The Japan Daily Mail Volume 49

The Japan Daily Mail Volume 49

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...that share-rights have been given to prominent representatives of all the political parties to ensure their support. This is a very subtle question. It is impossible to prevent members"-of the Diet from subscribing for shares in a legitimate enterprise, unless the whole 5f the shares are offered to the public on a competitive basis, and as a matter of fact this is virtually rimpossible because a certain portion of the shares are invariably alloted to the projectors or to the establishment committee without public competition, and in this reservation there is room for more or less lobbying. It is expected that Mr. Hirata Tosuke, formerly Minister of State for Agriculture and Commerce, 'will be the President of this new company, and that Mr. KQmatsu5 bara, formerly Vice-Minister of Home Affairs, will be the Japanese. Vice-President. The Am/u' S/zimbmz has an interesting article on I the above subject. It sets out by comparing the Takushoku project to German colonization in Poland, whichhas cost: enormous I l l-sums and has very much the aspect ofa failure. But our contemporary does not think that the comparison holds, because, as a matter of fact, the Poles are better farmers than tl1e.Gei'mar1s, to say nothing of other circumstances which must 'greatly hamper the latter's action. The Japanese.mittee.-being questioned as to the Government's "can not be definitely interpreted either as '3-46., _______ In "the Lower Chamber on the same day the Representation relating to the Ofunado Railway was approved by a special comThe 'Minister of Home Affairs, attitude towards this measure, said that the Government would examine it in a friendly spirit; This somewhat vague declaration assent or dissent, but the more

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  • Paperback | 1022 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 51mm | 1,783g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236848845
  • 9781236848840