FRANCE: Constitutional Amendment

Beds. Versailles is a small town. Last week there were not beds enough for some 300 Senators and 500 Deputies who journeyed out from Paris to constitute, in joint session, the National Assembly of France. All provident, the Government of veteran Premier Poincaré despatched from Paris a truckload of beds and bedding, caused them to be distributed to good advantage among the hotels of Versailles. Came dawn. Through the forethought of M. Poincaré, the Senators and Deputies arose refreshed, complacent, found themselves even provided with a special bar outside their meeting hall...

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