Warsaw (Dec. 6)
(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)
The forces of the National Democratic Party and the elements affiliated with it, responsible for the inauguration of the policy of severe anti-Semitic agitation and the economic boycott against the Jews in Poland, were marshalled for the purpose of creating a new party modelled after the Ku Klux Klan.
The party, which was formed at a convention held in the Catholic cathedral in the city of Posen under the leadership of Roman Dmowski is intended to strengthen the influence of the national democrats, create an opposition to the Pilsudski forces and carry on the policy of the national democrats under the new conditions.
The organization, whose program is based on the slogan: “Catholic religion, Polish nationality and dominance of Poles” will constitute an hierarchy. “We are forming a new organization because the pre-war parties have ceased to represent the aims of the country,” Dmowski stated in his address. A national council consisting of five district chiefs in Posen, Warsaw, Lublin, Cracow and Lemberg was formed. The activities of the organization, similar to the Klan, will be conducted secretly. No elections of officers will take place, the new officers being chosen by the heirarchy.
I. O. B. A. LICENSE WAS NOT REVOKED IN PENNSYLVANIA
The “Jewish Daily Bulletin” regrets exceedingly an error which occurred in yesterday’s issue in the report from Harrisburg, Pa. of the revocation of licenses of fraternal organizations to carry on their insurance departments.
A license was revoked, not from the Independent Order Brith Abraham, as was reported in error, but from an organization known as the Order Brith Abraham.