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State Von Schleicher Accepts Chancellorship

General Kurt von Schleicher has agreed to become Chancellor of Germany and Minister of Defense, in response to the request of President von Hindenburg, it is learned here today.

General von Schleicher, it is stated, has agreed to form a government, regardless of what Adolph Hitler’s stand may be, although the effort to secure the co-operation of the National Socialists will be continued.