A mixed commission will shortly be set up to examine the question of migration over the Lithuanian-Soviet border in the Wilno district, it was reported here today.
The frontier, after a period during which crossing was permitted freely, has now been closed. Twelve hundred Jews returned here today after they had been refused entry by the Soviet authorities. They comprised chiefly laborers and professionals who had intended to proceed to the Soviet interior in search of work.
Hitherto thousands of Wilno inhabitants had been freely admitted to Western White Russia. The Lithuanian authorities were constantly facilitating their departure, but the Soviet authorities are now no longer permitting their entry.