Following on the heels of uproars in the French Chamber of Deputies and the Japanese Diet, described in the last issue of TIME, comes the news of tumultuous scenes in the Czecho-Slovakian Chamber of Deputies. When the Speaker announced that the report of the committee of Constitutional Law on the Defence of the Realm Bill would be read, Dr. Smeral, leader of the communists, gave the signal for a deafening onslaught of noise from his party. A tattoo was drummed with despatch boxes on the desks. Whistles, large bells and trumpets joined...

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