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Vienna Anti-semites Charge I. O. B. B. President with Riot Responsibility

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

Alfred M. Cohen, American-Jewish leader and president of the Independent Order B’nai Brith, was charged with responsibility for the bloodshed in the recent Vienna riots by the anti-Semitic press today.

The Vienna anti-Semitic journals charged editorially that Mr. Cohen’s visit to Vienna was on behalf of “the secret Jewish conspiracy carried on in the interest of Jewish financiers,” who ruined the Austrian schilling. As proof of this charge the anti-Semitic newspapers quote the fact that the riots broke out just as soon as Mr. Cohen left Vienna.