Foreign News: Herriot vs. Poincare

A long verbal dual took place in the Chamber between M. Herriot, Radical Socialist leader, and Premier Poincaré. M. Herriot, after roundly attacking the Premier's Ruhr policy, stated that if the Radicals should be successful in the May elections they would seek an equitable settlement on the reparations problem without resorting to coercion. He also complained of the lack of inter-Allied accord.

The Premier in his reply galloped over the entire course of the reparations negotiations and stated that he now placed hope in Committees of Experts (see REPARATIONS). "After this inquiry," said he,...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!