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THE PROGRESS OF THE WORLD .
LONDON, December 1, 1896.
The second great gain which has come
to us from this settlement is that at The
by Anglo- the progress of the world last month
last the doctrine of prescription is
Prescription. 'American was the conclusion of the Treaty be
introduced into International Law. Reunion.
tween Great Britain and the United By the Treaty it was arranged that States for the settlement of the Venezuelan frontier we should treat the Colonial Empire just as iro treat indiby arbitration. The arrangement which brought to
viduals, that the same lapse of time which protects individuals
in civic life from having their title questioned should also a close eleven months' agitation and negotiation was protect the English colony from having its titlo questioned,
and that where that lapse of time could not be claimed there very simple, but the simplicity of the settlement
should be examination of title, and all that equity demanded cannot disguise the gravity of the decision which has in consideration of such title should be granted. been taken. The arrangement which, at last, com- These are Lord Salisbury's words, but they are mended itself to both Governments is one which so qualified in the Treaty by the explicit statement entirely accords with the principles contended for in that the period in question shall be fifty years. these pages, that I have no word of criticism to offer. First and foremost, the treaty is made between Britain and the United States, not between Britain and Venezuela. The Republic of Venezuela is reduced to its proper position of vassal to its suzerain or federal superior at Washington, to whom in future we shall, of course, look for the due execution of the award and the fulfilment of any undertakings into which Venezuela may enter. That is the first great gain of the Treaty.
Venezuela, so far as its foreign policy
is concerned, is virtually a territory of of the the United States, and what is true of United States. Venezuela will sooner or later be found to be true of all the South American Republics. No doubt in time there may come another war between North and South in which the line of division
From the N. y. Evening Telegraph.]
[November 12, 1896. will not be between the Northern States and the
MAY WE ALL LIVE LONG AND PROSPER!” Southern States lying between the St. Lawrence and the Gulfof Mexico, but between the Northern Continent This principle, however, will probably be gradually which speaks English and has been cast in the English extended until it covers all frontier disputes. Unmould, and the Southern Continent which is Spanish interrupted occupation will give title in sovereignty or Portuguese, and has as yet no adequate appreciation as well as in matters of property. It is a great either of liberty or of law. The manifest destiny of the advantage, especially for young and growing Powers ; United States to dominate the Western Hemisphere for we have been confronted hitherto, in all part
rts has now been asserted by its Government and of the world, by the obsolete clajmy of Powers like recognised by our own, to the no small dismay of Portugal and Spain, which have never been asserted European Powers, who have as yet by no for a century or more, and are still held to be quite reconciled themselves to the Monroe doctrine Now, valid, as against the more active colonising Powers. for our part, we are all for the Monroe doctrine, pro- Of course, the Treaty witli Arnerica governs no one vided the United States, as in the present case, but the two Powers; but a precedent like this is very accepts the responsibility which is the corollary of its apt to be followed. In any case, it will facilitate' prerogative.
the satisfactory solution of arbitration by a detina