Jewish Party Got 35,000 Votes in Czech Elections

The Jewish party obtained a total of 35,000 votes and 130 mandates in the recent nation-wide municipal elections, it was announced today. In the third stage of the balloting, the party’s votes numbered 11,000, giving it 60 mandates. leaders of the party said the results fully justified their expectations.

Jewish and non-Jewish manufacturers are transferring their enterprises from the Sudeten area to the Czech district. It was announced that a chandelier factory owned by Dr. Oesterreicher, employing 200 workers, has moved its offices and stores from Graslitz to Uhrineves, near Praha. A horsehair spinning mill owned by Albert Fuchs has moved from Graslitz to Praha. A non-Jew, Adolf Elias Palme, owner of a chandelier factory at Stein-Schoenau, has moved to France.

The Czechoslovakian New Zionist Organization issued a manifesto urging the country’s Jews to be prepared to sacrifice their lives and fortune in defense of the land, and calling Czechoslovakia “an island of humanity and democracy in Central Europe.”

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