A Budapest despatch to the “Arbeiter Zeitung” here reports an unbelievable but nonetheless authentic fact, which characterizes the wild antics of the Hungarian anti-Semites. According to the newspaper, a number of prominent Hungarian jurists who attended the Hungarian attorneys’ convention in Szegedin were subjected to indignities because of the suspicion formed by local anti-Semites that they were Jews.
Franz von Kiralij, who presided over the convention, accompanied by a number of Hungarian attorneys, all Christions and of the nobility, were surrounded by the ruffians who insisted that they must have physical evidence that they are not of the Jewish race. A fight developed and it was not until the police intervened that peace was restored.
The Archive of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency includes articles published from 1923 to 2008. Archive stories reflect the journalistic standards and practices of the time they were published.