FRANCE: Laval Leaving

Impatient to handshake President Herbert Hoover, Premier Pierre Laval last week shoved ahead two days the sailing date of the French Line ship that will carry him, 5. S. lie de France. Promptly in several hundred European hotels other passengers booked on the lie de France seized the usual ink-clogged pens, dipped them furiously into the familiar purple fluid, scratched and splattered torrents of protest.

On second thought, M. Laval saw that even in the name of Goodwill he must not tear tourists two days early from their Paris, must let them...

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