Foreign News: Bavarian Election

Elections to the Bavarian Landtag (Diet) resulted in a large gain for the extreme Right and fairly large gain for the Communists, both of which were at the expense of the moderate parties. The gains of the Monarchists were described as "most spectacular, even for Bavaria."

The continued trend toward the Right and Left was taken in some quarters as an ominous portent for the coming Reichstag election (May 4). Many moderate Germans professed keen alarm over the effect of the Bavarian election in foreign countries.

The great General Ludendorff was not, however, despondent. According to...

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