Annexation of Provinces Seen First Step Toward New State

The Belga (Belgian) News Agency said in a Berlin dispatch today that incorporation of the Polish provinces of Posen and Pomorze into the Reich, announced yesterday, was only the first step in Germany’s reorganization of a Polish state.

In the establishment of the final boundaries between the Reich and the new Poland, historic, economic and racial factors will be taken into consideration, the Agency said. This final settlement will involve delicate problems which can be settled only on a day to day basis, Belga explained.

The agency quoted well-informed German sources as revealing numerous indications as to how this reorganization will be carried out. The wide disparity between the lot of the peasants and big landowners in the Poland created after the World War will be adjusted and an effort will be made toward more reasonable distribution of land and more methodical exploitation. The entire aspect of Warsaw will be changed and all its armament industries wiped out, Belga said.

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