Jews Isolated on Mt. Scopus Receive First Food Convoy in Two Montes; Arranged by U.S.

U.N. officials succeeded today in arranging for a supply convoy to carry food and other essentials to besieged Hadassah Hospital stop Mt. Scopus. This was the first supply convoy to reach the Mt. Scopus sector for the past two months. No incidents were reported.

Reuters reported from Amman today that 2,000 Arab refugees from Palestine demonstrated against the formation of the so-called “Palestine Arab Government” with its seat in Gaza. The demonstrators also pledged their support to King Abdullah who, they said, should “speak on Palestine’s behalf.”

Arab reports from Gaza said today Haj Amin el Husseini, the exiled Mufti of Jerusalem, has been elected president of the national assembly in the new government proclaimed for Palestine by the Arab League. The assembly session was held yesterday in Egyptian-occupied Gaza.

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