Foreign News: Obligations

A speech made in the U. S. Senate by Senator Borah, referring to the nonpayment by France of her War debt, elicited the following comment from Paris: "Senator Borah declares the French Government intends to repudiate its debt. M. Poincaré has declared since the inception of his ministry that France repudiates none of her obligations and he has repeated this many times. On Nov. 16 he said: 'It seems I must repeat it once more—we do not seek to repudiate our debts, but our debts certainly have origins which are not in any...

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