AUSTRIA: New Cabinet

A short, blue-eyed man, clad in the street garb of a priest, hurried last week into the great building which houses the Nationalrat (Parliament) in Vienna. As he passed through gloomy corridors only the sharp-eyed saw at this seeming-priest's throat the purple rabat of a monsignor. None the less all present bowed with respect to Mgr. Ignaz Seipel. He had just been created—for the second time;— Chancellor (Premier) of Austria. He is thus at present the sole Christian prelate to head a civil government.

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