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A series of special meetings was organized to make known the work of the Society to the general public, the first being held at the Caxton Hall with Dr. W. A. de Silva, the newly elected President of the Society, in the Chair. The speakers were Francis Payne, Dr. William McGovern, who had entered the Order in Japan and later wrote much on Mahayana Buddhism, "Allan Bennett," as Ananda Metteya once more called himself, A. W. P. Jayatilaka, and the distinguished Chairman. D ea th op P r o f e s s o r M il l s and F r a n k B alls In 1920 the Review, which had been appearing only inter­ mittently, once more resumed its original form and size, and the first issue for 1921 contains Mrs.

This first issue contained two hundred pages of m atter, beautifully printed, beginning with a specially written poem by Sir Edwin Arnold, and actually paid for itself. The effect of this and the remaining five issues of the Magazine was immense. J . F. M ’K e c h n ie In the first issue was an article on Nibbana, written by Ananda Metteya, the Editor, which caught the attention in England of one J. F. M'Kechnie. " I t seemed to me couched in a fine style of English and moderate, rational, clear and convincing in its argument.

Hla Oung, Hon. Treasurer, and her son and his wife. They were, of course, welcomed by Dr. Rost, the Hon. Secre tary of the Society, whose spade work in preparation for the arrival of the Mission made much that followed possible. No sooner, however, had the Mission landed than the diffi­ culties attendant on a member of the Sangha keeping his Bhikkhu vows in a Western city became embarrassingly apparent. He was not allowed to sleep in a house where a woman sle p t; hence the need for two houses at Barnes.

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