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Order Strikes Blow at Nazis; Decline is Seen

July 17, 1934
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One of the most significant signs of the waning power of Nazis in New York was reflected from Yorkville yesterday when it became known that the Franz Sigel Order had gone non-political.

According to an agreement reached on Saturday night, when delegates of various vereins composing the order met in the Concord Club House in Union City, race, religious, and class strife will henceforth find no champion in the Franz Sigel Order. The agreement affects a number of lodges, which have heretofore been recognized as having shown sympathy with American Nazi organizations.


Adhering to the Franz Sigel Order are:

Germania Lodge No. 101, New York;

Schiller Lodge No. 102 (Men), New York;

Friedens Lodge No. 103 (Men), Newark;

Hecker Lodge No. 302 (Men and Women), Union City, N. J.;

Goethe Lodge No. 105 (Men), Bronx;

Lincoln Lodge No. 303 (Men and Women), Ridgewood. N. J.;

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