London (Jun. 14)
An actual pogrom in the Powonzki district of Warsaw, details of which were rigorously suppressed by the government, are revealed in reports from an authentic source reaching here today.
Hooligans belonging to the Nara party on Friday night invaded Jewish homes and stores, pillaged and wrecked them and ferociously attacked the Jews of the district with knives, clubs and iron bars. One Jew succumbed to the wounds inflicted on him. Several, including a woman, were severely wounded and remain in a grave condition.
The terror-stricken Jewish residents of Powonzki fled from their homes, leaving their possessions to the vandals.
JEWISH PRESS CENSORED
The Jewish press of Poland was not allowed to report a word of the pogrom. The papers are not allowed to print anything on the incessant attacks on the Jews in the capital and in the provinces. The government censors order the suppression of all issues making any mention of anything happening to the Jews under the pretext of allaying panic among the Jewish population.
The actual result of this policy has been, by depriving the Jews of news of the correct state of affairs, to intensify a panic state with wild rumors agitating the populace.
Jews are attacked daily in the streets of Warsaw by Naras and are stabbed with knives and beaten with heavy clubs. Most of these cases find no mention in the press.
Those Jews attempting to defend themselves from the onslaughts are arrested and persecuted for aggression.
The situation is so serious that Jews do not dare walk in the streets or public parks. Mothers fear to let their children from their homes.
INTERVENTION PLEAS FRUITLESS
In Wilno, Kielce and Siedlce, unceasing attacks on the Jews are reported, although the rigorous censorship does not allow mention of them in the Jewish press. All