FRANCE: Dans le Parlement

The Electoral Reform Bill chaperoned by Premier Poincaré was defeated in the Chamber of Deputies by 290 votes to 275. As the Premier had not made it a question of confidence, the defeat did not imply non-support of the Government.

Premier Poincaré, Minister of Finance Lasteyrie, Minister of War Maginot and Sub-Secretary of Aero- nautics Eynac appeared before the Senate Committee of Finance and Foreign Affairs to state why loans of 400,000,000 francs to Poland, 300,000,000 francs to Yugo-Slavia and 100,000,000 francs to Rumania should be made....

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