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According to Jacob Leschinsky, Jewish sociologist, there are twice as many Jews in the world today as there were fifty years ago….

A lovely Jewess, married to a German matinee idol not of the Jewish faith, staked her charms against Herr Hitler’s great power—and won ! She is Gitta Alpar, the famous blonde soprano, he is Gustav Froelich, acknowledged to be Germany’s foremost actor…. and the first to be singled out by Cabinet Minister Joseph Goebbels, when he was ordered to eliminate all but “pureblooded” Germans from the motion picture industry. Gitta was insulted by the statement of Goebbels’s secretary that His Excellency would not condescend to speak to a Jewess, and angrily fled to Budapest. Froelich refused to sever his marriage bond because his wife was a Jewess, in spite of the fact that he was offered the most brilliant career that Nazi Germany could give a great artist. He was warned that Gitta could never return to Germany, and that ### would have to find another leadir###### for his next picture. T### search for a substitute for his talen##ed young wife, was futile, and after weeks of frantic loneline### Gitta received a wire at her hor### in Budapest: “Meet me at t### frontier, arrive by midnight expre### Gustav.” “They could find no one take your place. I just walked ### and left them and I’ll go back just whenever I like. We’ll divorce each other just when we like, and not when Adolf Hitler chooses,” said Gustav when they met at the frontier.

From the Irish Free State comes the latest in food miracles, butter that the orthodox may have at their meat meals—and not oleomargerine!….

“Jews and Scots are the only folk who can balance the budget,” asserted Ramsay MacDonald at the opening of the Anglo-Palestine Exhibition in London….

It has been said that the late Lord Melchett, when he got to Heaven, produced a scheme for the rationalization of Paradise. The scheme was turned down because the Almighty didn’t like the idea of being a vice-president….

A new phenomenon in Budapest—the rapid increase of converts from among the Jews to Christianity….

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