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Smuts Urges Britain to Conform to Balfour Pledge, Recast Recent Plan, in Cable to Macdonald

The issuance of a statement by the British government announcing that the terms of the Balfour Declaration would be fully carried out in good faith and the recasting of the recently announced British policy in Palestine in accordance with the Balfour Declaration was urged upon the British government today by General Jan Christian Smuts, in a cable to Premier MacDonald.

General Smuts, former premier of South Africa, was a member of the British war-time cabinet that issued the Balfour Declaration. Shortly after the Shaw Commission hearings had been concluded General Smuts, to-