Berlin (Aug. 18)
(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)
Karl Bark, editor of the anti-Semitic paper “Schlesische Volkstimme” has been sentenced at Breslau to a fine of 140 Marks or 14 days imprisonment on a charge of blasphemy.
Bark wrote an article on “Jewish and Non-Jewish Finance” which appeared in his paper on March 12th, in which he wrote:
“The Ark of the Law is the central treasury of Jewry. How powerful it must be when every Jew is obliged to contribute a percentage of his usurious gains to the common treasury! It shows how every business carried on by a Jew is a community business, since all Jews form a big united company. And in the Ark of the Law sits Jehovah, for as the Jew Marx recognize, the God of the Jews is money.”
The Public Prosecutor in his speech to the jury, said that the article blasphemed God and the Ark of the Law which was holy to the Jews.