Collier's Illustrated Weekly Volume 68

Collier's Illustrated Weekly Volume 68

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...climb. What is needed is public opinion." A suggested letter is printed alongside. A little crowding from those in the rear might help overcome some of this painful politeness Scenery AN automobile stopped quickly. A car behind bumped into it. The driver got out and asked about damage. "Oh, just forget it," said the other man. "You didn't hurt my car much--and, anyway, I may bump into you one of these days." And he laughed. About the only really unpleasant scenery a motorist meets on an American road in the autumn is the scowl on the other motorist's face. One 18-Pound Cannon IS it impossible to limit naval forces by national agreement? Great nations always need heavy ships and big guns as "insurance." Do they? Before you answer these'questions, think of the Great Lakes--and read the 180 words that follow: The naval force to be maintained upon the American Lakes by His Majesty and the Government of the United States shall henceforth be confined to the following vessels on each side; that is: On Lake Ontario, to one vessel not exceeding 100 tons burden and armed with one 18-pound cannon. On the Upper Lakes, to two vessels not exceeding like burden each and armed with like force. On the waters of Lake Champlain, to one vessel not exceeding like burden and armed with like force. All other armed vessels on these lakes shall be forthwith dismantled and no other vessels of war shall be there built or armed. If either party should be hereafter desirous of annulling this stipulation and should give notice to that effect to the other party, it shall cease to be binding after the expiration of six months from the date of such notice. The naval forces so to be limited shall be restricted to such services as will in...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 47mm | 1,660g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236850831
  • 9781236850836