Foreign News Notes, Sep. 14, 1925

On Aug. 26, 1921, Matthias Erzberger, German Minister of Finance, was assassinated. All Germany was in ferment. The wearing of their uniforms in the street by former Army and Navy officers was declared to be inciting unrest. A few days later President Ebert issued a decree forbidding the wearing of uniforms by ex-officers.

Last week, four years and a few days after Erzberger's murder, President von Hindenburg issued another decree. It allowed ex-service men to wear their uniforms at all social celebrations and on patriotic or funeral occasions. The Reichstag had been debating such...

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