REPARATIONS: A Grand Compromise

The suggestion of Premier Poincare of France for the formation of two committees of experts to examine the vexing question of German finances, made to the Reparations Commission early this month (TIME, Dec. 10) at last bore fruit.

The Allies, having sunk their differences by compromise, called upon M. Louis Barthou, Chairman of the Reparations Commissions, to invite the U. S. Government to send experts to sit on each of the two commissions of inquiry. M. Barthou wrote to Colonel James A. Logan, U. S. observer on the Reparations Commission, giving him further...

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