Foreign News: French Friendship

Off to Tokyo went Marshal Martial Merlin, French Governor General of Indo-China. Said the Marshal upon arrival: "I do not doubt that we will be able to lay the foundations of future accords which will be profitable to both France and Japan."

The purpose of the visit was: 1) To congratulate the Prince Regent and his consort in the name of France upon their marriage; 2) to express the sympathy of France for the earthquake of last Fall; 3) to extend the provisions of a new treaty of commerce, now being negotiated in Paris...

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