Foreign News: Only Peace

Only Peace

Veteran Berlin correspondents declared they had never before seen Adolf Hitler and the 741 members of the German Reichstag in quite such an electric state of emotion as last week. For the first time since 1866 Austrian officials had their place with the Germans. Austria, now a German province, sent her Governor (not Chancellor) Arthur Seyss-Inquart to Berlin by air, dressed in the uniform of one of Dictator Hitler's Elite Guard. Austrian-born Herr Hitler was greeted by Reichstag President Göring with the words: "You conquered Austria not with bloody use of force...

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