Berlin (Jun. 30)
How an Aryan German was made to suffer for expressing his regret against the treatment of Jews in Germany was reported today from Tilsit, in East Prussia. The lawyer, Herr Jacobi, was employed by Tilsit municipality.
At a meeting of the Tilsit lawyers’ association, he told his colleagues that he regretted the nation-wide dismissal of Jewish lawyers and judges on racial grounds.
On hearing of Herr Jacobi’s speech the municipality officials decided he was no longer fit to represent the town’s legal interests, and he was dismissed from his post.
A friend of the Jews, they declared, was not wanted by the municipality of Tilsit.