FRANCE: Geneva Cabinet

The representatives of the Powers assembled at Geneva (see THE LEAGUE) literally marked time early in the week until a Government should be formed in France to take the place of M. Briand's eighth Cabinet, which fell (TIME, March 15) when the Deputies voted down Finance Minister Doumer's "sales tax" clause in the long: disputed Finance Bill. (TIME, Jan. 4 et seq.) Under the circumstances, both President Doumergue and former Premier Herriot, leader of the potent Cartel des Gauches (coalition of Left Parties) decided that, in order...

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