100 Years Ago

NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO : 13 June 1923

13 JUNE 1923

Henri Jaspar, the Belgian Foreign Minister, said that his Government were in solidarity with France on the subjects of war reparations and the occupation of the Ruhr Valley.

A party of the British section of the Palestine Gendarmerie was ambushed by brigands. Two men were killed immediately, with another dying later of their wounds.

The Finance Bill was discussed in Committee of the House of Commons, with an amendment for the repeal of the McKenna duties being rejected by 238 votes to 164 votes.