With dramatic suddenness which was a surprise to his colleagues, Dr. Ignaz Seipel, Roman Catholic prelate for more than two years Chancellor of Austria, resigned. He said that, while he was convinced that the majority Parties of the National Assembly were in agreement with the League of Nations' reconstruction program, he felt that they did not support his measures for carrying out the program. He also referred to his decreased capacity for work since he was wounded last summer (TIME, June 9), said that, all things taken in consideration, he felt he must...

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