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Palestine Government Pardons Seven Arab Leaders of 1939 Riots; Lull in Country Continues

Sir Henry Gurney, acting high commissioner in the (##)nce of Sir Alan G. Cunningham, today pardoned seven Arab rebels who had been imprisoned as leaders of the Arab riots of 1939.

Meanwhile, the lull in Palestine continued today as the Jewish community here (##)ched closely the reports of High Commissioner Cunningham’s efforts in London to present the disembarkation of the Exodus Jews in Hamburg.

The Government censorship today banned the Zionist Actions Committee resolution decribing Palestine as a police state and severely criticizing the British for their results on the Jewish community.

The body of a man who was killed Tuesday in the explosion of a Haganah arms (##)he in Tel Aviv was identified today as Simha Oser, 23, one of the Jews who escaped from Acre Prison last May.

Two British policemen have been dismissed from their posts for indiscriminate (##)cting on Aug. 21, it was announced today. Considerable damage was done to homes (##) Jewish-owned shops during the firing.