Foreign News: Down to Business

Premier Poincaré, shrewd psychologist, able politician, has been putting off until the last possible moment the autumn session of the Chamber of Deputies and has thus gained time in which to proceed unhindered with his franc-saving program which has raised the franc from 40 to the dollar to 30 to the dollar, since the Chamber rose (TIME, Aug. 23).

Last week, with only 39 days in which to vote the budget for next year, Premier Poincaré convoked the Chamber and demanded that the 58 interpolations on the calender be postponed. Twenty-four of the...

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