Foreign News: Georges Cinq

King George and Queen Mary stopped off in Paris on their way home from their cruise in the Mediterranean and visits to the South of France and Italy (see COMMONWEALTH).

Their Majesties called upon bachelor President Gaston Doumergue at the Élysée and remained to luncheon. Among those present were Premier Painlevé, Foreign Minister Briand, Minister of Marine Borel, ex-President and Mme. Raymond Poincaré. Finance Minister Joseph Caillaux was tactfully absent. The King afterwards invested Premier Painlevé with the insignia of a Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order.

After lunch, the King...

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