GERMANY: In the Ruhr

In the Ruhr, still occupied by French and Belgian troops, miners were locked out. During the week, numerous meetings took place between employers and employes. The Government intervened and busied itself with trying to effect a settlement of whether or not the miners should work overtime on regular pay, and whether or not they should work eight or nine hours a day.

Over 1,000,000 men were affected. Hunger soon showed itself, and the women and children were the first to suffer. Communist agitators were busy urging the miners to seize the mines...

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