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Two Ships Seized in Palestine for Transporting Jews; Censor Bans U.S. Books

A prize court today ordered the seizure of the vessels “Tel Hai” and “Wingate” which were intercepted last March transporting visaless Jewish immigrants to Palestine.

Lord Marshal Montgomery arrived in Palestine today for a three-day stay during which he will hold consultations with military authorities on the plan for converting Palestine into the chief British stronghold in the Middle East.

The Palestine censor today issued an order prohibiting the importation of a number of books and pamphlets published in the United States during the war. The list includes the books of Pierre van Paassen describing Jewish contributions to the British war effort and Rabbi Israel Goldstein’s “Prepare the Way,” published by the Jewish National Fund of America.