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Anti-semitic Troubles Renewed in Galatz, Spread to Braila

Yesterday’s anti-Semitic student disturbances in Galatz spread today to Braila, where the students held a Congress and were also renewed in Galatz itself. The new disturbances, however, were not confined entirely to Jews. A chauffeur who refused to drive the anti-Semitic students was beaten and shipping officials were also beaten because they refused to permit the students to overload a vessel.

In Braila where a number of the anti-Semitic students were taken on a charge of molesting the Braila district-attorney, the judge declared “from a national point of view I am in full sympathy with you.” The judge offered his apologies to the students for fining them a thousand lei, adding that the students must be polite to government officials. Encouraged by the judge’s attitude the students lodged an appeal against the fine.

During the day a number of Jewish shops were broken into and in the Strade Regalla a number of them were damaged, but timely action by the police prevented the spread of the trouble.

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