Jerusalem (Aug. 22)
Two bombs were thrown into the Applinger Hotel here Monday evening by unidentified persons, the police announced today. The hotel is owned by a German recently released from internment in Palestine.
Leaflets urging the public to boycott the hotel and protesting the release of the interned Germans were distributed outside the building’s entrance. They also demanded that the owner, a Mrs. Applinger, leave the country. A seventeen-year-old Jewish girl, Malka Strassburger, was arrested when some of the leaflets were found on her.
Meanwhile, unidentified assassins murdered Joseph Davidescu, a resident of the colony of Zichron Jacob. Ten shots were fired into Davidescu’s body through a window as he sat at home talking to a neighbor. The local press says that Davidescu was formerly connected with military intelligence.