National Affairs: Citizens Report

To Washington one day last week journeyed the four U. S. members of the Reparations Commission—Owen D. Young, John Pierpont Morgan, Thomas William Lament, Thomas Nelson Perkins—to inform their government what, as private citizens, they had accomplished at Paris. First they drove up to the Department of State in a taxicab, went in to call upon Secretary Stimson. After a long wait their taxi-driver grew impatient, suspected his four fares of stealing away to escape the metre charge, went in and told a guard they were "dead beats." Emerging after two hours, the...

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