The Nazi who was expelled from City College to “make the school safe for Jews,” as he termed it, yesterday revealed that, while he was not anti-Semitic before, persecution has turned him into a Jew-hater.
Fritz Scheibe, tall, blonde and exceedingly “Aryan,” yesterday mailed to a Jewish Daily Bulletin reported, at the reporter’s request, a copy of an ornately printed address entitled “In Self-Defense.”
Scheibe told the reporter Wednesday that he was expelled from college because Jews, who are in the great majority in City College, brought pressure to bear. Dean Morton Gottschall explained that Scheibe overlooked the fact that he had failed half the subjects he was taking.
“At the moment when Adolf Hitler took the helm of government,” a quotation from the address reads, “world Jewry and professional propagandists began to launch an unrelenting war against everything that is German. Not only were the Jews not satisfied with intentionally ruining Germany, but also carry the fight to all lands in which Germans happen to live.
“What answer shall we Americans of German stock give?” (Six months ago in an interview Scheibe said, “Some of my best friends are Jews.”)
“Shall we stand by inactively and let others determine our economic life or death? … Do we permit children to starve, to be thrown into the turmoil of unemployment?
“The boycott has opened the eyes of unsuspecting citizens. Now we are not only justified within the laws of this country, but what is more important, it is our sole duty to ward off this insinuating attack against German-kind.
“Our maxim is: nothing for us but everything for the ideal for which we are fighting. The time will come when official America will be thankful for the aid which we will render.
“When the time shall come and Communists marches against Washington, we German-Americans shall be the first to rise and defend with our blood the heart of the American nation.”