National Affairs: Mellon

The Secretary of the Treasury was last week "resting, just resting" at Dinard, on the French coast. But he had a visitor, S. Parker Gilbert, Agent-General for Reparations. And after seeing Mr. Mellon, Agent Gilbert went to Paris, called on Premier Poincaré of France. They talked, it was reported, about the long unratified Mellon-Berenger debt-settlement agreement'. Through Agent Gilbert, Mr. Mellon explained that he wished this matter could be settled before the Mellon term at the Treasury is over; that the U. S. Senate cannot very well ratify until it has some notion that the French Parliament is well disposed....

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