Foreign News: Busts

The Reichstag reassembled. Business urgent and important necessitated an extraordinary session, but the affairs of state were not so important and urgent that the Deputies did not throng to the ceremony of unveiling marble busts of Germany's first two Presidents: Friedrich Ebert (died in office, Feb. 28, 1925) and Generalfeld-marschall Paul Ludwig Hans von Beneckendorf und von Hinderburg.

The ceremony, short, impressive, typically Teutonic, was conducted by Reichstag President Paul Loebe, who lauded the two Presidents for their patriotism.

The busts adorn the hall of the Reichstag, which is copiously bedecked with...

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