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Attack on Jews in Polish Town During Market Day: Jewish Traders Take Refuge in Christian Houses: Att

A mob of about 200 hooligans from the surrounding villages attacked the Jewish traders in the town of Grodzisk, in the Province of Posen, on market-day, it is reported here, and the Jews being greatly outnumbered took refuge in the houses of the Christian inhabitants of the town. The mob then turned its attention to the Christian traders, trying to loot their stalls, but these put up a strong resistance. Meanwhile the police came on the scene. The police statement says that 162 people, Jews and Christians, have been injured in the fighting, and two Jews, Feiwel Messer and Abraham Moszkowicz, have been severely wounded.

The Central Federation of Jewish Small-Traders has made representations to the Polish Government, asking for protection for the Jewish traders attending market-days in the provinces.