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10,000 More British Troops Due in Palestine; Ship Brings 1,003 Jews from Europe

The already formidable British garrison in Palestine is to be reinforced by another 10,000 troops, who are due to arrive in Haifa during the week-end, according to reliable reports. Meanwhile, it was announced that a British army hospital based in Egypt, and another from Syria, have been transferred to Palestine.

Three hundred Jewish refugees disembarked today from the Rumanian-Soviet steamer Transylvania, which arrived at Haifa early this morning fron Constanza, bearing 1,003 Jewish immigrants from Poland, Hungary and Rumania. The remaining passengers are expected to leave the vessel tomorrow night after they have been subjected to a rigid health inspection, because of a report that there was typhus aboard the ship. Passage for the group was provided by the Joint Distribution Committee.