FRANCE: Happy New Year

Premier Poincaré sent the following New Year's greeting through the New York Tribune to the American people:

"During the year just finished we have been obliged to undertake and are still pursuing in spite of unceasing difficulties, a serious effort toward the maintenance of our rights. . . .

"I am delighted to find that notable Americans are on their way to cooperate in the study of the vast and difficult problems which confront us, . . . and I am sure, . . . they will find us open to every reasonable...

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