London (Oct. 29)
All London newspapers, including the ultra – conservative Times, carried long stories in prominent positions today on a mass meeting in Albert Hall last night, addressed by Sir Oswald Mosley.
“We fought Germany once in a British quarrel. We shall not fight Germany again in a Jewish quarrel!” Mosley, leader of the Fascist British Black Shirts, screamed at his audience in the half-empty hall. (Mosley said exactly the same thing at a cat-calling rally in Manchester several weeks ago. â€”Ed.)
Waning British interest in the fanatic’s mouthings was plainly apparent at the rally. A group of Communists stood outside the hall, shouting catcalls at the Black Shirts as they marched in, but there was no disturbance.
ULULATES ON USURY
“Fascists stand for bringing an end to the system of international usury by which Jews live,” Mosley declared. “We will not tolerate an organized community with the State which owes its allegiance not to Britain but to foreign countries.
“The Jews have striven in the last eighteen months to arouse in this country feelings and passions of war against the nation with whom this country made peace in 1918.”
Observers said Mosley’s anti-Semitic outbursts last night were the most flagrant of his career. He ascribed every economic shortcoming in England to the Jews, attacking them particularly for their part in the German boycott.
“We say to an alien race that rises against us to rob us of our heritage:” he shouted. “‘We take up that challenge and deal with it. They shall have it.’”