FRANCE: 12-Day First Lady

The private life of the President of France is no one's business. Briefly, respectfully the Paris press reported that Bachelor Gaston Doumergue, 67, was married last week in his Presidential Palace to Widow Jeanne Marie Josephine Gaussal Graves by M. Gaston Drucker, mayor of the 8th arondissement, in the presence of two Commanders of the Legion of Honor. She is rich; fiftyish, brunette, of the Midi, where they went honeymooning; she was M. Doumergue's "childhood sweetheart." As they were married June i, as M. Doumergue leaves the Elysee June 13, his bride...

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