Neutrality: Hearings Before the Committee on Foreign Relations, Senate, 74th Congress, 2d Session on S. 3474, a Bill Providing for the Prohibition of the Export of Arms, Ammunition, and Implements of War to Belligerent Countries; Restriction of Other Exports; the Prohibition of the Transportation of Arms, Ammunition and Implementation of War by Vessels of the United States for the Use of Billigerent States; Restriction of Use of Ports by Belligerents; the Registration and Licensing of Persons Engaged in the Business of Manufacturing, Exporting, Or Importing Arms, Ammunition, Or Implements of War; and Restricting Travel by American Citizens on Belligerent Ships During War. January 10 to February 5, 1936

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Page 174 - The Members of the League agree that the manufacture by private enterprise of munitions and implements of war is open to grave objections. The Council shall advise how the evil effects attendant upon such manufacture can be prevented, due regard being had- to the necessities of those Members of the League which are not able to manufacture the munitions and implements of war necessary for their safety.
Page 142 - Whenever, during any war in which the United States is neutral, the President, or any person thereunto authorized by him, shall have cause to believe that any vessel, domestic or foreign, whether requiring clearance or not, is about to carry out of a port...
Page 6 - The President may, from time to time, promulgate such rules and regulations as may be necessary and proper to carry out any of the provisions of this Act; and he may exercise any power or authority conferred on him by this Act through such department, agency, or officer as he shall direct.
Page 230 - Saddle, draught, and pack animals suitable for use in war. (8) Articles of camp equipment, and their distinctive component parts. (9) Armour plates. (10) War-ships, including boats, and their distinctive component parts of such a nature that they can only be used on a vessel of war. (11) Implements and apparatus designed exclusively for the manufacture of munitions of war, for the manufacture or repair of arms, or war material for use on land or sea.
Page 163 - ... (unless it is proved that at the time of such acquisition he knew of such untruth or omission) may, either at law or in equity, in any court of competent jurisdiction...
Page 81 - I am not now thinking of the loss of property involved, immense and serious as that is, but only of the wanton and wholesale destruction of the lives of non-combatants, men, women, and children, engaged in pursuits which have always, even in the darkest periods of modern history been deemed innocent and legitimate. Property can be paid for; the lives of peaceful and innocent people cannot be. The present German submarine warfare against commerce is a warfare against mankind.
Page 35 - The private property of all citizens or subjects of the signatory Powers, with the exception of contraband of war, shall be exempt from capture or seizure on the high seas, or elsewhere by the armed vessels or by the military forces of any of the said signatory Powers. But nothing herein contained shall extend exemption from seizure to vessels and their cargoes which may attempt to enter a port blockaded by the naval forces of any of the said Powers.
Page 230 - ... suitable for use in war; (8) articles of camp equipment and their distinctive component parts; (9) armour plates; (10) warships, including boats, and their distinctive component parts of such a nature that they can only be used on a vessel of war; (u) implements and apparatus designed exclusively for the manufacture of munitions of war, for the manufacture or repair of arms, or war material for use on land or sea.
Page 4 - The Board shall consist of the Secretary of State, who shall be chairman and executive officer of the Board, the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of War, the Secretary of the Navy, and the Secretary of Commerce.
Page 5 - person" as used in this Act shall be construed to mean and include a...

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