VIENNA (Feb. 20)
Repinted from yesterday’s late edition
M. A. Tenenblatt, Vienna correspondent for the Jewish Telegraphic Agency for the past sixteen years, was expelled from Austria tonight after intervention by members of the diplomatic corps with high officials of the Austrian government had faild to secure modification of the deportation order ussued by the state police on Sunday. He is the first newspaperman to feel the full weight of the censorship imposed by the Dollfuss regime.
The newspaperman and held incomnicado for nine hours before being released. He was compelled to sign an undertaking to leave the coutry within twenty-four hours but he was granted a twenty-four hour respit following the intercession of the American and Polish consulates.
No formal charges were filed against Teneblatt who prevlously had been warnd that he would be suject to deportation if his depatches contined in a tenor considered unfavorable to the Dollfuss regime.
Major Emil Fey, vice-chancellor of Austria and leader of the Heinwehr, the Fascist home guard, in an interview today with Hungarian newspapermen, declared there would be no anti-Semitism in Asutria under Heimwehr control. In a rather unusual statement, the man considered the strong-arm of the Dollfuss regime declared: “In muy younger days there was no anti-Semitism and there will be no anti-Semitism in the future.
“I have been asked whether a Jew may join the Heimwehr membership. My answer is all patriotic elements may join the Heimwehr, including Jews, although the practical aspects of this question are entirely unknown to me.”