BRITISH EMPIRE: The Ruhr from London

The Ruhr from London

The loquacity of Lloyd George assumed a tone of despondency. Speaking at a luncheon given in his honor by the National Liberals in the House of Commons, he remarked: "I view the future with despair." He denounced the Bonar Law Government in strong terms and prophesied that their inanimate policy regarding the Ruhr would soon bring about their fall. "The Government is rapidly losing prestige," said he. "Its supporters are discouraged." He also urged the coalition of the Liberal parties (his own and Asquith's) as necessary to fight...

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