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The political fate of Vice Chancellor Franz von Papen hung in the balance this evening as Chancellor Hitler, after a day of conferences with members of his cabinet and an interview with von Papen, left Berlin by airplane to confer with President Paul von Hindenburg at his Neudeck estate.

Von Papen’s dismissal or resignation from the vice chancellory, which had been confidently expected to become a matter of record today, with Prussian Premier Hermann Goering as his successor, did not take place and semi-official sources, which yes-