Hearings

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Page 105 - States, and shall make proclamation thereof, it shall be unlawful to export except under such limitations and exceptions as the President shall prescribe any arms or munitions of war from any place in the United States to such country until otherwise ordered by the President or by Congress...
Page 105 - That whenever the President shall find that in any American country conditions of domestic violence exist which are promoted by the use of arms or munitions of war procured from the United States...
Page 3 - STATEMENT OF HON. B. CARROLL REECE, A REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS FROM THE STATE OF TENNESSEE Mr.
Page 90 - ... a war and to restrict its commercial intercourse with a belligerent whose naval successes prevented the neutral from trade with the enemy. The contention of the Imperial and Royal Government appears to be that the advantages gained to a belligerent by its superiority on the sea should be equalized by the neutral powers by the establishment of a system of nonintercourse with the victor. The Imperial and Royal Government confines its comments to arms and ammunition, but if the principle for which...
Page 47 - Cannon, long or short, and howitzers, of a calibre of 5.9 inches (15 cm.) or above; (c) Mortars of all kinds; (d) Gun carriages, mountings, recuperators^ accessories for mountings. 6. Projectiles and ammunition for the arms enumerated in No. 5 above. 7. Apparatus for the discharge of bombs, torpedoes, depth charges and other kinds of projectiles. 8. (a) Grenades; (b) Bombs; (c) Land mines, submarine mines, fixed or floating, depth charges; (d) Torpedoes. 9. Appliances for use with the above arms...
Page 89 - To this assertion of an obligation to change or modify the rules of international usage on account of special conditions the Government of the United States can not accede. The recognition of an obligation of this sort, unknown to the international practice of the past, would impose upon every neutral nation a duty to sit in judgment on the progress of a war and to restrict its commercial intercourse with a belligerent whose naval successes prevented...
Page 52 - Mexico such conditions of domestic violence which are or may be promoted by the use of arms or munitions of war procured from the United States...
Page 47 - That upon the outbreak or during the progress of war between, or among, two or more foreign states, the President shall proclaim such fact, and it shall thereafter be unlawful to export arms, ammunition, or implements of war...
Page 45 - ARTICLE 16 The neutral state is forbidden : (a) To deliver to the belligerent, directly or indirectly, or for any reason whatever, ships of war, munitions or any other war material; (b) To grant it loans, or to open credits for it during the duration of war.
Page 90 - The recognition of an obligation of this sort, unknown to the international practice of the past, would impose upon every neutral nation a duty to sit in judgment on the progress of the war and to restrict its commercial intercourse with a belligerent whose naval successes prevented the neutral from trade with the enemy.

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