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First Group of Jewish Policemen Assigned to Duty in Tel Aviv.

Thirty Jewish policewomen–the first in the state of Israel–were graduated today from a special school. They will be assigned to duty in Tel Aviv.

Mayor Israel Rokach of this city today asked the U.N. Truce Commission for permission to have each family in Tel Aviv send a food parcel to a family Jerusalem. A food supply schema for Arabs in Jaffa and Haifa, including the setting up of a cooperative storm, is also being worked out.

Meanwhile, the crews of the three American destroyers assigned by the United States to Count Folls Bernadotte’s truce observance commission have set up a base on the city’s shore, following the vessels’ arrival in Palestinian territorial waters.

Ged Hilb. The 26-year-old captain of the Jews immigrant vessel Pen York, was released today by a British military court in Haifa after he was convicted of “gross disobedience of a Royal Naval Order and unwillingness to supply information to a naval party which boarded the Pen York. ” Sentence Imposed by the court was two months imprisonment or an $08 fine. Hilb was set free after paying the fine.

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