FRANCE: Election Looms

France goes to the polls, this week, to elect the 14th Chamber of Deputies of her present Third Republic. As happened in 1924, when the 13th Chamber was chosen, the Prime Minister who now faces the country is again M. Raymond Poincaré, 67, brisk, snowy haired, charming of manner, firm of mind, sagacious. Last time this paladin of politics lost the election (1924) and went out of power for two years. Then the collapse of the franc resulted in his being recalled to the Prime Ministry to restore the shattered finances of...

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