THE RUHR: A Conference Brewing

The Communist strike in the Ruhr was settled by a grant of 50% increase to the workers. This is only half what they wanted, and the value of the " raise" is insignificant when considered in ratio to the fall of the mark from 58,826 to 79,300 to the dollar—all within a single week.

Sabotage continues. Last week the main line of the railway used by the French for transportation of coal to France was torn up for a considerable, distance by bombs. To the French ,this is only an inconvenience. Their victory...

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