London (Feb. 25)
(Jewish Telegraphic Agency Mail Service)
The Egyptian currency now in use in Palestine will be replaced by the new Palestine currency by the ##, Col. Leopold H. Amery, Secretary for the Colonies, stated in Commons in reply to the questions of Col. Josiah Wedgwood.
The new coins will be the mil, or one thousandth part of a Palestine Pound, and multiples of the mil. The inscriptions will be in the three official languages of the country–English, Arabic and Hebrew.
In asking for information regarding the new issue, Col. Wedgwood demanded why the head of a king other than Gourge V of England appears on the currency.
Eighteen Jewish students were ## the who received degrees from Harvard University at the annual midyear award.