Chancellor Marx notified the Allies that Germany would permit a resumption of their military control,* but he scouted the idea that any German even toyed with the idea of war.

The Chancellor made three reservations:

1) No control for a month, in order to let public ire subside.

2) Control to begin with inspection of factories.

3) General inventory of armaments to be compiled at latest possible date.

* Military control was dropped last year when France entered the Ruhr.


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