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Page 53 - With this development of general order is combined an inevitable amelioration in the native's condition of existence wherever he comes into contact with the European element. . . . " Such is, in fact, one of the ends of the general policy of the State, to promote the regeneration of the race by instilling into him a higher idea of the necessity of labour.
Page 33 - It refers exclusively to traff1c, to the unlimited power of every one to sell and to buy, to import and to export, products and manufactured articles. No privileged situation can be created under this head, the way remains open without any restrictions to free competition in the domain of commerce, but the obligations of local Governments do not go beyond that point.
Page 42 - The lands occupied by the native population under the authority of their Chiefs, shall continue to be governed by the local customs und usages (Decree of the 14th September, 1886, Article 2). || All Acts or Agreements which would tend to drive the natives from the territories they occupy, or to deprive them directly or indirectly of their liberty or means of...
Page 40 - To settle any such territories and lands as aforesaid and to aid and promote immigration into the same. (v) To grant any lands therein for terms or in perpetuity absolutely or by way of mortgage or otherwise.
Page 32 - His Majesty's Government also wish to bring to the notice of the Powers the question which has arisen in regard to rights of trade in the basin of the Congo. || Article I of the Berlin Act provides that the trade of all nations shall enjoy complete freedom in the basin of the Congo...
Page 57 - The pamphlet contains many general statements of a similar character, and closes by an appeal to " impartial opinion, which, basing its judgments on a calm and well reasoned examination of all the elements in the case, will appreciate the whole of the work in a spirit of justice.
Page 17 - Morel's minor charges, as we term them, are thus set forth :— (1) That the financial existence of the Congo State is based upon the acquirement of vast quantities of rubber and ivory which it disposes of in the Antwerp market. (2) That this rubber is acquired from the natives by extortion, compulsion, and the institution of slavery on a colossal scale.
Page 6 - Any interim rates of wages so fixed shall be binding on all employers in relation to newspaper establishments and every working journalist shall be entitled to be paid wages at a rate which shall, in no case, be less than the...