The river is embanked and is crossed by the Pont Doumer, a fine railway bridge over i m.
PAUL DOUMER (1857-), French politician, was born at Aurillac. He studied law and made his debut in politics as chef de cabinet to Floquet, when president of the chamber in 1885.
Doumer became a prominent personage in Paris and was elected president of the chamber in January 1905, being re-elected in January 1906.
The one by Messrs Doumer and Deswarte appears to have been well received in France, but in Ireland the invention of Messrs Loppens and Deswarte has recently received the most attention.