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BASIS OF SETTLEMENT.

PA MS, April 30

Germany's rights at "Kaio Cliau and Shantung will bo transferred unreserved !y to Japan. The latter engages voluntarily to return the Shantung peninsula to China's J'uilJ .sovereignty, retaiii.'iig merely tho economic cono&s»ions which China granted to Germany. Japan ia permitted to establish a settlement ax, Tsingtao, while the railway company is allowed tv employ special polL-u in order to secure traffic, but the police, are to cvusi.it of Chinese, with Japanese instructors, the latter beim;' appointed by th« Chinese Gov<»rn'n:uut. The Japanese soldiers are to-be withdrawn at the earliest moment. Japan therefore secures concessions such as the other Great Pawel's possess, and bite future relations of tin- two countries will come under the J.i'ague of Nations, guaranteeing tcrri'.:,riaJ integrity and political independ. ■-■:i'.-«. ' PARIS. May 2. Tlii* dex.'ision of bh« Council of Tlire*: pi'ac* :■-iiiy actsjrds- to Japan the control "i Northern Oh:a;.».

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BASIS OF SETTLEMENT., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9601, 5 May 1919

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BASIS OF SETTLEMENT. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9601, 5 May 1919

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