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Goemboes Acts to End Anti-jewish Disorders

Premier Julius Goemboes conferred today with Professor Balint Homan, Minister of Education, on methods of quietening down the anti-Semitic disturbances in Hungarian universities. The government officials decided to invite the anti-Semitic student leaders to a parley where the government viewpoint would be explained to them and the government’s final concessions to ensure peace would be revealed. The government has previously rejected student demands for a strict numerus clausus and segregation of Jewish students in the class-rooms, pointing out that the present laws sufficiently restrict Jewish admission to the institutions.

The Jewish students have determined to reject the so-called “ghetto benches” which the nationalist students demand they occupy and eventually, to refrain from attendance at classes, until the authorities guarantee peace and equality of treatment to legally enrolled Jewish students.