Foreign News: Decrees

The Poincaré Cabinet announced last week the proximate issuance of a series of decrees providing strict limitations on the purchase of luxuries in France and forbidding the baking of other than war bread.

By these measures it is hoped to institute a régime of national economy and to conserve the resources of France enough to stabilize her fiscal structure permanently.

The week's political sensation was a proposal by Deputy Outrey that France cede Cochin-China to the U. S. as payment in full for the Franco-U. S. debt.

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