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America, Suggestion cheaper for, to purchase and scrap the
navies of the World, etc., 50
America, oponsibility in upbuilding system of armed
peace, bu.
Appeals in international matters: arguments against, 18;
substitute for cases of extreme severity, 19; expense of,
forbidding, 19.
Arbitration: Arguments in favor of, 6; comparison with
Court System, 13; Bourgeois opinion indispensable for
all cases of peculiar gravity, 6–7; mode of choosing
Arbitrators, most impartial, 7-8; selection of Arbitrators
facilitated by biographies, 15; stimulating effect on
persons chosen, 15; no delays because of calendars, 5;
Nationals may sit with Umpires, value of plan, 15; not
the object, but compulsory recourse when negotiation
fails, 54; fraud, retrial in case of, 5, 62 (Art. xx).
Armaments: limitation of, unless general disarmament, an
impossibility, 26.
Assembly: powers of, apparently enlarged by insertion of
“any ” in Art. 3 at writer's suggestion, 78-9.
Attitude of mind: fear of neighbors, 52; honor, 29; per-
manent judges, 14; passion, 4.
Autocracies cannot exist without military power, 52.

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Balfour, for economic blockade where defiance of League, 22.

Berne International Peace Congress, xix.

Blocus, Continental, xviii; distinguished, 23.

Blymyer, Mary E., observation as to withdrawal, 114.

Bourgeois, Leon, Opinion as to necessity of arbitration, 6–7.

Boycott: , distinguished, 24.

Breach of Convention: non-compliance, 22.

Brewoo. Justice David, Text supplied to, xx; use made
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British diplomatists: reservations, xii; representation under
Covenant 110; over-reaching 111; management of
League, 127, et seq.

British parliamentary system, 112.

Bryan Peace Treaties, 43.

Bryce plan, 42.

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Calendar, Court, delays, 12, 15
Canada, example of confidence without armaments, 53
Carnegie, Andrew, see Hague Tribunal; first interest mani-
fested in international arbitration, xix; text supplied
him by the author, xx; use made of same, 25; writer's
suggestion to, to invite Wm. T. Stead to America, xxi
Chamber of Commerce of the U.S., 36
Choate, Joseph: Proposal at 2d Hague Conference as to
Court of permanent judges, 11
Civil Law, principles of, preferable, 9–10
Claims for The Isolation Plan grouped, 1
Code, international, not indispensable at outset, 2 (21)
Colonial Territory, 46.
Compensatory satisfaction, should award be in disregard of
principles, 19
Conciliation, 42
Constitution of United States of America: difficulties in
erecting compared, 32; no amendment of, necessary to
enable America to join, 2 (18)
Conventions: Suggestions for, Arbitration and General Dis-
armament, 57 (Annex I); termination of, provision for
orderly, 54, 64 (Art. xxxv), regarding land 44; nations,
46; colonial territory, 46; unorganized territory, 47;
outlets to the sea, 47; passage, sojourn, duties, taxes,
etc., 48; Alsace-Lorraine, 48
Council, a Star Chamber, 115
Court Permanent Judges: 8 et seq.; opposition to, before
delegates to 2d Hague Conference, xxi, 10, 17-8, xiii, 143;
necessity for restricting number of judges, 13; might be
wholly unversed in subject-matter, 13; inimical to a
certain nation, 13-14; could not remain indifferent to
litigants when nations, 14; associating intimately would
be apt to be influenced by casual remarks, 14; most
competent men not available for; if so, soon superanu-
ated, 16.
Covenant: as Diplomatic Achievement, 127; crude instru-
ment, 115

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Decisions: reasoned (motives), 10; and delivered at final
hearing, 60

Default, to prove, one formula necessary, 7.

Departure from practice of recognizing national equality in
arbitrations, 18

Disarmament, partial, an impossibility, vii, 26, 113, 133;
agreement would have no value, 28; Commission, 63
(Art. xxix)

Dogger Bank Commission, no test of conciliation plan, 42


English practice, no appeal, as of right, in criminal cases, 19

Equality of Nations in matters of right; 1(5); and see, under
“Court, Permanent judges’

Exaltation, of persons not necessary under Plan, 5; contrary,
under court plan, 12

Exclusion, 48 F

Force: economic and military, World's Court Congress, 35;
League to Enforce Peace, id.; opposition of Chamber of
Commerce of United States, 36; application from outside
easier, xi; difficulties in employing, under Plan of League
to Enforce Peace, 40; limited only by economic strength,
if game to remain one of war, xiii, 27, 50

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German colonies, reason why France should wish to restore,
116 -

Hague Conferences: First, xvii; second, xvii, xxi, 8–11;

Hague Court, members of, might well compose the executive
body, or “Tribunal,” under this plan, 5; Constitution
of, 32-3

Hinterland principle, 47

Honor, national, 29 I

Interdependence of three features: disarmament, arbitra-
tion and the sanction of isolation, vii,3
International Prize Court of 1909: no guide, 17

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Mao System: chief reason for domination by Coun-
cil, 116

Meditation, 42

Monroe Doctrine, 30

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Nations: like individuals, can overcome passion, 4; enumera-
tion and qualifications, 46

Non-compliance: an affront to the authority of the League,
22, 107.

Non-justiciable cases, xiii, 29; in “Bryan Treaties,” 43; and
plan of League to Enforce Peace, 35

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Passion: reflection must start before, wells up, 4
Passy, Frederic, xix
Peace, Perpetual: hope for shattered, unless general disarma-
ment, 2 (20), 3
Permanent Court: Draft Scheme unworkable, 143
Prize Court, Int.: plan for appointing judges of, not a cri-
terion for Court of General Jurisdiction, 17
Public Opinion: sanction of, not sufficient, 3; application
of Lincoln's saying, 53
Punishment: one form of, inflexible, 22-23

Ratiocination: judicial, 16
“Reasoned ” (motivees) decisions, 10
Reparation obligations: Attempt to involve America in col-
lection of, by acceptance of part as payment by allies
for advances, 120
“Reservations,” comments on, xii
Richet, Dr. Charles: xix
Right to circulate, strangers', 48
Root, Elihu: on “standards of honorable obligation, judicial
responsibility’ and author's answers to same, 9
Rouen Peace Congress: xix
Rousseau, J. J.: no conception of economic restraint, xiii-xiv
Rupture of Convention: safeguard against, 54

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Sanction of Isolation: that the nation is the delinquent and
the nations are segregated are the conditions that make
possible, 20; ease of application, id.; effectiveness of, 22;
opinions: Juatise Brewer, 24; Carnegie, 25; increase in
ratio to disarmament, 22 et seq.; not stand the strain,
without disarmament and arbitration, xii; certain and
known in advance, 2 (13); all nations could be forced to
disarm, under it, 3 (22), xix, 57; Carnegie, xix

Seat of League: Geneva or London, 131-132
Secretary General: unnecessarily exalted personage, 81;
undue haste in appointment, 111; transferring powers
to office and appointment of Englishman, 129; scope of
powers, 130 et seq.
Segregation of Nations: 20
“Self-determination ”: nations may consolidate or dis-
member, by arrangement, 48; periodical plebiscites in
colonial territory, 46; provision in reference to Alsace-
Lorraine, 48; employment of combination of these
features in “Wilson Points "V-XIII, 138; application
only made in Schleswig-German boundary adjustment, 49
Simon, Premier Jules: xix
Simultaniety: necessity of, in introduction of disarmament,
arbitration and sanction of isolation, xiii, 3–4
Societe pour l'Arbitrage entre Nations, La, xix
Solvency of Nations: system necessary for, 2 (17)
Sovereignty: least possible surrender of, 31
Special alliances: America should avoid, 112, 140
Stay of hostilities: effects of, 43
Stead, William T.: xxi
Sumner, Charles: prize, xvii
Supreme Court of United States as a model, 43
Switzerland: example of confidence without armament, 53
Sympathy: no cause for, 20

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Territory: Integrity, 31, 48; Colonial, 46; Unorganized, 47
“The Tribunal,” or executive body under Plan, 5
“The Tribunal,” mode of choosing arbitrators for, 5-6


Unit in international intercourse: independent nation, 17;
failure to recognized it in the 2d Hague Conference, was
a departure from practice in international arbitrations
and tended to destroy confidence, 18; attempt to apply
to “self-governing ” colonies and dominions in Cove-
nant, 80, 110

United States Supreme Court, as model, 43; comparison of
litigants, 14

Unorganized territory, 47


Versaille Treaty wanting in legal and moral force, 119, 120

Victory: A decisive, unfavorable for enduring peace, 49

Vital interests, 30

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