SWEDEN: Sweden

The cabinet headed by Hjalmar Branting resigned, following its defeat in the Upper House of the Swedish Parliament by a vote of 76 against, to 60 for, a proposal to distribute doles to the unemployed.

The news of the Government's resignation is taken at Stockholm as an indication of a general reaction against the socialists, who were in power through the Branting administration.

Hjalmar Branting, Socialist, became Minister of State (Premier) and Minister of Foreign Affairs on Oct. 13, 1921. It is now expected that he will...

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