FRANCE: Grandeur and Anecdotes

Was Foch greater than Clémenceau? The commission on finance of the Chamber of Deputies lately favorably reported two money bills which seem to answer. The first appropriates 2,500,000 francs for a tomb to Marshal Foch. The second, while recalling that "Clémenceau was the Organizer of Victory and the Savior of France," appropriates for a statue to him 100,000 francs—exactly 1/25 of the sum to be spent on Foch.

Simultaneously in Paris, London and New York last week appeared the book Clémenceau finished a few days before his...