THE NETHERLANDS: Mistake

Last week 69-year-old Jonkheer Dirk Jan de Geer, leader of The Netherlands' Christian Historical Party, talked like a Dutch uncle to his parliamentary colleagues. They had just turned in a vote of no confidence in old Dr. Hendrikus Colijn, thereby throwing out a Ministry that had lasted two days. Basic issue was unemployment relief: Catholics and Socialists wanted to know why, if the Government could spend $165,000,000 on three new cruisers, it could not spend $17,000,000 on Holland's 350,000 unemployed.

Catholics and Socialists could combine to put conservative Dr. Colijn out, but neither was strong enough to put anyone else in....

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