Newark, N. J. (Aug. 21)
Hugo Haas, leader of the Nazi youth camp in Griggstown, smells a Communist plot to blow up, set fire to and otherwise inconvenience his Hitlerite camping grounds, the Newark Star Eagle reports today.
Menacing letters warning him to evacuate the site of his Camp Wille und Macht have been received, he says.
One of the alleged letters reads as follows:
“We will give you four days to leave the camp. If you do not, we will blow it up. (signed) Anti-Nazi.”
With great courage, Haas figuratively snapped his fingers and said, “They are empty threats. The four days expired and nothing happened.”
Haas is certain that the letters are Communist-inspired, although he does not state the reasons for the assumption.
“Empty” as the threats are, sentries are posted around the camp every night. Haas admits that the reason for the sentries is “to give warnings of possible attack by anti-Nazi sympathizers or other intruders.”
“The campers can take care of themselves.” Haas asserted. They range in age from eight to sixteen years.