Bucharest (Jul. 23)
The growing influence of the Cuza party in Roumanian political life is commented upon by the influential Roumanian newspaper, “Adverul.”
The paper reports that following Professor Cuza’s address in parliament in which he urged action against the Jews, the government majority cheered the speaker and General Averescu, the Prime Minister, shook hands with Cuza.
“This shows a dangerous trend in Roumanian politics,” the paper states.
The paper analyzes the anti-Semitic program of the Cuza party and declares that Cuza’s demand for the introduction of a numerus clausus in the Roumanian Universities is absurd. “Even Hungary, which originated the numerus clausus, intends to abolish this law now. The second demand of the Cuzists that all Jewish property in Roumania be confiscated is,” the paper states, “idiotic Bolshevism Once, confiscation of property is started, it will not stop with the Jews alone, particularly when one realizes that Jewish property is only a small proportion of the wealth of the country, which is in the hands of the Christians. Such an action would lead to a general expropriation and to revolution,” the paper argues.