GERMANY: Separatists Go

For months the question of whether the Lower Palatinate* should be made an autonomous State has plagued the world.

With the undoubted connivance of the French, the Separatists (those who favor an entirely independent State) have been in control of the whole area since last November and much blood has been shed. At one time the whole affair seriously threatened Anglo-French relations, but, despite British investigations, the Separatists remained.

During the past week the workers of Pirmasens, a little manufacturing town, rose in the night and, armed...

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