Buenos Aires (May. 24)
The trip that James G. McDonald, League of Nations High Commissioner for Jewish and other refugees from Germany, made to the Argentine to obtain better immigration conditions for refugees, has proved unsuccessful, it was stated in government circles.
Dr. Llamas, Argentina’s Secretary for Foreign Affairs and Dr. Melo, Minister of Interior, in their conversations with Mr. McDonald, definitely informed him that the government does not intend to make any special provisions for the immigration of German-Jewish refugees.
The government spokesmen, it was learned, emphasized that such an immigration will only play into the hands of the Fascist elements in the country who would utilize it for anti-Semitic propaganda.
Failing to place a number of Jewish professionals from Germany in the Argentine, Commissioner McDonald has sent his special secretary, Samuel Guy Inman, from here to Chile, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama and other countries of Central America, to negotiate for possibilities of placing Jewish doctors, professors and engineers in those territories.
Mr. Inman expects to complete his trip in those countries by June