GERMANY: Anything May Happen

All Germany settled down for the second spasm of the presidential campaign (TIME, Mar. 16 et seq.).

The Socialist, Democrat and Catholic Parties, or Weimar coalition (socalled because these parties secured the passage at Weimar of the Republican Consitution in 1919), true to prediction, joined forces in support of coalition Candidate Wilhelm Marx, ex-Chancellor and leader of the Catholic Party. The Socialists gave in on condition that their leader, Herr Otto Braun, ex-Minister President (Premier) of Prussia, be re-elected as head of the Prussian Government. This was conceded and effected. The...

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