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CHRONICLE OF INTERNATIONAL EVENTS

WITH REFERENCES

Abbreviations: Ann. sc. pol., Annales des sciences politiques, Paris; Ann. Vie Int., Annuaire de la Vie Internationale, Brussels; Arch. dipl., Archives Diplomatiques, Paris; B., boletin, bulletin, bolletino; P. A. U., bulletin of the PanAmerican Union, Washington; Clunet, J. de Dr. Int. Privé, Paris; Doc. dipl., France, Documents diplomatiques; B. Rel. Ext., Boletin de Relaciones Exteriores; Dr., droit, diritto, derecho; D. O., Diario Oficial; For. rel., Foreign Relations of the United States; Ga., gazette, gaceta, gazzetta; Cd., Great Britain, Parliamentary Papers; Int., international, internacional, internazionale; J., journal; J. O., Journal Officiel, Paris; L'Int. Sc., L'Internationalism Scientifique, The Hague; Mém. dipl., Memorial diplomatique, Paris; Monit., Moniteur belge, Brussels; N. R. G., Nouveau recueil générale de traités, Leipzig; Q. dipl., Questions diplomatiques et coloniales; R., review, revista, revue, rivista; Reichs G., Reichs-Gesetzblatt, Berlin; Staats., Staatsblad, Gröningen; State Papers, British and Foreign State Papers, London; Stat. at L., United States Statutes at Large; Times, the Times (London); Treaty ser., Great Britain, Treaty series.

August, 1912.

27-Sept. 4. INTERNATIONAL WEEK OF ETHNOLOGY

ferences held at Louvain. La Vie Int., 2:454.

a series of con

31-Sept. 7. FOURTH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS FOR THE SANITATION OF DWELLINGS (d'Assainissement et de Salubrité de l'habitation) met at Anvers. La Vie Int., 1:607; 2:456.

September, 1912.

1-3 INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF FREE THOUGHT met at Munich. La Vie Int., 2:466.

2-7 SIXTH CONGRESS OF THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE TESTING OF MATERIALS met at New York. La Vie Int., 2:457. 6-7 INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS FOR THE PREVENTION OF STRIKES met at Zurich. La Vie Int., 2:466.

6-7 INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS AGAINST EPILEPSY met at Zurich. La Vie Int., 2:466.

October, 1912.

7-12 EIGHTH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF SOCIOLOGY met at Rome. The next session will be at Vienna in 1915. La Vie Int., 2:440.

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THE AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW

October, 1912.

8 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE FOR THE UNIFICATION OF METHODS OF ANALYSIS OF ALIMENTARY PRODUCTS met at Paris. La Vie Int., 2:442.

19 The Executive Commission of the EUROPEAN CONFERENCE OF THE WORK OF RAILWAY STATIONS (L'Evre des Gares), for the protection of traveling young women, met at Berne. La Vie Int., 2:449. 21-(Nov. 3.) MONGOLIA - RUSSIA. Treaty signed at Urga. Times, November 5, 8, December 26, January 6, February 7; Cd., 6604; Les Negociations sino-russo-mongoles. La R. Jaune, 3:51-63. Q. dipl., 35:124.

21-26 INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF DRY FARMING met at Lethbridge, Alberta. B. Rel. Ext., Chile, September.

23 FRANCE-SWITZERLAND. Arrangement signed at Berne for pasturage on the pastures situated on both sides of the frontiers. J. O., December 25.

23-29 INTERNATIONAL ALLIANCE OF MEN FOR THE SUFFRAGE OF WOMEN met at London. La Vie Int., 2:443.

26-Nov. 10. FOURTH INTERNATIONAL EXHIBIT OF AERIAL LOCOMOTION held at Paris. Daily Consular and Trade Reports, Washington, December 4.

November, 1912.

1 ANGLO-GERMAN CONFERENCE at London closed. Times, November 2.

4-6 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE AERONAUTIC FEDERATION met at Paris. La Vie Int., 2:468.

5-8 FOURTH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF RICE-CULTURE met at Vercelli. La Vie Int., 2:468.

11 RUSSIA TURKEY. Sentence rendered by the Hague Tribunal in the matter of the Russian claim for interest on deferred indemnity payments. This is the eleventh decision. Decision in this Journal, 7:178-201, Protocol in Supplement, 7:62.

13 PANAMA CANAL. Proclamation issued fixing rates of toll to be paid by vessels using the Panama Canal. No. 1225. Text of British Notes of July 8, 1912 and November 14, 1912 in this Journal, Supplement, 7:46-57.

15 GREAT BRITAIN - UNITED STATES. Exchange of ratifications at Washington of agreement signed at Washington, July 20, 1912,

November, 1912.

adopting with certain modifications the rules and method of procedure recommended in the award of September 7, 1910 of the North Atlantic Coast Fisheries Arbitration. U. S. Treaty series, No. 572.

16 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE FOR THE ASSISTANCE OF STRANGERS met at Paris. La Vie Int., 2:468.

20 GREAT BRITAIN - SIAM. Agreement signed at Bangkok regarding the rendition of fugitive criminals between certain states in the Malay Peninsula and Siam. Treaty ser., No. 2, 1913.

23 Executive Committee of the INTERPARLIAMENTARY UNION met at Brussels. La Vie Int., 2:334.

27 FRANCE - SPAIN. Treaty regarding Morocco signed at Madrid. Times, November 28.

December, 1912.

5 INTERNATIONAL LITERARY AND ARTISTIC ASSOCIATION held its thirty-fourth assembly general at Paris. La Vie Int., 3:82.

7 THE TRIPLE ALLIANCE is renewed between Austria-Hungary, Germany, and Italy. R. Politique et Parliamentaire, 74:183. Lemonon, Le renouvellement de la triple-alliance, Q. dipl. 35:86-93.

10 NOBEL PRIZES. In Literature, Gerhart Hauptman; Chemistry, Paul Sabatier and François Grignard; Physics, Gustof Dalen; Medicine, Alexis Carrel. The Peace Prize was not awarded. La Vie Int., 2:307-311. Independent, 73:1438–9.

16 INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS' UNION founded at Heidelberg. Advocate of Peace 75:31.

16 BALKAN STATES - TURKEY. Peace conference opened at London. Times, December 16. An armistice had been signed at the Tchataldja lines on December 3; negotiations were broken off by the allies January 30. Q. dipl., 35:237. Hostilities were resumed February 3 at seven o'clock, p. m. See below, January 17 and 30. Signing of a neutrality agreeAmerican R. of Rs., 47:165.

23 DENMARK - NORWAY - SWEDEN. ment announced at Stockholm.

January, 1913.

1 RUSSIA - UNITED STATES. Commercial treaty expires. Officially announced at St. Petersburg December 29 that minimum rates would still be in effect. American R. of Rs., 47:166.

January, 1913.

4-5 INTERPARLIAMENTARY UNION. Two commissions met at Paris; one, on the neutralization of straits and canals, the other, on declarations of permanent neutrality. La Vie Int., 3:75.

8 INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE ON ALCOHOLISM met at Paris. La Vie Int., 2:469.

17 BALKAN STATES - TURKEY. Note sent by representatives of the Powers to Turkey advising cession of Adrianople and the Aegean islands. Text in Mém. dipl., 51:38; in Q. dipl., 35:173; reply of the Porte in Q. dipl., 35:238.

22 THE INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF PEACE was inaugurated at Paris. Mém. dipl., 51:116.

27 INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF CHRISTIAN WORKERS OF ALIMENTATION met at Brussels (to protest against night and Sunday work in bakeries and pastry shops). La Vie Int., 3:77.

28 INTERNATIONAL AERONAUTIC FEDERATION met at Paris. La Vie Int., Fascicule 9, Annexe, p. 2.

30 BULGARIA - ROUMANIA. Protocol signed at London stating the Roumanian demands and the Bulgarian concessions. Q. dipl., 35:243.

OTIS G. STANTON.

PUBLIC DOCUMENTS RELATING TO INTERNATIONAL LAW

1 GREAT BRITAIN

Balkan war. Proclamation declaring His Majesty's neutrality in. October 21, 1912. Statutory Rules and Orders, 1912, No. 1614. 11⁄2d. British and Foreign State Papers. Vol. 101. 1907-1908. Foreign Office. 10s. 6d.

China, Further correspondence respecting affairs of [December, 1911 to March, 1912.] Cd. 6447. 2s. 2d.

Chinese loan negotiations, Correspondence respecting. Cd. 6446. 312d.

Colombia, Protocol between United Kingdom and, respecting application of treaty of commerce of February 16, 1866, to certain parts of H. B. M. Dominions. Signed at Bogota, August 20, 1912. Treaty series, 1912, No. 24. 1d.

International convention for suppression of white slave traffic. Signed at Paris, May 4, 1910. Treaty series, 1912, No. 20. 11⁄2d.

International Copyright Convention, Berlin, November 13, 1908. Accession of The Netherlands. November 1, 1912. Treaty series, 1912, No. 25. 1d.

International Opium Conference, The Hague, December, 1911-January, 1912. Report of the British delegates. Cd. 6448. 52d.

Japan, Exchange of notes between United Kingdom and, for the reciprocal waiver of consular fees on certificates of origin relating to exports. Tokio, October 26/31, 1912. Treaty series, 1912, No. 23. 1d.

Land warfare. An Exposition of the Laws and Usages of War on Land, for the guidance of the Officers of H. M. Army. 1s. 2d.

Naval expenditure of principal naval Powers in each year since 1900. H. C. Repts. and Papers, 1912, No 300. 2d.

North Atlantic fisheries, Agreement between United Kingdom and United States respecting. Signed at Washington, July 20, 1912. Treaty series, 1912, No. 22. 1d.

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