GERMANY: Power of Jews, of Press

What did Herr Adolf Hitler's Fascist flash-in-the-pan (TIME, Aug. 25, et seq.) cost Germany? This question Teuton economists answered last week with a tentative, staggering figure: 1,600,000,000 marks ($380,800,000).

They estimated that the "Fascist scare" drove this sum out of Germany, and that it has not returned. Short-term foreign credits have been withdrawn. Germans themselves have sent their capital abroad.

Part of the Hitler fireworks was a gesture of menace at the jews. Instantly this remarkable people took steps. Dine with a leading German-Jewish banker today and you will note that: i) His plate is no longer gold or silver...

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