JERUSALEM (Jul. 17)
A Jewish auxiliary policeman and four Arabs were killed today, raising to six toll in a weekend of continued Palestine disorders. a Jewish laborer was killed yesterday.
Policeman Peter Pachner, 25, a native of Leipzig, Germany, while watching the groves at Ramat Hakovesh settlement, was fired upon and killed by Arabs from the neigh-boring village of Tirah. police entered the village and killed an armed Arab, Mochamad Naserella, who refused to halt at their command.
Three Arabs were found dead of bullet wounds in various sections bordering on Tel Aviv. Police in Tel Aviv extensively searched and closed the premises of the National Labor Organization, a Zionist-Revisionist union, and also the office of the Zionist-Revisionist Central Committee, arresting five employees, including Zvi Rosenblatt, one of the defendants in the trial for the murder of Dr. Chaim Arlosoroff, Laborite Zionist leader, in 1934. Rosenblatt was found not guilty in the trial.
Terrorism spread to Acre, where last month Shlomo ben Joseph was hanged in the first execution of a Jew in several centuries. Three bombings were recorded in the town, one at the town hall, another at a Jewish house and the third in a market place. The first two explosions brought no casualties, while three Arabs were slightly wounded in the third.
The Jewish laborer was killed in a grove near the American-Jewish colony of Nathania, named after the late philanthropist, Nathan Straus. Two Arabs entered the grove and asked two Jewish workers for quinine. while one of the Jews went to fetch it, the Arabs drew revolvers and shot down Baruch Parkash, 40.
The seaport city of Haifa, scene of unprecedented terrorism which has forced hundreds of Jews to evacuate mixed quarters, was again gripped by tension after a brief respite. Arson of Jewish shops is continuing and Arab shops which had begun to reopen, after being closed for days in a protest strike called by terrorists, again shuttered their doors.