Montreal (Sep. 15)
Premier R. B. Bennett of Canada has instructed the Canadian Post Office system to refuse to deliver mail carrying anti-Semitic stickers.
All letters with such stickers are to be forwarded to the dead letter department. The use of the stickers was branded as a criminal offense.
These disclosures were made yesterday by S. W. Jacobs, Jewish member of the Canadian Parliament.
Previously the Canadian Postmaster General, Arthur Sauve, had stated that he had no authority to curb the anti-Semites in this connection.
The anti-Semitic stickers are part of the campaign of the anti-Semites. Only recently “Le Miroir,” Goglu publication, devoted half a page to a presentation of anti-Semitic stickers to be used on mail and urged all those who feel themselves part of the brotherhood of anti-Semites to employ them. that the petition for an injunction against the inciting publications was not granted.
Approval of the denunciation of anti-Semitism by Justice Desaulniers is expressed by the Montreal “Star”.
“Every intelligent, patriotic citizen will approve Mr. Justice Desaulniers’ scathing strictures upon those who conduct anti-Jewish campaigns among us, and will share his regret that the law as it stands, does not permit him to curb their activities by means of injunction,” the paper writes.
“Meanwhile the overwhelming weight of public opinion condemns all malevolent campaigns to stir up racial hatred.
“This anti-Jewish campaign is in reality anti-Christian in spirit and in effect, as Mr. Justice Desaulniers points out, our Jewish fellow citizens will take comfort from the splendid tribute to their race penned in this judicial document,” the paper concludes.