AUSTRIA: As Innsbruck Goes . . .

One of the first to leave the secret huddle of statesmen that has been discussing Germany's future in Rome for three weeks (TIME, April 17 et seq.) was the smallest and youngest Premier in Europe, five-foot, 40-year-old Chancellor Engelbert Dollfuss. He took back to Vienna with him the assurance that Italy would back his Government to the limit providing it gave up any idea of political union with Germany. Italy carefully pointed out that such a union would reduce Austria to the status of a German State like Bavaria.

Chancellor Dollfuss. Christian Socialist...

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