Emperors of Japan and Ethiopia Mourn Weizmann; Will Disclosed

Lord Nathan, longtime friend of the late President Weizmann and his former legal advisor, today made public the fact that the President’s will provides that all his property go to his widow. Lord Nathan said that he had been authorized to make this statement by Mrs. Weizmann and her son Benjamin.

Hundreds of letters and cables of condolence on the death of President Weizmann continued arriving today. Among the communications to Mrs. Weizmann were cables from Emperor Hirohito of Japan, Emperor Haille Selassie, President Theodor Heuss of West Germany, Prime Minister Louis St. Laurent of Canada and Prime Minister Holland of New Zealand.

Meanwhile, the executive of the World Zionist Organization has instructed Zionist federations throughout the world to observe 30 days of mourning for Dr. Weizmann. It ordered that all letters sent by the federations in that period be bordered in black and that all Zionist flags be flown at half-mast for the traditional seven days of mourning after the funeral. On the seventh day Zionist schools all over the world will devote an hour to eulogies of the late Zionist Leader. It also urged the holding of memorial meetings and special religious services by Zionist groups.

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