Foreign News: Evacuated

At 9 o'clock one bright, calm morning last week, French troops were drawn up before the Mine Owners' League Building, Essen, which for sometime has been French military headquarters.

A strong force of Green Police (German) and some French civilians were the only onlookers. Suddenly a sharp command broke the mortuary silence. The scene abruptly became charged with the tension of things about to happen. There was a snap, much shuffling and slapping as rifles came to a general salute. Then silence. General Guilleaume, commanding the French troops in the Ruhr area, had appeared...

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