general Arab strike today, the twelfth anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, was dispersed by the police, acting on the government order prohibiting demonstrations today.

The battleship “Ramilles” has been despatched from Malta to Palestine in connection with today’s strike, it was officially confirmed here. Although the situation is well in hand, the battleship was despatched as a precautionary move, it was declared, the government fearing further developments.