SPECIAL GAZETTE. te OF THE EAST AFRICA PROTECTORATE. Published under the authority of His Excellency the Governor of Hast Africa. Vol. XXL—No. 656] NATROBI, June 80, 1919. [Price 20 Cents] GOVERNMENT Novice No. 212. GovERNMENT Notice No. 213. NOTICE. NOTICE. The following message from His Majesty the The following telegram has been received by His King is published for general information :— Excellency the Governor from the Secretary of “The signing of the Treaty of Peace will be re- State for the Colonies :— ceived with deep thankfulness throughout the “June 28th.—Peace Treaty with Germany signed British Empire. This formal Act brings to its con- by representatives of Allied and Associated Powers cluding stages the terrible war which has devastated and by representatives of Germany to-day at. 4 Europe and distracted the world. It manifests o’clock. Concluding article of Treaty provides that the victory of the idéals of Freedom and Liberty first proces verbal of deposit of ratification will for which we have made untold sacrifices. I share be drawn up as soon as Treaty has been ratified by my people’s joy and thanksgiving and earnestly Germany on the one hand and by three of the pray that the coming years of peace may bring to Principal Allied and Associated Powers on the other them ever increasing happiness and prosperity.” hand; that from the date of this first proces verbal the Treaty will come into force between the high contracting parties who haveratified it; that for the GOVERNMENT Notice No. 214. determination of all periods of time provided for NOTICE. in the Treaty this date will be the date of coming into force of the Treaty and that in all other Information has been received from the Secretary respects the Treaty will enter into force for of State for the Colonies that. it is proposed to each Power from the date of deposit of its ratifica- announce to both Houses of Parliament, on Monday tion. Date of ratification, i.e., of the coming intn the 80th June, 1919, the proposed arrangements, force of the Peace Treaty cannot be stated yet.”’ for Peace celebrations. PRINTED BY THE GOVERNMENT Printer, NAIROBI.