Berlin (Aug. 30)
The Centre Party has reached an agreement with the Nazis for the purpose of forming a coalition government, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency learns today from Centre Party circles, as the new Reichstag opens its sessions this afternoon.
The Centre Party, it is stated has come to terms with the Nazis regarding a coalition with the Nazis which would include in positions of importance Adolph Hitler, Gregor Strasser, one of Hitler’s principal aides and as representatives of the Centre Party, Dr. Heinrich Bruening, former German Chancellor and Dr. Adam Stegerwald.
According to the terms arrived at the Nazis are pledged to uphold the constitution and to do nothing that will infringe upon the rights of German Jews.
This eleventh hour coalition between the Nazis and the Centrists comes after a conference between Chancellor Franz von Papen and adolph Hitler, where the Nazi chieftain was informed that he would not be permitted to become Chancellor of Germany. To this Hitler replied that his followers would not support the “nationalist” government.
The Nazi-Centrist coalition will not influence President Paul von Hindenburg to dismiss the government of Chancellor Franz von Papen, is the opinion expressed here.
In Jewish circles, moreover, the continuation of the von Papen government