Foreign News: Religious Strife

In Paris, as in many other parts of France, particularly in Alsace and Lorraine, the religious question (TIME, Sept. 8) is a favorite topic for conversation. Men, and sometimes women, gather at their favorite cafe and after a preliminary garçon, une fine champagne, or un bock, s'il vous plaît, they lean forward over their tables and start the conversation with: Qu'est-ce que se passe en Alsace Lorraine; qu'est-ce que se passera? Herriot, que va-t-il faire là-bas?

What is happening in the two "long-lost daughters of France"—Alsace and Lorraine?

Premier Herriot when he came into...

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