FRANCE: High Steward

Looms this spring a French general election. Will the "Sacred Union Cabinet" of Premier Raymond Poincare hold together and face the country as a unit? For months jockeying politicians have been trying to engineer a split. Last week a great speech, eight hours long, was delivered on two successive days by Premier & Finance Minister Poincare. When he sat down virtually all correspondents cabled that the union of his Cabinet for election purposes is now monolithic. Was this news? Characteristically, the U. S. press played down or omitted a story of...

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