GERMANY: Ad Interim

A plethora of comment inflated the receptive pages of journals, hebdomadals and mensals to show whether or not the election of Generalfeldmarschall Paul von Hindenburg to the German Presidency meant "this," meant "that." A consensus of more reliable opinion averred that the Field Marshal's election was an omen of good import, that it meant the beginning of a rule of law and order with no immediate, though probably a later (one writer mentioned ten years) restoration of the monarchy, that it presaged a fuller return of foreign confidence and a resumption by Germany...

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