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Acceptance speech (renomination),
302

Agricultural credits (See Farm
credits)

Agriculture, Department of: Its
importance to the world, 103

Agriculture, Future development of,
328

Alaska: Railways and development
planned, 45

Alaska: Territorial government
urged, 45

Alsace-Lorraine wrong of 1871
should be righted, 469

America first, 109, 175

America, Spirit of, 115, 122, 127,
211, 291

America, Without hampering ambi-
tions as world power. 111, 134,
168, 199, 313

American Electric Railway Associa-
tion, Address before, 97

American Federation of Labor, Ad-
dress before, 434

American system of government,
Balance of, 324; a lawyer's gov-
ernment, 324

Americans, Disloyal ("hyphenated"),
110, 132, 150, 293, 310

Americans, foreign born. Addresses
to, 114, 290

Americans, Undivided allegiance of,
110, 115, 125, 132

Anti-trust legislation (See Sherman
Anti-trust Law and Trusts and
Monopolies)

Arbitration, Failure of, in railroad
eight-hour demand, 296

Arbitration law, Suggested changes
in, 301; recommendations re-
newed, 339

Arbitration treaties; Ratification
urged, 38

Army (See Defense, National)

Associated Press, Address before
members of, 108

Austria-Hungary; Diplomatic rela-
tions interrupted, but peace main-
tained, 381

Austria-Hungary, Diplomatic corre-
spondence with (See War)

Austria-Hungary must be delivered
from Prussian domination, 447

Austria-Hungary must continue to
have access to sea, 450

Austria-Hungary: People must be
accorded free opportunity for au-
tonomous development, 469

Austria-Hungary. War against, ad-
vised, 451

Austro-Hungarian Empire not to be
rearranged by United States, 447

Aviation (See Defense, National)

B

Bagdad Railway, 437

Balkan States controlled by Ger-
many, 437, 447

Banking: Restrictions upon national
banks in international trade, 279,
289

Banking legislation (See Currency,
also Federal Reserve Bank Sys-
tem)

Belgium must be evacuated and re-
stored, 469

Benedict, Pope, Peace proposal of,
and reply, 421

Brazil, Messages to, on its entry
into war, 432

Business
Not to be penalized because big

and strong, 102
Past tbe era of suspicion and into

era of confidence, 100
Relation of Government to, 103
Some needs of, 12
Spirit of American business to-
ward regulation, 93, 97
(See also Trusts, Trade Com-
mission, Corporations, Direc-
tors, Sherman Anti-Trust Law)

Central America (See Latin-Amer-
ica)
Children, Co-operation of, in Red

Cross work proposed, 427
"Citizenry trained and accustomed

to arms," 78
Citizenship address at Philadelphia,

114; at Washington, 290
Commerce

International exclusive economic

leagues condemned, 424
Limitations imposed by banking

restrictions, 279, 289, 329
New fields of foreign commerce,

69, 106, 279, 328
Proposal to remove restrictions on
combinations of exporters, 316,
333, 341, 452
Commerce, Bureau of Foreign and
Domestic, Usefulness of, 104, 316,
- 330

Confederate Veterans, Addresses be-
fore, 14, 408
Congress: House should prepare ap-
propriation bills through single

committee, 453
Congress: Members and problems

of early days, 27, 31
Congress, Messages to

First Annual, 37

Second Annual, 67

Third Annual, 133

Fourth Annual, 337

Fifth Annual, 443

Currency revision, 10

German submarine controversy,
262, 358, 363, 372 _

Merchant ships, Arming of, 363

Mexico, 18, 59

Panama Canal tolls, 57

Railroad administration, 455

Railroad strike threat, 294

Revenue, 64

Tariff. 5

Trusts and Monopolies, 47

War with Germany, 372

War aims and peace terms of the
*" United States, 464
Congress, Record of, during first

Wilson administration, 304
Congress, Sixty-fifth (war session),

commended, 429
Congress Hall, Philadelphia, Ad-
dress at rededication of, 27
Conservation legislation, 70, 86
Corporations

Limitations proposed on voting
rights of controlling stockhold-
ers, 54

Responsibility of individual offi-
cers and directors, 53

Responsibility to the public, 101
Counsel and judgment of various

kinds, 284
Cuba, Honor in our withdrawal

from, 199
Currency legislation urged upon Con-
gress, 10, 39: benefits of new law,

306

Coast defenses, Efficiency of, 179;

Lack of, 169
Industrial mobilization and ex-
pert citizen advice, 152, 206
Military training (universal, vol-
untary) recommended, 78, 129,

140, 186
Military training, advantages of,

161, 164, 178, 192, 213
Military training combined with

vocational, 160, 164
National Defense first discussed

in message, 76
National Guard commended and

changes suggested, 130, 161,

171, 187
Navy enlargement urged, 130,

140, 180
Navy: Fourth in quantity, second

to none in quality, 170, 180,

184
Navy: Progress of enlargement

plans, 184
Navy that ranks first in the

world, 205
Navy: Vast coast guarding task,

203
Navy: What kind of ships shall

we build? 79
Preparedness not a money-making

agitation, 179
Preparedness program outlined,

126; urged upon Congress,

139
Preparedness, Recognition of

pressing nature of, 158, 167,

208
Sanitary lesson of Spanish War,

204
Universal military service recom-
mended, 376
Democratic party. Praise of, 82,

303
Diplomatic notes to belligerent gov-
ernments, 215-270
Directors, Individual responsibility

of, 53
Directors: Interlocking boards con-
demned, 50

Daughters of American Revolu-
tion, Address to, 122
Defense, National

Ajmy expansion for war recom-
mended upon basis of universal
service, 376
Army insufficient for routine work

of peace, 186, 194, 204
Army: Selective Draft Act, 395
Army: Selective Draft, men, Mes-
sage to, 424
Aviation Development in Navy,
185

Economic boycott against Germany,
after the war, a possibility, 448

Economy in Government expendi-
tures urged, 4

Education, Vocational and indus-
trial, legislation recommended,
342

Eight-hour law urged for railway
operators, 294

Elections, Legislation recommended
to regulate expenditure of money
in, 341

Elections (State) of 1914, Inter-
pretation of, 89

Embargo proclamations, 403

Employers' liability law for railway
employees urged, 46

Exports, Regulation of, 403

Farm credits legislation urged upon

Congress, 40
Farmer, Legislation benefitting, 306
Farmer, Price-fixing for benefit of.

401. 424
Farmers, upon whom rests the fate

of nations, 390
Federal Reserve Bank system cre-
ated, 10
Federal Reserve Bank system, Good

results from, 83, 284, 306
Federal Trade Commission (See

Trade Commission)
Financial: Address at Pan Ameri-
"can Financial Congress, 119
Flag Day address, 411
Food regulation program, 399
France, Greeting to, on Bastile Day,

419

German Empire: Existence or inde-
pendence not threatened by United
States, 448

German Government, Indictment of,
407, 412, 422, 445

German industrial and educational
achievement, 436, 447

German people. No quarrel with,
362, 378, 382

German scheme for world conquest,
414. 437

Germany

Diplomatic correspondence with

(See War)
Diplomatic relations severed, 358
War declaration advised, 372
War proclaimed with, 383

Gettysburg reunion, Address at, 14

Gompers, Samuel, commended, 439

Grain Dealers' Association, Address
before, 327

Grand Army of the Republic, Ad-
dress before veterans, 14

Great Britain, Diplomatic corre-
spondence with (See War)

H

Hoover, Herbert, appointed Food

Administrator, 401
House, Col. E. M., sent to Europe,

439

Immigration bill veto: first, 94;

second, 356
Inaugural address: first, 1; second,

368
Interlocking directorates condemned,

50
International law: How it was built

up, 374
Interstate Commerce Commission.

enlargement recommended, 299,

339
Ishii, Viscount, Welcome to, 419
Italian frontiers to be adjusted along

lines of nationality, 469

Jackson Day address at Indianapo-
lis, 80

Japan's special Ambassador, Wel-
come to, 419

K

Kansas as a typical American com-
munity. 193

Li

Labor

Address to American Federation

of Labor, 434
Appointment of commission to ad-
just disputes, 427
Conciliation methods versus strikes,

440
Eight-hour day advocated for

railway operators, 294
Federal employment bureau sug-
gested, 87
Labor pledges in speech accept-
ing renomination, 317
Labor record of first Wilson ad-
ministration, 307
Lamb, Charles, quoted, 440
Latin-America: Actions taken by
various countries against Germany,
432
Latin-America, Future commercial

relations with, 32, 119, 136, 335
League to Enforce Peace, Address
before, 271 (See also Peace
League)
Liberty Loan Day designated, 430
Lincoln, Address on, at log-cabin

birthplace, 319
Lind, John, sent to Mexico as per-
sonal representative, 20
Lobby: Statement denouncing in-
sidious influence on tariff legisla-
tion, 9

M

Manhattan Club, New York, Ad-
dress at, 125

McAdoo, W. G., appointed Director-
General of Railroads, 457
Merchant marine (See Shipping)
Mexico

And friendship for, but not

coercion, 136
American friendship for, 18
Americans urged to leave, 25
Arms-export prohibition (by Taft)

continued, 25; removed, 55
Arms, Exports of, forbidden ex-
cept to Carranza faction, 56
Congress asked for authority to

use armed force against Huerta
(Tampico incident), 62
Diplomatic note from Mexico, 22
How to help Mexico, 282
Huerta the unspeakable, 312
Huerta's claim of legal govern

ment. 23
Huerta s elimination demanded

21
Intervention or war with Mexico,

276
Mexican sovereignty to be re

spected, 20
Mexicans entitled to settle domes

tic affairs in their own way, 62

91, 312
Pershing armed expedition, Rea

sons for sending, 311
Special message to Congress, 18
Special message to Congress on

the Tampico incident, 59
"Watchful waiting" policy an-
nounced, 39
Middlemen should forego unusual

profits during war, 390
Militarism, A definition of, 159
Mine labor conditions, Improvement

of, 46
Monopolies (See Trusts and monop-
olies)
Monroe Doctrine, 198; should be
extended to the whole world, 355

N

National Army selected, 395
National Army, Message to, 426
National defense (See Defense)
National Guard (See Defense, Na-
tional)
Navy (See Defense, National)
Neutrals, Regulation of exports to,

403
New York, New Haven & Hartford
Railroad dissolution suit ordered,
63
News, True and false, 112
Newspaper editorials' lack of influ-
ence, 92, 193, 201
Non-partisanship of modern Amer-
ican politics, 82, 90

Pacifists, Stupidity of, 439
Panama Canal tolls: Message to
Congress urging repeal of free-
tolls provision for American ships.
57
Pan-American Financial Congress,

Address at, 119
Party, Government by, 84, 90
Parties. Political (See Democratic.

Republicans, Politics, etc)
Peace
An age of peace (ante-bellum

statement), 37
Essential terms of world har-
mony, 348, 370
League of nations to avert future
y wars, 315, 350, 355, 470

League to enforce peace, United
States willing to become a mem-
ber of, 274
Peace, the desire of democracies,

137
Peace without victory, 352
Right is more precious than peace.

382
See also Peace entries under War
Peace, League to Enforce, Ad-
dress before, 271
Philippines:
America as trustee for, 199
Greater measure of self-govern-
ment for 71, 145
Natives granted control of upper
chamber, 44
Pope Benedict's peace proposals. Re-
ply to, 421
Poland must be united, independent,

autonomous,, 353, 470
Poland must have access to sea, 450,

470
Political asylum for foreign refugees

should not be restricted, 95
Politics:

A definition of, 28

Independent voters' supremacy,

90
Non-partisanship of modern Amer-
icans, 82
Porto Rico, Changes in government

urged, 43, 145, 341
"Preparedness" (See Defense, Na-
tional)
Presidential primary law urged

upon Congress, 43
Press Club, New York, Address be-
fore, 276
Price-fixing as part of food-regula-
tion program, 401, 424
. Price-fixing further recommended,
452
Progressive Party principles carried

out by Democrats, 308
"Proud, Too, to fight," 117

Railroads
Capital supervision, 51
New York, New Haven & Hart-
ford Railroad sued for dissolu-
tion of mergers, 63
Placed under Government control

and operation, 455
Presidential control proposed, over
property and men, in case of
military necessity, 301, 339
Problem serious and pressing, 154
Special message to Congress to
avert threatened strike, 294;
reference to railroad legislation
in annual message, 337
Systems must be developed and
coordinated for national use,
317
Withdrawal of recommendation
that Congress approves increase
of freight rates to meet expense
of eight-hour day, 339
Railroad Business Association, Ad-
dress before, 156
Red Cross, Address at dedication of

Washington home, 392
Red Cross, Cooperation by school

children proposed, 427'
Reelection, Thinking about, renders

reelection difficult, 30
Renomination, Speech accepting, 302
Republican party, Criticism of, 81.

304, 309
Resources, Natural, Development of,

45, 317, 452
Revenue: Further taxation urged,
to cover "preparedness" expendi-
tures, 146
Revenue: Special message urging
additional revenue to meet de-
crease in customs, 64
Rural credits (See Farm credits)
Russia, always democratic at heart,

379
Russia, Message to, 405
Russian democracy endangered by

Germany, 439, 450, 464
Russian National Council, Message
to, 420

Safety at sea: Ratification of inter-
national convention urged, 73
Salesmanship Congress, Addresses

at, 279
Seas, Freedom of (See under War)
Second Term (See Reelection)
Senate, Address to, on essential

terms of peace, 348
Serbia must have access to sea, 450,
470

Sherman Anti-trust law retarding
foreign commerce, 106

Sherman Anti-trust law should be
supplemented, 42, 47, 52

Shipping, Lack of, 70

Shipping legislation urged upon Con-
gress, 72

Shipping bill as remedy for extor-
tionate ocean freight rates, 85

Shipping bill as remedy for dwin-
dling merchant marine, 143, 334

South America (See Latin-America)

Southern Commercial Congress, Ad-
dress before, 32

Spanish War sanitary experience,
204

T

Tariff, protective (Republican), Evils
of, 7, 304

Tariff revision urged upon Congress,
5; its tendency to encourage for-
eign trade, 305

Tariff Commission

Conversion in favor of, 158
Bipartisan membership, 288
What it is expected to accom-
plish, 316, 332

Taxation, to help sustain war costs,
377

Thanksgiving proclamation, 433

Trade (See Commerce)

Trade Commission

How it has relieved business, 306,

331
Power to investigate tariff ques-
tions, 89
Recommended to Congress, 52
Why it was established, 28, 315

Trusts and monopolies, Message to
Congress on, 47

Turkey controlled by Germany, 437,
447

Turkey: Solution of political and
race problems, 470

u

United States (See America and
Americans; also under War)

United States Chamber of Com-
merce, Address before, 103

Universal military training and
service (See Defense, National)

Veto of Immigration bill; first, 94,
second, 356

w

War

Alliances must give way to com-
mon agreement, 273

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