MANCHESTER, England (Jan. 5)
A Jewish soup kitchen here revealed today that among its “clients” lately have been a number of Blackshirts.
The disclosure was made during an official visit to the kitchen by Manchester’s Lord Mayor and Mayoress.
“Just because we are unfairly treated by the Fascists,” explained Sydney Needoff, honorary secretary of the kitchen committee, “There’s no reason why we should refuse them a meal when they apply for it.”
Prof. Harold Laski, noted economist, voiced the hope that Sir Oswald Mosley, Fascist leader, would himself visit the kitchen when he comes to Manchester and taste the soup given his followers.
The London Evening Star, in an editorial on the subject, declares the story is “a New Testament parable translated into the language of the day.”