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Hakenkreuzler Working Through Sex Perverts

July 23, 1923
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The Hakenkreuzler in their more dastardly work are making use of sexual perverts, according to information of the Vienna police.

A number of those implicated in the recent conspiracy to slay Jewish leaders of Austria are of the homosezual type.

The leaders of the Hakenkreuzler, it appears, are working on the assumption that the sex pervert, being already a social outcast, can be made to do things that others even of lax scruples, would not stoop to do. Accordingly, they first seek to lead unwary youths into perversion and then having them in their toils, use them for their murderous designs.

A large number of the leaders of these terrorist groups have been arrested. According to the police they are well organized throughout Austria and have connections as well in GermanY. Colonel Bauer, one of the leaders of the Kapp putsch has abruptly left leaving no clue as to his destination.

The police today confirmed the arrest here of Ankerman, the German, who attempted to assassinate Maxmillian Harden. It is believed he will be extradited to Germany.

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