THE RUHR: More Rumblings

Last week the French stated that they would confiscate all the Ruhr Valley industries, punish sabotage with death and resistance with imprisonment. This order, not yet promulgated, in no way affects the subterranean efforts for a "settlement" which have been going on for some weeks at Paris, Berlin, Rome, London, even Washington. The French have no intention of staying their hand in the Ruhr until definite preliminaries to a settlement of the Ruhr and reparations problem have been agreed upon.

The Belgian Cabinet crisis, occasioned by the...

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