FRANCE: Manifesto & Election

Heavily subsidized by the State, the semi-official French news agency Havas, seldom plays big what the Cabinet wants played small. Last week Havas carried on its wires a manifesto issued in dramatic circumstances by the 30-year-old Comte de Paris, son of the 64-year-old Bourbon- Orléans pretender, the Due de Guise.

It is against French law for either the Pretender or his son to enter France, and the frontiers today are closely watched for unauthorized aircraft, but a private plane encountered no obstacle in bringing the Comte de Paris illegally in broad daylight from Brussels...

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