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 - Two Germans Taken Off Ship SAN FRANCISCO, Jan....
Two Germans Taken Off Ship SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 8—(AP) Two German nationals, one crying ne was being "crucified", were removed removed from the Japanese liner la- tuta Maru today, apparently as a result of British refusal to guarantee guarantee safe passage. Sailing of the ship was delayed an hour and a quarter while officials officials of the Nippon Yusen Kaisha conferred regarding British objections objections to three men already aboard. One finally was permitted to re- ain. Approximately 35 Germans were on the passenger list, all but the three apparently having previously been approved by the British, Among them was Karl Scheuring University of Denver student whom the department of justice last month ordered to leave the country- country- So far as could be ascertained none of the 430 German sailors interned interned at Angel island was aboard Neither was the Princess Stephanie Hohenlohe of Hungary, whose expulsion expulsion also was ordered in December. December. Baggage of the Germans was searched thoroughly. Agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation were much in evidence on the ship out apparently took no part in ousting the two Germans. Those taken off. after ship offl cials conferred with the Japanese consulate, were Mikolas Krauss machinist, and Hans Ernst, meta worker, both Neither was of New York City communicative ant* Doth said they did not know wha they would do. As the departing whistle blew ater, Krauss broke into tears am said he was being "crucified", that he felt like "jumping off a building", building", that he "thought this was a nation of free people", and "this thing happened x x x because of things I have in my heart". The third person to whom objections objections were raised was H. W. Ritler, described by ship officials as "a New York loan banker"- He was allowed allowed to sail after they said it was found that British objections had not been substantiated. Scheuring. 18 years old, and former resident of Munich, said he didn't regard himself as being deported deported and that "my conscience is clear". "I have done nothing un-American un-American and 1 hope some dav to return and finish my studies," he said. He indicated no resentment at the refusal refusal of United States authorities to extend his visitor'* permit. o

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  1. Arizona Republic,
  2. 09 Jan 1941, Thu,
  3. Page 5

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