Thirty Years, Anglo-French Reminiscences (1876-1906)

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Houghton Mifflin, 1914 - France - 388 pages
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Page 128 - ... contributed to our national greatness and wealth as well as to the happiness of every citizen. But, with the powers of Europe permanently encamped on American soil, the ideal conditions we have thus far enjoyed cannot be expected to continue.
Page 354 - FRANÇAISE et le GOUVERNEMENT DE SA MAJESTÉ BRITANNIQUE, signataires de la Convention pour le règlement pacifique des conflits internationaux, conclue à la Haye, le 29 juillet 1899...
Page 69 - Perhaps you have mixed it up with other theories to which I am no party. My plan does not embrace any scheme of a congress of nations or imply the belief in the millennium, or demand your homage to the principles of non-resistance.
Page 341 - Power shall, within three months after the award has been reported, protest that the same is erroneous, in which case the award shall be of no validity. In the event of an award made by less than the prescribed majority and protested as above provided, or if the Members of the Arbitral Tribunal shall be equally divided, there shall be no recourse to hostile measures of any description until the mediation of one or more friendly Powers has been invited by one or both of the High Contracting Parties.
Page 341 - Majesty, whose award by a majority of not less than five to one shall be final. In case of an award made by less than the prescribed majority, the award shall also be final, unless either power shall, within three months after the award has been reported, protest that the same is erroneous, in which case the award shall be of no validity.
Page 58 - Her Majesty's Government are desirous of withdrawing it as soon as the state of the country, and the organization of proper means for the maintenance of the Khedive's authority, will admit of it.
Page 354 - Les différends d'ordre juridique ou relatifs à l'interprétation des traités existant entre les deux parties contractantes qui viendraient à se produire entre elles et qui n'auraient pu être réglés par la voie diplomatique, seront soumis à la Cour permanente...
Page 354 - Dans chaque cas particulier, les hautes parties contractantes, avant de s'adresser à la Cour permanente d'arbitrage, signeront un compromis spécial, déterminant nettement l'objet du litige, l'étendue des pouvoirs des arbitres et les délais à observer, en ce qui concerne la constitution du tribunal arbitral et la procédure. Art.
Page 125 - ... consequence of the claims of Egypt in the Nile Valley, the British and Egyptian spheres of influence covered the whole of the Nile waterway. That is a statement following logically upon what has happened in past years, and of what has been in the knowledge of the world for the last two years. I am asked whether or not it is the case that a French expedition is coming from the West of Africa with the intention of entering the Nile Valley and occupying up to the Nile.
Page 354 - ART. 2. — Dans chaque cas particulier, les Hautes Parties contractantes, avant de s'adresser à la Cour permanente d'arbitrage, signeront un compromis spécial, déterminant nettement l'objet du litige, l'étendue des pouvoirs des arbitres et les délais à observer, en ce qui concerne la constitution du Tribunal arbitral et la procédure.

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