LONDON (Jan. 15)
Dr. Chaim Weizmann has not officially tendered his resignation, the JTA learns authoritatively. Rumors of the Zionist President’s resignation have been current thr last two months, Dr. Weizmann having expressed his intention to resign, owing to differences of opinion with other members and on account of ill health, before his last visit to Palestina. At his request the circulation of the rumor was than stopped, it having been submitted that the question was subject to serious consideration.
The speculation that Sir Alfred Mond or James de Rothschild will succeed Dr. Weizmann in the event he resigns have been proved here as “baseless”. Similarly unfounded is said to be that Dr. Weizmann’s resignation was due to the oppositional arising out of alledged support of Emir Abdullah’s plan for an Arab Confederation including Palestine and Transjordania.