Year Book, Volume 4

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Page iv - Svo. price 1 17s. A HISTORICAL ACCOUNT of the NEUTRALITY of GREAT BRITAIN DURING the AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
Page 181 - THE HAGUE CONVENTION (XI) OF 1907 RELATIVE TO CERTAIN RESTRICTIONS WITH REGARD TO THE EXERCISE OF THE RIGHT OF CAPTURE IN NAVAL WAR.
Page 8 - That such exemption shall not apply to any property, principal or income, which shall not be held or used for the purposes of the corporation. SEC. 7. That the services of the trustees, when acting as such, shall be gratuitous, but the corporation may provide for the reasonable expenses incurred by the trustees in attending meetings or otherwise in the performance of their duties. SEC. 8. That Congress may from time to time alter, repeal, or modify this Act of incorporation, but no contract or individual...
Page 1 - Personally I do not see any more reason why matters of national honor should not be referd to a court of arbitration than matters of property or of national proprietorship. I know that is going farther than most men are willing to go, but I do not see why questions of honor may not be submitted to a tribunal composed of men of honor who understand questions of national honor, to abide by their decision, as well as any other questions of difference arising between nations.
Page 181 - FOR THE ADAPTATION TO MARITIME WARFARE OF THE PRINCIPLES OF THE GENEVA CONVENTION, iv — 19 p.
Page ix - LUKE E. WRIGHT. Executive Committee ELIHU ROOT, Chairman. JAMES BROWN SCOTT, Secretary. NICHOLAS MURRAY BUTLER. ANDREW J. MONTAGUE. AUSTEN G. Fox. HENRY S. PRITCHETT. CHARLEMAGNE TOWER. Finance Committee GEORGE W. PERKINS, Chairman. ROBERT A. FRANKS. SAMUEL MATHER. Directors of Divisions Division of Intercourse and Education, NICHOLAS MURRAY BUTLER. Division of Economics and History, JOHN BATES CLARK. Division of International Law, JAMES BROWN SCOTT.
Page 7 - Corporation"). The principal office of the Corporation shall be located in the District of Columbia, but there may be established agencies or branch offices in any city or cities of the United States under rules and regulations prescribed by the board of directors.
Page 8 - Trustees shall have power to hold as investments any securities given, assigned, or transferred to them or to the corporation by any person, persons, or corporation, and to retain such investments, and to invest any sums or amounts from time to time in such securities and in such form and manner as may be permitted to trustees or to charitable or literary corporations for investment according to the laws of the States of New York, Pennsylvania, or Massachusetts, or any of them, or in such securities...
Page 6 - ... promote a peaceful settlement of international differences, and, in particular — (a) To promote a thorough and scientific investigation and study of the causes of war and of the practical methods to prevent and avoid it. (b) To aid in the development of international law, and a general agreement on the rules thereof, and the acceptance of the same among nations. (c) To diffuse information, and to educate public opinion regarding the causes, nature, and effects of war, and means for its prevention...
Page 2 - Representatives concurring), that the President be, and is hereby, requested to invite, from time to time, as fit occasions may arise, negotiations with any government with which the United States has or may have diplomatic relations, to the end that any differences or disputes arising between the two governments which...

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