Foreign News Notes, Jun. 16, 1924

Eight thousand pitiless brewery workers went on strike in Berlin whose populace became exposed to a beer famine. Frantic efforts were made by cafe, restaurant and beer hall proprietors to secure large quantities of Miinchner and Wurzburger from Bavaria and elsewhere to tide their beer-drinkers over tha crisis.

Lieutenant Thormann and Dr. Grandel, charged with plotting the murder of General von Seeckt (TIME, Jan. 28), were acquitted by a jury which stated that evidence of a serious con-spiracy was nonexistent. The German press, excepting the Nationalist journals, condemned the verdict. The Deutsche Allgemeine...

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