Germany has leapt from frying-pan to fire.
The military dictatorship came to an end and General von Seeckt, Commander-in-Chief of the Reichswehr, was deprived of the supreme power he has so effectually wielded since last September.
Hopes of a return to normal conditions were, however, quickly shattered. The Government announced the establishment of a state of civil martial law, under which supreme power is transferred to Dr. Jarres, Minister of the Interior.
The new régime was said to be a "somewhat watered" issue of the old. The main difference is that the...