FRANCE: La Finance

Many financial rumblings were heard in the land of Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité.

U. S. Debt. Edward N. Hurley, member of the U. S. World War Debt Commission,* returned to Washington from Paris. In his briefcase was a plan for liquidation of France's war debt to the U. S., which Mr. Hurley stated had the approval of French Government officials.

The amount which France now owes to the U. S. is in excess of $4 billion. The present plan proposed to pay off this sum on much the...

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