London (Dec. 14)
The anti-Jewish measures of the Nazi regime have reduced once-gay Berlin to a drab, depressed city, Valentine Williams, British journalist, stated today in the London Daily Telegraph on his return from Germany.
Mr. Williams compared the present appearance of Berlin with a clock from which the mainspring had been removed.
The high point of the anti-Semitic wave is already abating, Mr. Williams declared, adding that he believed it “only a matter of time before the anti-Jewish laws are relaxed and the Jews reinstated in the great business they founded and directed.”
He also reported that the entire Nazi press attacked the aged Jewish impressionistic painter, Max Liebermann, whose work is being exhibited in Hamburg. The Nazi press denied that Lieberman was an original painter and expressed wonder that his work was hung with that of German painters.