GERMANY: All Unquiet

Just how tight money is in Germany today the Government rashly advertised last week by seizing the Berlin bank account of famed Erich Maria (All Quiet on the Western Front) Remarque and accusing him: 1) of having established a residence in the Netherlands and 2) of banking outside Germany his dollar, pound, franc, lira and other royalties.

Under iron fiscal decrees, sanctioned by President von Hindenburg, a German citizen receiving income from abroad today must exchange all his foreign money into marks. Author Remarque, who founded and...

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