AUSTRIA: Rifles at the Ready!

Back to Vienna from the League of Nations Assembly at Geneva came Austria's amiable Chancellor Ernst Streeruwitz last week, his manner worried.

"Although I endeavored to correct the impression of foreign diplomats that the condition of Austria was very grave and bordering on revolution," said he in a startling official interview, "I must admit that I did not altogether succeed."

The skepticism of League statesmen was understandable. Doubtless they had reminded Dr. Streeruwitz of last month's bloody clashes between Austria's two irregular armies, the reactionary Heimwehr and the socialist Schutzbund, both bands of...

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