FRANCE: Lace Crisis; Young Plan

Not the London Naval Conference but reparations and the U. S. tariff put wrinkles in the brow of Prime Minister Tardieu last week. Fiery French speeches, parades, and burning editorials made a hectic week. It started with pandemonium in the Chamber of Deputies. In the debate on ratifying The Hague reparations agreements ("The Young Plan") chunky Edouard Herriot, perennial Mayor of Lyons, onetime radical Prime Minister (1926) thumped the tribune and boomed:

"The recommendation to approve The Hague settlement is being moved by members of the government majority, which is generally regarded as...

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