FRANCE: Eynac Difficulties

Double chinned M. Laurent Eynac was pleased to be created France's first Minister of Air a fortnight ago. But last week, he was less pleased.

In fact, he threatened to resign. The reason was that Minister of War M. Paul Painleve would not relinquish control of military aviation, and Minister of the Navy M. Georges Leygues would not give up his hold on naval aviation. Between the two M. Eynac found he would have to struggle to achieve the full powers of his new office.

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