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Five More Arabs Killed in Palestine; Government Posts Reward for Murderers

THE DEATH TOLL REACHED TWELVE TODAY IN FOUR DAYS’ PALESTINE DISORDERS WHEN FIVE ARABS–INCLUDING A DETECTIVE–WERE FOUND SLAIN IN THREE SEPARATE PLACES.

THE DETECTIVE WAS DISCOVERED NEAR BEISAN, A RIFLE AND AMMUNITION LYING BY HIS SIDE. POLICE BEGAN A SEARCH FOR AN ARAB BRIGAND IN CONNECTION WITH THE MURDER. TWO ARABS’ BODIES WERE FOUND NEAR THE ARAB VILLAGE OF AZAZ IN THE TULKAREM DISTRICT AND TWO IN AN ORANGE GROVE NEAR KARKUR, WHERE TWO JEWISH FARM WORKERS WERE FOUND DEAD ON MONDAY.

WITH THREE JEWS AND NINE ARABS KILLED, THE PALESTINE GOVERNMENT POSTED A 500 POUND ($2,500) REWARD FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO THE ARREST OF ANY OF THE MURDERERS.

HIGH COMMISSIONER SIR ARTHUR GRENFELL WAUCHOPE, BEFORE LEAVING FOR LONDON, DISCUSSED WITH MOSHE SHERTOK, HEAD OF THE POLITICAL DEPARTMENT OF THE JEWISH AGENCY EXECUTIVE, THE QUESTION OF PUBLIC SECURITY AND OTHER QUESTIONS.

A YEMENITE JEW AND A YEMENITE JEWISH WASHERWOMAN WERE SLIGHTLY INJURED IN A BOMB EXPLOSION ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF TEL AVIV. THE WOMAN SAID SHE SAW HAURANI ARABS THROW THE BOMB. FIFTY TREES WERE UPROOTED AT THE JEWISH SETTLEMENT OF GAN YAVNEH. ARABS SHOT AT THE WATCHMAN OF THE AKRON SETTLEMENT, KILLING HIS HORSE.

DELEGATIONS OF JEWS AND ARABS APPROACHED DISTRICT COMMISSIONER EDWARD KEITH ROACH IN HAIFA ASKING STRONG MEASURES TO PROTECT PUBLIC SECURITY. HE SAID EVERYTHING POSSIBLE WOULD BE DONE.

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