BELGIUM: Theunis Quits

His Majesty King Albert accepted Hie resignation of Premier Georges Theunis and his Cabinet.

The reason for this resignation is laid to the door of a proposition to substitute the Flemish language for French in the University of Ghent. This measure was modified in the Senate to permit the use of both languages. The Cabinet then resigned.

In view of the virtual reparations crisis existing on the Continent, it is extremely improbable that the Cabinet would resign over a minor issue such as that of the language dispute. It is therefore probable that...

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