23 JANUARY 1926, Page 2

President von Hindenburg's openly, expressed impati- ence at the delay

in forming a new Cabinet has had a good result. On Tuesday he made another and more definite appeal to the " patriotism" of the parties, and immediately afterwards Herr Luther succeeded in forming 'a Cabinet. Herr StreSemann will be Minister of Foreign 'Affairs: The President specially thanked Herr Koch for his efforts in making a new Cabinet possible. Herr Koch not only insisted that the Democrats should help Herr Luther, but, to avoid friction, offered to remain outside the Government. His conduct has been most creditable, and so has been that of the President, who has shown himself to be a German first, and a politician afterwards. He has been indefatigable in placing the national cause above faction.

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