Berlin (May. 14)
Herr Bernhard Weiss, the Vice-President of the Berlin Police Force, who is a Jew, has become the target of a new Hitlerist agitation, demanding his removal from office, because when several Nazi Deputies attacked in the Reichstag building a former Nazi, Commander Schotz, who is now a prominent Republican, he entered the Reichstag at the head of a body of police and arrested the four Deputies who had beaten Schotz. The Hitlerist Deputies created an uproar while Herr Weiss was in the Peichstag, shouting "Out with Isidore! "Out with the Jewish swine!".
The "Voelkischer Becbachter", the chief Hitlerist organ, alleges that Dr. Weiss had come with the intention of arresting the whole of the Nazi Parliamentary Party, thinking, it says, that by clapping our Deputies under arrest he would stop the Hitlerist movement. Of course his action was illegal, because Deputies enjoy Parliamentary immunity, the paper contends, and we demand that he should be immediately removed from office.
The Nazi Parliamentary Party in the Reichstag has published an official statement, in which it says: The Jewish Police Chief Weiss has taken command of the Reichstag and has arrested Nazi Deputies. We have lodged a complaint with the State lawyers against Weiss for committing a breach of the Constitution by entering the Reichstag and arresting our Deputies, who enjoy immunity as the Parliamentary representatives of the people.
The Berlin Police President, Herr Grzesinski, who is a former Prussian Minister of the Interior, has meanwhile started legal proceedings against Deputy Goebbels, the Berlin Hitlerist leader, for shouting "Jewish swine!" while Dr. Weiss was in the Reichstag.