Foreign News: M. le President

The Third Republic of France, in 69 years of sturdy life, has had 14 Presidents. Of these only five have served their full seven-year terms—Emile Loubet, Armand Falliéres, Raymond Poincaré, Gaston Dou-mergue. Jules Grévy. Six have resigned. Adolphe Thiers, Marshal MacMahon and Alexandre Millerand quit under political pressure. Jules Grévy tried a second term, left when his son-in-law was caught trafficking in Legion of Honor decorations. Casimir Périer got disgusted with his job. Paul Deschanel went crazy, tried to commit suicide by jumping out of a train, resigned. Two were assassinated: Sadi...

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