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LAST NIGHT'S NEWS

PEACE CONFERENCE.

LEAGUE OF NATIONS.

PARIS, April 12. The revised Covenant has been completed by the League Commission and will probably be submitted to the plenary session early next week. Belgium is keenly disappointed that Brussels was not chosen as the capital of the League of Nations. Great Britain, Italy, Serbia, Greece, Roumania, and Brazil supported Geneva's claims, and France, China, Portugal, and Czecho-Slovakia favoured Brussels. Tlie Janane.se amendment on racial equality leaciied tiie vote after mid— ,nigl.it, and was defeated by eleven votes to six. it is understood that Mr Wilson refrained from voting. France voted against and China supported the amendment. The American delegates specifically declared that, their -opposition was due to the failure of the Japanese to reach an agreement with the Dominions. Baron Makino announced that he would continue the aiiorx, at a later date. J

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LAST NIGHT'S NEWS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9587, 15 April 1919

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LAST NIGHT'S NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9587, 15 April 1919

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