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Nazis Call Chicago Convention to Raise Lagging Hatred Spirit

July 19, 1934
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Eleventh hour attempts to revive a flagging Nazi anti-Jewish movement in the United States are under way, it was learned here yesterday.

According to the current issue of the Deutsche Zeitung, Nazi organ, the DAWA, anti-Jewish boycott organization of the Nazis, will hold a national convention in the Stevens Hotel at Chicago, October 21 to 23.

The Nazi paper sets forth attractive rates so that all expenses including first class railroad accommodations from New York, lodging and meals at the Stevens Hotel, and other essentials can be met by payment of $77.

According to a release yesterday by the American Jewish Congress, the DAWA is alleged to have enlisted the aid of the North German Lloyd Line in making available special reduced rates to Germans wishing to attend the congress. It further states that a similar effort is being made to secure special favors from railroad companies.

The American Jewish Congress release gives evidence that the DAWA group proposes to hold a

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