Urge Papen Rejection

Dr. Kurt Schuschnigg, Minister of Education in the Dollfuss cabinet, tonight was named Chancellor of Austria by President Miklas, Prince Von Starhemberg, acting Chancellor, was named Vice Chancellor in the new cabinet and Major Emil Fey, Minister of the Interior.

President Miklas, it was learned tonight, insisted that Dr. Schuschnigg, who is closely allied with the clerical wing, be given the Chancellorship. Dr. Schuschnigg’s attitude toward the Jews is described as more anti-Semitic than that of the late Chancellor Dollfuss but not than that of Von Starhemberg.

It was learned tonight that feverish military preparations to guard the inner city were not because of a threatened Nazi offensive but were precautions against a rumored Heimwehr putsch if Von Starhemberg failed to get the Chancellorship.

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