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HISTORIC CLAIMS.

AN ANCLQ-AMERICAN COM-

MISSION.

THE WEBSTER CASE AGAIN,

(Per Press Association—Copyright.)

(Received Maieh 10, 9.10 a.m.)

WASHINGTON, March 9

Numerous cases of importance, including mooted questions of international law, will be decided by an international tribune of arbitration, which begins its second session at Washington to .morrow.

The Commission was created by treaty to adjust all outside pecuniary claims between;the United States and Great Britain, and is ; expected to hear 26 cases—lo American'and 16 British, interesting historically and of great 'importance" .to. the State of New York.

--The British'claim 1,000,000d01. on behalf of the. Kakugo Indians, of Canada, based on tiie withholding "from them of annuities pledged, under the Treaty of Ghent.' .'..".'. _■_"•

The Americans claim on behalf of the heirs of William Webster, for lands purchased by Webster 70 years ago, and a, similar claim for 1,j000,000 dollars is made on behalf of the heirs of an American named Studer, regarding rubber lands at Johore, whose concessions are vested in the British Government.

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HISTORIC CLAIMS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8814, 10 March 1914

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HISTORIC CLAIMS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8814, 10 March 1914

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