Time came round when Chancellor Hans Luther led his Cabinet into the Reichstag to ask for a vote of confidence, made necessary by the recent election of Generalfeldmarschall Paul von Hindenburg as President (TIME, May 4, et seq.).

The most important speech uttered was a fiery one from Foreign Minister Gustav Stresemann. In a bitter tirade against the Entente Powers, lie attacked them for the non-evacuation of Cologne, for alleging that Germany had been secretly arming without; and, in the course of five months, not being able to draft a note containing specific charges...

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