U.s.consul in Jerusalem Acts to Protect Citizens

The United States consulate took precautions today to protect American citizens in case of further disorders.

Leland B. Morris, acting U.S. Consul General, sent written advice to the American Jewish centre, composed of 600 American citizens, giving them the following instructions in case of further outbreaks:

1-Americans are to prepare American flags for conspicuous display over buildings in the American centre and to phone Mr. Morris immediately if disturbances occur in the quarter.

2-All American Jews are to assemble in the centre in the event of general rioting until the arrival of consulate officials.

3-Name and passport numbers of all United States citizens are to be registered with the consulate.

After visiting the American centre, Mr. Morris said: “I assure the Jewish members that the consulate is in contact with the local authorities on security for life and property of Americans.”

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