The Chargé in Austria (Wiley) to the Secretary of State
[Received April 25—3:25 p.m.]
Following telegram has been sent to the Embassy at Berlin:
April 25, 6 p.m. Hermann Nagler, American citizen, passport No. 480, 173, states that on April 24 he was beaten by uniformed S. S. officer when attempting to enter cafe Jaegerhof, not badly hurt.
Mrs. Amalia Garfen, American citizen, passport No. 279,998, was assaulted by two women this morning while walking in the Obere Donaustrasse, not badly hurt.
Max Heller, American citizen, passport No. 253,695, alleges he was forced at the point of a gun by uniformed S. A. officer to carry anti-Jewish poster when leaving cafe Hotel Continental April 23rd. Later in the day on entering his house he was again obliged to carry poster.
I am informing Stein in the sense of the foregoing.
I am making thorough investigation.
Repeated to Department.