DORIOT'S FIRST CONGRESS Franco-Soviet Pact Denounced
From Our Paris Correspondent
The French Popular Party, founded this summer by Jacques Doriot, the ex-Socialist Mayor of Saint Denis, in order to organise the workers of France against Communism and out-dated Socialism of Russian and Marxian extraction, now counts more than 100,000 members, Eight hundred delegates were present at Doriot's first political congress held last Monday.
Pact Increases German Menace
In a great speech Doriot attacked the " Red Dictatorship" and the Franco-. Soviet Pact.
Of the latter he said that " it had done nothing but bring the German menace to the heart of our country" and he pleaded for the beginning of frank and direct conversations between Germany and France.
Cowardice of Muscovites Speaking of Communism in France he explained how it had been responsible for all the recent industrial troubles, as its Socialist and Radical allies well knew: " All are against Moscow,he said, " for all are against civil war, foreign war, misery and the death of liberties. But who has the courage to break with their Muscovite allies? No one."
Turning to the Spanish question, M. Doriot suggested that relations should be established with General Franco as soon as he was established in Madrid.
He pleaded for a moral as well as a material reshaping of Europe and the establishment of sane and cordial relation between capital and labour,