Position of France last week when her Chamber did not choose to pay:
National Budget: Drawn to balance at 41 billion francs but unbalanced by a current deficit of 3 4/5 billion francs ($150,000,000), with current revenues running 20% below estimates.
Trade: Exports down 37% below 1931, imports down 32%, with the French trade balance increasingly adverse.
Taxes: No recent major increase but estimated to absorb 30% of the national income, compared to 10% in the U. S.
Unemployment: Quadrupled this year to an estimated total of 2,500,000 of whom 250,000...