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“Herald” Correspondent Predicts Jewish Massacres in Russia

April 13, 1923
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Describing the "great confusion" among the Bolshevist diplomatists in consequence or the world-wide protests against the persecution of Christian prelates, Captain M’Cullough, the NEW YORK HERALD’S special correspondent in Moscow in a copy righted dispatch to his paper predicts "a frightful massacre of Jews will begin" after the Jewish Communists will lose control.

"The hatred of the people for these renegade Jews is intense and extreme fear for their own lives will draw the latter closer together", is a typical passage in the correspondent’s lengthy dispatch.

Capt. M Cullaugh in his message to his paper is careful to give the alleged original name with the present names of the Soviet leaders. "Litvinoff (Finkelstein,… is in a state of collapse and fright and has refused to see any callers", asserts the reporter, as a result of the British government’s protest and a thousand cables at the foreign Office owing to the fact that that the Vicar General already has been executed"… "Tchitcherin has not conferred with Litvinoff, but both refer everyone to Weinstein who, with Cohen and Rubenstein, have charge of Anglo-American affairs."

While referring to the Soviet leaders of Jewish origin as "Jewish Communists, who with Lenin’s eclipse dominate Russia", M’Cullaugh finds Tchitcherin merely "nominally a Christian".

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