LONDON (Jun. 30)
Reliable Prague sources reported today that the Jews of Maehrisch-Ostrau and Bruenn, predominantly German cities, were being daily subjected to attacks and brutal beatings while the authorities, regarding the assaults as “sport,” failed to interfere.
Nazis put to the torch a Jewish students’ home in Maehrisch-Ostrau, the same sources revealed. The building was completely gutted while fire apparatus stood by with their crews under orders to limit their activities to preventing spread of the blaze to neighboring buildings.
A Finance Ministry decree orders taxation offices not to issue tax payment receipts to prospective emigrants whose capital is more than 200,000 kronen, thus depriving Jews with that much capital of the possibility of emigration.
The municipality of Olmuetz has enacted a measure requiring all applicants for the purchase of municipal land to submit certificates of “Aryan” origin.