The departure from France of Finance Minister Joseph Caillaux, who this week marched down the gangplank of the Paris into Manhattan after his first trans-Atlantic crossing, was marked by felicitous farewells.
Hailed by friends as "second Columbus," he replied modestly:
"It is too flattering to be compared to the great navigator."
At an informal luncheon with Prime Minister Baldwin, who was the first man to make a European debt settlement with the U. S it was rumored that M. Caillaux picked up valuable pointers as to how to deal with Americans. "We discussed crossword...