FRANCE: Strong Nerves

Just as Frenchmen were congratulating themselves because U. S. slashing of duties on French wines & liquors had reduced the price of champagnes and cognacs by 80¢ in the U. S.; and just as new French Premier Léon Blum was talking last week, according to the Associated Press, of appointing an envoy to try and borrow a cool "one billion dollars," abruptly the blood of U. S. citizens was made to boil against the Blum Cabinet and French employes of the American Hospital in Neuilly.

Out rushed Ambassador Jesse Isidor Straus at rumors...

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