Foreign News: Gendarmes Defied

A barricade of sandbags and barbed wire was erected last week by perspiring young French Royalists outside the Paris office of their obstreperous news organ, L'Action Française. Parisians stopped to loiter, to tip one another the wink, to shrug and pass on. They knew that fiery, effervescent Royalist Editor Leon Daudet must be preparing with dramatic Daudeterie to resist arrest. A sentence of five months in jail "for defaming the police" has hung over him these two years; and only a fortnight ago he refused once more to set a time convenient to...

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