Foreign News: Names

At the close of the War the City Fathers of Halberstadt (Prussia) prudently changed the name of one of their chief thoroughfares from Kaiser Wilhelmstrasse to Richard Wagnerstrasse. By way of added diplomacy they altered Hohenzollernstrasse to Friedenstrasse (Peace Street). Last week these alterations were swept away and the original names restored, a result of the German Fascist movement which has gained considerable headway of late.

While ultra-Fascists rejoiced in tearing down the post-War street signs, a moderate Fascist member of the City Council declared: " 'Hohenzollern Street' and 'Peace Street' are synonymous....

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