GERMANY: Sklareks

Eager California newsgatherers boarded a train at Santa Barbara last week and rudely interrupted Berlin's crop-headed, saber-scarred Mayor Gustav Boess in a pinochle game.

"No matter what has developed in Berlin," said Mayor Boess, "I am involved in no scandal whatever. I fully intend to proceed with my original itinerary which provides for my sailing from New York on the Bremen, Oct. 24." He picked up his cards and proceeded to meld.

Despite his statement Berlin's Boess was involved in a scandal last week, a scandal that threatened to disrupt the entire Berlin...

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