Jews Beaten in Polish Disorders; Primary Schools Segregate Pupils

Thirty Jews were beaten, several shops were demolished and windows of many Jewish houses were broken in anti-Semitic excesses in the town of Lyda in the Wilno district today. Police restored order.

The beginning of the term at the Lwow Polytechnicum was marked by an attack on Jewish students during a medical examination. Many of them were beaten and three were removed to the hospital.

Segregation of Jewish pupils in elementary schools was reported today from many provincial towns throughout Poland. Hitherto such segregation has been confined to the Polish universities, where Jewish students are forced to occupy “ghetto benches” under a Government-sanctioned decree.

A special Jewish elementary school has been established in the town of Sokolow-Podlaski, with a non-Jewish headmaster and the majority of teachers non-Jews. A congress of Endek (National Democratic) teachers in Warsaw has adopted a resolution urging the Government to dismiss Jewish teachers from elementary schools where Christian pupils are enrolled.

The newspaper Express Poranny reports that the last Jew has left the township of Koscian, near the German border, where recently the last Jewish-owned house was sold.

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