FRANCE: Staunch Friends

Paris was threatened with a ministerial crisis when the Radical and Radical Socialist parties called upon three members of Premier Poincaré's Cabinet to resign. The three Ministers: Senator Paul Strauss, Minister of Hygiene and Social Prevision; Deputy Albert Sarraut, Minister of Colonies, delegate to the Washington Conference; Deputy Paul Laffont, Under Secretary of Posts and Telegraphs.

The Radicals asked the Ministers, also Radicals, to resign because they declared that the Cabinet was supported in office by "traditional adversaries of the Republic." The Left seems entirely convinced that Premier Poincaré has a sneaking...

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