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Arrests in Connection with Palestine Mail Loss

May 15, 1929
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Four Arabs, including one woman, were arrested in connection with the mail bags lost en route from New York to Jerusalem.

Checks amounting to several hundred pounds were found at the home of Michael Swidi, Christian Arab, who was arrested as leader of the band.

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