(H av a s). Paris. The papers are deVoiing much allention to an interview with lord Northcliffe, wich appeared in the Journal des débats. Northcliffe stated that the French and British peoples often experience considerable difficulty in understanding one anothers ways. Their mmd is different but Britain and France are indispensable to one another.
Northcliffe admitted France is paying rather too much for the Bdtish coal and he discountenanced a policy wihch places France in thls respect on the same footlng with certafn neutral countries whose attitude was rather amblguous during the war.
Regarding the reparations by Oermany Northcliffe stated great troubles might be expected should France not maintain stoutly her point of view. Germany can pay and shall pay. Bssides the British people nas so declded. Nrthc.fl* expressed his hope It the next conference France will show her nnashakable firmness in standing by her Briilsh friends who cinnot f orgel het flve years intense suffe rings whereas her best industrial and agricultural districts will take years for reconstruction. The fact remains that Oermany stands qulie untouched.
From Athens. The Qreek eiection is a dUappointment for the Venizelis's Venizelos resigns.
London, Nov. 17th. From Athens. The situation is most conflictlng and obvious and still complicated. The only definlte plot is that Venizelos finaily resigned and Rhalli's cabine! will be sworn in tomorrow, he himself assuming the portefolio of foreign affaire.
The majority' spek of relnstatement of Constantlne as a fait accompli and it Is ■tated the queen mother Olga will assume the regency in the place of admiral cou.it Doriotis.
The Bolshevlsts bavlng disposed Wrange! appear to be well on the way to fihish with Petlura's army of Ukrainians which hu been causing them a great deal of annoyance slnce peace was conciuded with Poland. A despatch from the Associated J*tBs at Warsaw to New-Y^rk reports the ukrainians evacuated Kle ff and othertowns Ueéing before the reds.