Nashua, New Hampshire, U.S.A.
5 July 1934 page 1
NAZIS RENEW ANTI-JEW DRIVE
VON PAPER SLATED FOR
COMMISSIONER OF SAAR
Delegates From All Germany Assembling at
Flensburg—New Disturbances in
Copyright, 1934, by the Associated Press
BERLIN, July 5—Franz von Papen, the burr under
the saddle of the Nazi regime, will be stripped of the vice
chancellorship the foreign department of the Nazi party
indicated today, but he will be permitted to remain in
the cabinet as Saar commissioner.
With the puzzling problem of the vice chancellors
disposition thus for the first time somewhat clarified, re-
ports indicating that the Nazis have reopened a vigorous
anti-Jewish campaign in provincial center claimes ma-
There was talk in some party circles that Rudolph
Hess, minister without portfolio, would become the next
vice chancellor rather than Hermann Wilhelm Goering.
By ELMER W. PETERSON
BERLIN, July 5 (AP)—Reports of
disturbances in Bavaria and Silesia
encouraged belief in many circles
today that the real threat to Nazi
domination will come from country
districts if economic adversity con-
It is the farmer, not the indus-
trial worker, it was pointed out,
who will be the most difficult to
placate if conditions of their pock-
etbooks grow worse.
In the absence of limited press
reports from the provinces, little
has been heard from the German
farmer during the present political
uncertainty. His possible share in
rumors of party derangement in
Bavaria and Silesia so far is con-
An early summer drought which
may seriously curtail crops has
sharpened the economic crisis.
There is a growing conviction in
informed circles that the agricul-
turist will before long make a de-
His demands might make a ser-
ious drain on the flattening re-
serves of the treasury.
Small farms, receptive from the
start to promises of the National
Socialists, have been the backbone
of the Hitler movement. At pres-
ent both the large landowner, such
as are found in East Pomerania
and Mecklenburg, and the small
farmer, are known to have griev-
ances against the Nazi program.
The large landowner resents a
tendency to cut up the big estates
claiming this in many cases is be-
ing carried out without regard to
aconomic principles. He also has
been asked to take on more help
than he considers necessary.