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Nazi Forbid Czechs to Give Food to Jews As Gifts

Fruits, vegetables, jam, fish, poultry, which Jews in the Czech Protectorate have long since been forbidden to buy, may not even be given to them as gifts by non-Jews, the Minister of Agriculture at Prague, M. Hryby, announced today, to forestall Christians using the occasion of Christmas to present food to their Jewish friends, it is reported here today.

At the same time Slovak newspapers reaching here from Bratislava bitterly reproach “intellectuals” in Eastern Slovakia for “sabotaging” the work of the Hlinka Guards (the Slovakian storm troopers). “Despite these ‘intellectuals,’ the Hlinka Guard will take steps to insure the solving of the Jewish problem,” the newspaper Gardista, official Guard organ, writes.