HUNGARY: The Merry Warden

Every day during the trial of Joseph Cardinal Mindszenty (TIME, Feb. 14 et seq.), a dapper, trimly uniformed officer, with a slightly dreamy look in his eyes and spotless white gloves on his hands, sat at the defendant's right. Every day as the session opened, the officer stopped before the judges' bench and formally reported that the accused was present in the court. Last week, Lieutenant of Prison Guards Imre Szipzr, 32, warden of the Marko Street House of Detention in Budapest, was himself in the prisoner's dock before a Budapest criminal court. He was under charges,...

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