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Navy Bill Beaten

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The Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament defeated the Naval Bill (TIME, May 19, Aug. 6) by 50 votes to 49.

The Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament defeated the Naval Bill (TIME, May 19, Aug. 6) by 50 votes to 49. Had it not been for the fact that one of the 100 members which forms the membership of the Second Chamber was missing, the result might have been a draw. Premier Jonkheer Dr. C…

A Queen’s Salary

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Queen Wilhelmina and her mother Queen Emma (65) will share in a proposed cut in the salaries of State officials.

Her Majesty Queen Wilhelmina, 25 years a Queen, intimated to the Minister of Finance, Jonkheer Dr. R. J. de Geer, that she and her mother, Dowager Queen Emma (65) will share in a proposed cut in the salaries of State officials. The Queen receives 600,000 guilders ($241,200) from the civil list and an allowance…

Queen “Willemientje”

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Willemientje (little Wilhelmina) as she remains to the Dutch, 25 years a Queen, entered her capital upon her Silver Jubilee and birthday celebration amid great enthusiasm.

Her Majesty Queen Wilhelmina, or Willemientje (little Wilhelmina) as she remains to the Dutch, 25 years a queen, entered her capital upon her Silver Jubilee and birthday celebration amid great enthusiasm.

The Queen, dressed entirely in white relieved only by a bouquet of mauve orchids, was accompanied by her consort, Prince…

“Big Navy”

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Dutch Minister of Finance, De Geer, resigned from the Cabinet because he did not agree with his colleagues over the Big Navy Program sponsored by Admiral van Karnebeek.

Jonkheer D. J. De Geer, Dutch Minister of Finance, resigned from the Cabinet because he did not agree with his colleagues over the Big Navy Program sponsored by Admiral van Karnebeek (TIME, May 19). This fact led to a wide popular outburst on the part of the Dutch people against the…

The Queen Receives

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Wilhelmina receives the King of Norway. Together with Spain and Norway they will unite in keeping clear of entanglements in international politics, says informed circles.

His Majesty’s ship Eiswold sailed into Amsterdam Harbor amid salvos from Dutch cruisers firing a royal salute: King Haakon VII of Norway had come.

He was met on the dock by Queen Wilhelmina and Prince Henry, her consort. Then commenced the magnificent spectacle of two monarchs riding side by side…

Karnebeek and Big Navy

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To protect the possessions overseas a bill is introduced to increase the naval forces.

Following the passage of the Singapore Naval Base bill in the British Parliament (reported last week), the Dutch Parliament bethought itself of Holland’s possessions in the East Indies. The more the perturbed Parliamentarians thought of the matter, the more they became convinced that a large navy is necessary to protect the…

Netherlands

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The Dutch Senate voted against a bill prohibiting daylight saving time.

The Dutch Senate voted against a bill prohibiting daylight saving time. The new time will probably come into effect on June 1. The question of daylight saving was the cause of a hot political dispute between the town dwellers and the agrarians. The former got up petitions signed by long…

HOLLAND

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Dutch trade is suffering from the French blockade of the Ruhr, especially in Rotterdam.

Dutch trade is suffering from the French blockade of the Ruhr. At Rotterdam, Holland’s largest port, shipping has been brought practically to a standstill. Thousands are without work.

Before the Ruhr occupation most of Germany’s trade from that great industrial area passed down the Rhine and through Rotterdam. The new situation…

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