Panama and what it Means

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Page 152 - The canal shall be free and open to the vessels of commerce and of war of all nations observing these Rules, on terms of entire equality, so that there shall be no discrimination against any such nation, or its citizens or subjects, in respect of the conditions or charges of traffic, or otherwise. Such conditions and charges of traffic shall be just and equitable.
Page 166 - ... between the respective nations, most earnestly commends to the Governments of Colombia and of Panama the peaceful and equitable settlement of all questions at issue between them. He holds that he is bound not merely by treaty obligations, but by the interests of civilization, to see that the peaceful traffic of the world across the Isthmus of Panama shall not longer be disturbed by a constant succession of unnecessary and wasteful civil wars.
Page 128 - There are mountains, but there are also hands. Give me the resolve, and the task will be...
Page 82 - Mrs. Hobbs and Mrs. Dobbs are neighbors in a flat, And Mrs. Hobbs calls Mrs. Dobbs a dirty this and that. Then Mrs. Dobbs reciprocates, and maybe both are right, But in the end the Colonel has to arbitrate the fight. Don't hesitate to state your case, the boss will hear you through ; It's true he's sometimes busy, and has other things to do, But come on Sunday morning, and line up with the rest, — You'll maybe feel some better with that grievance off your chest. See Colonel Goethals, tell Colonel...
Page 151 - Whatever highway may be constructed across the barrier dividing the two greatest maritime areas of the world must be for the world's benefit, a trust for mankind, to be removed from the chance of domination by any single power, nor become a point of invitation for hostilities or a prize for warlike ambition.
Page 138 - The general policy of the United States concerning Central America is familiar to you. We desire to see the Isthmian routes opened and free for the commerce and intercourse of the world, and we desire to see the States of that region well governed and flourishing and free from the control of all foreign powers.
Page 82 - Dear sir, the commissary here," writes Mrs. Percy Jones, " Is charging me for porterhouse which ain't no more than bones, And, I assure you, Colonel, that the pork chops what they sell Is rotten. I enclose herewith a sample, just to smell." Mrs. Hobbs and Mrs. Dobbs are neighbors in a flat, And Mrs. Hobbs calls Mrs. Dobbs a dirty this and that. Then Mrs. Dobbs reciprocates, and maybe both are right, But in the end the Colonel has to arbitrate the fight. Don't hesitate to state your case, the boss...
Page 173 - States lias no intention in being in this Isthmus to do other than to build a canal which shall connect the two oceans and thus bring great benefit, not only to your country, but to the United States and mankind. It has no desire to exercise any power except that which it deems necessary under the treaty to insure the building, maintenance, and protection of the canal.
Page 194 - That as yet all his company were not come together ; but that when they were come up we would come and visit him at Panama, and bring our commissions on the muzzles of our guns, at which time he should read them as plain as the flame of gunpowder could make them.
Page 170 - But if neither my right nor my illustriousness is enough to c.rplain to me the portentous result achiered by me and the Army with the decisive consent of the Isthmian people, however, I succeeded in comprehending the high moral and material responsibility which has fallen to my lot, so as to know how to preserve that which the Maker has given to us, and to that end were directed all my forces, in the hope that those who collaborated in the beginning would know how to sacrifice themselves upon the...

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