(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)
The Jewish population of Germany would have been segregated in concentration camps and its property confiscated if the monarchists would have succeeded in their plans.
This was learned today when the putsch of the monarchists was discovered and a number of leaders arrested.
Revelations of the Nationalist program of a monarchist plot for the peaceful capture of the government the forced resignation of President Hindenburg and the setting up of a Fascist dictatorship were unearthed by the police of Berlin in a series of raids on the homes and offices of monarchistic and industrial leaders.
Among the many prominent names mentioned in connection with the plot. the most outstanding are those of Dr. Alired Hugenberg, wealthiest and most powerful German newspaper publisher. and Judge Glass head of the Pan-German League. Judge Glass was the organizer and Dr. Hugenberg the executive force behind the subterranean campaign for the establishment of an ultra-Fascist dictatorship in the Reich.
At Essen, Bonn and various other Westphalian and Rhenish cities, the residences of Dr. Voegler, head of the recently organized German steel trust: Emil Kirdorf. a veteran coal and iron magnate; Chairman Winkhaus of the Mine Operators’ Association and other big industrialists were raided this morning by detectives. A considerable quantity of documents throwing significant light on the plans for financing the conspiracy were seized and sent to Berlin. It was revealed that the plotters were in contact with ex-Kalser Wilhelm.
Among the documents was found the text of a constitution for the monarchistic government. according to which a dictatorship was to be declared, the property of all Jews resident in Germany was to be confiscated and any one who concealed the confiscated property of Jews was to be punished by death.
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