Polish Premier Promises to Halt Establishment of “ghetto Markets”
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Polish Premier Promises to Halt Establishment of “ghetto Markets”

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PROMISES TO PUT A STOP TO THE CREATION OF “GHETTO MARKETS” IN MANY POLISH TOWNS, INTO WHICH JEWISH MERCHANTS ARE HERDED AND THEN SURROUNDED BY ANTI-SEMITIC PICKETS, WERE MADE TODAY BY PREMIER SKLADKOWSKI.

THE PREMIER RECEIVED DEPUTY EMIL SOMMERSTEIN, WHO CALLED TO HIS ATTENTION THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A “GHETTO MARKET” AT KALISZ. GENERAL SKLADKOWSKI PROMISED TO INSTRUCT THE CITY GOVERNMENT TO BAN THE PRACTICE AND TO DISCONTINUE INTIMIDATION OF THE JEWS.

A DELEGATION OF JEWISH SMALL TRADERS RECEIVED BY THE MINISTER OF INTERIOR POINTED OUT THAT THE ANTI-SEMITIC EXAMPLE SET IN KALISZ HAD BEEN FOLLOWED BY OSTROW-MAZOWIECKI, DLUGOSIODLO AND OTHER TOWNS. THE MINISTER PROMISED TO SETTLE THE MATTER.

MEANWHILE SEVERAL CASES OF VIOLENCE AGAINST JEWS WERE REPORTED. A JEWISH FUNERAL WAS STONED AT HANDOWKA, NEAR MODZEJOW. ATTACKS ON JEWS AND SMASHING OF WINDOWS OF THEIR HOMES WERE REPORTED FROM KONSK AND MODZEJOW.

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