Foreign News: Fair or Foul

Fourteen of the 17 states and free cities in the German Republic filed protests last week against President Paul von Hindenburg's decree lifting the ban on Adolf Hitler's brown-shirted "Storm Troops" (TIME, June 27). In Munich, hot-headed Bavarians talked of remaking their Free State into a Bavarian Monarchy, restoring the House of Wittlesbach. Deposed Crown Prince Rupprecht of Bavaria naturally tried to hasten the popular ferment, stopped just short of high treason to the German Republic.

"Bavaria must oppose the encroachments of Berlin!" barked the grizzled, ramrod-backed Prince to a throng of Bavarians...

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