Foreign News: Ruhr Credits

After considerable delay (TIME, Feb. 16), the question of the Ruhr credits was again raised in a stormy Reichstag.

Herr Hertz, the chief of the Social Democrats, attacked the Government for having paid over a sum of about $175,000,000 to the Ruhr industrialists during the time of passive resistance to the French occupation in 1923. He declared that the credits had been granted without the approval of the Socialists and should now be returned to the Government.

Foreign Minister Gustav Stresemann, Chancellor at the time the credits...

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