GERMANY: Test

Ended last week the first sennight of Adolf Hitler's open opposition to the Junker Cabinet of Chancellor von Papen. Government officials lost no time in putting this opposition to the test. Acting under Defense Minister von Schleicher's emergency decree against terrorism, five Nazis were sentenced to death at Beuthen, Silesia, for so beating a Communist workman named Pietzruch that he died of wounds. That there should be no charge of discrimination, several members of the republican Reichsbanner were imprisoned for from 18 months to four years for brutality in other Silesian...

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