Foreign News Notes, Apr. 27, 1925

President Doumergue received a delegation from Wellesley College at the Élysée. To it he was reported to have said: "I am now learning English just as your Ambassador, Mr. Herrick, is learning French."* He went on to thank Wellesley for its War aid to France and mentioned the fact that General Pershing's wife was a Wellesley girl.

The bank note issue of the Bank of France reached 43,004,762,000 francs, being within 1,995,238,000 francs of the new legal limit of 45,000,000,000 francs.

The Quai d'Orsay announced that it intended shortly to ratify the Nine

Power (Chinese customs)...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

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