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Deny Dropping of Greek Ban on Jews

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tion in the press, interest having being stirred up by the case of the 318, mostly from Poland, who wandered the Mediterranean for three months in a vain effort to get into Palestine.

The Apoghevmatini, a government newspaper published at Salonica, complains that Greece has received many German Jews expelled by the Nazis in the course of a sensational article headed “The Foreign Spies,” occasioned by the arrest here of the Armenian Metropolitan, who was convicted of disseminating Communist propaganda in this country and deported.

“Even admitting that all these foreigners are not spies,” the paper says, “they live in Greece as parasites. They are neither farmers nor laborers. They all live off professions which Greeks could well exercise.”

Greece should enact laws prohibiting the practice of a number of trades and crafts by foreigners, Apoghevmatini urges.

According to the Anexartitos, a Socialist-independent paper here, Nazi propaganda is proceeding apace in Greece. Hitlerite agents are spending money freely in all parts of the country, the journal adds, but the government is not perturbed.

Meanwhile, the police have received a request from Poland for collaboration to stamp out the activities of organizers of illegal immigration to Palestine by way of Greece.

Polish Jews are being mercilessly exploited, the Polish authorities are understood to have pointed out. It is learned here that would be immigrants are forced to pay sixty-five pounds apiece in order to be conducted to Palestine, but many of them have drowned while swimming for the Holy Land shores or else have returned to Poland, their quest a failure.

The Polish request inquires who should be held responsible for the Velos incident. Greek police have promised to give the cooperation desired in the future.

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