Lord dudley Marley, deputy speaker of the House of Lords and chairman of the world committee to aid victims of German Fascism, was received at City Hall yesterday morning by Mayor Fiorello H. LaGuardia and Aldermanic President Bernard S. Deutsch.
Lord Marley, who is staying at the City Club, was taken to the offices of the city administration by a police escort. For more than a half hour he sat in the Mayor’s office, chatting informally with Mr. LaGuardia and other members of the reception committee. They included Arthur Garfield Hays, Richard G. Warburg, Paul Windels, Miss Dorothy Mann, Mrs Louis Cohn, Louis Boudin, Mrs. S. Hilkowich, Mrs. Caroline Greenfield, and Maxwell Hyde.
During his informal conversa- tion with Lord Marley, Mayor LaGuardia declared that under normal circumstances he would have given the British statesmen a big reception. But these receptions, he said, have been cut out completely because of their abuse in previous administrations.
Lord Marley, discussing the problem of Hitler’s Germany with newspapermen, decared that “this is not alone a Jewish problem it is amuch broader problem. The non-Jewish sufferers in Germany outnumber the Jewish sufferes.”
“One-half of what is going on in Germany has not been told,” he said. “The Germans have learned the technique of erushing people without news of it getting out side.”
Lord Marley is leaving today for New Haven, where he is scheduled to make his first address of his present visit to the United states. After a nation-wide tour, he will return to England on February 28. He will speak in New York on February 24, at the Mectemple.