Foreign News: Palestine Portents

COMMONWEALTH (British Commonwealth of Nations)

Thou shalt be visited of the Lord of hosts with thunder and with earthquake. . . .

—ISAIAH 29, 6

. . . . But the Lord was not in the earthquake.

—I KINGS 19, 11.

The Holy Land trembled and was shaken last week from Jerusalem to Jericho (13 miles) and very largely along the banks of Jordan. Outside the quake area were Bethlehem and the Dead Sea on the South; and Nazareth and the Sea of Galilee in the North. Between these two seas (65 miles apart),...

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