At Paris, America is conferring with the Reparations Commission to effect a settlement of the United States Rhine Army Bill. America claims $250,000,000 for the maintenance of the army on the Rhine and demands cash payments. Although Germany is responsible for the upkeep of the Allied armies of occupation on the Rhine under the terms of the Treaty of Versailles, it is quite impossible for her to pay anything at present. The American proposition that the Allies should find the money from payments received from the Reparations Commission has met with a...

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