100 Years Ago

NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO : 27 October 1923

27 OCTOBER 1923

France notified the United States that the country would welcome the presence of an American representative on a Committee of experts to investigate Germany’s capacity to pay, but that such Committee must be appointed by, and be subordinate to, the Reparation Commission.

It was announced that an Expert Committee would be set up by the Imperial Economic Conference to consider the whole question of Empire currency, the main complaint in regard to which relates the matter of bank charges.

Frank B Kellogg, ex-Senator for Minnesota, has been selected as the United State Ambassador to Great Britain.

The position of South of Ireland loyalists, agricultural policy, old age pensions and Trade Union ballots were matters discussed at the concluding session of the unionist party conference in Plymouth.