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May, 1922 18 GERMANY-UNITED STATES. Law promulgated in Germany grant

ing same copyright protection to American authors as that given to Germans. Reichs G., 1922, teil 2, p. 129; Wash. Post, May 19,

1922, p. 6. 19 COSTA RICA-GREAT BRITAIN. Treaty of Jan. 12, 1922 for arbi

tration of dispute between Central Costa Rican Petroleum Company and the Royal Bank of Canada, ratified by Costa Rica.

Text: La Gaceta (Costa Rica) May 25, 1922, p. 565. 19 GENOA CONFERENCE. On May 16, Russia agreed to participate in

Hague conference. Wash. Post, May 16, 1922, p. 1. On May 17, project for conference adopted. N. Y. Times, May 18, 1922, p. 1. On May 18 agreement for a temporary pact of non-aggression was adopted. Summary: Wash. Post, May 19, 1922, p. 3. On May 19, Conference adjourned. Times, May 20, 1922, p. 9; Wash.

Post, May 20, 1922, p. 1. 19 to July 20. HAGUE CONFERENCE ON RUSSIAN AFFAIRS. Final resolu

tion of Genoa conference of May 19, 1922 provided for convening conference on June 26, with preliminary sessions beginning June 15. Cur. Hist., August, 1922, v. 16: 868. On June 1 Poincaré sent memorandum to the powers invited to the Conference, stating position of France with regard to Russia. France and Italy exchanged views on June 8. Wash. Post, June 9, 1922, p. 4. Great Britain replied on June 11. France replied to British memorandum on June 12, and issued communiqué on June 13. Texts: Europe, June 17, 1922, p. 754. On June 15 the preliminary Conference opened in the Peace Palace, with 29 nations represented. On June 26, first joint meeting with Russian delegation was held. On July 20, the Conference closed, after hearing reports of various commissions. Announcement made that United States would not support any citizen who attempted to acquire property in Russia belonging to citizens of another state. Cur. Hist., August,

1922, v. 16: 868; Times, July 21, 1922, p. 9. 20 ITALY-SERB, CROAT, SLOVENE STATE. Agreement signed at

Genoa fixing status of Adriatic seaports of Zara and Fiume. N. Y.

Times, May 20, 1922, p. 4; Times, May 24, 1922, p. 9. 21-22 BOLIVIA-CHILE-PERU. Identic notes, demanding seat in Con

ference addressed by Bolivia to heads of Chilean and Peruvian delegations at Tacna-Arica conference in Washington, made public on May 21. Text: Wash. Post, May 22, 1922, p. 5. On May 22, both Chile and Peru declined to consider demand. Wash. Post, May 23, 1922, p. 3.

May, 1922
24 to June 10. BANKERS' CONFERENCE. International Committee of

Bankers met in Paris on May 24 to consider loan to Germany.
After exchange of notes of May 24 and 26, June 2 and 8, with the
Reparation Commission, the Committee decided not to recommend
a loan, issued a report and adjourned on June 10. Texts of notes:
Europe, June 10, 1922, p. 725; Cur. Hist., August, 1922, v. 16: 856,

892. Text of report: Europe, June 24, 1922, p. 787. 24 ITALY—SOVIET RUSSIA. Commercial treaty signed at Genoa for

execution of provisions of agreement signed at Rome, Dec. 26, 1921. Wash. Post, May 25, 1922, p. 1. Text: Europe, July 1,

1922, p. 823. 24-30 GERMANY-POLAND. Economic treaty of May 15, 1922 settling

Upper Silesian question ratified by Poland on May 24. Temps,
May 26, 1922, p. 2. Ratified by Germany on May 30. N. Y.

Times, May 31, 1922, p. 9. 25 AUSTRIA-UNITED STATES. President Harding issued proclama

tion declaring citizens of Austria entitled to benefit of Copyright

act of Dec. 18, 1919. Text: Proclamation no. 1629. 25 GERMANY-UNITED STATES. President Harding issued proclama

tion declaring citizens of Germany entitled to benefit of Copyright

act of Dec. 18, 1919. Text: Proclamation no. 1628. 25 NEW ZEALAND- UNITED STATES. President Harding issued proc

lamation declaring citizens of New Zealand entitled to benefit of

Copyright act of Dec. 18, 1919. Proclamation no. 1630. 26 NOBEL PEACE PRIZE. Announced that Nobel Prize Committee

proposed to introduce in Riksdag a bill of provisional discontinu

ance of peace award. Cur. Hist., July, 1922, v. 16: 695. 26 to June 4. FRANCE,SPAIN. By exchange of notes, passport visés are

no longer required for nationals. Ga. de Madrid, June 9, 1922,

p. 908.

27 FRANCE-GREAT BRITAIN. Protocol of Aug. 6, 1914, modifying

convention of Oct. 20, 1906 relating to New Hebrides, promulgated

in France. J.O., June 4, 1922, p. 5840. 29 to Aug. 6. GERMAN REPARATIONS. Reply of German Chancellor ac

cepting main demands in Reparation Commission notes of Mar. 21 was delivered in Paris on May 29. Formal decision of Reparation Commission to grant moratorium for 1922 was dispatched in note on May 31. Cur. Hist., July, 1922, v. 16: 658. Texts: Times, May 31 and June 2, 1922, p. 9, 7; Europe, June 10, 1922, p. 724. On July 2, agreement for deliveries in kind was signed at Paris by Bemelman and Cuntze. On June 14, the Reparation Commission sent letter to Germany regarding points not elucidated in Chancellor's letter of May 28. Texts: Europe, May 24, 1922, p. 790. On

May, 1922

June 17, the Reparation Commission approved agreement of June 2, 1922. Temps, June 18, 1922, p. 1. On June 28, Reparation Commission approved Franco-German complementary agreement for payments in kind, modifying agreement of Mar. 15, 1922. Temps, June 29, 1922, p. 6. On July 12, Germany laid demand for moratorium before Reparation Commission. Text: Temps, July 14, 1922, p. 2; Europe, Aug. 10, 1922, p. 1006. Commission replied on July 14. Text: Temps, July 15-16, 1922, p. 1. On July 14, Germany asked delay of 3 years in liquidating claims of French nationals against German nationals. On July 17, Germany notified Commission that July 15 payment had been made. N. Y. Times, July 18, 1922, p. 1. On July 22, Reparation Commission issued memorandum dated July 18 on supervision of German finances. Temps, July 23, 1922, p. 6. On July 26, Poincaré replied to German demands. Text: Temps, Aug. 2, 1922, p. 1. On Aug. 1, Poincaré replied to note of same date from German Chargé d'Affaires. Text: Europe, Aug. 10, 1922, p. 1010. On Aug. 5, Germany's reply to French notes of July 26 and Aug. 1 was received. Text: Temps, Aug. 6, 1922, p. 4. On Aug. 6, German Chargé d'Affaires replied to Poincaré note of Aug. 1. Europe, Aug. 10,

1922, p. 1011. 30 AUSTRIA-CZECHOSLOVAK REPUBLIC. Ratifications exchanged at

Prague of treaty signed Mar. 10, 1921, dealing with frontier ques

tions. L. N. M. S., June, 1922, p. 117. 30 GREAT BRITAIN-HAITI. Denunciation became effective of slave

trade convention, signed at Port-au-Prince Dec. 23, 1839. Times,

July 17, 1922, p. 9; Lond. Ga., July 14, 1922, p. 5271. 31 BRAZIL-PERU. Extradition treaty signed Feb. 13, 1919, ratified

by Brazil. P. A. U., Sept. 1922, p. 301. . 31 INTERNATIONAL PARLIAMENTARY TRADE CONFERENCE. Held at

the Sorbonne. Temps, June 1, 1922, p. 4; Times, June 1, 1922,

p. 10.

June, 1922 1 BELGIUM-UNITED STATES. Reciprocity agreement concerning

maritime inspection promulgated in Belgium. Monit., July 30,

1922, p. 5398. 1 Soviet Russia-SWEDEN. Both Chambers of Swedish Riksdag

rejected ratification of commercial convention, signed Mar. 1,

1922. Times, June 2, 1922, p. 8. 1-3 HAITI-UNITED STATES. By exchange of notes, modifications in

protocol of Oct. 3, 1919, providing for flotation of a loan, were agreed upon. Text of modifications: Press notice, Sept. 12, 1922. June, 1922 2 CHINA-JAPAN. Ratifications of Shantung treaty exchanged at

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Peking. Wash. Post, June 3, 1922, p. 9; N. Y. Times, June 3,

1922, p. 3. 2 GERMANY-REPARATION COMMISSION. Agreement signed at Paris

concerning ways and means of carrying out deliveries of goods by Germany in accordance with annexes 2 and 4 of Part VIII of Ver

sailles treaty. Text: Deutsch. Reichs., July 20, 1922, p. 2. 2 to Aug. 7. MEXICAN DEBTS. International Conference on Mexican

national debt opened in New York on June 2. Wash. Post, June 3, 1922, p. 11. On June 16 agreement for adjustment of debt questions signed by Señor de la Huerta and Thomas W. Lamont. Summary: Wash. Post, June 17, 1922, p. 3; Cur. Hist., Aug., 1922, v. 16: 911. Agreement signed by President Obregon, Aug. 7, 1922.

Cur. Hist., Sept., 1922, v. 16: 1011, 1095. 3 FRANCE-GERMANY. Treaty signed at Paris, supplementing that of

Mar. 15, 1922, concerning reparations. Text: Deutsch. Reichs.,

July 20, 1922, p. 4. 3 HUNGARY-UNITED STATES. President Harding issued proclama

tion extending all benefits of copyright act of Dec. 18, 1919, to

citizens of Hungary. Proclamation no. 1632. 3 ITALY-UNITED STATES. President Harding issued proclamation

extending all benefits of copyright act of Dec. 18, 1919 to subjects

of Italy. Proclamation, no. 1630. Russian AMBASSADOR. Correspondence made public between Bakh

meteff and the United States Department of State. Text of let

ters: Wash. Post, June 5, 1922, p. 1. ARGENTINA-URUGUAY. Additional protocol to the penal law

treaty, signed at Montevideo, Jan. 23, 1889, approved by Uruguay.

D. 0. (Uruguay), July 3, 1922, p. 9. 5 CZECHOSLOVAK REPUBLIC-Soviet Russia. Provisional economic

treaty signed at Prague. Text: Ga. de Prague, July 12, 1922,

p. 1; Europe, July 1, 1922, p. 821. 5 CZECHOSLOVAK REPUBLIC-UKRAINIA. Provisional economic treaty

signed at Prague. Text: Ga. de Prague, July 12, 1922, p. 1. 5 RHINE ARMY OF OCCUPATION. Following appeal by Allies and Ger

many, Secretary Weeks announced that about 1000 American troops would remain in Germany after July 1. N. Y. Times,

June 6, 1922, p. 21. 7

DENMARK-GERMANY. Ratifications exchanged of agreement for

regulation of questions in connection with transfer of sovereignty of North Slesvig to Denmark. Temps, June 9, 1922, p. 1.

June, 1922 9 ARGENTINA-URUGUAY. Aerial navigation treaty, signed at Buenos

Aires, May 18, 1922, ratified by Uruguay. Text: D.O. (Uruguay),

June 24, 1922, p. 517. 9 SPAIN—URUGUAY. General arbitration treaty signed at Madrid,

Mar. 23, 1922, approved by Uruguay. Text: D. 0. (Uruguay),

June 15, 1922, p. 449. 13 CHILE-COLOMBIA. Ratifications exchanged of treaty of academic

interchange, signed June 23, 1921. P. A. U., Sept. 1922, p. 301. 15 GERMANY-POLAND. Orders relative to transfer of Upper Silesian

territory were signed at Oppeln. Temps, June 17, 1922, p. 2. 15 to Aug. 10 PERMANENT COURT OF INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE. Opened

first annual session at The Hague on June 15. Wash. Post, June 17, 1922, p. 8. On July 31, rendered first decision to effect that Workers' Delegate from Netherlands to Third session of International Labor Conference, was nominated in accordance with provisions of Treaty of Versailles. N. Y. Times, Aug. 1, 1922, p. 18; L. N. M. S., July, 1922, p. 139. Hearings before Court: 1. L. O. B., July 26, 1922, p. 121–207. Adjourned on Aug. 10, after making final awards in the two labor cases before it. To the first question concerning competence of International Labor Organization in regulation of conditions of agricultural workers, the Court gave affirmative decision. To the second question concerning competence of International Labor Organization in matters relating to agricultural production, the Court answered in the negative. N. Y. Times,

Aug. 13, 1922, p. 16. 16 FRANCE-GREAT BRITAIN. Convention relative to legal proceedings

between nationals, signed London, Feb. 2, 1922, promulgated in France. Text: J. O., June 20, 1922, p. 6446. G. B. Treaty ser.,

1922, no. 5. 16 IRISH FREE STATE. Constitution published by Provisional Gov

ernment. Text: Cur. Hist., August, 1922, v. 16: 880. 17 GREAT BRITAIN-UNITED STATES. Ratifications exchanged of sup

plementary convention, signed Oct. 21, 1921, providing for accession of Canada to property convention of Mar. 2, 1899. G. B.

Treaty ser., no. 10, 1922. Cmd. 1728; U. S. Treaty ser., no. 663. 19 FRANCE-POLAND. Decree issued in France putting into force pro

visionally the commercial convention of Feb. 6, 1922. J. O., June

20, 1922, p. 6446; Bd. of Trade J., July 6, 1922, p. 15. 19

GERMANY-SERB, Croat, SLOVENE STATE. Ratifications exchanged

at Belgrade of provisional commercial treaty signed Feb. 4 and Dec. 5, 1921. Commerce repts., Aug. 28, 1922, p. 619. Serbian and German texts: Reichs G., 1922, teil 2, p. 105.

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