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Representatives of Jewish Papers Appeal to Argentine Government

Representatives of the Jewish newspapers in Buenos Aires, which were closed by order of the Argentine Government banning all Jewish publications in the country, today called on members of the Argentine cabinet and appealed for lifting of the ban.

(The United Press reports that several Jewish newspapers were allowed to resume publication today, largely because the closing order had worked hardships on employees of the publications. Others still were banned, it said.)

At the same time, the Argentine Press Association intervened with the Ramir Government to permit the reappearance of the Yiddish newspapers, which have been closed since Wednesday. No official reason has been given by the authorities for the suspension order, Argentine newspapers and news agencies have been ordered to make no mention of the closing down of the Yiddish papers which have a large circulation among the 350,000 Jews in the country and also in the neighboring countries. The Yiddish papers have been outspokenly pro-United States.