Jerusalem Curfew Lifted After 5 Days; 2 Die of Wounds

CURFEW, IN EFFECT SINCE LAST THURSDAY NIGHT, WAS LIFTED IN JERUSALEM TODAY, WHILE THE DEATH OF TWO PERSONS FROM INJURIES RECEIVED EARLIER ADDED TO THE LIST OF FATALITIES.

MRS. ZELZION, WIFE OF THE FORMER PRESIDENT OF THE OLEI POLANIA (POLISH IMMIGRANTS’ ORGANIZATION), DIED OF INJURIES RECEIVED SUNDAY NIGHT WHEN A BUS WAS FIRED UPON AND OVERTURNED NEAR MOTZA. AN ARMENIAN PHOTOGRAPHER, SHOT IN FRONT OF THE GOVERNMENT OFFICES IN JERUSALEM YESTERDAY WHEN EVIDENTLY MISTAKEN FOR A JEW, ALSO SUCCUMBED TO HIS WOUNDS.

A COLLECTIVE FINE OF $750 WAS LEVIED UPON THE ARAB VILLAGE OF TAYIBA FOR DISORDERS WHICH OCCURRED THERE. AGENTS SENT TO COLLECT THE FINE RETURNED, HOWEVER, WITHOUT THE MONEY.

ZEV EPSTEIN, AN OFFICIAL OF THE JEWISH AGENCY FOR PALESTINE, AND A MAN NAMED GREENBERG WERE DETAINED IN CONNECTION WITH THE FIRING UPON ARAB LABORERS YESTERDAY IN THE SANHEDRIA SUBURB OF JERUSALEM.

ARABS SURROUNDED AND FIRED UPON THE NEWLY-ESTABLISHED COLONY OF KFAR MENACHEM, NAMED FOR MENACHEM M. USSISHKIN, WORLD PRESIDENT OF THE JEWISH NATIONAL FUND. NO CASUALTIES WERE REPORTED.

RETURN OF PROMINENT ARAB LEADERS FROM THEIR EXILE IN THE SEYCHELLES ISLANDS IS DEMANDED OF THE BRITISH AND PALESTINE GOVERNMENTS IN A MEMORANDUM BY THE RULERS OF NEIGHBORING MOSLEM COUNTRIES, IT WAS REPORTED BY THE ARAB NEWS AGENCY. ARAB JUDGES AT THE SAME TIME SENT A MEMORANDUM TO THE COLONIAL OFFICE IN LONDON THREATENING TO RESIGN IN THE EVENT THE AUTHORITIES DID NOT DISCONTINUE “STRONG MEASURES AGAINST THE ARABS.” A COPY OF THE MEMORANDUM WAS SENT TO THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT.

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