FRANCE: Bourbon & Bonnet

After seven long years of watching French politics from Belgium, the Bourbon Pretender to the throne of France, six-foot, curly-whiskered Monseigneur Le Duc de Guise, decided last week that things were at last going badly enough for him to issue his first public appeal for restoration.

In Paris no brilliant showing was being made by the Republic. Even the threat of Adolf Hitler's rise to power as Chancellor of Germany had not broken the French Chamber deadlock between the Radical Socialists (moderates) and the Socialists (mild radicals). For the third time since last...

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