Foreign News: Hitler Tickets

To Chancellor Adolf Hitler lately complained German-born Anton Karthausen that his hand-made dresses and skirts did not sell well in Brownsville, Tex. Joyously last week Herr and Frau Karthausen and child were hurrying back to the Fatherland on tickets sent them by gentle Adolf. Of all forms of publicity for Nazidom the dispatch of such "Hitler tickets" was proving the most effective. Proud as Punch was tall, brooding Dr. Ernst Hanfstaengl, the Chancellor's closest friend, who staged the return from Reading, Pa. of stranded Ignatz Westenkirchner & family (TIME, Jan. 1).


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