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Rules Boycott Appeals Against Jews Do Not Constitute Breach of Peace

A bomb was exploded under the house of a Jewish merchant in Kracziew, near Posen, today.

Four local non-Jewish merchants were arrested by the police and accused of dynamiting the house.

The merchants were charged with their attack as revenge for the Jewish merchant’s action in building a new shop on his own premises.

The magistrate of Gnesen, near Posen, ruled that appeals for the boycott of Jewish shops do not constitute a breach of the peace. Everyone, the magistrate held, is entitled to warn prospective shoppers against Jewish shops.

The verdict was given in a test case submitted by the police who arrested two members of the anti-Semitic National Democratic party, who stood outside Jewish shops and prevented Christians from entering.