Cabinet Crisis

The Cabinet crisis (TIME, Oct. 13 et seq.) which precipitated the recent election (TIME, Dec. 15) again became acute.

Chancellor Wilhelm Marx resigned. President Friedrich Ebert accepted the resignation; but it was not known whom he would ask to form a new government. It was generally assumed that his choice would be Foreign Minister Gustav Stresemann.

The situation was that the combined Centrists and Socialists were not strong enough to form a government without the aid of the German People's Party, led by Herr Stresemann. The latter supported the...

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