Jerusalem (Jun. 24)
With Palestine full of conflicting rumors about the projected Legislative Council, Al Difaa, the largest Arab daily in Palestine, today reported that the Council will consist of fourteen Moslems, four Arabs and four Jews.
In addition to the above number of representatives of the different communities, the paper writes that the Council will also include the mayors of Jerusalem, Jaffa, Haifa and Nablus. The chief secretary of the Palestine government and the district commissioners of Jerusalem, Jaffa and Haifa will also be members of the Council.
The chief justice of Palestine and eight heads of different departments in the government will also be members of the proposed body, according to Al Difaa.
The Arab paper also reports today that “uniformed and Nazified” Arab youth troops are being formed in Palestine.