INTERNATIONAL: Saturday Surprise

So big today looms Adolf Hitler in the minds of Europe's statesmen that Der Führer's habit of always picking Saturday as the time suddenly to throw his weight about has caused the Continent's major stock exchanges to remain closed every Saturday—just in case the No.1 Nazi should upset prices.

Another gauge of the Realmleader's bigness this year was the recent scramble of statesmen, as soon as they heard that he was going to convene the Reichstag to make speeches of appeasement, conciliation and even flattery. In thus buttering Der Führer, immaculate British...

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