28 More Seized in Drive on Terrorists; 2 Jews, 2 Arabs Hurt in Clash

PRESSING ITS DRIVE TO STAMP OUT ARAB TERRORISM, THE AUTHORITIES TODAY ARRESTED 28 MORE SUSPECTED TERRORISTS IN THE VILLAGE OF AL MAZAR, NEAR JENIN, WHERE SHEIKH FARHAN ESSADI, 70-YEAR-OLD BANDIT CHIEFTAIN, AND THREE AIDES WERE SEIZED SUNDAY

NIGHT WITH ARMS AND AMMUNITION. SIX ARAB HOUSES, WHOSE OWNERS WERE CHARGED WITH HARBORING BANDITS, WILL BE DYNAMITED, IT WAS ANNOUNCED FOLLOWING THE NEWEST ARRESTS.

SHEIKH FARHAN, REGARDED AS SUCCESSOR TO SHEIKH KASSAM EL-DIN, TERRORIST GANG LEADER WHO WAS KILLED BY THE POLICE TWO YEARS AGO, WILL GO ON TRIAL TOMORROW AT HAIFA BEFORE THE NEWLY-ESTABLISHED MILITARY COURT. HE AND HIS AIDES FACE THE DEATH PENALTY UNDER THE POWERS GRANTED THE COURT.

A NEW REGULATION PUBLISHED TODAY IN THE OFFICIAL PALESTINE GAZETTE PUTS THE COURT’S DECISIONS BEYOND CHALLENGE. WRITS OF HABEAS CORPUS ISSUED BY CIVIL COURTS, THE REGULATION PROVIDES, WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

DISPUTE OVER TITLE TO LAND IN THE VICINITY OF HAIFA LED TODAY TO AN ATTACK BY ARABS OF THE VILLAGE OF SAADI UPON A GROUP OF PLOUGHMEN OF THE NEARBY JEWISH SETTLEMENT OF HAZOREA. TWO ARABS AND TWO JEWS WERE WOUNDED IN THE CLASH. THE ASSAILANTS WERE FINALLY DISPERSED BY A SUPERNUMERARY WHO FIRED HIS RIFLE INTO THE AIR.

BOMBS WERE THROWN NEAR THE BRITISH POLICE BARRACKS AT GAZA AND NEAR THE RAILWAY STATION. THE TRACKS WERE DAMAGED SHORTLY AFTER THE TRAIN TO EGYPT HAD PASSED. THE DISTRICT COMMISSIONER THREATENED PROMINENT ARAB CHIEFTAINS OF THE VICINITY WITH PENALTIES F THE BOMB-THROWERS WERE NOT TURNED OVER TO THE POLICE BY NOON.

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