Warsaw (Nov. 12)
A crowd of students, believed to come from Warsaw, attacked to-day the Jewish population of the town of Pruskov, near Warsaw. About 20 Jewish shops were demolished and many windows were smashed in Jewish houses. The Peretz Yiddish Library, with about 800 books, was destroyed. Several Jews have been wounded.
23 other cases of damage done to Jewish property in various places have been reported to the Club of Jewish Deputies, which is submitting a detailed report on the occurrences to the Security Department of the Ministry of the Interior.
Deputy Isaac Gruenbaum and Deputy Waclaw Wislicki, who is a member of the Club of the Government Party, have also made separate representations to the authorities, as a result of which three of the hooligans have been arrested and will be put on trial before a court martial, Poland being for some time now under a state of martial law.
ANTI-JEWISH BOYCOTT AGITATION IN POLAND REVIVES: “ROZWOJ” REOPENS ACTIVITIES
The National Democratic Students in Warsaw are going about to-day wearing black badges as a sign of mourning for the National Democratic student Stanislaw Waclawski, who was killed in the fighting at Vilna University, and also a green ribbon, which is the symbol of the anti-Jewish boycott movement.
The anti-Jewish boycott which used to be conducted by the antisemitic organisation “Rozwoj” has been revived in connection with the present anti-Jewish troubles. The press reports that the “Rozwoj” organisation held a meeting here last night and decided to utilise the occasion to restart its anti-Jewish boycott agitation on a large scale.
Four people were arrested to-day in Warsaw for attacking Jews in the streets.
Anti-Jewish student rioters still collect in the vicinity of University, waiting for an opportunity to renew the disturbances. The Rector announced to-day that the University will be kept closed for an indefinite period, until it is possible to reopen without the danger of fresh disturbances.
The Senate of the Warsaw University has again called the Rectors of the other Polish Universities to attend a conference in Warsaw to consider the latest developments.