THE RUHR: Europe and Reparations

The past week has seen every nation directly interested in the reparations fight stiffening its back: Europe is preparing for a grand diplomatic dogfight.

Impartial reports from the great industrial area show no slackening of German resistance, although the French have now " dug themselves in " and are able to extract coal from the mine heads in paying quantities. The most ghastly act of sabotage by the Germans was the blowing up of a Belgian train on the Hochfeld Bridge. Nine Belgians were killed outright, and 34 Belgians and nine Germans were...

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