Montreal (Jun. 6)
The cause of Hitlerism has received a prominent champion in Canada in the person of Sir Newton Moore, president of the Dominion Steel & Coal Corporation, who has recently returned from a business trip to Europe. According to him, Hitler deserves the thanks of the Western nations for his proscription of communism against which Germany is now the first western bulwark. He also discounts the persecutions against the Jews.
“I am satisfied”, Sir Newton stated, “that the reports of the persecution of the Jews have been exaggerated. The spear-head of the attack was against the Communist Jews from the East who invaded the country in large numbers after the war, and through the mistaken policy of the Republican government were given German citizenship. I feel that it is up to people of good will to regard with a reasonable amount of tolerance the early excesses which are bound to occur in a revolutionary movement. I am convinced that a spirit of optimism is renewed in Europe”, he concluded.