Foreign News: Flix After Philibert

To succeed that fabulous Deputy M. Philibert Besson, who for years spent most of his time annoying French policemen and escaping arrest on his motorcycle (TIME, Dec. 23), Philibert's old constituency of Le Puy has sent to the Chamber astounding Deputy Félix Archer.

M. Archer not only advocates the creation of an international money to be called "europa," but has had some of it printed and spends it successfully in Le Puy, where shopkeeper constituents have faith in Felix. In some respects a highly skilled and intellectual man of "Brain Trust" calibre, Deputy Archer...

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