REPARATIONS: The Week's Vaporings

The projected conference of experts to examine Germany's capacity to pay reparations (TIME, Nov. 19) definitely "fell through." Premier Poincaré suggested another conference to consider the question of how Germany can pay, but this was unacceptable to the other Allied Powers and to the U. S. Sir John Bradbury, British representative on the Reparations Commission, thought it was like "prescribing a pill to cure an earthquake."

The next wriggle in the reparations tangle was when Germany was reported to have " repudiated the Treaty of Versailles so long as the French and Belgians...

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