3 Jews Wounded in Arab Attack; New Military Trials Scheduled

THREE JEWS WERE SERIOUSLY INJURED IN AN ARAB ATTACK IN HAIFA, IT WAS REPORTED HERE TODAY, WHILE THE NEWLY-ESTABLISHED MILITARY COURTS SCHEDULED NEW TRIALS OF ARAB TERRORISTS.

NOAH KUPER, 28 YEARS OLD, WALTER MENDELSOHN AND YONA MICHAELOVITCH WERE RETURNING TO HAIFA FROM THE NESHER CEMENT FACTORY WHEN TWO ARABS FIRED ON THEIR CAR WITH AN AUTOMATIC REVOLVER AND ESCAPED. CURFEW WAS IMPOSED AND PUNITIVE POLICE POSTS WERE ESTABLISHED IN THE QUARTER WHERE THE SHOOTINGS OCCURRED.

THE MILITARY COURT AT HAIFA, WHICH WEDNESDAY SENTENCED SHEIKH FARHAN ESSADI TO DEATH, WILL HOLD ITS SECOND SESSION SATURDAY TO TRY THREE OF THE TERRORIST LEADER’S ACCOMPLICES. THE JERUSALEM MILITARY COURT NEXT MONDAY WILL TRY MOHAMMED ALI, ARRESTED NOV. 23 IN JAFFA FOR CARRYING A REVOLVER.

SHEIKH FARHAN, IT WAS ANNOUNCED TODAY, WILL BE HANGED SATURDAY AT EIGHT A.M. IN ACRE. MAJOR-GENERAL ARCHIBALD P. WAVELL HAS CONFIRMED THE SENTENCE. THE EXECUTION WILL BE THE FIRST FOR POSSESSION OF ARMS SINCE THE BRITISH OCCUPATION OF PALESTINE IN 1918. EMIR ABDULLAH OF TRANSJORDAN HAS APPEALED TO GENERAL WAVELL TO AMNESTY THE AGED ARAB TERRORIST LEADER.

MEANWHILE, TROOPS WERE CONTINUING INTENSIVE SEARCHES FOR BANDS IN THE SAFED HILLS. SEVERAL BOMB EXPLOSIONS OCCURRED IN GAZA. A COLLECTIVE FINE WAS IMPOSED ON AN ARAB VILLAGE FOR THE ROBBING OF A GOVERNMENT COLLECTOR.

A DRIVE TO AID PALESTINE ARABS, ACCOMPANIED BY VIOLENT ANTI-JEWISH AND ANTI-BRITISH PROPAGANDA, HAS BEEN LAUNCHED IN THE IMAMATE OF YEMEN, IT WAS REPORTED HERE TODAY BY THE ARAB NEWSPAPER ADIFAA. DONATIONS FOR THE ARAB CAUSE IN PALESTINE REPORTEDLY WERE ASKED BY ASHMED SEIF EL ISLAM, HEIR APPARENT. PROMINENT IN THE WAVE OF PROPAGANDA IS THE INSINUATION THAT GALILEE DISTRICT COMMISSIONER LEWIS Y. ANDREWS WAS KILLED BY JEWS TO ANTAGONIZE THE BRITISH AGAINST THE MOSLEMS. IMAM YAHYA HAS INVITED THE MUFTI OF JERUSALEM, A FUGITIVE IN SYRIA, TO SETTLE IN YEMEN, ACCORDING TO THE ARAB PAPER.

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