The City Council of Koburg was ousted from power by a popular vote held last Sunday as the result of its action in defense of a Jewish citizen.
The issue on which the referendum was called was the action of the city authorities in dismissing an official of the local slaughter house who was found guilty of having terrorized the Jewish butcher, Grossman. The referendum was held this Sunday, resulting in the defeat of the City Council by a majority of 9,624 votes against 4,266. The National Socialists and other reactionary elements combined against the democrats and the socialists.
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