Roumanian Government Takes Measures to Put an End to All Attacks Against Jews

Stern measures to put an end to the recurring attacks on Jews in various parts of the country have been taken by the Roumanian government. Following a conference between high government officials under the chairmanship of Vayda Voevod, minister of the interior, it was decided to send Professor Cadere, chief of the state police, to Suceava where 2,000 peasants last week attacked and demolished Jewish shops.

Professor Cadere was sent to Suceava with instructions to restore order. A number of detachments of gendarmerie have also been sent. As a result of the conference the war ministry ordered the commandant in Bukowina to put his complete force at the disposal of the local military authorities while the minister of justice instructed the district attorneys throughout the country to arrest immediately all anti-Semitic agitators and to begin proceedings against them.

M. Angelescu, minister of justice, declared, after the conference, that these measures would result in the restoration of complete order within a few days. While the conference was making plans to put an end to the anti-Semitic troubles a new attack on Jews occurred in Balaceana where the peasants attacked Jewish shops and houses. The peasants were led to attack the Jews by the ringing of church bells. Order was restored by the police who arrested many of the disturbers.

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