New York (May. 25)
There will be no elections in America for delegates to the forthcoming Zionist Congress at Basle. The various parties have reached an arrangement by which the 38 seats at the Congress to which the American Zionists are entitled, having 114,000 shekel-payers, will be allocated as follows: General Zionists 20; Mizrachists 8; Poale Zionists 5; Zeire Zionists 3; and Revisionists 2.
Judge Julian W. Mack, Honorary President off the Zionist Organisation of America, who has already sailed for Europe on board the s.s. “Paris” to attend the Congress, told the J.T.A. before leaving that he is in favour of Congress electing a Presidium to take the place of Dr. Weizmann.
The programme adopted in the early part of this month by the National Executive Committee of the Zionist Organisation of America “for the guidance of the representatives of the Zionist Organisation of America at the Seven-teenth Congress” in speaking of Dr. Weizmann’s resignation also favours “the election of an Administration consisting of a group of men pledged to carry out the political and economic policies adopted by the Congress, who shall collectively enjoy the powers now vested in the President of the World Zionist Organisation, which powers they may, in their discretion, delegate from time to time to one or more members of the Administration”.