VICHY (Sep. 3)
Despite violent German-fostered anti-Jewish propaganda the population of Paris is showing indifference to anti-Semitism, it was reported today by a reliable eyewitness who arrived here from the Nazi-occupied former French capital.
Cafes and restaurants which announce that Jews and Negroes are not admitted are empty the observer said while the population frequents those cafes which German soldiers do not usually patronize.
No major anti-Semitic incident has occurred to date despite the agitation against Jews. Placards reading “Down with the Jews! Smash England!” were posted on walls by the German propaganda service. A new anti-Semitic organization has sprung up in Paris called Le Front Nouveau, which recruits members among the young, promising to obtain jobs for them. The members carry a distinctive armband and are instrumental in painting anti-Semitic inscriptions, posting placards and similar activities.