FRANCE: Suburban Revolution

With French President & Mme Albert Lebrun, last week French Premier & Mme Leon Blum went one evening to Paris' now splendidly refurnished Opera to hear a concert by the London Philharmonic. As fiddles sighed and flutes tootled, there began to be furtive activity in the rear of the Presidential Box. Just in case of another French Revolution, it is equipped as a telephonic nerve centre, attuned not only to Paris but to prefectures of all France, and that night last week trouble was already brewing hot in Clichy.

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