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Eleven Injured in Vienna Student Riots

June 14, 1927
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(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

Eleven students were seriously injured, and scores of others badly beaten in riots which broke out Friday at the University of Vienna.

The trouble started during a lecture when a student shouted, “Jews get out !” The Social Democratic students tried to oust the interrupters whom they lermed Fascist students, but found them armed with brass knuckles and tron-tipped sticks.

Rector Molish is accused by the Social Democrats of having allowed several hundred more supposed Fascist students to enter a rear gate when another affray occurred. Fighting also took place in the street. After the fight the police picked up hundred of sticks, brass knuckles and other weapons.

The University of Vienna was closed as a result of the riots.


Nathan Straus, who was confined in Mount Sinai Hospital two weeks with appendicitis and bronchitis, was taken to his home in Mamaroneek on Sunday.

His condition is considerably improved, according to Dr. Leon Suglitz his physician, who accompanied Mr. Straus home.

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