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AMERICAN COMMENTS.

(Received May 17, 11.30 a.m.) LONDON, May 16

(Received May 17, 2 p.m.) NEW YORK, May 9

Some newspapers commenting on llanfczau's speech at Versailles when the peace terms were presented to the German delegates, declare that though it was subdued in tone, it contained a emrit of defiance and impudence. It pointed out that Germany's territorial losses in Europe, by the terms of the Treaty are less serious than appear 'v- - ■ ' '

because, with the exception of tin: Saai 1 Valley -Briey region, no important industrial sections have been taken from, the Teutons.

The "New York Times" says:Rantzau gave the first sign that Germans realises to .some degree her guilt and responsibility' for the war, but the world^will. not be satisfied, because he is unwilling to admit Germany was 'the only nation' which plunged the world ihto"war. '

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AMERICAN COMMENTS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9612, 17 May 1919

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AMERICAN COMMENTS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9612, 17 May 1919

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