London (Oct. 28)
The whole world waited today for the broadcasting hour when Albert Einstein and Bernard Shaw will be heard on the air. Prof. Einstein came to attend the dinner given jointly by the Ort and Oze organizations for the betterment of the conditions of Jews in Eastern Europe. Bernard Shaw will be his fellow guest and fellow speaker at the dinner at the Savoy hotel.
The world-renowned discoverer of the theory of relativity passed the day with Sir Herbert Samuel, ex-High Commissioner of Palestine, at whose home he is a guest.
When Prof. Einstein arrived at Dover yesterday customs formalities were waived for him. He offered to answer two questions in writing, provided they did not refer to his scientific work.
To the first question, “What do you think of Bernard Shaw?” he answered, “I am no judge of art. I only know that I have to thank Mr. Shaw for many happy hours. His humor has made people think freely about life and its problems.”
The second question related to his presence at the Ort-Oze dinner. “My visit to London is a modest contribution to the Ort and Oze organizations, to help improve the position of the Jewish people, especially in the countries of Eastern Europe, and to advance their health and economic position, which is now very bad.”