Premier Edouard Herriot arrived in the capital from triumphant visits to Britain and Belgium and found a cold, critical Parliament awaiting him. The lack of warm welcome was not in keeping with the effervescent exuberance displayed in many lands at the TIME of the issuance of the Chequers communiqué (TIME, June 30).
The Senate was categoric in its questioning. It wanted to know:
1) Was the Experts' Plan accepted without reserve by all the Allies, would it be put in operation without retouching?
2) Was it correct that the Ruhr would be evacuated only in proportion...