FRANCE: Cabinet's Week

Last week the new "Business Government' of tall, kinetic, 45-year-old Pierre Etienne Flandin, youngest Premier in French history:

¶Bestowed 60,000 francs ($4,000) upon the now hard-pressed and almost deserted American Library of Paris. Said M. Flandin: "The library is useful to French writers, newspapers and institutions of learning which concern themselves with America."

¶Sent police and Mobile Guards against 20,000 furious French farmers who gathered at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and sang the Marseillaise in protest against Premier Flandin's...

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