Jewish Doctors in Hungary Will Lose Right to Practice, Government Announces

Continuing its ruthless policy of anti-Jewish persecution, the Hungarian Government today announced that Jewish doctors, numbering 4,500, will soon be prohibited from practicing.

The announcement was issued in Budapest by Dr. Antal Incze, Government Medical Commissioner, who said that in order to speed up the elimination of Jewish doctors, medical students will receive their diplomas sooner than usual “so as to replace the discharged Jewish physicians.”

The United Hungarian Christian League published an appeal in the Hungarian press calling for more ruthless measures against Jews. “It is our view that the most igorous and most ruthless solution of the Jewish problem in Hungary would not be radical enough, since we consider the Jewish problem unsolved as long as even one half-Jew, or one quarter-Jew is left in the country,” the appeal said.

MEMBER OF NOBILITY ARRESTED FOR HIDING JEWS

It was reported here today from Budapest that proceedings have been instituted there against Count Mihaly Andrassy, a member of the ranking nobility of Hungary, on the charge that he hid Jews to save them from deportation. The manager of Andrassy’s state in Szigetvar was fined 2,000 pengoes by the authorities for hiding Jews on the estate.

Hungarian newspapers reaching here today carry attacks against the mayors of the cities of Nagybanya and Kaposvar for being “lenient to Jews.” The mayors are accused of “sabotaging the ghetto regulations.” The mayor of Nagybanya is also charged with delaying the registration of Jewish property for two days, “thus enabling Jews to hide their valuables with farmers in the neighborhood.”

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