13,000 Claims

Following the sinking of the Lusitania by a German submarine on May 17, 1915, some 13,000 claims aggregating $1,500,000,000 have been filed with the Mixed Claims Commission, which has been arbitrating the matter for over three years. Last week the Commission announced at Washington that all U. S. claims had been settled or dismissed, and that to date a total of $167,663,102 has been awarded to complainants. Fifteen hundred miscellaneous claims remain to be settled. The Commissioners: for the U. S., Chandler P. Anderson; for Germany, Wilhelm Kiesselbach; as umpire, Judge Edwin B....

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