BUCHAREST (Nov. 6)
The anti-Semitic Iron Guard, in a manifesto denouncing Rumanian statesmen as “tools of Jews and Freemasons,” warned Government officials today they must “guarantee with their heads the success of their policies.”
The Fascist military organization declared if Rumania fights on the side of Soviet Russia in a future war, the Nationalists will shoot first those who send them to war, then commit suicide.
The declaration was issued in connection with the opening of the college year. Many students are Iron Guard supporters. The declaration caused uneasiness in official circles in view of the Iron Guard’s past record of plotting officials’ assassinations and other terroristic activities.
The manifesto was particularly strong in its attack on Nicolae Titulescu, former Foreign Minister, who leaned toward France and opposed anti-Semitism in Rumania.