Zurich (Aug. 5)
Nazi newspapers in Slovakia, reaching here today. carry articles charging Slovakian Jews with holding “secret meetings for the purpose of mapping out plans to take revenge in the future.”
Admitting, indirectly, that the defeat of the Nazis in Slovakia is expected, the Gardista, a Slovak newspaper, says that blacklists of “Aryans” persecuting Jews are now being quietly compiled by Jewish groups in Bratislava, Zilinia and Secovee for the “day of reckoning.” At the same time, the Grenzbote, official Nazi paper published in Bratislava, complains that the non-Jewish population in Slovakia is becoming more and more friendly towards the Jews. “Rural estates employ more Jews today than ever before,” the paper writes. It also discloses that Slovaks are now giving employment to Jews even in “Aryanized” enterprises. The paper warns against relaxation of anti-Jewish measures in the country.