The German Government officially ordered passive resistance to cease in the Ruhr, thus sweeping aside the primary French objection to a conference on the gigantic problem of reparations. How far the order from Berlin will be observed by the workers in the Ruhr is a question for the future. In the meantime Chancellor Stresemann decided to resume deliveries in kind to the Allies. These deliveries were discontinued by Chancellor Cuno after the French occupation of the Ruhr on Jan. 11.

Premier Poincaré of France received the news of Germany's decision to give...

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