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Ridicule Morgenthau As U.S. Envoy to Germany

January 30, 1933
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Henry Morgenthau, former American Ambassador to Turkey, and former head of an American Government Commission to investigate anti-Semitism in Poland in 1918, is ridiculed by the anti-Semitic National Democratic organ “Illustrowany Kurier Codzienny”, in connection with the reports that he may be named American Ambassador to Germany.

The paper recalls his mission to Poland in 1918 and asks whether Mr. Morgenthau, if he becomes Ambassador, will investigate anti-Jewish persecutions ### the Nazis in Germany, on in###rmation supplied by Nazi Ministers

The paper expresses the hope that Mr. Morgenthau’s mission to Germany will prove no less a failure than his mission to Poland.

The “Moment”, commenting upon the attack, points out that Mr. Morgenthau was a close collaborator of President Wilson’s and exercised great influence on him in connection with the Peace Treaty negotiations, which assured Poland her independence.

Only last year, says the “Moment”, Mr. Morgenthau delivered in New York an address which was favorable to Poland. It deplores the attack upon Mr. Morgenthau.

The Jewish Consumptive Home of Denver, Colorado, the Jewish Home for the Aged of St. Paul, Minnesota, and the Hebrew Institute of Duluth, Minnesota, and two synagogues in Superior, Wisconsin, will receive cash gifts from the ten thousand dollar estate of the late Mrs. Bessie Helstein of Hibbing, Minn.

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