Foreign News: Just Folks

Name of Adolf Hitler's personal paper is Völkischer Beobachter which might be translated "Folksy Observer," and one of his pet projects is the Volkswagen or "Folksy Automobile." Last week Der Führer opened the 11h annual Berlin Auto Show with a spectacular review of 10,000 Nazis. Through cleared Berlin streets the greatest German racing drivers roared with flame-belching exhausts and brakes screaming as they took street corners in breakneck "skid-turns."

Neither Alfred P. Sloan Jr. nor John L. Lewis would care to have anyone in the White House make such a speech as Orator Hitler...

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