Foreign News: Stupidity

The eve of the opening of the new Reichstag found German party differences unsettled. Efforts were made by Chancellor Wilhelm Marx and Foreign Minister Gustav Stresemann to come to an agreement with Dr. Hergt, leader of the Nationalists (Monarchists), regarding the formation of a new Coalition Government in which the Nationalists would take part.

The demands put forward by the Nationalists were such that the Moderates declined to answer them. The Marx Ministry, unable to gain Monarchist support resigned. President Ebert accepted the resignation, requested Chancellor Marx to "carry on" until after he...

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