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German Anti-semites Plant Race Hatred in Cemeteries

The cross as a memorial to the departed is no longer popular with the German anti-Semites; instead of the symbol of Christianity, the swastica-two hooks crossing each other-the emblem of the anti-Semitic movement, is now being placed on the new graves in the Frankfurt cemetery, according to reports in the local press. In addition to the swastica, inscriptions of anti-Semitic nature are being placed on the graves, the papers report.

A city ordinance commands that all plans concerning the erection of memorials and inscriptions are to be submitted for approval to the city authorities. The newspapers, therefore, express astonishment as to how this hatred spreading practice is permitted by the city authorities.