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Ghetto Laws Extended to Polish Industrial City

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The ghetto laws in Nazi-held Poland have been extended to the industrial city of Piotrkow, according to information received in Polish circles here today. Jews in Piotrkow are henceforth forbidden to appear in the main streets of the city.

In Lublin, the authorities issued an order prohibiting non-Jewish drivers from conveying Jewish passengers, on pain of heavy fine and withdrawal of licenses. Jewish drivers must wear six-pointed stars in their hats.

In Kielce, the confinement of Jews in the ghetto was completed last week. All Jewish business enterprises and workshops have been transferred to the ghetto. The last non-Jews are leaving the ghetto shortly. Jews employed outside the ghetto are not allowed to leave the ghetto individually, but are led to places of work in groups, under the command of Nazi policemen.

Inhabitants of the two Redom ghettos are not permitted to leave, even to take up work. New curfews have been proclaimed in the Lash district, from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. for Poles and from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. for Jews.

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