Arab Officials’ Boycott of Royal Commission Planned

The Arab Supreme Committee today considered calling on Arab Government officials to join the boycott of the British Royal Commission investigating recent disorders even if they are dismissed from their positions.

A meeting of the Arab leaders decided to ask foreign Arab rulers for advice on the plan.

The Royal Commission continued its tour of recent trouble centers, visiting Bethlehem, Hebron, Beersheba, Gaza, Rehoboth, Ramleh and Latrun.

Sir Arthur Grenfell Wauchope, British High Commissioner, tonight ordered the reprieve of two Arab snipers who were to be shot on Tuesday for firing on British soldiers, the Havas News Agency reported.

The act of clemency was said to have resulted from an appeal by Arab organizations protesting the death sentences of the two men.

Automobiles traveling in the vicinity of the Jewish colony of Petach Tikvah were shot at from ambush, it was reported today. No casualties were reported.

Ben Zion Katzenelbogen, member of a semi-military right wing Zionist group who was detained by police in connection with the shooting of two Arabs in the all-Jewish city of Tel Aviv recently, was released on bail.

Reports that a Jewish laborer, Siegfried Oppenheimer, had been murdered near the Jewish colony of Herzliah were denied today by the local committee. The committee told the Jewish Telegraphic Agency that Oppenheimer had committed suicide following several unsuccessful attempts.

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