National Security League: Hearings Before a Special Committee of the House of Representatives, Sixty-fifth Congress, Third Session on H. Res. 469 and H. Res. 476, to Investigate and Make Report as to the Officers, Membership, Financial Support, Expenditures, General Character, Activities and Purposes of the National Security League, a Corporation of New York, and of Any Associated Organizations, Parts 14-31
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Page 1111 - New England, who had held to the cause of the Crown. It is in order now to admit that the loyalists had a fair cause to defend, and it was not to be wondered at that many men of the more conservative way of thinking should have convinced themselves that the cause of good government for the colonies would be better served by maintaining the royal authority and by improving the royal methods than by breaking away into the all-dubious possibilities of independence. I had occasion some months back when...
Page 1707 - The Sixty-fifth Congress, now adjourning, deserves the gratitude and appreciation of a people whose will and purpose I believe it has faithfully expressed. One cannot examine the record of its action without being impressed by its completeness, its courage, and its full comprehension of a great task. The needs of the Army and the Navy have been met in a way that assures the effectiveness of American...
Page 1341 - ... will have no trouble on this where the cooperatives really want to work together. They have in almost every State. To the best of my knowledge it only remains a problem in the State of Texas. There may be one or two other areas that are not completely satisfied now with the policy. Senator RUSSELL. I have here what purports to be a copy of a letter from Mr. Walter J. Clayton, assistant labor relations specialist of the Rural Electrification Administration, under date of March 16 of this year,...
Page 1970 - I would like to ask you a question, and if you do not want to answer it just say so.
Page 1393 - It is devoutly to be hoped that it will not be necessary to put armed force anywhere into action. The American people do not desire it, and our desire is not different from theirs. I am sure that they will understand the spirit in which I am now acting, the purpose I hold nearest my heart and would wish to exhibit in everything I do.
Page 1548 - Westminster Abbey. I never listen to these people, because (1) I do not care to be informed; and (2) since I should never remember what they said, it is useless my even letting it in at one ear. The kindly, cobwebby old person who piloted me among...
Page 1707 - It seems to me that the work of this remarkable session has not only been done thoroughly but that it has also been done with the utmost dispatch possible in the circumstances or consistent with a full consideration of the exceedingly critical matters dealt with. Best of all, it has left no doubt as to the spirit and determination of the country, but has affirmed them as loyally and as emphatically as our fine soldiers will affirm them on the firing line.
Page 1583 - In any case, it would not commit the Association as such." * [1, Gardner to members, Feb 11 1919]. The resolutions advocated the establishment of a "League of Nations to enforce Peace and Justice throughout the world," and asserted that "we favor the entrance of the United States into such a League of Nations as may be adequate to, safeguard peace.
Page 1707 - One cannot examine the record of its action without being impressed by its completeness, its courage, and its full comprehension of a great task. The needs of the Army and the Navy have been met in a way that assures the effectiveness of American arms and the warmaking branch of the Government has been abundantly equipped with the powers that were necessary to make the action of the Nation effective.