Belgium, which has been governed during the past six weeks by the resigned Theunis Cabinet, was apathetic when M. Van de Vyvere accepted the King's mandate to form a Cabinet. Recently, it had become a weekly custom for the King to call this and that leader and request him to form a Government. But when M. Van de Vyvere succeeded in forming a Cabinet, the Belgians were most surprised. The Cabinet:
Premier, Finance. . . .M. Van de Vyvere
Justice M. Leon Theodor
-Foreign Affairs M. Paul Hymans
-Economic Affairs M. Moyersoen
National Defense. ... General Hollebaut
-Science and Art M. Nolf
^Industry and Labor M....