Sabbath Quiet in Palestine; Gay Crowds Throng City Streets
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Sabbath Quiet in Palestine; Gay Crowds Throng City Streets

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With the exception of a bombing in Tiberias, which did no damage, quiet prevailed throughout Palestine on Saturday.

For the first time since the disorders broke out three weeks ago, crowds that thronged the streets and cafes of Jerusalem, Haifa and Tel Aviv appeared gay and carefree. The beaches along the Tel Aviv sea shore were crowded with bathers.

Trial of Hassan Sidky el Dajany, Arab strike leader, on charges of incitement to rebellion arising from signing a manifesto urging non-payment of taxes, was concluded, with the verdict indefinitely postponed. Both Dajany and Salakh Abdou, who was arrested on a similar charge, meanwhile are free without bail.

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