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More Jews Reported Arrested in Hungary During Purge of Social Democratic Leaders

Several more Jewish members of the former Social Democratic Party of Hungary were arrested during the recent purge of Social Democratic leaders, it was reported here today from Budapest.

They include Nicholas Kertesz, one-time deputy in the Parliament, and Arpad Gaspar, director of the state Institute for Social Insurance. Kertesz, who was forced to leave the party when it merged with the Communist Party, was for 25 years a prominent labor leader and a leading member of an organization which aided Jewish children during the Nazi occupation.