FRANCE: Poincare le Grand

Poincaré le Grand

Premier Poincaré was the center of last week's French political thought. It was said that his position is now insecure and that his downfall may take place at any moment. The various candidates suggested to succeed him were ex-Premier Clemenceau, M. Louis Loucheur (former Minister of the Liberated Regions), M. Herriot (Mayor of Lyons and Leader of the Radical Socialist Party), M. Louis Barthou (head of the Reparations Commission) who was considered the most likely to be chosen as a "compromise selection."

During the past week the Chamber of Deputies...

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