Foreign News: The Ruhr: Mar. 31, 1923

Obstinacy. The third Marquis of Salisbury, father of Lord Robert Cecil, once made a speech at Oxford, in which he referred to his countrymen as the "English." The speech was interrupted by loud cries of "British!" "What aboot the Scots!" But Salisbury went doggedly ahead and continued to say "English." In the same spirit France continues her policy in the Ruhr. She pays no heed to the economic consequences of her occupation of Germany's great industrial area, and, as obstinate as was the Marquis of Salisbury in saying "English," France is...

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