JERUSALEM (Oct. 5)
High Commissioner Sir Harold Alfred MacMichael left for London by plane today, reportedly in connection with the forthcoming publication of the Woodhead Commission’s report. He was accompanied by D. G. Harris, commissioner for special affairs. It was Sir Harold’s first trip to London since replacing Sir Arthur Grenfell Wauchope as Palestine High Commissioner last February.
Two Jews were killed and two others were wounded in continuing disorders yesterday. Constable Moshe Suesberg, 22, was shot and killed by snipers at Haifa. His companion, Joseph Romberg, 22, was wounded. Moshe Zemler, 40, a baker from Poland, was shot down by Arabs in an ambush near Tel Aviv. He leaves a widow and three children. Jacob Minz, was shot and seriously wounded while motorcycling near Mikve Israel.
Haolam, official Zionist organ, was suspended for two months for publishing an article in which it pilloried District Commissioner Robert E. H. Crosbie.
It was reported from Baghdad today that Mahmoud Ramiz, leader of the Iraq nationalist movement, has addressed an open letter to the four “Munich powers” urging them to end the bloodshed and civil strife in Palestine. Ramiz asked that the leaders of Great Britain, France, Italy and Germany take an interest in the fate of Palestine, “acknowledging the legitimate rights of its inhabitants.” He warned that the Palestine Arabs, unless those rights were established, would “continue their battle.”