Berlin (Aug. 5)
Chancellor Hitler today ordered the suppression of Der Stuermer, anti-Semitic weekly edited by Julius Streicher, for two weeks for having published an article attacking President Thomas G. Masaryk of Czechoslovakia. With his usual flair for detecting Jews in the most unexpected places Herr Streicher discovered that President Masaryk is half Jewish.
The issue containing the article on President Masaryk was confiscated by the authorities.
The suppression of Der Stuermer is said to be due not to the libelous anti-Semitic articles found in every issue, but to his attack on the head of a foreign government.