GERMANY: 1' Christmas Crisis''

GERMANY

" Christmas Crisis''

The hoodoo which has brought so many German cabinet crises in December* brought down the Cabinet of Chancellor Marx last week. In recent years nearly all German cabinets have been based on unstable "Little Coalitions," and so have been liable to fall at any moment; but there was no good reason why last week's crisis should not have been delayed till after Christmas. President von Hindenburg recognized this fact, instructing Dr. Wilhelm Marx who resigned as Chancellor last week to carry on ad interim. Thus by a comfortable and...

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