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February 18, 1926
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The purpose of the assailants of Joseph Vaszony yesterday was murder, according to reports in the Budapest press today. The assailants were saved by the police from being lynched by the crowd.

Both Franz Molnar, and Ferdinand Varnay, the arrested assailants, are members of the Monarchistic and anti-Semitic organization of General Hajjas. Molnar headed the Szolnok pogrom band in 1920. Vasvony’s injury is not serious.

The arrested admitted that they wanted to remove Vaszony because he charged Regent Horthy with complicity in the counterfeiting plot and because he attacked Bethlen.


Samuel Dushkin, the violinist, will donate the entire receipts of his only Carnegie Hall Concert this season, to be given on February 24, to the construction fund of the Jewish Memorial Conservatory in Palestine, it was announced yesterday by the Executive Committee of the Conservatory, of which Leopold Godowsky is chairman.

The Dushkin concert, the program of which will be almost exclusively of Jewish and Hebrew music, will mark the beginning of an intensive campaign in America to raise a fund for the realization of the project.

A committee under the leadership of Leopold Godowsky, consisting of the most prominent artists, Jewish and non-Jewish, is being organized with the purpose of giving concerts, the entire proceeds to go to the Memorial Conservatory.

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