FRANCE: Vote of Confidence

The decision of the Council of Ambassadors not to ask for the extradition of the ex-Crown Prince from Germany and to reestablish the authority of the Allied Military Control in Germany was made the subject of a vote of confidence in which the Chamber of Deputies upheld Premier Poincare by 506 votes to 70, and virtually gave him leave to press Germany " Allies or no Allies."

At points M. Poincaré's speech was almost defiant in tone. Said he: "If tomorrow we have to defend our security, we will not have to wait...

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