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AMERICAN OPINIONS.

(Received May 15, ,1 p.m.) NEW YOR£ } ; May. 8. The publication of the .ier'ms of the Peace Treaty was received, quietly and without demonstration. ; Wall Street •showed little change, but, the upward movement of stocks "which.,.had been noticeable for a few days ; -was continued, . v.. ". , The general opinion in ■ official circles at Washington is that..,the terms of the Treaty are thoroughly^satisfao-: tory. The "New York Times's" Wash- ' ington correspondent inter.view.6d' a financial expert who expressed'the : „ opinion that Germany was- mo longer an important factor in the world trade. ; It will be at least a decade before Ger- *;• many becomes a roal competitor "in the world's commerce. The 1 stringency' of the terms regarding the restoration of -Allied shipping would be -a tremen-' dous factor in retarding 'Germany's „, commercial development. "'■■• • One -comment on the peace terms states that it is an irony-^f fafe by. which it.be peace terms were handed, \ty Germany on the anniversary' of '.'<lhe Lusitania outrage. ,!•..• Newspapers express satisfaction at the clause providing for the, punishment of the ex-Kaiser and the German it war leaders. , . >i , • ■. -■'■ The "New York Leader" says:>.l£he world is made safe against the, German peril by the terms of peace. That is ■ all: important. ■ . • •--.'• :Th« "New York World" sa,ys: ;Tko terms are the most drastic imposed on any great nation, yet the £er;pas are - moderate compared with the,^ .ienna Germany would have imposed .on the Fxench if she had been victorious.- .:,

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AMERICAN OPINIONS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9610, 15 May 1919

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AMERICAN OPINIONS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9610, 15 May 1919

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