Foreign News: A Bill to Foot

According to a decision of the Germano-American Mixed Claims Commission at Washington, the German Government must pay $1,000,000 to U. S. citizens for claims arising out of the sinking of the Lusitania on May 7, 1915.

Sixty-seven claims were allowed. Those claimants who could not prove direct pecuniary loss had their claims rejected. Thus, where death involved no financial loss to a relative or dependent, no award was made. Two hundred cases have yet to be considered.


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