4 MAY 1923, page 1

News Of The Week.

. 1 A iL T last Germany has spontaneously made an offer °Preparations. We cannot call it a good one, but as it undoubtedly offers several hopeful opportunities for negotiation......

Although Information Is Scanty There Is Evidently Another...

Lausanne. It is reported that France has sent a Note to the Turkish Government declaring that, unless the Turkish troops which have been concen- trated on the Syrian frontier......

In Spite Of These Drawbacks We Cannot Read The Text

of the German offer without feeling that it means that German - c knows she has got to pay and wants to pay. The document is, indeed, almost pathetic. It has the note rather of......

Mr. Asquith Viewed The Proposal With "grave Appre-...

both strategic and financial grounds." We do not profess to be able to say offhand whether this new plan of making a strategic centre of the Far East, for that is what it......

On Tuesday, In The House Of Commons, The Naval Estimates

were discussed in Committee, and the debate turned on the proposal to fortify Singapore Harbour at a cost of /10,000,000. The Labour Party, and the Liberal Members to an only......