Bulletin of the Pan American Union, Volumes 33-34

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The Union, 1911 - America

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Page 573 - Differences which may arise of a legal nature or relating to the interpretation of treaties existing between the two Contracting Parties and which it may not have been possible to settle by diplomacy...
Page 542 - In contemplating the scenes which distinguish this momentous epoch, and estimating their claims to our attention, it is impossible to overlook those developing themselves among the great communities which occupy the southern portion of our own hemisphere and extend into our neighborhood.
Page 356 - They are well drawn, and in symmetry of proportion are perhaps equal to many that are carved on the walls of the ruined temples in Egypt. Their costume is in a style different from any heretofore given, and the folds would seem to indicate that they were of a soft and pliable texture, like cotton.
Page 545 - If they succeed, we shall be well satisfied to see Cuba and Mexico remain in their present dependence ; but very unwilling to see them in that of either France or England, politically or commercially. We consider their interests and ours as the same, and that the object of both must be to exclude all European influence from this hemisphere.
Page 751 - It is estimated that of the world's population of 1,500,000,000, about 500,000,000 regularly wear clothes, about 750,000,000, are partially clothed, and 250,000,000 habitually go almost naked, and that to clothe the entire population of the world would require 42,000,000 bales of 500 pounds each. It therefore seems more than likely that the cotton industry will go on expanding until the whole of the inhabited earth is clothed with the products of its looms.
Page 408 - The subscribing Nations adopt in regard to patents of invention, drawings and industrial models, trademarks, and literary and artistic property...
Page 573 - ... contracting parties, and which it may not have been possible to settle by diplomacy, shall be submitted to the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague; provided, that they do not affect the vital interests, the independence or the honor of the high contracting parties, and do not concern the interests of third parties. It is also understood that if one of the two high contracting parties should choose to do so, any arbitration provided for in this convention shall be first submitted to the...
Page 378 - This plateau lies in a gulch and is sheltered on either hand by its steep and barren sides. A few hundred feet from the entrance, on the desert and scattered about among the cactus, lie some hundred and fifty graves — the graves of men who have died of thirst; for this is a grim land, and death dogs the footsteps of those who cross it. Most of the dead men were Mexicans who had struggled across the deserts only to find the tanks dry. Each lay where he fell, until, sooner or later, some other traveller...
Page 461 - On the ground floor are the copyright office, reading room for the blind, superintendent's and disbursing office, bookbinding department, printing department, music rooms, mail room, lockers, etc. The first floor contains the main reading room, the librarian's room, periodical reading room, Senators' reading room, Representatives' reading room, map and chart rooms, administration rooms.
Page 545 - American system of polier, totally independent of and unconnected with that of Europe. The day is not distant, when we may formally require a meridian of partition through the ocean which separates the two hemispheres, on the hither side of which no European gun shall ever be heard, nor an American on the other...

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