JERUSALEM (Sep. 23)
Called apparently as a “parade test” of Arab rebel strength, a one-day arab general strike broke out today throughout pales tine. the strike was helped by the fact that friday is the Moslem sabbath.
Three more Jews were added today to the death toll in the current disorders. Shimon Rosenzweig, 40, a native of Safed, was ambushed and killed near Herdera. david Kraus, 26, of Hungary, and Arieh Cornfield, 25, of Poland, died this morning of wounds received in previous attacks. Kraus, a policeman who was married two weeks ago, was wounded in Safed Sep. 12. Cornfeld was shot last night in the Manshieh quarter of Jaffa.
British warplanes and troops inflicted 21 casualties on an Arab band in an engagement yesterday in the vicinity of Safed. two british soldiers were wounded.
The Jewish Agency for Palestine has submitted to the Government a schedule for Jewish labor immigration covering the next six months, it was announced today by Moshe Shertok, head of the agency’s political department. the current labor schedule, which expires this month, called for 1,000 certificates.