Poles Protest to Danzig on Nazi Activity
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Poles Protest to Danzig on Nazi Activity

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The Polish Commissar for Danzig today lodged an official protest with the Danzig Senate against the anti-Semitic activities and propaganda which are being openly conducted in the Free City, and which affect Jews who are Polish citizens.

Anti-Jewish feeling in Danzig ran high today after the anti-Semitic address delivered by Julius Streicher at a mass meeting here in connection with the elections to the Danzig Volkstaag Sunday. Herr Streicher, who arrived here from Nuremberg to help swing the election in favor of the Nazis, will remain here until the voting is over.


The Jewish population is seriously disturbed by the fact that Streicher is permitted to conduct open anti-Semitic propaganda in the Free City. It was stated here today that despite the fact that Danzig is a Free City still under the supervision of the League of Nations, the Nazi government in Berlin is seriously considering the appointment of Streicher as the unofficial ruler of Danzig, immediately after the elections this Sunday, in which an overwhelming victory for the Nazis is practically certain.

Meanwhile Nazi storm troopers, spurred by Streicher’s speech yesterday, were picketing Jewish shops throughout the city today, preventing non-Jewish customers from entering. The windows of many Jewish shops were plastered during the night with the Nazi hakenkreuz and with slogans: “Don’t buy here. This is a Jewish shop.”

It was announced here today that General Goering, Dr. Goebbels, Rudolf Hess and Joseph Buerckel will arrive here from Germany to aid the Nazi campaign. Rudolf Hess, it was stated, will bring a personal message from Hitler which will be read at a public meeting.

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