FRANCE: Le Parlement

Two bills were presented by the Government: 1) asking for increased control over exchange operations; 2) providing for greater economies in the public services and an increase of 20% in all taxes. The Government obtained a vote of confidence of 394 to 180 on the manner in which the business is to be handled.

Premier Poincaré: "This Government will not allow a centime of expenditure to be made unless it is provided for by income." On refusing to consider discussion on interpellations on exchange questions the Premier was again sustained by 360...

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