GERMANY: Death for Hoarders

Putting their Nordic heads together to see what could be done to make The Fatherland a still more fit place for Aryan heroes, Der Führer Adolf Hitler and Minister-President Hermann Wilhelm Göring last week launched a new series of laws so super-drastic that even Germans long used to the rigors of Nazidom shuddered with apprehension. The first of these laws, framed by General Göring, imposes the death penalty on any German who "knowingly and unscrupulously, out of sheer selfishness or for other base motives, sends or leaves his money or other property...

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