JERUSALEM (Sep. 30)
The Arab Supreme Committee, meeting under the shadow of imminent martial law authorized by Great Britain to end current disorders, failed to act today on ending the 24-week-old general strike.
Sporadic violence continued throughout the country. An Armenian truck-driver in the Public Works Department was shot dead near Beit Dagan. A bomb was thrown into a Jewish shop in the center of Jerusalem after an Arab entered to make a purchase. It failed to explode.
Attacks on outlying Jewish settlements during the night were beaten off.
Twenty Arabs were killed and three British soldiers, including an officer, wounded last night in an engagement between troops and rebels northwest of Nablus.
The Palestine High Court reversed a five-year sentence against a Galician Jew, named Hauptmann, charged with possession of a revolver and ammunition at Mr. Carmel.