London (Jan. 31)
Attempts of Julius Streicher, leading Nazi anti-Semite, to initiate an anti-Jewish campaign in Munich failed miserably, the London Times reported today in a dispatch from that city.
Describing the widespread distribution of leaflets calling for a boycott of the Jews, the Times declared that many persons ostentatiously refused the leaflets handed out by Streicher’s henchmen and then demonstrated their utter disregard by making purchases in Jewish shops.
Streicher, who has been in Munich for the last two days, is conducting a combined campaign in the interests of his anti-Jewish weekly, the Stuermer, and for an intensive anti-Jewish boycott. Thousands of leaflets have been distributed all over Munich and pasted on city buildings denouncing the Jews in the customary Streicher fashion and calling for a boycott of all Jewish business.
The London Daily Telegraph, however, reported that there is a grave danger that Germany may witness a revival of a nation-wide anti-Jewish boycott as a result of Streicher’s attempt to spread his influence from Franconia to the entire Reich.
Nazi pickets in civilian clothes already have been posted near Jewish shops in Munich warning prospective purchasers that they are buying from Jews, the Daily Telegraph reported.