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Big Jewish Metal Firm in Germany in Danger: Only Enterprise of Its Size in Country Where All Work Su

The Hirsch Copper Company, one of the largest metal houses in Germany, and in the world, is in financial difficulties, owing to the withdrawal of foreign short-term credits, and its situation is the one topic now in German financial circles.

The proprietors are Herr Aaron Hirsch, a well-known orthodox Jew, his son, Herr Siegfried Hirsch, who is a prominent Zionist, and Herr Adolf Shoyer, a member of the Board of the Berlin Jewish Community, and the firm is the only one of its size in the whole of Germany in which all work is completely suspended on Saturdays.

The firm enjoys so high a reputation, is so solidly established, and has paid such high dividends till now, that financial circles here are convinced that despite its present difficulties, it will soon succeed in overcoming the crisis.