Foreign News: Taxes by Decree

Chancellor Heinrich Brüning dared to do last week that which no German statesman has dared since the days of "The Iron Chancellor," Prince von Bismarck.

When Reichstag deputies would not vote the money Bismarck wanted, he got it by writing out a decree which his King (whom he made Kaiser Wilhelm I) hastened to sign. Fortnight ago the new iron chancellor, who won the "Iron Cross" during the War and was hand-picked for his mettle by old Paul von Hindenburg (TIME, April 7). dissolved the Reichstag by presidential decree when it would not vote...

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