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“Dirty Jew!” Epithet Hurled at Jewish Socialist Leader Nearly Causes Free Fight in Austrian Parliame

Dr. Otto Bauer, the leader of the Austrian Social Democratic Party and former Minister of Foreign Affairs, was roused to fury to-day by Deputies of the Christian Socialist Party (Government Party) shouting "Dirty Jew!" at him, when he was attacking one of their leaders, Dr. Karl Vaugoin, a recent Prime Minister.

Dr. Bauer ran across the floor of the House, and caught hold of some of the Christian Socialist Deputies who had been shouting the epithet and began to hit them. He was pulled away by the ushers of the House, whose prompt action prevented a free fight breaking out in the Chamber.