Berlin (Oct. 13)
The threat that Germany will withdraw from the League of Nations if the League insists on pressing the Jewish question over the objections of Germany was voiced today in the Nazi press here in connection with the decision of the League to name a high commissioner and organize an autonomous relief agency to cope with the refugee problem.
The Berliner Boersenzeitung, which was most outspoken in its denunciation of the League, bitterly demanded to know why the League did not take action in behalf of the German nationals in the Polish Corridor region who, it asserted, are also being persecuted.
The paper voiced the assurance that if Germany were just given a short time, the Jewish question would be solved “in a way acceptable even to the Jews opposing assimilation.” It concluded with a serious warning that Germany may lose patience with the League if another effort is made to force recognition of the German Jews as a minority group.
The Voelkischer Beobachter, newspaper owned by Adolf Hitler, in a special article urged the Dutch government not to permit any more German-Jewish refugees to enter Holland. The paper charged that Jewish boycott propaganda and Jewish influence in Holland are “extremely strong.” It advised the Dutch Government to take a strong hand in dealing with anti-Nazi manifestations, with the scarcely-veiled threat that, otherwise, Dutch-German relations might suffer.