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August, 1912.

27 INTERNATIONAL GLACIER CONGRESS opened at Grenoble. R.

Scientifique, September 7.

28-29 INTERNATIONAL DENTAL FEDERATION held its twelfth annual meeting at Stockholm. The next International Dental Congress will be in London, August, 1914. Times, August 31.

29 PORTUGAL SPAIN. Exchange of notes regarding the industrial use of boundary rivers. Ga. de Madrid, September 17.

September, 1912.

4 PORTUGAL

SPAIN. Spain denounced by note treaty of commerce and navigation signed March 27, 1893. Ga. de Madrid, October 15.

6-13 EIGHTH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF APPLIED CHEMISTRY met at Washington and New York. L'Int. Sc., (74).

8-15 EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS met at Vienna. Times, September 11. 9 FOURTEENTH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF ANTHROPOLOGY AND PREHISTORIC ARCHEOLOGY met at Geneva. Mém. dipl., 50:514. 9-13 INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS FOR THE HISTORY OF RELIGIONS met at Leiden. Nation, 95:304.

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12 GREAT BRITAIN SPAIN. Exchange of notes granting reciprocal recognition of tonnage certificates of merchant vessels. Ga. de Madrid, October 15.

16 HUNGARY- UNITED STATES. Ratifications exchanged at Washington of the copyright treaty signed at Budapest, January 30, 1912. U. S. Treaty ser., No. 571.

17 FRANCE GERMANY. Exchange at Berlin of ratifications of the agreement signed February 2, 1912, concerning the nationality of persons in the exchanged African territory. Mém. dipl., 50:515. 18-20 SEVENTEENTH CONGRESS OF THE INTERPARLIAMENTARY UNION met at Geneva. The next session will be at The Hague. Times, September 19, 21.

19 INTERNATIONAL PRISON COMMISSION holds meeting in Paris to make preliminary arrangements for the Congress to be held in London in 1915. Times, September 11.

23-28 FIFTEENTH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF HYGIENE AND DEMOGRAPHY met at Washington. P. A. U., 35:476; Independent, 73:805; Mitchell, "A World's Congress on Hygiene." American R. of Rs., 46:593–596; American Economic R., 1:453.

September, 1912.

23-28 NINETEENTH INTERNATIONAL PEACE CONGRESS met at Geneva. Times, September 24.

24 First joint meeting of the German and English committees of the KING EDWARD VII BRITISH-GERMAN FOUNDATION held in London. Times, September 28.

24-28 FIFTH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE met at Boston. Independent, 73:802; P. A. U., 35:469.

25 INTERNATIONAL PHARMACEUTIC FEDERATION met at The Hague. R. Scientifique, September 21.

28 FRANCE GERMANY. Declarations signed at Paris regarding (1) French Equatorial Africa and the Cameroons; (2) Dahomey and Sudan and Togo. Times, September 30; J. O., October 10. See conventions of July 23, 1897, and November 4, 1911.

October, 1912.

3-8 INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON RADIOLOGY AND ELECTROLOGY met at Prague. R. Scientifique, September 14.

4 INTERNATIONAL ENGINEERING AND MACHINERY EXHIBITION opened at London. Times, October 3.

8 BALKAN STATES TURKEY. Montenegro declares war against Turkey. Russia and Austria address joint note to Bulgaria. October 13, identic note to Turkey and identic reply to RussoAustrian note. October 17, Turkey declares war against Bulgaria and Servia, and Greece declares war against Turkey. Times, October 8 and later.

9-16 THIRD INTERNATIONAL ARCHEOLOGICAL CONGRESS met at Rome. Times, October 10.

15 ITALY TURKEY. Protocol of peace preliminaries signed at Ouchy. American R. of Rs., 46:536; Times, October 16, 19, partial text. E. Capel Cure, "The Treaty of Lausanne." National R., 60:576-590. See October 18, below.

15 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON TIME RECKONING opened at the Paris Observatory. Science, 36:626.

16 FOURTH INTERNATIONAL ART CONGRESS met at Rome. Times, October 17.

17-23 INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF COMPARATIVE PATHOLOGY met at

Paris. R. Scientifique, October 5.

October, 1912.

18 ITALY - TURKEY. Treaty of peace signed at Lausanne. Q. dipl., 34:570.

19-27 FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF ELECTROCULTURE met at

Rheims. R. Scientifique, August 31.

21-24 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE WHITE SLAVE TRAFFIC opened at Brussels. Times, October 22.

26 INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION FOR THE REGULATION OF EXHIBITIONS Signed at Berlin. Times, October 28. The conference met October 7.

26-31. GREAT BRITAIN - JAPAN.

Exchange of notes at Tokyo for

the reciprocal waiver of consular fees on certificates of origin relating to exports. Treaty ser., No. 23, 1912.

26-November 10. FOURTH INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION OF AERIAL LOCOMOTION was held at Paris. R. Scientifique, September 7. 27-30 THIRD INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF THE PERIODICAL PRESS met at Paris. R. Scientifique, August 24.

28 CHINA. Protest against the salt gabelle was signed at Peking by the eleven Powers, parties to the peace protocol, for presentation to the Chinese Government. Times, October 29.

28 FRANCE - - ITALY.

Declaration signed at Paris in reference to

Morocco and Libya respectively. Times, October 29.

28 RUSSIA TURKEY. The Hague Tribunal began consideration of the Russian claim for interest on deferred indemnity payments. Times, October 29. The sentence was rendered November 11. 30 BRAZIL PERU. Mixed Boundary Commission under protocol signed at Rio de Janeiro April 30, 1912, began its labors. President's Message (Lima), July 28, 1912.

30 GERMANY GREAT BRITAIN. A conference opened at London for the promotion of a better understanding between the two countries. Times, October 31.

ADHESIONS.

Circulation of Automobiles, Paris, October 11, 1909.

Greece. B. Usuel, July 26.

The Geneva Convention (Red Cross), July 6, 1906.

Bulgaria. B. Usuel, June 15.

The Hague Convention, 1907.

Luxembourg, I, III-XI, XIII, XIV.

Portugal, I-VII, IX-XI, XIII, XIV.

Roumania, I-XI. All in J. O., October 27.

Protection of Literary and Artistic Works, Berlin, November 13, 1908.

Great Britain, Denmark. B. Usuel, August 1.

Already ratified by Germany, Belgium, Spain, France, Haiti,
Japan, Liberia, Luxembourg, Monaco, Norway, Portugal,
Switzerland, and Tunis.

Circulation of Obscene Literature, Paris, May 4, 1910. Ratifications: Spain, Germany, Austria-Hungary, Belgium, Denmark, United States, France, Great Britain, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Russia, and Switzerland.

Adhesions: Luxembourg, Norway, German Colonies, Zanzibar, Canada, South African Union, Newfoundland, New Zealand, and Australia. Ga. de Madrid, September 3.

Sugar Convention, Brussels, March 17, 1912.

Switzerland. B. Usuel, July 29.

Sweden. B. Usuel, August 2.

Peru. B. Usuel, August 31.

Great Britain will withdraw in September, 1913. Times, August 31.

Italy, ditto. Q. dipl., 34:371.

White Slave Convention, Paris, May 4, 1910.

Spain, Austria-Hungary, France, Great Britain, Netherlands, Russia, and Germany. Ga. de Madrid, September 18.

OTIS G. STANTON.

PUBLIC DOCUMENTS RELATING TO INTERNATIONAL LAW

UNITED STATES

1

Copyright benefits extended to Tunis, Proclamation.

1912. 1 p. (No. 1219.) State Department.

October 4,

Copyright convention between United States and Hungary; signed Budapest. January 30, 1912. 5 p. (Treaty series 571.) [English and Hungarian.] State Department.

Diplomatic service of the United States. Information regarding appointments and promotions in. 1912. 13 p. State Department.

Naturalization laws and regulations. October 1, 1912. 31 p. Immigration and Naturalization Bureau. Paper, 5c.

North Atlantic Coast Fisheries arbitration, Agreement between United States and Great Britain, adopting with certain modifications rules and method of procedure recommended in award of September 7, 1910; signed Washington, July 20, 1912. 7 p. (Treaty series 572.) State Department.

Panama Canal toll rates, Proclamation. November 13, 1912. 1 p. (No. 1225.) State Department.

Radio communication, Regulations governing. Ed. Sept. 28, 1912. 13 p. Navigation Bureau. Paper, 5c.

Titanic, Report of investigation by British Government into circumstances attending foundering of on April 15, 1912. August 20, 1912. 88 p. il. (S. doc. 933.) Senate.

GEO. A. FINCH.

1 When prices are given, the document in question may be obtained for the amount noted from the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C.

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