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“jim Crow” Coaches Put on Silesian Railways for Jews

“JIM CROW” CARS FOR JEWS, ALLEGEDLY TO SAFEGUARD THEM AGAINST VIOLENCE, HAVE BEEN INSTITUTED ON THE SILESIAN RAILWAY LINES, IT WAS REPORTED FROM KATTOWICE TODAY BY THE POLISH NEWSPAPER GONIEC WARSAWZSKI.

JEWS, IT WAS STATED, ARE FORCED TO USE THESE CARS EXCLUSIVELY AND ARE BARRED FROM ENTERING OTHER COACHES ON THE TRAINS.

THE HAJNT, A LEADING YIDDISH DAILY HERE, PUBLISHED A DEMAND FOR GOVERNMENT ACTION AGAINST THE ALLEGED DISCRIMINATION AS UNCONSTITUTIONAL SINCE THE RAILWAYS ARE STATE CONTROLLED.

TWENTY WELL-KNOWN POLISH WRITERS AND SCIENTISTS YESTERDAY ISSUED A STRONG JOINT PROTEST AGAINST RECENT POGROMS.

“IN THE NAME OF THE HISTORIC TRADITION OF POLAND AND THE DEMOCRATIC IDEALS TO WHICH WE OWE OUR FREEDOM, WE CALL ON THE POLISH PEOPLE TO COMBAT THIS BARBARISM,” A STATEMENT SIGNED BY THE TWENTY DECLARED.

A PROMINENT JEWISH RADIOLOGIST OF WARSAW, DR. KRINSKY, HAS BEEN UNANIMOUSLY ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE POLISH RADIOLOGICAL INSTITUTE.

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