The Great Round World, and what is Going on in it, Svazek 3,Vydání 14–26,Svazek 10

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William Beverley Harrison, Publisher, 1899

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Strana 531 - President of the United States of America, have caused the said Convention to be made public, to the end that the same and every article and...
Strana 530 - December. 1898. the original of which convention, being in the English and Spanish...
Strana 530 - The United States of America and Her Majesty the Queen Regent of Spain, in the name of her August Son, Don Alfonso XIII, desiring to end the state of war now existing between the two countries, have for that purpose appointed as plenipotentiaries: THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, WILLIAM R.
Strana 702 - An understanding not to increase for a fixed period the present effective of the armed military and naval forces, and at the same time not to increase the Budgets pertaining thereto; and a preliminary examination of the means by which a reduction might even be effected in future in the forces and Budgets above mentioned.
Strana 809 - ... appalled at times by the imbecility of the average man — the inability or unwillingness to concentrate on a thing and do it. Slipshod assistance, foolish inattention, dowdy indifference, and half-hearted work seem the rule ; and no man succeeds unless, by hook or crook, or threat, he forces or bribes other men to assist him ; or mayhap, God in His goodness performs a miracle and sends him an Angel of Light for an assistant.
Strana 702 - ... 5. To apply to naval warfare the stipulations of the Geneva Convention of 1864, on the basis of the Articles added to the Convention of 1868. 6. To neutralise ships and boats employed in saving those overboard during or after an engagement. 7. To revise the declaration concerning the laws and customs of war elaborated in 1874 by the Conference of Brussels, which has remained unratified to the present day.
Strana 703 - Brussels, which has remained unratified to the present day. "8. To accept in principle the employment of good offices, of mediation and facultative arbitration in cases lending themselves thereto, with the object of preventing armed conflicts between nations ; to come to an understanding with respect to the mode of applying these good offices, and to establish a uniform practice in using them.
Strana 531 - In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. Done at the City of Washington this eleventh day of April, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ninetynine, and of the Independence of the United States the one hundred and twenty-third. WILLIAM MCKINLEY. By the President, JOHN HAY, Secretary of State.
Strana 702 - ... 3. To restrict the use in military warfare of the formidable explosives already existing, and to prohibit the throwing of projectiles or explosives of any kind from balloons or by any similar means. 4. To prohibit the use, in naval warfare, of submarine torpedo boats or plungers, or other similar engines of destruction; to give an undertaking not to construct, in the future, vessels with rams.
Strana 702 - ... 2. To prohibit the use in the armies and fleets of any new kind of firearms whatever, and of new explosives, or any powders more powerful than those now in use either for rifles or cannon.

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