Commons Seeks “leak” in Partition Story Printed Here July 4

PUBLICATION IN THE NEW YORK TIMES ON JULY 4 OF AN ACCURATE FORECAST OF THE CONTENTS OF THE ROYAL COMMISSION’S REPORT RECOMMENDING TRIPARTITION OF PALESTINE, FOUR DAYS BEFORE THE REPORT WAS FORMALLY RELEASED FOR PUBLICATION, WILL BE MADE THE SUBJECT OF QUESTIONING IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS NEXT TUESDAY.

LT.-COM. R.T. FLETCHER, LABORITE, REVEALED TODAY HE WILL ASK COLONIAL SECRETARY WILLIAM ORMSBY-GORE ON THAT DAY WHETHER IT INDICATED THAT “A LEAKAGE OF CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION HAD TAKEN PLACE.”

THE NEW YORK TIMES DISPATCH, DATED LONDON, WAS CREDITED TO THE PALCOR NEWS AGENCY, OFFICIAL ZIONIST BUREAU. IN ITS REPORT, THE AGENCY ATTRIBUTED THE SOURCE OF ITS INFORMATION TO A “RELIABLE AUTHORITY.” COMPARISON OF THE DISPATCH WITH THE ACTUAL REPORT SHOWS STRIKING SIMILARITIES IN DETAIL.

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