JERUSALEM (Jul. 10)
Two battalions of British troops, it was announced here, have already left Egypt and are expected in jerusalem momentarily. Two other battalions have been ordered to stand by.
Nervousness was increased when it was learned that the Emir Abdullah, ruler of British-mandated Transjordan, had sent a memorandum to High Commissioner Sir Harold
Alfred MacMichael which points out that recent events had “irritated” Bedouin tribes in his territory.
Two Jewish youths, Itzhak Charif and Zvi ben Horn were stabbed yesterday morning by Arabs while walking in the Hatikvah quarter of Tel Aviv. The assailants escaped.
The Arab Women’s Organization and other Arab groups submitted memorandums to the High Commissioner demanding exile of Jewish leaders of organizations of “known tendencies.”