Foreign News: Anti-Sem

Aristide Blank, most prominent banker in Rumania, was discussing the monetary policy of Rumania at the King Carol Economic Institute when the lecture-hall was invaded by a band of 50 anti-Jewish student terrorists, armed with clubs. They beat the Jewish banker unmercifully until he was rescued by M. Titulesco, Rumanian minister to London. The incident inaugurated an anti-Semitic reign of terror that lasted in Bucharest until several regiments of troops had been called out to get the situation in hand. The outbreak was openly encouraged by the Bratiano Cabinet, following the opening of...

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