JERUSALEM (Jul. 22)
The Arab Supreme Committee which is directing the general strike against Jewish immigration and the Government today decided to celebrate the hundredth day of the strike with festivities and sermons in all mosques. (The strike was pro claimed April 21, the hundredth day falling on Thursday, July 30.)
In connection with the celebration it was also decided to demand the release of Arab leaders held in the Government concentration camp at Sarafand within twenty-four hours.
Equal rights for the Arab Supreme Committee with the Jewish Agency for Palestine form another demand.
At the meeting a cable from Jamal al Husseini, leader of the unofficial Arab delegation in London, was read, stating that the Royal Commission (four members of which have already been named) will proceed to Palestine the first week in August and arrive together with the Arab delegation.
Meanwhile, the disorders which have completed three full months, continued unabated in various parts of the Holy Land, bringing wounds to a British soldier and two Jews.
The soldier and a Jewish bus driver were shot when a convoy was fired on between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. Troops rushed to the scene and routed the attacking Arabs. The second Jew was shot by snipers at Kiryat Shmuel, near Tiberias.
The famous Kadoorie Agricultural School on Mt. Tabor was again the target of snipers.
A bomb explosion that wrecked the water station at Givat Adas left the settlement facing an acute water shortage.
Arabs broke into the police station at Shararam, near Haifa, handcuffed two sleeping policemen and fled with their rifles.
Warehouses at Carmel were set on fire, but escaped with slight damage. A bomb explosion damaged a house in Safed.