Foreign News: End of Doumergue?

Seventy-one-year-old ex-Premier Gaston Doumergue let himself go last week to the extent of denouncing as "faithless" the majority of his Ministers in the National Union Cabinet which resigned fortnight ago.

"I was resolved to use the last of my strength," M. Doumergue told reporters. "What drastic measures I adopted—two intravenous injections every day—and I did not like that!"

"If he had listened to my advice," said Mme Doumergue, "he would never have let them call him back from his retirement." (TIME, Feb. 19.)

"I consider my political career ended," declared M. Doumergue. Thereupon...

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