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1 Jew Killed, 7 Wounded; Arabs Ask Written Entry Ban Pledge

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One Jew was killed and seven others — including four children — wounded today in new attacks while Arab terrorist leaders were reported preparing to continue their guerilla warfare despite current peace negotiations.

The four children were injured, two of them seriously, when three bombs exploded in Tiberias. The children are from six to ten years of age. The explosion in which the children were hut occurred on Peace Street.

A Jewish woman was slightly injured by the explosion of a bomb on Prophet Street, Jerusalem. Earlier, Arabs shooting at a Jewish woman, wounded an Arab when they missed their aim.

Jews pursued four Arabs believing they were responsible for the shooting and beat them. The Arabs were rescued by Jewish constables.

David Nishri, 19-year-old Palestinian student, was killed and two other Jews wounded when Arabs ambushed a bus between Kiriat Anavim and Jerusalem. Nishri’s death raised the Jewish toll to 78 in more than 18 weeks of disorders.

A bomb thrown near the Jaffa jail killed an Arab prisoner and three horses that were being watered at a nearby trough.

An Arab bomb exploded near the Royal Air Force headquarters, about 100 yards from the Hadassah hospital. There were no casualties.

While Arab leaders continued peace negotiations with the Government through Nuri Pasha as-Said, Iraqi Foreign Minister, Arab terrorist leaders were understood to have called a meeting for the near future somewhere in the hill regions.

The meeting is expected to resolve on continuance of the guerilla warfare against the Jews and Governmental forces. Reporting the scheduled meeting, an Arab newspaper praised the terrorist bands for their courage.


Final concessions by the Palestine government were presented last night to important Arab leaders by Nuri Pasha as-Said. The nineteen-week-old Arab general strike must cease for a fortnight, the Iraq diplomat told the Arab chieftains, before Jewish immigration will be suspended by the British government.

He also told them at a secret meeting after a dinner conference with High Commissioner Sir Arthur Grenfell Wauchope that the Government would agree to an amnesty for Arab agitators held in concentration camps.

In turn, the Arab leaders, meeting at the residence of Auni Bey Abdul Hadi, Arab youth leader released this week from a concentration camp, presented two counter-demands: a general amnesty for all Arabs imprisoned since the disorders began last April and a written Government guarantee to Arab rulers on the immigration suspension concession.

Those attending the conference included the Grand Mufti, Haj Amin el Husseini; Ragheb Bey Nashashibi, former mayor of Jerusalem and Hilmi Pasha.

Nevertheless, confirmation was still lacking of reports abroad that the Arab Supreme Committee had already decided to call of the general strike.

Haarden, general Zionist daily, was suspended for one month.

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