Truce in Hungary Colleges As Nazi Students Await Gov’t Reply on Clausus Demand

A truce has been declared between governmental authorities and students of various universities here which have been closed on account of recent anti-Semitic outbursts by the student Nazi sympathizers. The pro-Nazi students are impatiently awaiting the reply of the government to demands for the injection of clauses curtailing the number of Jewish scholars who are admitted to the schools of higher learning.

Against the claim that the number of Jewish students is considerably above normal, the rectorate issued warnings that the most stringent measures would be taken if the anti-Jewish demonstrations recur.

Authorities are under the suspicion that there is a well-organized army of Nazi sympathizers working in harmony with the parent body in Germany.

An aggressive Nazi offensive is reported to be under way here directed by former Minister Count Alexander Festitich, who is the party chieftain in Hungary. His leadership of the Hitlerite party in Hungary is looked upon with perplexity, since he also remains a member of the pro-government party of national unity. The latter party is under the leadership of Count Stephen Bethlen, National Assembly chief, and Premier Julius Goemboes.

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