PARIS (Dec. 19)
The Schwarze Korps, organ of Hitler’s Elite Guards, discloses in the current issue that the new Nazi system of stamping with the letter “J” the ration cards held by “Aryan” servant maids of over 40 who are employed by Jews has provoked something like a revolution.
“These ladies,” the periodical declares, “whose number turns out to be not as small as some may think, are protesting most severely and consider the measure an insult. However, the fact that they as ‘Aryans’ serve Jews, clean Jewish dirt and take Jewish money does not bother them at all.” (Under the Nuremberg race laws, “Aryans” under 40 are not permitted to work as servants for Jews.)
According to the Schwarze Korps, stamping of food cards held by Jews will mean that they will henceforth meet with difficulties not only in getting rationed foods but also in obtaining the cards, since these will no longer be delivered to Jews as hitherto. “Henceforth,” the paper reports, “each Jew will have to appear personally for his card, as will the Aryans who are in the employ of Jews.”
The introduction of specially marked food cards for Jews is being looked upon by German Jewry as a signal to storekeepers not to sell them any food, since every grocer will now be able to distinguish between “Aryan” and Jewish customers. Already Jews are meeting with difficulties in certain parts of the Reich in obtaining food on their cards. While in some cities they must buy only at certain limited hours and only in specified shops, it is considered certain that with the specially marked cards they will henceforth be met in most groceries with the announcement that “everything is sold out.”