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KIND WORDS BY WILSON.

.-PARIS, April 15. The Kokusai Agency has sent the following despatch to Tokio: Persons in 'closest touch with President Wilson and Colonel House inform ue that they both favoured the amendment, but said that, unanimity was required, .and that Japanese prestige and standing were not affected by the rejection. On the contrary Japan's world position would be vastly improved by recognition throughout the Conference, whereas England was greatly embarrassed by Mr Hughes, who, to the last- moment, refused to. recede from the position that any recognition of the equality of races would be a menace fo,a White Australia. Mr Hughes's position was reeented by Lord Robert Cecil in a strong speech.

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KIND WORDS BY WILSON., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9589, 17 April 1919

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KIND WORDS BY WILSON. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9589, 17 April 1919

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