GERMANY: Orgy oj Liberty

Orgy of Liberty

In the Rhineland so recently freed of the last French troops (TIME, July 14), life continued exciting last week for "Separatists" (advocates of an independent Rhineland Republic) and suspect French-sympathizers. Their noses were punched, their houses wrecked, their clothes torn, their shops gutted with delirious crowds of Pan-German youths storming up and down the ''liberated provinces."

Technically, riots in the Rhineland are now the business of Germany alone, but last week official France was annoyed. Shaggy-headed Foreign Minister Aristide Briand paid an official visit of protest to the...

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