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 - GERMANY TO PAY GREAT TRIDUTE TO ITS PEASANTRY...
GERMANY TO PAY GREAT TRIDUTE TO ITS PEASANTRY Nation to Give Thanks for J Big Harvest, j; BELGIUI.I BARS PARTY -OF BRmSH SCHOLARS WEARING NAZI BADGES BERUN, Sept. 16. Germany win ainar the praises of Its peasantry on Sunday, Oct. 1. Tha day has. been designated "Farmers' day." Thanks-giviny services for the great liarvest, which assures ample food supplies for the coming year, will be held. A half million farmers and land workers will assemble on Bueckberff hill, overlooking Hameln famed for Its Tied Piper. Chancellor Adolph Hitler and Minister of Agriculture Wal-ther Darra will address them In the presence of all the members of the government. A battery will fire a salute marking- the opening of the festivities. After dusk tha surrounding hills will be ablage with bonfires. A procession of boats, strung with lanterns, is to be held on the River Weser. The festivities Include a ridhg tournament In which the cavalry will participate. Hitler to Welcome Farmers. j Before leaving Berlin for Hanoeln, Hitler will welcome delegations of fai mers. -They will be carried to the capital from all parts of tbe reicb by airpla nes. f Kvery town and vuiyge in lti ind has rrransed it own piegiaju. " pf the features wiU bs a radio- hroat-cast ot ti' rcrbM "'ne1" 7"'4 LONDON, Sept. 16. (P) Thirty two British schoolboys returning from a tour of Germany were stopped today and- forced to dispose of Swastika emblems before they were allowed to cross the Belgian frontier. V One of the party, T. Kitchen, charged' that they were jailed for two hours and twe of the .boys were: kicked by men in uniform. - n , - , j .t,.:r The entire party was ordered from the train, Kitchen asserted, their passports were taken up, and their baggage searched for Nazi material. Then aU were Jailed. Deny Marsh Treatment. BRUSSELS, Belgium, Sept. 16. Fj -Belgian gendarmes at Merbesthal tonight denied they had used harsh methods in handling 32 British schoolboys wearing the Nazi emblem, who were forced to return' to Aachen. Prussia. They acted, the gendarme said, undor general instructions issued by the stale police not to admit sltcns wearing the Kr. uniform or emblem. joicing. A special -'badge will be sold, tbe proceeds to . b used in swelling the winter relief fund for tha idle. The government's announcement of. the Jtcstival. declares: " This dy will mark the end of the period in which the most liberal politi-cal system compelled the "farmer to play a subordinate social and economic role." j Minister of Agriculture Darra today announced that the government plans to obtain " . just price" for the produce of farmers, particularly grain. He warned them thut the undertaking was conditioned on their producing jio mo. than la necessary tor semifne domcal'e ''eirand. ' Mi!! rttqbH Y'tMw?; V A "T am wavn'"'? yo". . eatincia'ly minister said. -" If any agriculturist does so,' I shall find ways and means of making him pay the penalty. This government price fixing plan is a special measure In the Interests of Germany's food supplies." p " Darre intimated that the free grain market is to be abolished. ' "If In such a market the government fixed the price it would alao stand ready to buy at the figure,", he said. " The result would be an ; attempt to dum the whole crop on the state." v -.;"', t The ; alternative envisaged ., by, the government Is vague,-but Darre spoke of "a new marketing organization" created by the corporative consolida tion of producers, middlemen, ooopera tive3, and millers. New Drive Ajtaiost Jewish Race. , Meawhilef a new drive against persons of Jewish descent holding public office was announced by the grovern nient. Heretofore, the fact that one grandparent was a. Jew was sufficient to cause dismissal. Declaring that " race, not religion is the decisive fac tor." Home Minister Wilnelm Jj'ricK today decreed .that In ,the eventt a great-grandparent - were baptized a Christian, but was of the Jewish race, a descendant shall be disqualified from holding sn official job. ( Dispatches from Berzabern, In the Palatinate, today said that 8.uthorkie.i there have declared Jews should not be permitted rights to enjoy sports in the new Germany, and have taken action 10 cancel fishing privileges granted to a Jewish firm. In Goeppingen, W uer Item berg, Nasis have ordered the exclusion of "eastern Jews" from the town market. , j,;' The new Prussian state council met privately today In the "new palace" at Potsdam, the former summer resi dence of the ex-kaiser.,. Thousand visited Potsdam to cheer the notables. The council is purely an advisory hody and is directly responsible' to' Premier Hermann Wilhelm Goerjng. 1 ' , titt Death or KMIiog . j T.U.K-RKCK". Germany. Sept. ."16.? -T o former members of the republic Keieh-ibasmer t sen'enced o death In toitrt lody .. h dstth o' "Kerf i'The v were Merr aebding and Htrr-!

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  1. Chicago Tribune,
  2. 17 Sep 1933, Sun,
  3. Page 20

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