Jerusalem (Dec. 19)
One hundred and twenty Jewish immigrants who attempted to enter Palestine illegally were under confinement today in the old fortress prison at Acre.
Ninety were serving various jail terms ranging from one month to fifteen months, after which they will be deported. The other thirty were awaiting trial on charges of having entered the country illegally.
As a result of stringent immigration regulations put into force by British authorities, many desperate Jewish immigrants either tried to cross the Palestinian land frontiers or attempted to land along the coast at night.
Following clashes between vol-