FRANCE: Pom care Resigns

Poincaré Resigns

Raymond Poincaré, Premier, tendered his resignation to President Millerand; later, he withdrew it.

The reason for Poincaré's flurry was the refusal of the Senate to try Marcel Cachin and 33 other Communists, charged with making seditious speeches in the Ruhr. Poincare evidently felt this to be a direct slap in the face for him on his Ruhr policy. He marched to the Elysee, official residence of the French Presidents at Paris, interrupted an important dinner party, tendered his resignation. M. Millerand, however, refused to accept it, stating that the issue...

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