FRANCE: Mystic Force

Peasant-born Albert Lebrun, the engineer recently elected President of France (TIME, May 16), sat owl-solemn through a Cabinet session last week, stroked his wide black mustache from time to time as Premier Tardieu formulated plans "to keep a much closer watch on all foreigners in France or entering France." Lest U. S., British or German tourists be scared away it was elaborately hinted that Russians, Italians and Spaniards will be the chief objects of scrutiny.

Meanwhile in his Paris cell Russian Dr. Paul Gorgulov, who killed President Paul Doumer three weeks ago, tried...

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