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Hope Seen for Exiles Quarantined in Beirut; May Remain if Future is Guaranteed

Central refugee relief organizations here today received a cable from the Jewish Community of Beirut, Syria, declaring there was hope that the quarantine passengers of the S.S. Frossula would be permitted to remain in Syria provided Jewish organizations accepted the responsibility of maintaining them and guaranteeing that they would not become public burdens. The cable revealed the presence of two unidentified American citizens among the passengers and 28 no Jewish refugees. A majority of the ship’s 658 passengers, who were quarantined here when the ship was swept by an epidemic at sea, Czech Jews. including 194 women and 77 children.