Looking Back


100 years ago

November 20, 1914

Ratification of the new peace commission treaties between the United States and twenty-six other nations was held up as “the crowning act of this decade of human effort” by Josephus Daniels, Secretary of the Navy, in a campaign speech at Farmingham, Missouri, recently.

“ I never knew of a fight between two men if they let a day or week elapse before proceeding to get physical satisfaction after their quarrel,” said Mr. Daniels.

“Now that we have these treaties with these nations, including both great and small, the possibility of war is reduced to...

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