THE RUHR: Secrecy Maintained

The Governments of France, Italy, Belgium, Tokyo sent their replies individually to the British Government. Strict secrecy was maintained concerning the nature of these notes. Most of the news printed by the press on the diplomatic aspect of the Ruhr was based on vague official statements coupled with unreliable "inside information."

It is understood that France's policy will be one of procrastination with the object of allowing the impending German crisis to come to a head. In this case Britain will act by sending her note to Germany. If, after that, France still...

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