National Affairs: Czech Debt

A Czecho-Slcvakian debt mission arrived in Washington and opened negotiations with the U. S. debt commission, for the funding of Czechoslovakia's reconstruction debt of $117,000,000 to the U. S. Dr. Wilem Pospisil, Director of the Savings Bank of Prague, heads the foreign negotiators. The rest of the commission consists of Karel Kucera, Karel Barbenec, Dr. Eugene Lippansky, Zikmund Konecny and the new Czech minister to the U. S., Colonel Fierlinger.

In Italy newspapers were pessimistic over the prospect of a debt settlement with the U. S. because of the French failure, but it was announced that the Italian debt mission will sail...

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