Going, Going —
The political week in France was hectic.
Acting upon the formal advice of MM. Doumergue and Painleve, respectively Presidents of the Senate and Chamber of Deputies, President Alexandre Millerand sent for M. Edouard Herriot, Socialist Mayor of Lyons and leader of the Left Bloc.
An exchange of views took place between President and Mayor. According to the Elysee communique, no 'disagreement was expressed upon questions of policy. But when the President asked M. Herriot to form a Cabinet the latter raised the question of the...