GERMANY: The Boiling Pot

The big news from Germany was that Generalfeldmarschall Paul von Hindenburg, the idol of the German Nation, had, after previously refusing (TIME, Apr. 13), accepted the pro-Monarchist nomination for the Presidency of the German Republic. Thereafter, the German political pot began to boil.

It appeared that the aged (he is 78) Field Marshal had remained indurately opposed to accepting nomination until a loud knock sounded on the door of No. 15 Wedekindstrasse, Hanover, and Grand Admiral Alfred von Tirpitz appeared to undermine Hindenburg's resistance. It...

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