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Toronto Jew is Arrested for Striking John Beattie, Self-styled Canadian Neo-nazi

A 43-year-old Hungarian-Jewish refugee was arrested and charged with assault after he struck Canada’s self-styled Nazi leader, John Beattie, when the latter started to march through the Allen Gardens here to mark the 80th anniversary of Hitler’s birth. Beattie was hit on the head with a sign by Eugene Lawrence, a real estate salesman. He was unconscious for several minutes. The local Nazi had planned to picket the downtown offices of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association after he was refused a permit to hold a Hitler memorial meeting.