Foreign News: 'Misplaced Confidence

The gory death in an Alpine chalet of one Stavisky, either a suicide or slain by the French Secret Police because he knew too much; the stench of corruption in the French Government; the marching indignation of French citizens who made for the Chamber of Deputies only to be fired upon (TIME, Feb. 19, 1934)—in short the whole colossal Stavisky Scandal which nearly produced another French Revolution has had one concrete result. Since the scandal broke, French politicians have realized that they must stand together, and the nation has been ruled by coalition...

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