Identity Cards Ordered for All Men in Palestine; 700 Arabs Under Arrest

Military rule was further extended in Pales when the authorities issued a regulation making identification cards compulsory for males. The regulation, last of a series designed to aid a British army of 25, the ara3 rebellion, takes effect on Nov. 7. It supplants the voluntary system instituted by the authorities several weeks ago.

More than 700 Arabs were held by British troops today following searches in the town of Silat Hartiya, Mizra Sharkia and Jaffa. Six hundred were seized in Silat corporal seeing wounded during the operation. Another hundred were detained at Mizra Sharkia in a search following an attack upon troops and police near Ramallah. Two day in Jaffa have netted 50 known terrorists.

Four terrorists poured gasoline over bags of mail in the Ramleh post office and set them afire. The mail was partly destroyed.

Royal Air Force planes engaged a mounted band south of Safed, killing c hand was torn off by the premature explosion of a bomb meant for a Jewish bus. The Jewish settlements of klriat and Nachalat Itzhak, near Jerusalem, were fired upon last night. A stone crusher was destroyed by incendiary fire.

Curfew was imposed on the town of Samekh after a small demonstration against the Balfour Declaration had been dispersed. Meanwhile, anti-Zionist sentiment continued to spread in neighboring Arab countries. Haboker, Hebrew daily, reported from Baghdad that in two prosperous quarters posters were put up vilifying Jewish residents and warning them to move out.

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