Foreign News: Best Spirit

When Germany's two greatest shipping lines, North German Lloyd and Hamburg-American, were abruptly lumped together under Chancellor Adolf Hitler's "Maritime Adviser" Herr Emil Helfferich, the ousted former board chairmen of both lines revealed that "dissatisfaction in the outside world toward Germany" had sharply reduced their business (TIME, Aug. 1). Last week the German Government fought back against this blight on German shipping caused by the distaste of many travelers for anything remotely connected with Hitlerism.

In Berlin the German Foreign Exchange Control Bureau, which is supposed to see that no traveler leaves the...

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