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PARIS, April 6. Mr Lloyd George was interviewed by "Le Matin" to-day. He begged the public to give the <'Big jFour" another fortnight's credit. "Is that too much to ask?" he said, "for those who are attempting the gigantic task of rebuilding the world. We are nearing the end, and will finish before Easter." This statement is generally interpreted as meaning that the leaders are making a final appeaL for patience. To-day one delegate very close to Mr Lloyd George was. asked if it^ meant that the crisis was over. "No," he said, "Japan, Italy and France may vet withdraw, but that «is unlikely.. It is probable that some agreement will be reached. The main trouble now; is that in order to reach agreement vital preliminaries are being .sacrificed. The peace treaty- may be the laughing stock of' the world,, being unbalanced and seemingly, pro-German..; The next tortniglit WHI. be extremely important,.

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CRITICAL FORTNIGHT., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9581, 8 April 1919

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CRITICAL FORTNIGHT. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9581, 8 April 1919

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