London (Jul. 24)
(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)
Lord Balfour, on the occasion of his 80th birthday today, was the recipient of many congratulatory messages from leading Jews and Zionists in all parts of the world A letter signed by Lord Melchett, as President of the Federation of English Zionists, congratulated the author of the Balfour Declaration in behalf of the Zionists of England.
A luncheon in honor of Lord Balfour was given today at the British Academy. The Prince of Wales. who presided, praised him for his services as a statesman and for his learning to which message Lord Balfour replied with thanks.