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DEFINITION OF " THE ENEMY." LOXDOX, April 9. Several important discussions have taken place in the House of Commons regarding the late Naval Conference's definitions of conditional contraband.

An ambiguity in the French text suggests that foodstuffs intended for a civil population in an enemy's country are liahle to seizure, inasmuch as it specifies foodstuffs addressed to a trader there who is known as supplying the enemy.

Sir Fdward Grey (Secretary of Rtnte for Foreign Affairs) intimated that before the definitions were ratified he would make it clear that "enemy" should mean the government of the. enemy.

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"CONDITIONAL CONTRABAND.", Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 85, 10 April 1909

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"CONDITIONAL CONTRABAND." Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 85, 10 April 1909

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