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Bulgarian Jews Under Military Rule; Anti-jewish Law Placed in Effect

All able-bodied Jews in Bulgaria mobilized for civilian work or in labor battalions will be under the jurisdiction of military tribunals and the articles of war, according to a decision of the Bulgarian Cabinet broadcast over the Berlin radio today.

The town of Skopljo in Bulgarian-occupied Macedonia is the first city to place in effect the rigid anti-Jewish laws promulgated in Bulgaria last month, according to a report appearing today in the Nya Daglight Allehands, a Swedish newspaper.

The regulations announced by the Skoplje municipal authorities prohibit Jews from appearing in public parks after 2 P.M., forbid them to patronize large stores, restaurants or places of entertainment and bar Jews from using public baths except at proscribed hours.

Four Jews were arrested in the Bulgarian city of Rushtchuk and sent to a concentration camp for allegedly circulating pamphlets hostile to the pro-Nazi regime, the Deutsche Zeitung, a Nazi paper reaching here today, reports. In Sofia, the Bulgarian capital, agitation against the Jews continues. The pro-Nazi newspaper Vecher, received here today, carries an article by one Kliment Dalkaluchov stating that “to pity Jews is like pitying your enemy in time of war.”

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