Foreign News: Official Opinion

There are two items concerning the action of the French Government in the Ruhr, which at first may be taken as indicative of nervousness, but which in reality are the expression of a determined policy to settle directly with Germany and a resolute decision to back the army of occupation.

The first is a semi-official "warning " issued from the Quai d'Orsay (French State Department): "The French Government will consider as unfriendly and even hostile any effort at mediation. It is determined to take no account of soundings which may be made by intermediaries,...

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