Inquiry Into Occupation and Administration of Haiti and Santo Domingo: Hearings Before..., 67:1-67:2 Pursuant to S. Res. 112 ....1921-1922

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Pàgina 159 - We are, let me say again, the sincere friends of the German people, and shall desire nothing so much as the early reestablishment of intimate relations of mutual advantage between us, — however hard it may be for them, for the time being, to believe that this is spoken from our hearts.
Pàgina 43 - A general association of nations must be formed under specific covenants for the purpose of affording mutual guarantees of political independence and territorial integrity to great and small states alike.
Pàgina 159 - But the right is more precious than peace, and we shall fight for the things which we have always carried nearest our hearts — for democracy, for the right of those who submit to authority to have a voice in their own Governments, for the rights and liberties of small nations, for a universal dominion of right by such a concert of free peoples as shall bring peace and safety to all nations and make the world itself at last free.
Pàgina 296 - I think we had better suspend until 2.30 o'clock this afternoon. (Whereupon, at 10.30 o'clock am, a recess was taken until 2.30 o'clock pm) AFTER RECESS The committee reassembled at 2.30 o'clock pm, pursuant to the taking of recess.
Pàgina 2 - I am proposing, as it were, that the nations should with one accord adopt the doctrine of President Monroe as the doctrine of the world; that no nation should seek to extend its policy over any other nation or people, but that every people should be left free to determine its own polity, its own way of development, unhindered, unthreatened, unafraid, the little along with the great and powerful.
Pàgina 32 - Haiti will provide by law or appropriate decrees for the payment of all customs duties to the General Receiver, and will extend to the Receivership, and to the Financial Adviser, all needful aid and full protection in the execution of the powers conferred and duties imposed herein; and the United States on its part will extend like aid and protection.
Pàgina 32 - The Republic of Haiti shall not increase its public debt except by previous agreement with the President of the United States, and shall not contract any debt or assume any financial obligation unless the ordinary revenues of the Republic available for that purpose, after defraying the expenses of the Government, shall be adequate to pay the interest and provide a sinking fund for the filial discharge of such debt. ARTICLE IX. The Republic of Haiti will not without a previous agreement with the President...
Pàgina 159 - It is a fearful thing to lead this great peaceful people into war, into the most terrible and disastrous of all wars, civilization itself seeming to be in the balance. But the right is more precious than peace...
Pàgina 32 - Adviser shall devise an adequate system of public accounting, aid in increasing the revenues and adjusting them to the expenses, inquire into the validity of the debts of the Republic, enlighten both governments with reference to all eventual debts, recommend improved methods of collecting and applying the revenues, and make such other recommendations to the Minister of Finance as may be deemed necessary for the welfare and prosperity of Haiti.
Pàgina 5 - Zone shall give written notice to the members of the joint commission nominated by the President of the United States and the President of the Republic of Panama...

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