Foreign News: Act of State

Last week Adolf Hitler, announcing that he was about to perform an official act of State, with his entire Cabinet and attended by the Corps Diplomatique plus Army, Navy, Air and Storm Troop bigwigs, opened "The Largest Automobile Show in the World."

Twelve acres of gleaming motor vehicles —an intoxicating prospect for a one-time housepainter—stretched in broad expanse before Der Reichsführer. Eight thousand German cars, cycle-cars, motorcycles, delivery wagons and trucks reduced to insignificance some 40 foreign cars shown by Italian, British, French, Czechoslovak, Belgian and Austrian firms. Glum U. S. dealers in...

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