Polish Minister Acts to Check Disorders

Minister of Interior Ladislow Raczkiewicz announced today that the police have been instructed to suppress immediately all anti-Jewish outbreaks and to take measures for preventing new disorders.

The statement was made to the speaker of the Sejm in reply to an interpellation from Deputy Emil Sommerstein about the security of life and property of the Jewish population.

The Minister of Interior also announced that no new regulations will be issued but that drastic punishment will be provided for these participating in anti-Semitic disorders.

Meanwhile, seventeen anti-Semitic Nationalists were arrested in the town of Truskolas near Czestochowa for complicity in recent anti-Semitic excesses. Four others were arrested in Klobuck after outbreaks there.

New disorders occurred in Nova Vileyka near Wilno, organized by members of the same Nationalist party, who exhorted Polish peasants not to buy in Jewish shops and forcefully ejected those found in Jewish stores.

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