GERMANY: Iron Victory: 97% Rye

In chastened mood the Reichstag reconvened last week from a six weeks recess, found that President Paul von Hindenburg had just legalized by executive decree 26 drastic retrenchment bills prepared by Prime Minister Heinrich ("Iron Cross") Brüning.

Political authorities agreed that the Reichstag if asked to debate and pass these bills one by one would have thrown them all out amid piercing Communist shrieks, frantic Fascist antics. All that the Reichstag was asked to do last week, however, was to ratify or nullify one simple decree signed HINDENBURG.

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