Foreign News: A Parliamentary Scene

Turning to the Left to promise them a discussion on the Ruhr policy, M. Poincaré, the Premier, said: " Were I only sure of your wisdom . . ." " We are sure your policy in the Ruhr is folly!" said M. Vailliant-Courturier, communist deputy. " You are a prisoner of Daudet [royalist leader]. I would like to know what chantage [political blackmail] he exercises on you!" cried communist Deputy Berthon. " That word shall be your shame! " retorted Poincaré. " No agent of Germany can insult me," yelled Daudet; and the air...

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