Toronto (Aug. 3)
Mayor Stewart today issued a stern order to the police department of this city to investigate the Swastika Club here. “Toronto will not tolerate Hitlerism or any group’s taking the law into its own hand,” the mayor stated.
Meanwhile police closed down the Balmy Beach headquarters of the Swastika Club after a large body of Jewish young men had peacefully staged a demonstration near the premises. The demonstration was of a peaceful nature, but police acted on the safe side, fearing an impending clash between the Hitlerites and the Jews.
The rumor is current here that the leaders of the Swastika Club are discredited Hitler agents from the United States, where they were encumbered in their work by strong Jewish opposition. Therefore they have moved to Canada, hoping eventually to send the Hitler movement into the United States through this country.
Several young Swastika Club members paraded the boardwalk last night singing the following ditty:
“Oh give me a home
Where the Gentiles may roam,
Where the Jews are not rampant always,
Where seldom is heard A loud Yiddish word,
And the Gentiles are free all the day!”