FRANCE: Herrick Flayed

The charge that he is a Francophile would perhaps not be denied by the present U. S. Ambassador to France, famed Clevelander Myron Timothy Herrick.

The Ambassador likes France, loves to advise and help Frenchmen, has helped a great deal, often with large cash contributions to French charities and War reconstructions.

Therefore Mr. Herrick must have received with pain, last week, a thoroughgoing flaying administered by M. Andre Geraud, famed as "Pertinax," redoubtable Foreign Editor of L'Echo de Paris. Seizing upon a rumor that the Ambassador was about to resign, "Pertinax" apostrophized :

"Dear American friends, we humbly beg you to appoint...

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