JERUSALEM (Aug. 8)
While Palestine awaited with tense interest a scheduled broadcast by High Commissioner Sir Harold Alfred MacMichael tonight, presumably on the current disorders, terrorism continued unchecked today following the secret week-end visit of Colonial Secretary Malcolm MacDonald. The disorders were marked by kidnappings, bombings, sniping and sporadic attacks on Jewish settlements.
A Jew named Haim Goldenberg, 36, was shot and seriously wounded by Arab snipers while on the way to work with several other Jews in the quarries at Givat Shaul, Jerusalem suburb.
The Arab quarter of ancient Tiberias was placed under 22-hour curfew following a bombing in which an Arab was seriously wounded and eight others slightly injured. The bomb exploded in a vegetable market on the corner of Peace Street. A second bombing, in which no casualties resulted, occurred near the Anglo-Palestine Bank. An Arab youth was arrested on suspicion. Stoning attacks against Jews followed the explosions. A third bomb was found unexploded in Kinereth Street.
A four-year old Jewish girl was slightly wounded in Tel Aviv when a bomb was thrown across the border from neighboring Arab Jaffa.
About 25 acres of orange groves and a water station were destroyed by Arabs in an attack on the Jewish colony of Kfar Yonah. The terrorists set fire to a hut occupied by Jewish special policemen.
A single Jewish special policeman routed a small band of Arabs which had attacked groves at Herut America, owned by American veterans of the Jewish Legion, which helped Allenby in the conquest of Palestine during the World War.
Four armed Arabs entered the district land office in Tulkarem and demanded all maps, books and other documents. The manager ordered employes to comply. The Arabs left with documents and three typewriters. Police and troops pursued without success.
The Jewish colony of Ramat Hakovesh, where a land mine explosion killed eight Jews last week, was attacked by an Arab band last night. Special policemen repulsed the raiders without casualties.
An Arab engineer in the Public Works Department and four Arab workers were kidnaped while inspecting bridges and military roads damaged by Arab terrorists.
Thirteen Arabs were arrested in connection with the slaying yesterday of Sergeant Willis of the British constabulary after police dogs had tracked the killer to the Arab village of Burka.