{span}#utsche{/span} Zeitung Fights Suit

###im L. McLaughlin, vice-###nt of the D. Z. Publishing ###ation, which publishes the ###e Zeitung, and editor of ###azi sheet’s English section, ###l not guilty before Magis-###acob Eilperin in the Down-###Court, Brooklyn, yesterday, ###rges of criminal libel insti-### by former Magistrate Jo-### Goldstein. McLaughlin was ###l in the custody of his attor-### or further hearing next Wednesday.

Also named as defendants in ###e complaint are the publishing corporation, Walter Kappe, editor of the paper, John Doe, printer, and Richard Roe, distributor. Edward B. Bathon, attorney, appeared in behalf of the corporation and McLaughlin. Summonses returnable on the adjourned date, were issued for the three others.

According to Goldstein, the Deutsche Zeitung, in a comment which it printed last Saturday under the headline, “Joseph Goldstein Should Be Disbarred,” characterized him as a “scurvy and unscrupulous prostitute before the bar” who “tried to seduce and intimidate an American court through perjury.”

The comment further referred ### him, Goldstein declares in his ###fidavit, as “a lying criminal Jew ###wyer,” as “the filthy Goldstein,” as “a professional liar of the lowest possible sort,” and concluded with, “New York City must be ridded of such dirty, contemptible wolves as Joseph Goldstein.”

The case referred to in the article dates back to June 20 last, when County Judge Fitzgerald in the Kings County Court sentenced three high school youths to jail after they had pleaded guilty to third degree assult for attacking a seventeen-year-old girl who was a pupil in the same high school which they attended.

CHARGED PERSECUTION

After sentence was passed, Goldstein moved to set it aside, declaring that District Attorney Geoghan and Assistant District Attorney John Kean, who prosecuted the case, had led him to believe the boys would not be sent to jail.

He charged, at the time, that there had been a deliberate persecution of the boys because they, as Jews, had attacked a girl who was not Jewish.

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