Lithuania Engineers Demand Ban on Jews in Public Works

A ban on use of Jewish engineers in public works projects was demanded today by the Union of Lithuanian engineers in a memorandum sent to all Government institutions and to the presidency of the Government Party. Employment exclusively of non-Jewish Lithuanians on such projects was urged.

Provincial newspapers are ignoring a recent Government declaration cautioning against anti-Jewish incitement and are publishing articles urging even stronger measures against Jews than advocated by the editor of Lietuvos Aidas, Government organ, who urged establishment of “ghetto” bathing beaches for Jews.

Agriculture Minister J. Tubelis rejected a request by the League for the Protection of Animals that the Government introduce partial prohibition of kosher slaughter. He said his decision was based upon a thorough examination of the question by all competent authorities.

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