the city of Glogau, in Silesia, about sixty miles from Breslau. No details were available today as to how they had met their deaths.
A shocking tragedy was revealed as having occurred in Berlin. Police last Wednesday evening entered the home of Maximilian Stein, one of Germany’s best known lawyers and commercial counsellors, and arrested his twenty-year-old son. The youth’s body was returned to his distraught parents that evening with the curt explanation that the boy had committed suicide by throwing himself out a window of police headquarters.
The family was warned to conduct the funeral services with the utmost quietness.
The nine deaths thus far reported were not believed part of a general campaign of terror against the Jews but, to represent sporadic attacks incidental to the general disorders which followed the execution of storm troop leaders and suppression of incipient revolts by the present regime.
Whether these attacks are representative of a situation existing generally throughout the provinces could not be told today with any degree of certainty. No attacks on Jews were reported up to July 3, when a national Jewish organization conducted a survey by sending representatives to all provinces. What has happened since that date, with the exception of the cases cited here, cannot be established with any degree of accuracy because of censorship and other conditions prevailing which make inquiries into the provinces almost impossible.