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New Palestine High Commissioner Popular in Territories He Served

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

Sir John Robert Chanceller, whose appointment as Palestine’s new High Commissioner to succeed Lord Plumer was announced yesterday, is highly regarded in the territories he has administered. Sir John ## as Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Southern Rhode? and in Trinidad. He is considered an able, popular man who has never participated in politics. As an engineer he is greatly interested in public works and improvements.

The labor representative from Trinidad, now in London attending the ## Commonwealth Labor Conference speaks highly of Sir John’s administrative ability and popularity.