Berlin (Sep. 13)
The German government is contemplating the recall of Hans Luther, ambassador to the United States, as a gesture of protest against the decision of Magistrate Louis B. Brodsky of New York in freeing five defendants accused of inciting to riot in connection with disturbances on the liner Bremen July 26, it was authoritatively reported here today.
It was understood Dr. Luther would be replaced by another ambassador, whose name could not be learned.
It became known today that Reichsfuehrer Adolf Hitler will add his voice to the protest against Judge Brodsky’s decision and alleged insults to the German flag when he addresses the Reichstag in Nuremberg Sunday evening.
Hitler’s protest will be one of the sharpest yet voiced by a government official, it was said.
In preparation for Hitler’s address Sunday night, it was reported from Nuremberg today, several anti-Semitic speeches were delivered to the Nazi Party Congress in session there. Every speaker this morning, including Minister of Agriculture Richard Walter Darre, attacked the Jews as enemies of the Reich. It was understood that the anti-Semitic speeches were being delivered to set the proper atmosphere for Hitler’s address.
While the exact nature of Hitler’s address is unknown as yet, it was indicated today that special laws against the Jews which Hitler intends to submit to the Reichstag for ratification will be practically the only internal matters which the Reichstag will be permitted to discuss.
The remainder of the speech will be devoted to foreign affairs, chiefly the German demand for colonies, it was learned. An attack on the Communist International and a warning to Europe about the situation in Memel will also be contained in the address.
It was reported that Hitler would also declare that Germany will never return to the League of Nations.