THE RUHR: Diplomatic Undercurrents

Aside from the outward manifestations in the Ruhr, the week's most important event in diplomatic circles was the British answer to the German note. It is evident that the British Government saw fit to seize a favorable opportunity to change its stand on the whole Ruhr question. Hitherto Great Britain has maintained an attitude of despairing neutrality upon a question which vitally affects her own interests; now she is determined to have her say in the ultimate peace offering that the Germans, sooner or later, are bound to make. The propitious moment...

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