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MISCELLANEOUS.

Sir Newton Moore, in the House of Commons, asked if the Government proposed any action in connection with the report that German traders in Rabaul were transferring business from Australian shipping lines to the^ Japanese and Dutch. Colonel L. C. M. Amery replied that action in the first glace should be taken by the Australian Government.. Sir Douglas Haig was installed as Rector of St. Andrew's University. In the course of his speech he said that the passions from which war arose still existed in every quarter of the globe and only awaited appropriate moral, , political and economic conditions to burst forth. They must be prepared, and should not fail to 'understand, that ] . the yellow peril was one of utmost se- : riousness. The Chinese'must eventu- ' ally demand a place in the European labour market. India was seeking social, political and industrial develop.nient. AU races must receive British freedom and justice, enabling them to, '■ rise u> our standard of life. I i A Sydney message says that the ! cable congestion is again very pro- i nounced. One of the causes is the) i large amount of official business passImg with Ministers in London.

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MISCELLANEOUS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9611, 16 May 1919

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MISCELLANEOUS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9611, 16 May 1919

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