AUSTRIA: Shot

Prelate Chancellor Seipel of Austria was seriously but not dangerously wounded by a murder-minded man as he walked down the platform of the Sudbahnhof at Vienna.

The assailant fired four revolver shots at the Chancellor, one of which took effect; after, he turned the weapon upon himself with effect thought likely to prove fatal.

It was uncertain if the attack was made through insanity or was part of a Communist plot; the latter was feared, as the attacker was believed to be a Communist.

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