GERMANY: Confidence

The Reichstag adjourned last week until June 7 for its Whitsuntide holiday, after perfunctorily voting "confidence" in the new Marx Cabinet. (TIME, May 24.)

Chancellor Marx, famed as the exceedingly close runner-up to von Hindenburg in the last presidential election (TIME, May 4, 1925), made the following announcements to the Reichstag before it adjourned.

Flag Decision. The new Cabinet has decided to retain temporarily the mooted "flag order" (TiME, May 17 et seq.), as a result of which the Luther Cabinet fell. A new or compromise flag...

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