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August, 1919.

1 CHINA. House of Representatives passed a bill declaring China at peace with Germany. A motion was adopted proposing to send a telegram of thanks to the United States Senate for stand taken on the Shantung question. London Times, August 4, 1919.

1-22 HUNGARY. Government passed from control of Bela Kun to the Social Democrats. Bela Kun fled to Vienna where he was interned. Text of message to Peace Conference: London Times, August 4, 1919. On August 6th cabinet resigned and Archduke Joseph took over control with title of State Governor. London Times, August 8, 1919. On August 9th Archduke Joseph requested the recognition of the new government by the Peace Conference. Text: London Times, August 11, 1919. Personnel of new cabinet under Archduke Joseph: London Times, August 18, 1919. On August 22d Supreme Council sent note to Interallied Mission in Budapest refusing to recognize Archduke Joseph as head of Hungarian Government, whereupon Archduke and cabinet resigned. Text: London Times, August 25, 1919.

2 COSTA RICA. United States Senate adopted resolution (S. Res. 105) asking President Wilson whether Nicaragua has been permitted to invade Costa Rica and why Costa Rica was not allowed to sign Peace Treaty. Secretary Lansing explained to the Senate why Tinoco was ignored. Congressional Record, August 2, 1919.

2 MEXICO-UNITED STATES. Protest sent to Mexico relative to cancellation of concessions. New York Times, August 3, 1919. 6 GERMANY-DENMARK. Denmark formally recognized Ebert Government. London Times, August 7, 1919.

6 INTERNATIONAL LABOR CONFERENCE. United States Senate passed a resolution authorizing President to call a general International Labor Conference. Congressional Record, August 6, 1919.

6 PORTUGAL. Senhor Antonio Jose de Almeida was elected president of Portugal. London Times, August 8, 1919.

6 CHINA-JAPAN. President Wilson issued statement regarding Viscount Uchida's reference to agreement of 1915 between China and Japan. Text: New York Times, August 7, 1919.

8 TURKEY-GREECE. Turks have proclaimed "holy war" against Greeks landed at Panderma. New York Times, August 9, 1919. 8 SPAIN KINGDOM OF SERBS, CROATS AND SLOVENES. Spain formally recognized Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes. London Times, August 11, 1919.

8 GERMANY-UNITED STATES. Announced that German potash may now be imported into the United States. London Times, August 8, 1919.

8 INDIA-AFGHANISTAN. Peace signed at 11 a.m. This war began May 2d, when Afghan troops crossed the Indian border near Kuyber. London Times, August 9, 1919.

9 GREAT BRITAIN-PERSIA. Two treaties signed-one political, the other defining the terms of a loan to be made to Persia by Great Britain. Texts: London Times, August 16, 1919. See editorial in this JOURNAL, p. 749.

11 GERMANY-POLAND. Negotiations begun in Berlin between representatives of the German and Polish Governments with regard to transfer from Germany to Poland of territories specified in Peace Treaty. London Times, August 13, 1919.

11 JAPAN-GREAT BRITAIN. Secretary Lansing announced that at the time of the Sino-American negotiations, Viscount Ishii concealed British-Japanese pact. New York Times, August 12, 1919.

12 AUSTRIAN REPUBLIC. Announced that the Inter-Allied Supreme Council had decided to recognize the new Austria as the "Austrian Republic." London Times, August 13, 1919.

13 UNITED STATES GREAT BRITAIN. Viscount Grey of Fallodon. appointed special Ambassador to the United States. London Times, August 14, 1919.

13 COSTA RICA. President Tinoco fled from Costa Rica. Juan Bautiste Quiros seized government. New York Times, August 14, 1919; London Times, August 15, 1919. On August 20th Costa Rica was informed that United States would recognize no government unless elected by people under the Costa Rican constitution. Washington Post, August 21, 1919.

13 RUSSIA. Announced that United States will send arms to Kolchak. New York Times, August 14, 1919.

14 UKRAINIA-POLAND. Note presented to British Foreign Office by Ukrainian Mission protesting against outrages alleged to

have been committed by Poles in Galicia, Kholm district and Volhynia, and asking that a commission of inquiry be appointed. London Times, August 14, 1919.

15 FINLAND-ESTHONIA. Announced Finland has recognized the independence of Esthonia. London Times, August 15, 1919. 15 JAPAN-RUSSIA. Announced that Japan will inform Admiral Kolchak that she is unable to accede to his request to send several divisions against the Bolshevists. London Times, August 16, 1919.

16 Death of Dr. Thomas Joseph Lawrence, an eminent authority on international law. Dr. Lawrence was born April 23, 1849, was educated at Cambridge and was the first Whewell scholar to be appointed. He was ordained a priest of the Anglican Church in 1874. His Principles of International Law passed through six editions and his Handbook of Public International Law through ten. Among his other books may be mentioned Essays on Some Disputed Questions in International Law, War and Neutrality in the Far East, and Documents Illustrative of International Law. He was a member of the Institut de Droit International, and was professor of international law at the University of Cambridge 1883-85, and at the University of Chicago 1892-93. London Times, August 18, 1919.

16 KINGDOM OF SERBS, CROATS, SLOVENES. New cabinet announced. Personnel: London Times, August 18, 1919.

17 GREAT BRITAIN-MEXICO. Announced that Mexico had ordered Mr. H. A. Cummins, British chargé, to leave Mexico. London Times, August 18, 1919.

19 UNITED STATES-FRANCE. Senate Judiciary Committee holds treaty with France not in violation of Constitution. New York Times, August 20, 1919.


GERMANY-POLAND. Resolution adopted by conference between two governments. Text: London Times, August 22, 1919. 21 BULGARIA. Peace Treaty signed at Quai d'Orsay. New York Times, September 20, 1919.

21 FINLAND UNITED STATES. A. H. Saastamoingen, first Minister from Finland to United States, presents credentials. New York Times, August 22, 1919.

21 UKRAINIA-ROUMANIA. Agreements signed allowing Ukrainia to transport munitions across Roumania. New York Herald, August 22, 1919.

22 GERMANY. Friedrich Ebert took oath of office as Imperial President. New York Times, August 23, 1919.

23 UNITED STATES-CANADA. Treaty signed providing for protection of fish in the Pacific coastal and boundary waters. London Times, August 25, 1919.

26 BELGIUM. The Belgium Senate voted unanimously in favor of ratifying the Peace Treaty. London Times, August 27, 1919. 27 GREAT BRITAIN-BELGIUM. Announced that Great Britain had transferred to Belgium the administration of Ruanda and Urundi in German East Africa. The League of Nations gives this mandatory to Great Britain. London Times, August 29, 1919.

28 UNITED STATES-CHINA. Paul Reinsch, American Minister to China, resigned. New York Times, August 29, 1919.


Announced that Holland had recognized Czecho-Slovakia. London Times, August 28, 1919. 28 TURKEY. Admiral Bristol was appointed High Commissioner to Constantinople. New York Times, August 29, 1919.

29 PERU-UNITED STATES. The Leguia government of Peru recognized by the United States as the de facto government. Washington Post, August 30, 1919.

30 POLAND UKRAINIA. Announced that agreement as to boundaries had been signed. New York Sun, August 31, 1919.




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