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Nazis Widen Drive over Large Area

July 5, 1935
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Despite the efforts of conservative elements in the present Cabinet to check the mounting tide of anti-Semitism in Germany, out of fear of the effects such publicity might have on the international negotiations in which Germany is at present engaged, the radical leaders of the Nazi party continue to gain the upper hand in their anti-Jewish policy.

New developments today indicate that the attack on the Jewish position has been intensified throughout the country. The anti-Jewish boycott has been renewed with fresh vigor, and Jews are being barred from an increasing number of places.

In many instances acts of hooliganism have been officially sanctioned and in some instances the German government, through its Ministry of the Interior, has even punished Nazis for relenting somewhat in their hatred of the Jew.


Thus the Ministry of the Interior today dismissed Mayor Graebner of Schellert from his post for allegedly trading with Jews. In stripping the mayor of his position, the Ministry of the Interior declared that it intends to hold this case up as an official warning to other Nazi flunkeys who may forget themselves so far as to have any relations whatsoever with Jews.

In Thuringia the district chief has just taken stern disciplinary measures against the farmers in the southwest part of the State who continue to trade with Jews. As a warning to the other farmers, the most prominent farmer in the district was today excluded from the Nazi Party, and all good Nazis were ordered to shun him.

Other farmers in the section were warned that if they are caught trading with Jews again they too will be thrown out of the party and will be ostracized from the society of all “true Aryans.”


Addressing a rally of Nazi women at Dortmund yesterday, Dr. Gross, head of the Nazi Race Department, assailed bitterly those Germans “who only render lip-

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