FRANCE: Unknown Government

Swift and masterful was the style in which veteran Prime Minister Raymond Poincaré consolidated the position of his new Cabinet, last week, smacked down his program of action before Parliament, and swept an enemy or two from the political chess board.

Enemy Number One was M. le Senateur Joseph Caillaux. He, by wily intrigue, upset the next-to-last Poincare Cabinet (TIME, Nov. 12). Last week the Prime Minister took revenge. At his nod the Senate ousted rich, financier Joseph Caillaux from the seat on the Senate Finance Committee which he has held almost...

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