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Boycott Heads Sail Tonight for London Parley

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Five representatives of the Non-Sectarian Anti-Nazi League to Champion Human Rights, headed by Samuel Untermyer, president, will sail for England on the Berengaria tonight to attend the International Boycott Conference beginning in London November 25. The conference in London is intended to extend and strengthen the boycott movement, initiated here by the league eighteen months ago.

The delegation will, in addition to Mr. Untermyer, be made up of Dr. Paul Hutchinson of Chicago, editor of the Christian Century; Mrs. William McAdoo Jr. of Los Angeles; Richard J. Beamish, former secretary of the Common-wealth of Pennsylvania, and Mrs. Mark Harris, chairman of the women’s division of the Non-Sectarian Anti-Nazi League.

Delegates from eighteen countries are expected to take part in the conference. Philanthropic and social welfare organizations, boycott associations and committees of church groups, labor unions and similar bodies will be represented.

The program of the conference schedules the events: 1) Presentation of reports showing the progress of the boycott; 2) the exchange of information relating to the substitution of German products; 3) the consideration of the problem presented by Nazi propaganda in different countries and the need for checking the spread of Hitlerite theories of racial hatred and warfare; 4) the establishment of a permanent world boycott organization; 5) the organization of a bureau of statistics and information and a number of related questions.

Mr. Untermyer has been invited by the London organizing committee to preside over the conference. This committee includes among its members Sir Robert Mond, Chacham, Moses Gaster, Philip Guedalla, Montague Lyons, Cyril Q. Henriques, and J. Cofman-Nicoresti.

Conference speakers will include Walter M. Citrine, president of the International Federation of Trade Unions. A special message on behalf of American Labor will be sent by William Green, president of the American Federation of Labor.

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