Blazing summer came early to Austria this year, and has continued with such fierce intensity that last week many Austrians were in the irritable state of people who have said too often: "I can't stand it! It's just too hot!"

Suddenly the newspapers told of the acquittal of three young men, reactionary Nationalists, who had been on trial since February for killing a man and a child, during a brawl between Nationalists and Social Democrats in the Province of Bergenland. The guilt of the three young...

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