Foreign News: Maids, Hymns & Salesmen

In the railway stations of every German city last week blonde housemaids blubbered and in many cases their erstwhile Jewish mistresses were on the platforms weeping, too. Back to the farm went many of the 30,000 departing Gretchens, while others with nowhere to go sought charity shelter. Reason: there had just come into effect the Government's decree providing that no German woman aged less than 35 shall work in an establishment containing male Jews (TIME, Sept. 23 & Nov. 25).

Up to last week the National Government had resisted brownshirt demands that "Hallelujah'' and...

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