Warsaw (Jun. 27)
Reprinted from yesterday’s edition
Dr. Paul Joseph Goebbels, Nazi Minister of Propaganda and leading spirit in the radical Nazi faction, will resign from the Hitler cabinet and Dr. Heinrich Bruening, former Chancellor of Germany, will emerge from retirement to become Foreign Minister, the usually well-informed Kurjer Warszawska declares today.
The changes in the cabinet will be accompanied by an improvement in the status of the Jews of Germany, in order to terminate the world-wide boycott of the Reich and an attempt to end Germany’s present isolation among the nations, states the Kurjer, which is noted for its excellent sources among diplomatic circles.
Mussolini, in his meeting with Hitler at Venice, and official Polish circles on the occasion of the visit of Goebbels to this city, urged the German government to change its Jewish policy and also its attitude toward conservative elements in Germany, the paper declares.
“A government crisis is imminent,” it states, “and some of the cabinet members admit it. Among the first measures will be the resignation of Col. Ernst Roehm, the dissolution of the storm troops, and the restoration of Jewish rights, allowing the Jews to reenter the liberal professions and the Reichswehr,” the paper asserts. Roehm is commander of the storm troops and with Goebbels and Minister of Agriculture Darre is a leader of the left wing of the Nazi party.
Dr. Bruening, leader of the now dissolved Catholic Centrist party, has been in retirement since the advent of the Hitler regime and is now residing in a German monastery.
Credence to the report of the Kurjer Warszawska is strengthened by Chancellor Hitler’s action today in rebuking the radical faction of his party which had clamored for the dissolution of the monarchistic Stahlhelm by his pronouncement that the war veterans’ organization is to be allowed to exist without further attack by the storm troops.