GERMANY: Resigned, Not Out

Immediately upon the return of Chancellor Luther and Foreign Minister Stresemann from London, where they signed the Locarno Treaties (see INTERNATIONAL), the Cabinet of the Reich resigned. Chancellor Luther had been obliged to promise that his Government would take this step in order to gain sufficient votes for the Locarno Treaties in the Reichstag (TIME, Nov. 30), the understanding being that the Socialists and others who came to the Treaties' rescue would be rewarded with posts in the next Cabinet. Of course the fact that the three Nationalists in the Cabinet had...

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