Jerusalem (Jan. 15)
Jewish Agency circles today ridiculed a report being circulated in Cairo by an American news agency that Dr. Chaim Weizmann, president of the Agency, had offered Ibn Saud $100,000,000 to remain neutral on the Palestine question.
The same circles expressed doubt concerning the truth of another report carried by a New York newspaper that Judge Joseph C. Hutcheson, American chairman of the Anglo-American Inquiry Committee on Palestine, and several other committee members are inclined to propose admission of 200,000 Jews to Palestine as the price for liquidation of the aim of a Jewish state.
This report, an Agency spokesman said, is “illogical and improbable” since the committee has not as yet carried out inquiry in Europe and Palestine. “But if the report is true, the Jewish Agency will unequivocally and unflinchingly reject it,” the spokesman declared.