From Paris, Seymour Parker Gilbert, Agent General of Reparations, made his first statement: "I leave for Berlin next Tuesday with Owen Young. We shall probably remain there several weeks. We expect to work together as long as he remains in Europe."

He was then reported to have added: "But I expect to be in Paris most of the time, and I'm glad of it." Apparently the Agent General does not like Berlin.

¶The Reparations Commission appointed the personnel of the Transfer Committee which is to handle deliveries in kind made by Germany...

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