THE CABINET: Pospisil from Prague

Dr. Vilem Pospisil may pat himself on the chest. In three days in Washington he funded the debt of his country, Czecho-Slovakia. (Joseph Caillaux spent more than a week in Washington, but failed to reach a permanent debt-funding agreement between France and the U. S.)

To be sure Dr. Pospisil came to settle a debt of only 117 millions instead of 4 billions, but he had some special difficulties of his own —notably a disagreement over the principal sum. The Czecho-Slovakian debt was contracted after the War and comprised several items including purchase...

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