INTERNATIONAL: Premiers' Conference

"The best laid schemes o' mice and men . . ."—both Premiers Ramsay MacDonald and Edouard Herriot were evidently conscious of these simple words of Poet Burns.

Premier Herriot of France rushed to Britain (TIME, June 30) ; then rushed from Britain to Belgium (TIME, July 7) ; then from Belgium to France, where he promptly got into trouble with the Parliament (TIME, July 14).

As Premier MacDonald's notes of invitation to the Premiers' Conference in London, addressed to the interested Powers, were mainly responsible for Premier Herriot's predicament, their author announced last week that he was off to Paris to...

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