London (Nov. 18)
The Earl of Reading will preside at a banquet which will be given in honour of Dr. Ch. Weizmann under the auspices of the British section of the Jewish Agency and the English Zionist Federation at Grosvenor House on Monday evening, December 7th. Colonel Amery, former Secretary for the Colonies, and Colonel Walter Elliott, will be the principal speakers.
Arrangements have been made with the B.B.C. for broadcasting the speeches in England, and they will also be relayed to the United States.
Lady Erleigh is Chairman of the Banqueting Committee with Major H. L. Nathan, M.P., as Vice-Chairman. The patrons include the Dowager Lady Melchett, Lady Simon, Lady Samuel, Viscountess Snowden, Sir Louis Baron, Sir Julian Cahn, Sir Montagu Burton, Sir Philip Hartog, and a number of other distinguished persons.
No appeal will be made at the Banquet but the Committee has undertaken such an appeal in anticipation of the banquet, and already over Â£3,000 have been raised.