WASHINGTON (Apr. 7)
Two senators and one member of the House of Representatives will be among the United States delegation to the Anglo-American refugee conference in Bermuda, it was learned today. Their names and the date of the conference are expected to be announced soon.
There was no indication which senators would make the trip, but it was believed that the delegate from the Lower House would be Chairman Sol Bloom, New York Democrat, of the Foreign Affairs Committee.
Authoritative sources here today warned against undue optimism in expecting a complete solution of the refugee problem from the conference. It was pointed out that the meeting was designed to be exploratory only, and that any recommendations it makes will have to be put before the Intergovernmental Committee on Refugees for further action. The fact was also stressed here that only the British and United States Governments are taking part in the conference, and that they cannot be expected to solve problems involving other powers. The Palestine question was cited as one whose answer was not foreseeable in the Anglo-American deliberations.
It was not believed that organizations interested in refugees will be able to send representatives to Bermuda to present their point of view, because of the difficulty of reaching the island. Bermuda is on the clipper route to Europe, so that priorities are necessary to obtain transportation.