FRANCE: Dauphin into Premier?

As members of the French parliament streamed blithely back to Paris last week, after the holidays, they joked and then talked seriously of Le Dauphin.

Since France is no longer a monarchy, the present dauphin or "crown prince" is—in political jargon—the man most likely to succeed stern, grizzled Raymond Poincaré as Prime Minister of France.* Just now Le Dauphin is by nearly unanimous consent M. Andre Pierre Gabriel Amedee Tardieu, called the "Most American of Frenchmen," brilliant, egotistical, dynamic, and holding the portfolio of...

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