THE RUHR: A State of Flux

The resignation of Premier Theunis of Belgium (see page 11) was a blow to the Ruhr and reparation moves. Although the next Belgian Government is unlikely to change materially, its viewpoint on these two important questions, the hiatus caused by the fall of the Theunis Cabinet had the effect of throwing grit into the diplomatic machinery.

Premier Poincare received a definite setback from Britain. He asked that the British Government should endorse the French occupation of the Ruhr. Premier Baldwin stated in the House of Commons that in so far as the Ruhr...

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