FRANCE: Le Parlement

Both Chambers of the French Parliament were opened by speeches from the lips of the oldest member. This session will be the last before the general election which takes place in the Spring.

Gustave Denis, Senate nonagenarian, in concluding his speech said: "I wish to pay homage to the League of Nations, the authority and prestige of which are steadily growing firmer. It is absolutely indispensable that this institution be assured of success in these days when all nations, whether monarchies or republics, see the spirit of democracy and civilization growing in...

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