Foreign News: Cruiser A

Seldom has a more terrific tempest been brewed in any teapot than that which perturbed all Germany last week, when the Reichstag convened for its Winter Session. The question at issue transcended Cabinet lines. The chancellor, Socialist Hermann Müller, would have to vote "Nein!" while his Defense Minister, Nationalist General Wilhelm Groener, would vote "Ja!" Portentously an awful rumor spread that President von Hindenburg was threatening to resign if the Reichstag went "Nein!" Old Paul von Hindenburg wanted a hearty "Ja!" because that would mean the appropriation of 85,000,000 gold marks ($20,000,000) to...