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Chief of European Service J.T.A.

London.

###unt Allenby, conqueror of Palestine, never forgets his ###rades in arms, particularly the members of the Jewish which fought under his command. Just a few days Britain’s great Jubilec celebration, and hearty old Field Marshal, now old, stule time off from the arduous ###ions for the celebration to take part ###ening of an exhibition of sculptures ###ikoff. Palestinian artist who fought ### East campaigns in the Legion. exhibition opened in the Bloomsbury ### Viscount Allenby was among the ###rrive. He strode over to the Jewish ###, clapped him on the back and ### out:

We know each other, don’t we, ###w?” ###azed artist (a private before his general) mutely as###Then the famed soldier caught sight of the bronze ###mself which is one of the ### of the exhibition.

###Mabel,” he called out to ###nby, “what do you think ### says later, Viscount Allen######yed to Survey to review ### Boys Brigade, an orga#####omewhat similar to the ###, at its Silver Jubilee ### paid eloquent tribute to #alty to the Empire.

### and in action I have ######essed by your loyalty to ### King, who is the guardian ###ty and strength such as ### in no other country in ### he declared.

###sed the boys for their ### greeted a detachment of #omrades“, alumni of the #ade who served in the ### complimented the Jewish ### from Glasgow.

### day—Jubilee Day—if #een one of the several ### lined the route of the ### from Buckingham Palestine ### Paul’s Cathedral, you ### seen Viscount Allenby ### all the panoply of his ### Gold Stick in Waiting to ###—in the carriage im### following the open lan### carried King George ### Mary.

### was a city transformed ###bilee celebrations. No ### ever have believed that England would let ###her### she did to celebrate the ### anniversary of the ### of George and Mary. ###s a blaze of light and ### mass of shouting, sing ### the East End, around ### way, the decorations ### elaborate as along the Strand, but there were decorations. The East End demonstrated its loyalty unrestrainedly. In the Jewish quarter, around Aldgate, the neighbors brought chairs and tables into the roped-off streets and had communal tea parties for the children, and entertainment for the adults just as in the more prosperous West End hotels.

During the procession hours, the section was deserted. Mothers carrying the baby and dragging the children, trudged through the hot streets to vantage points where the children might catch, through the crowd, a glimpse at the towering busby on a passing cavalryman and be able to say long after that they had seen the Jubilee procession.

But the East End is waiting its turn. The King and Queen will drive through the East End on one of the Saturday afternoon Jubilee drives. Then there’ll be excitement in Whitechapel!

EPSTEIN ON THE PHILISTINES

Jacob Epstein has discovered the fountain-spring of Philistinism and has declared war on it. The modern Vandal tribes, he says, come from Southern Rhodesia and he has declared war on that land to protect the eighteen statues now ornamenting Agar House in the Strand. The building, formerly the home of the British Medical Association, has been acquired by the government of Southern Rhodesia whose High Commissioner here has announced his intention of dispensing with the Epstein statuary. It is rumored that the government will part unreluctantly with the seven-foot figures for $10,000 each.

“Vandalism! Vandalism! Sheer vandalism!” snorted Mr. Epstein. “It is as much vandalism to remove those statues as it was when one dynasty in Egypt destroyed the works of a previous dynasty.

“They may own the building,” he continued indignantly, but they have no moral right to remove the statues. Neither have they any moral right to sell them.”

To a sympathetic reporter, he explained, “The Southern Rhodesia government is evidently going to suit its tastes to its pocket. That’s a Philistinian way of looking at the matter if you like!”

In a letter to the Sunday Observer, Sculptor Epstein returned to the battle of words with new vigor. Denying that the statues were “topical”, he declared that the figures were intended to have universal appeal “even perhaps understood in South Rhodesia….

“The vandalism consists in removing and putting a price upon a decoration, the battle for which was fought out twenty-seven years ago, but the spirit of Philistinism dies not, and united to ownership dictates what shall and shall not be done to a decoration on a London building. We think dynasties that destroyed and mutilated the works

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