Ban on Jewish Trade Lifted to Stay Break in German Commerce

The blow at German commerce caused by the ousting of the Jews was reflected today in the order of the Minister of Economics for Wuertemberg lifting the ban on Jewish traders and instructing the authorities to do everything in their power to prevent the failure of the approaching trade fair and the liquidation of the public markets as a result of the sharp decline in trade.

The minister ordered first, that there be no discrimination against non-Aryan workers and artisans; second, that there be no orders issued discriminating against Jews so far as trade and commerce is concerned; third, that Jewish artisans are to enjoy the same privileges as Aryans in disposing of their wares at the public markets and bazaars, and fourth, that the police take special measures to protect Jewish traders at the annual fairs and at the public markets from possible unjustified attacks.

While this order was issued for the Wuertemberg authorities, the Association of All-German Grocers and Fruiterers resolved to boycott the Jews and to prohibit its members from trading with Jews.

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