Foreign News: Government Honor

After a few good-natured, accurately aimed Gallic pokes at Dictator Benito Mussolini's habit of forcing his Fascist Party chiefs to jump through burning hoops, hurdle bayonet rows and dive over tanks, bespectacled, stocky, 34-year-old French Minister of Education Jean Zay last week started up 15,782 foot Mt. Blanc. Early entrants for the stiff mountain climb had included Vice Premier Camille Chautemps and Minister of Public Works Ludovic Oscar Frossard (later resigned) (see above). M. Chautemps, however, wrenched an arm at tennis, dropped out. M. Frossard took a test climb, returned puffing, decided to...

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