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Report Von Papen out Hindenburg May Quit

July 3, 1934
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Not a single disturbance involving members of the Jewish population has thus far been reported in a nation-wide survey by a Jewish organization here, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency learned today.

The organization sent out special messengers to all Jewish communities in the country to ascertain their state and situation. On the returns thus far, it was established that no anti-Jewish disturbances took place and that the Jews were not molested.

Detachments of the Reichswehr, the standing army, and of the Stahlhelm, the war veterans’ organization, it was learned, acted as guards in certain localities where acts of violence had been anticipated.

No Jews were arrested and none had anything to do with the disorders which, on the whole, are more serious than have been thought.

Well-informed circles interpret the developments as follows: Certain elements in the storm troops had planned wide attacks on the Jews in order to put the government in the difficult position of having to protect them.

The Nazi party, aware of this plan through the secret police wanted to show that anti-Semitism was not limited to a few and wanted to have an excuse ready for itself in advance in case it had to interfere to protect the Jews from the storm troopers. In that lay the reasons for the anti-Semitic utterances of Prussian Premier Goering last week.

Der Steurmer, anti-Semitic

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