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Levant Fair to Open Thursday As Scheduled

It was announced today that the Levant Fair will open here, as scheduled, On Thursday with addresses by Mayor Dizengoff and High Commissioner Sir Arthur Grenfell Wauchope. There will also be an address by J.H. Thomas, British Colonial Secretary, brought here by radio.

The fair, which will continue for a month, occupies a site of 100,000 square meters in the north of Tel Aviv on a triangle between the Mediterranean and the Yarkon River. In addition to the thirty-two countries, including the United States, which participated in the 1934 fair, this year exhibits will be shown by Norway, Turkey and Greece.

National and general pavilions will house goods under various headings such as Electrical and Mechanical Appliances, Machinery and Motors; Hardware and Ironmongery; Textiles and Clothing, Jewelry and Chemicals. New features at this fair will include an agricultural exhibition reviewing the agricultural position of Palestine, a cattle show, a ports and shipping exhibit and an exhibit showing the growth of air travel and transport in the Middle East.

Sir Arthur is patron of the fair and Mayor Dizengoff head of the fair committee.

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