King George Aids Warsaw Jew to Move to England
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King George Aids Warsaw Jew to Move to England

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ITZCHAK ELTES, WARSAW HAIRDRESSER, WAS INFORMED TODAY KING GEORGE VI HAS GRANTED HIS REQUEST FOR PERMISSION TO GO TO ENGLAND TO LIVE.

AFTER ELTES, IN A CORONATION MESSAGE OF CONGRATULATIONS, HAD TOLD THE KING HOW HARD IT WAS TO MAKE A LIVING HERE, THE BRITISH CONSULATE ADVISED THE HAIRDRESSER TODAY THAT BY ROYAL ORDER A VISA HAD BEEN GRANTED HIM. IN HIS MESSAGE, ELTES PROMISED TO BECOME A USEFUL SUBJECT OF HIS MAJESTY.

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