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May, 1910. 4 FRANCE–RUSSIA. Law signed by President Falliéres approving
arrangement signed at Paris, January 22, 1910, and at St. Petersburg, October 24, 1909, to regulate telegraphic communication between the two countries. J. O., May 7. Decree fixing
date in same issue. 5 FRANCE-LUXEMBURG. Decree promulgating the arrangement
signed at Paris, February 22, 1910, reducing the rates on letters exchanged between the two countries. Ratifications were ex
changed at Paris, May 5. J.O., May 7; Arch. dipl., 114:173. 5 GREAT BRITAIN_UNITED STATES. Exchange of ratifications at
Washington of the treaty regarding the boundary waters between the United States and Canada signed at Washington, January 11, 1909. Ratification advised by the Senate, March 3, 1909; ratified by the President, April 1, 1910; by Great Britain, March 31, 1910; proclaimed, May 13, 1910. U. S. Treaty ser., No. 548; Stat. at L., Vol. 36; Supplement to this JOURNAL for July,
1910, p. 239. 5 NOBEL PRIZE ADDRESS was delivered by Theodore Roosevelt. Sub
ject: International Peace. Times, May 6; Outlook, 95:19, 52; Independent, 68:1027. This Journal, July, 1910, p. 700; Ad
vocate of Peace, 72:146. 6 FRANCE-SPAIN. Exchange of ratifications at Paris of the con
vention to regulate telephone service and correspondence between the two countries signed at Paris, December 31, 1909. Ga. de Madrid, May 28; J. O., May 10; Arch. dipl., 114:170, text.
See April 21. 6 GREAT BRITAIN. Death of King Edward VII. Times, May Y.
May 23 (memorial edition); Mém. dipl., May 15; North American R., 191:721; Fortnightly R., 87:988–1005; Nineteenth Century and After, 67:957–968. The Character of King Edward
VII, Quarterly R., 424:1-32. 8 THE CONGRESS OF INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATIONS opened at Brus
sels. Mém. dipl., May 15; R. Economique Int., 7:11:199. 8-11 THE NEW ENGLAND ARBITRATION AND PEACE CONGRESS met
at Hartford. Advocate of Peace, 72:125, proceedings and ad
dresses. 9 INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ACADEMIES met at Rome. Times,
May 6, 24. The Association was organized at Wiesbaden in
1889. The first meeting was at Paris, 1901; the second at
London, 1904; the third at Vienna, 1907. 9 BELGIUM-FRANCE. Ratification of the convention signed at Brus
sels, December 30, 1908, concerning the delimitation of the Franco-Belgian frontier between Westoutre and Saint-Jans-Cap
pel. B. Usuel, May 9; Monit. B., May 26; Mém. dipl., May 29. 9 CHINA. Edict issued setting October 3, 1910, as the date for the
opening of the Imperial Senate (Upper House of Parliament). The 91 members represent six classes: (1) princes and nobles of the Imperial clans, fourteen; (2) Manchu and Chinese nobility, twelve; (3) princes and nobles of the dependencies outside of the eighteen provinces, seventeen; (4) the Imperial clansman six; (5) officials of ministries and offices, thirty-two; and (6) eminent scholars, ten. This gives a Manchu preponderance in numbers and influence. China's Senate and Edict of May 9,
North China Herald, May 13; Times, May 30. 10 ITALYMEXICO. Decree of President of Mexico approving the
convention relative to direct exchange of postal parcels, signed at Mexico City, December 4, 1909. Text in Diario Oficial,
May 21. 12 FRANCE. Decree promulgating the international radio-telegraphic
convention and its annexes, signed at Berlin, November 3, 1906.
J.O., May 14, text. 13 ANGLO-JAPANESE EXPOSITION opened at London. Mém. dipl.,
May 1; Times, April 1, et seq. 14–22 INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF BOTANY met at Brussels. R.
Economique Int., 7:11:202. 14 BELGIUM—GERMANY–GREAT BRITAIN. Protocol signed at Brus
sels arranging for the delimitation of the eastern frontier of the Belgian Kongo. Times, May 16; Mém. dipl., May 22. Sce
November 29. 15 BRAZIL. The international insurance system for letters and boxes
is extended to Brazil. L'Union Postale, 35:48, 80. 18 BELGIUM-ROUMANIA. Law approving the convention signed at
Brussels, April 10, 1910, for the protection of literary, artistic, and photographic works. Text in B. Usuel, May 18; Monit. Belge, June 15.
Foreign Office, London. Cd., 5272 (Memorandum of proceed
ings) Times, July 6; “The Prospects of Copyright," do, July 21. 18-20 THE SIXTEENTH CONFERENCE ON INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION
held at Lake Mohonk, New York. Advocate of Peace, 72:124; “A Supreme Court of the World," Outlook, May, 1910; “ Hartford and Mohonk,” Independent, 68:1144-5. This Journal,
July, 1910, p. 689. 18-25 WORLD'S CONFERENCE OF THE YOUNG WOMEN'S CHRISTIAN
ASSOCIATION held at Berlin. R. of Reviews, 41:605. 19 TUNIS–TURKEY. Convention signed at Tripoli, regarding the
frontier between Tunis and Tripoli. Mém. dipl., May 29; .
dipl., 14:703. 18 INTERNATIONAL AERONAUTIC CONFERENCE opened at Paris. Times,
May 7, 19; Mém. dipl., June 12. 18 SPAIN. Ordinance modifying regulation of foreign corporations.
Ga. de Madrid, May 18; B. de Statistique et de Legislation Com
parée, 67:723. 19-24 THE WORLD'S SUNDAY SCHOOL ASSOCIATION held its sixth meet
ing in Washington. R. of Reviews, 41:605. 20-23 INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE in session
at Brussels. Times, May 27; Mém. dipl., May 29; R. Economique
Int., 7:11:202. 21 GREAT BRITAIN_UNITED STATES. Treaty defining the boundary
line in Passamaquoddy Bay signed at Washington. Ratification advised by the Senate, June 6, 1910; ratified by the President, July 13, 1910; ratified by Great Britain, June 23, 1910; ratifications exchanged at Washington, August 20, 1910; proclaimed, September 3, 1910. U. S. Treaty ser. No. 551; Treaty ser. No. 22, 1910; Supplement to this JOURNAL, P. 000; “ The American
Canada Boundary," Outlook, 95:239; Times, May 23. 22 FRANCE. Decree issued fixing the rates for certain telephonic com
munications between France and Germany. J.O., May 26; Arch.
dipl., 114:169. 23 FRANCE-NETHERLANDS. Law passed ratifying the convention con
cluded at Paris, December 29, 1909, relating to the extension of existing arbitration treaties. Staatsb., No. 139, 1910; Mém. dipl., May 29.
vention concluded at London, December 16, 1909, relating to the
1910; Mém. dipl., May 29. 30–31 GREAT BRITAIN. The Emigration Conference met at London.
United Empire, 1:510; Times, May 31. 31-June 2 FIRST INTERNATIONAL AERIAL LAW CONGRESS met at
Verona. Times, May 20; R. générale de dr. int. public, 17:410. 30-June 4 FIFTH ORNITHOLOGICAL CONGRESS held in Berlin. The
next congress will be held at Serajevo, Bosnia, in 1915. Times,
June 7. 30-June 4 NINTH INTERNATIONAL HOUSING CONGRESS was held at
Vienna. American Political Science R., 4:429.
against the Maghzen relating to engagements or events before
See March 5. 1 GREAT BRITAIN-UNITED STATES. Opening of the Tribunal at
the Hague for the arbitration of the North Atlantic Fisheries Question. The decision was rendered September 7. Times, June 2, et seq.; The Newfoundland Fisheries Dispute, Outlook, 95:278; Stead: The Fisheries Arbitration at the Hague, Independent, 69:8; McGrath: The Atlantic Fisheries Dispute, R. of Reviews, 41:719; The Fisheries Decision, Nation, 91:233; R. Generale de Dr. Int. Public, 17:260. Text of award in this JOURNAL, p. 000. The cases submitted to the Hague Tribunal since its establishment in 1899 have been as follows: (1) Mexico-United States, 1902 — The Pious Fund of the Californias; (2) France, Germany, and Great Britain v. Japan, 1902 – The House Tax; (3) Germany, Great Britain, and Italy v. Venezuela, 1903 Preferential Claims; (4) France v. Great Britain, 1904 — Mascat; (5) France v. Germany, 1909
Germany, 1909 — Casablanca Affair; (6) Norway v. Sweden, 1909 -- Maritime Boundary; (7) United States v. Great Britain, 1910 North Atlantic Fisheries; and (8) now before the Tribunal, l'nited States v. Venezuela — the
Orinoco Steamship Company. Note: The Emery Case, Nicaragua v. United States, was referred to the Tribunal by a protocol signed May 25, 1909, but a final settlement was announced Sep
tember 18, 1909. 1 South AFRICAN UNION goes into effect. Times, April 30, May 28
and 31. Lord Gladstone and South Africa, Outlook, 95:279. 2-5 INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF INDUSTRICAL PROPERTY. The
Belgian National Association arranged the results of former congresses and will present this codification to the next congress to
be held at Washington in 1911. R. Economique Int., 7:11:203. 3 ATLANTIC CABLE from Ascension to Buenos Aires opened. Second
longest in the world. Times, June 4. 6–9 SEVENTH INTERNATIONAL COTTON CONGRESS held at Brussels.
Times, May 31, June 6, “ Unification of Commercial Law”; June
9, Resolutions passed by the Congress. 6–16 INTERNATIONAL HORSE Show held at London. Times, June 7. 9 INTERNATIONAL. Deposit of ratifications of the Revised Conven
tion of Berne, signed at Berlin, November 13, 1908, made by Germany, Belgium, Haiti, Japan, with reservations, Liberia, Luxemburg, Monaco, and Switzerland. June 30, by France and
Tunis. Droit d'auteur, 23:85; Reichs-G., No. 47, 1970. 9 ARGENTINE. A presidential decree drafting twenty Argentine
officers into the United States Navy for a short period in accordance with an agreement with the American Government
arising out of the battleship contract. Times, June 11. 10 SPAIN. Decree issued giving to Protestant congregations and
schools the right to display on buildings signs or notices that services were being held within. Tridon, The Meaning of the Spanish Crisis, Forum, 44:272-279; The Spanish Contention, Independent, 69:495; Ireland, The Vatican Incident, same, 68: 1015-10; Outlook, 94:776; Spain and the Vatican, Times.
August 2; Outlook, 95:459; Independent, 68:1319; 69:313-314. 12 BELGIUM-FRANCE. Agreement takes effect (see March 5) pro
viding that under the convention relative to the reparation of damages resulting from accidents of labor, concluded at Paris, February 21, 1906 (9. v.) proper notice of a pending inquest shall be given to the respective consular officers, etc. Monit., April 8.