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Railway Enterprise in China: An Account of Its Origin and Development
Percy Horace Braund Kent
No preview available - 2013
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Page 260 - Plenipotentiaries, that is to say : — His MAJESTY THE KING OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND : Sir Ernest Mason Satow, Knight Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of St.
Page 220 - The two Contracting Parties, having nowise in view to infringe in any way the sovereign rights of China or existing Treaties, will not fail to communicate to the Chinese Government the present arrangement, which, by averting all cause of complications between them, is of a nature to consolidate peace in the Far East, and to serve the primordial interests of China herself.
Page 220 - European accountant to supervise the construction of the line in question, and the expenditure of the money appropriated to it. But it remains understood that this fact cannot be taken as constituting a right of property or foreign control, and that the line in question is to remain a Chinese line, under the control of the Chinese Government, and cannot be mortgaged or alienated to a non-Chinese Company.
Page 295 - The return statement shall be filed on the first day of June and the first day of December with the district director for the internal revenue district in which is located the taxpayer's principal place of business.
Page 142 - Mention has been made of the partition of China. Such a partition will not be brought about by us at any rate. All we have done is to provide that, come what may, we ourselves shall not go empty-handed. The traveler cannot decide when the train is to start, but he can make sure not to miss it when it does start. The devil takes the hindmost.
Page 218 - ... buildings, rolling-stock, and other various requisites, for the purposes of the railway. "(d) Outlays for the maintenance, repair and renewal of the permanent way, works of construction, buildings, rolling-stock, and other appurtenances of the railway; "(e) Expenditure connected with the adoption of the measures and instructions of the Board of Management for insuring the safety and regularity of the railway service; "(/) Expenditure for the improvement and development of the railway, as also...
Page 221 - Government to support, if it thinks fit, applications of Russian subjects or establishments for concessions for railways which, starting from the main Manchurian line in a south-westerly direction, would traverse the region in which the Chinese line terminating at Sinminting and Newchwang is to be constructed.
Page 206 - Banking Corporation, before the expiration of the period named, duly notified the AdministratorGeneral that it is prepared, with certain modifications, to arrange the issue of the loan upon the conditions named in the preliminary Agreement: It is now agreed as follows: — 1. The Corporation agrees to issue on behalf of the AdministratorGeneral a sterling loan for the amount of...
Page 294 - At equal rates and qualities, goods of British manufacture shall be given preference over other goods of foreign origin.
Page 213 - The Company shall be recognised as formed, on the presentation to the Minister of Finances of a warrant of the State Bank, certifying the payment of the first instalment on the shares. In any case, such payment must be made not later than two months from the day of confirmation of the present statutes. The succeeding instalments on the shares shall be paid in such...