London (Jul. 25)
Prince Hubertus Loewensteinâ€”or, to give him his full title, Prince Loewenstein-Wertheim-Freudenberg, Count of Loewenstein-Scharfenackâ€”an ardent supporter of the now-dissolved Centre Party of Germany, besides being former leader of the German Reich-banner organization, is reported by the Sunday Referee to be arranging a meeting of anti-Nazi delegates in Holland, possibly at The Hague, the seat of the International Court of Justice.
“I am fighting with the idea in mind that there are two Germanysâ€”one officially represented by the Nazi Government and the other as represented by the voice of the people,” he told the Referee. “They have no chance now in politics, Hitler having dissolved all other parties. The Nazis rose to power through their alliance with the German National Party, which they have since dissolvedâ€”so that in reality the Nazis have no majority at all. Therefore, they do not constitutionally represent national opinion.
“I have been actuated in my campaign partly by the treatment of my Jewish friends in Berlin.
“The persecution of the Jews is against all Christian feeling and ideas of justice. The Nazi leader cannot give bread and work to the nation, so he gives play, as the Roman Emperors did before their fall.
“When my house in Berlin was raided by Storm Troopers the reason given was that I was a Roman Catholic, and, as such, came under the same classification as the Jews and Communistsâ€”the opposers of the Hitler regime.”