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Jewish-owned Firm Hearkens to Nazis, Refuses to Hire Jews

Indignation reigns among the local Jewish population following the news that the tobacco firm of Lazare Benveniste, which belongs to a Jew, represents a group of German buyers.

Benveniste, who has installed large workshops for the manufacture of tobacco, where some hundreds of workers will be employed, announced that he will engage only non-Jews and declared he is only the simple executor of a German group that has ordered him not to employ Jewish labor. Discontent is marked among Jewish tobacco-factory workmen, who are numerous and find themselves continually unemployed.