Leipzig (Aug. 30)
(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)
Henry Ford’s voluntary recentation and withdrawal of his anti-Semitic charges, contained in what purported to be his book, “The International Jew,” is being used by, German anti-Semites as a means for promoting the distribution of the anti-Jewish libels among the German people.
Theodore Fritsch. a leader of the German anti-Semites and translator of the “International Jew” into German, has circulated widely an advertisement of the German version of the “International Jew,” The advertisement reads as follows:
“The ‘International Jew’, issued by Henry Ford, must have been very unpleasant to Jewry! For many years agitation was carried on against Ford and his book. Jewish journals depicted Ford as a fool; they claimed that the book was pro-German. They even claimed that the German translation is a falsification of the original. All this was of no avail. The book had its triumphant march and reached in Germany an edition of 100,000 copies. Then only one means remained: Ford himself had to fall.
“Exploiting his economic difficulties, Ford was finally driven into straits. He had to give in meekly, unwilling to jeopardize his economical technical lifework and the existence of 60,000 workers and their families.
“What does ‘Ford’s recantation’ prove? What does withdrawal of the ‘International Jew’ signify? Nothing!
“Ford’s ‘fall’ is only additional proof of the immense unscrupulously used power of Jewish capital! Not facts, not the truth, decides, but the power of money. The contents of the book ‘Inernational Jew’ were not destroyed by Jewry. It has only by its merciless power destroyed morally a man who would otherwise have been economically destroyed. Thus, the ‘Ford case’ is for us only a new challenge: just let Henry Ford’s book find wide distribution among the German people!
“The claim of the Jewish press that Henry Ford has withdrawn his book naturally is not true!”
Under the conditions of its sale the ownership of Temple Emanu-El, on the northeast corner of Fifth Avenue and Forty-third street, passed to Joseph Durst. Vice President of the Capital National Bank, who bought the synagogue in December, 1926, for the purpose of demolishing it and erecting a skyscraper on the site.
Judge Max Dinkelspiel, 83 oldest member of the Louisiana bar, diod at his Summer home at Pass Christian, Miss. Judge Dinkelspiel was an alumnus of Georgatown University. He first practiced law in Memphis, Tenn., coming to New Orleans in 1860. In 1913 he was elevated to the bench of the State Court of Appeals, from which he retired five years ago because of his health.
Secretary of Agriculture W. M. Jardine to-day recepted Herr C. Belilowsky, Managing Director of Hoerning Bros., Ltd., one of the leading German sugar beet seed producers. The Secretary conferred with Henry Belilowsky regarding the world beet sugar situation.
Sid Grauman. Hollywood theatre man, has agreed to withdraw his $30,000 prize offer for a Los Angeles-to-Tokio flight at the suggestion of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce.