The British government has performed a somersault with regard to the disarmament question. In its foreign policy it is willing to recognize the equal rights of Germany for armanments, and it is discouraging Austria from appealing to the League of Nations.
A strong section in the British Foreign Office and in London is in favor of an anti-Soviet united front. Vansittart, a Catholic and fanatic anti-Russian, is permanent. Secretariat of the Bristish Foreign Office. He is sedulousy working in this direction, as is Sir Arhur Balfour, steel magnae, who is openlyfavoring German rearmament.
Speaking of profit, the case of the Jewish printer of the Nazi broadside “Amerikas Deutsche Post” is paralleled in the story of Ustinov, a Russioan Jew. The latter is former London Corespoundent for the Wolff Bureau, national press association of Germany, and present representative of the merged news service of Wolff and the Telegraphe-Union. Ustinov is engaged in publishing a book by General Goering “explaining” the Nazi program.
There was a snag in Ustinov’s arragnements. After making all ready, setting up type and takin proofs authorities in Berlin decided the volume was too “unspoken.” Its propaganda value in England ws question.
Goering and an Irish translator started again. The publishers, Ivor Nicholson and Watson, now planning to bring out tomes about the English Prime Minister and about Snowden, decided they might be embarrassed by the simultaneous appearance of he three books.
So the firm of Elkin Mathews was created to publish the Goering book. Ivor Nicholson and Watson will publish MacDonald and Snowden.
The Day Book reporter chanced upon two Yiddish newspaper reporters Tuesday who nearly came to blows over this question which of them had asked Lord Marley a pertinent query about Palestine? The question was one of priority. One representative insisted he had done he asking. A representative of a rival paper insisted that he had done the asking. Both had interviewed his Lordship on board the White Star liner Olympic. Neigher had been particularly inquisitive at the press conference but they enjoyed the dinner they were served. One of them is a well known authority on Jewish leterary history. The truth of the matter was that the Day Book had posed the question.