Foreign News: In the Gard

Regretting that he came to his home department attended by a Premier, surrounded by Ministers and followed by a troupe of Generals, President Gaston Doumergue spoke to "les enfants du Gard" on the value of peace at home and abroad.

The simple people of the Department of the Gard (South France) apparently did not understand the speech, but they were glad to see their dear, smiling "Gastonnet" once more and loudly they cheered him. Said Gastonnet to them, alluding to the Alsace-Lorraine religious dispute: "Long experience has taught me that ideas never gain...

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