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Rumanian Revolt Crushed
Iron Guard Leader Arrested
The Rumanian revolt, which is described as a straight fight be-<*> tween General Antonescu and a strong body of Iron Guard
ionaries, led by) M. Horia Sima, has been suppressed after fierce fighting, in which more than 1000 lost their lives. M. Horia Sima has been arrested and General Sanatescu, military Go vernor of Bucharest, has imposed a curfew in the capital. The Ruman ian frontiers leading to Russia and Bulgaria have been closed to prevent the escape of the rebels." ~.? M. Sima is reported to have had 30,000,000 lei in his possession when arrested. General Antonescu alleges that he took 5,000,000 lei from the Iron Guard funds. ,An unbroken chain of picked troops surrounded Bucharest at the w.eek-end to prevent the escape of in surgents who are being mopped up. The city is slowly returning to nor mal.,. Special editions of newspapers give an account of the rebellion, signed by General Antonescu, who declares that it began with a midnight at tempt to assassinate him. The authorities smoked' out an im portant nest of 250 rebels and found a large stock of hand grenades, guns and food. The formation of a new national political party is announced. * Reliable eye-witnesses describe the appalling horrors of Wednesday night. Machine-gun and artillery fire coin cided with a vicious pogrom in which shops' were looted and burnt in all Jewish districts of the capital. Rebels raided the Palestine Bureau, and took the manager and 36 ot'.ier officials to a farm, which formerly belonged to M. Codreanu, where Iney were stripped and shot. Firing in Bucharest died down at dawn when hundreds of bodies were removed from a fashionable The wounded were attended to by the Red Cross.