The Britannica Year Book (Google eBook)
Encyclopdia Britannica Company, Limited, 1913 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries
A survey of the world's progress since the completion in 1910 of the Encyclopędia Britannica, 11th edition, comprising a register and review of current events and additions to knowledge in politics, economics, engineering, industry, sport, law, science, art, literature, and other forms of human activity, national and international.
What people are saying - Write a review
airman American appointed Army Asquith Balkan battleships Bill Britain British House Canada carbon cent championship Church coal Committee considerable Court cruisers Declaration of London declared disease effect electric engines England English existing favour force France French George German Government Govt Greek guns heat Home Rule House of Commons House of Lords Imperial important inch increased interest Irish Italian Italy killed King Labour land large number Liberal London Lord ment methods Minister Minoan modern Montenegrins monuments Morocco National naval organisation Osteopathy Parliament party passed period practical present produced Prof question railway recent recognised regard represented Royal Russia Russian schools Servian ships South strike success temperature tion tons trade treaty Triple Entente Tripoli troops Turkey Turkish U. S. Senate Unionist United United Kingdom vessels votes Wales
Page 59 - that it is an essential principle of the law of nations that no power can liberate itself from the engagements of a treaty, nor modify the stipulations thereof, unless with the consent of the contracting powers by means of an amicable arrangement.
Page 300 - Feeble-minded persons;* that is to say, persons in whose case there exists from birth or from an early age mental defectiveness not amounting to imbecility, yet so pronounced that they require care, supervision, and control for their own protection or for the protection of others, or, in the case of children...
Page 66 - Differences which may arise of a legal nature or relating to the interpretation of treaties existing between the two Contracting Parties and which it may not have been possible to settle by diplomacy, shall be referred to the Permanent Court of Arbitration established at The Hague by the Convention of...
Page 286 - States is hereby authorized, in his discretion, to declare by public proclamation historic landmarks, historic and prehistoric structures, and other objects of historic or scientific interest that are situated upon the lands owned or controlled by the Government of the United States to be national monuments...
Page 300 - Imbeciles are persons in whose case there exists from birth or from an early age mental defectiveness not amounting to idiocy, yet so pronounced that they are incapable of managing themselves or their affairs, or, in the case of children, of being taught to do so.
Page 65 - In case of bays the 3 miles (of the Treaty) are to be measured from a straight line drawn across the body of water at the place where it ceases to have the configuration characteristic of a bay. At all other places the three miles are to be measured following the sinuosities of the coast.
Page 56 - The judgments of national prize courts may be brought before the International Prize Court (1) When the judgment of the national prize courts affects the property of a neutral power or individual ; (2) When the judgment affects enemy property and relates to (a) cargo on board a neutral ship...
Page 60 - The canal shall be free and open to the vessels of commerce and of war of all nations observing these Rules, on terms of entire equality, so that there shall be no discrimination against any such nation, or its citizens or subjects, in respect of the conditions or charges of traffic, or otherwise. Such conditions and charges of traffic shall be just and equitable.
Page 496 - Provided that this provision shall not take effect unless two years have elapsed between the date of the second reading in the first of those sessions of the Bill in the House of Commons and the date on which it passes the House of Commons in the third of those sessions.