GERMANY: Im Reichstage

An attempt was begun in the Reichstag to rush through outstanding business before the summer recess, which begins on July 18.

A doubtful beginning was made by a Reichstag committee which refused to sanction an increase in beer and tobacco taxes.

Next day, business was completely held up for a whole afternoon and part of an evening by battalions of irate men and women, armed with walking-sticks and umbrellas, who beseiged the Reichstag building. Nationalist Deputies had promised in the last election to revalorize their worthless bonds, but nothing had been done. Why?...

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