Non-jews Seek Salonica Haven at Jews’ Cost
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Non-jews Seek Salonica Haven at Jews’ Cost

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The Political Union of Macedonia, composed of Christian refugees in Asia Minor, met here yesterday in the presence of Mayor Nicholas Manos and adopted a resolution asking for the expropriation of the Jewish cemetery for the construction of a refugee district in its place.

Work which had been undertaken in the interior of the cemetery for the construction of a road, and which had been interrupted on the order of the Governor General following protests of the Jews, has been started again. A rock near which various tombs were placed was blown away by dynamite yesterday. Today workmen destroyed two tombs, fifty and sixty years old, respectively.

Jewish public opinion is agitated because of the continual violations of the cemetery. The community and the Chief Rabbi have again intervened energetically with the Mayor and the Governor, asking them to end the desecration.

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