HARBIN, Manchukuo (Jan. 15)
The official Manchukuo news agency today stated that the well-known German engineering firm of Siemens Schuckert is withdrawing from Manchukuo and China as a result of the boycotting of German goods by Jewish firms. Most of the Siemens’ firm representatives in the Far East were Jews who refused to continue handling German goods. The German firm thereupon ordered its agent to leave Manchukuo and settle in Hongkong.
At the same time a Fascist movement, composed mainly of Russian White Guard elements, former Czarists, has developed a real terror against the Harbin Jewish population. Jacob Kabalkin has resigned from the chairmanship of the Harbin Bourse, a post he held for ten years as the most important industrialist in Harbin.
The White Guardists are also persecuting the few German Jewish refugees who have settled in Harbin. Dr. Mannheim, a refugee, has received an anonymous letter threatening him with death if he speaks against the Nazis.