AUSTRIA: Automatic Civil War

At an Austrian reception in Geneva last week an excited Englishwoman plunged down upon little Chancellor Dollfuss and fervently grasped his hand.

"We feel," said she, "about Austria today the way the world felt about Belgium in 1914!"

Millimetternich was cheered in the streets, at his hotel and at the meetings of the 14th League Assembly (TIME, Oct. 2) whose sessions this week were more than usually routine and futile. When he rose to make his first address, attendants agreed that not since the oratorical pinwheels of the late Aristide Briand had a League audience given such an ovation. From the front...

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