Vienna (Jun. 25)
The Nazis in Vienna have started using revolvers in their attacks on Jews. One Jew named Moritz, who was attacked while he was walking through the street, has been shot in the upper arm.
Two Nazis who shot at him, an electrician named Schmidt, and a waiter named Kroll, have been arrested. The police claim that before they shot at him, Moritz had boxed the ears of the two Nazis.
A member of the “Hakoah” Jewish sports club, named Gruschker, has been badly injured in the thigh by a bullet fired by a Nazi.
This occurred during a fight in the Jewish quarter, in which members of the Hakoah rushed up to beat back a crowd of Nazis who had invaded the Jewish quarter, after a disturbance started by a Nazi beating a Jew with a dog-whip. Several Nazis were badly hurt. A police motor lorry finally came into the Jewish quarter and drove out the Nazi invaders.
About a dozen Jews were badly beaten by Nazis in the Leopoldgasse and the Ober-Donau Strasse, near the law court, where two Nazis were placed on trial to-day for having beaten Dr. Klebinder, the Jewish editor of the Wiener Allgemeine Zeitung”, while he was sitting at a cafe table in April. Dr. Klebinder, who is now in America, had roused the anger of the Nazis by his action in bringing the question of the antisemitic student rights at Vienna University before the Constitutional Court which annulled them as being contrary to the Constitution.
One of Dr. Klebinder’s assailants has been acquitted and the other has been fined 20 schillings.
No further disturbances took place to-day at the University itself. There is a big force of police on duty in the vicinity of the University, in case of any recurrence of the disorders.
There will be no return to peaceful studies until the Jewish Dean (Professor Pick) resigns, the Nazi German Students! Organisation declares in a notice it has put up on the University notice board. We demand, it says, that henceforth only people of pure German blood may act as teachers and leaders of our University.