File No. 763.72/11630

The Chargé in the Netherlands ( Bliss) to the Secretary of State


4650. Dutch press, 4th. Nieuwe Rotterdamsche Wolff telegram:

Prince Max [of Baden] has been appointed Chancellor. At ordinary sitting Reichstag on 5th he will disclose Government program. Groeber and Scheidemann appointed secretaries without portfolios. Wallraf, Interior Secretary, has tendered resignation and will be replaced by Centrist. Fischbeck will be Prussian Minister for Commerce.