JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (Dec. 7)
Well attended celebrations in this city and Capetown marked the observance of the 70th birthday of Dr. Chaim Weizmann. Substantial sums were raised to inscribe his name in the Golden Book of the Jewish National Fund. Attending the Capetown celebration were the mayor of the city, several city councillors, members of the consular corps and other dignitaries.
Formation of a Â£1,000,000 company in South Africa for the purpose of Palestine development was announced here today following the return from Palestine of Jack Gering, manager of the African-Palestine Investment Company.