Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 45 Part 2.djvu/1051

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TREATY OF CONCILIATION-FINLAND. JUNE 7, 1928. 2727 ARTICLE III In case the High Contractil1~ Parties shall have failed to adJ'ust Immediate reference • " of such dIsputes to the a dIspute by dIplomatIC metho s, and they do not have recourse to International Commis- adjudication by a competent tribunal, they shall at once refer it to slon. the International Commission for investigation and report. The International Commission may, however, spontaneously by unani- mous agreement offer its services to that effect: and in such case it shall notify both Governments and request theIr cooperation in the investigatiLn. The High Contracting Parties agree to furnish the Permanent ni;hTarmstroBot (talk)ities to be fur- International Commission with all the means and facilities required for its investigation and report. The report of the Commission shall be completed within one year Time,etc.,forreport. after the date on which it shall declare its investigation to have beg.m, unless the High Contracting Parties shall limit or extend the time by mutual agreement. The report shall be prepared in trip'li- cate; one copy shall be presented to each Government, and the thIrd retained by the Commission for its files. The High Contracting Parties reserve the right to act independ- r Inrde~ndeI!t actIon ently on the subject matter of the dispute after the report of the Com- esc va . mission shall have been submitted. ARTICLE IV The present treaty shall be ratified by the President of the United Ratitlcatlon. States of America by and with the advice and consent of the Senate thereof, and by Finland in accordance with its constitutional laws. • tlons, and duratIOn of The ratifications shall be excha~ed at Washington as soon as F.xchange of ra.titlca- pOSSIble, and the treaty shall take e ect on the date of the exchange treaty. of the ratifications. It shall thereafter remain in force continuou'lly unless and until terminated by one year's written notice given by either High Contracting Party to the other. In faith whereof the respective Plenipotentiaries have signed this Signatures. treaty in duplicate in the English language, and hereunto affix their seals. Done at Washington the seventh day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and twenty-eight. [SEAL] FRANK B KELLoGG [SEAL] L. ASTROM AND WHEREAS the said Treaty has been duly ratified on both Ratifications ex- dh 'f"' fh G h d changed. parts, an t e rat} lCahons 0 t e two overnments were exc ange III the city of 'Washington on the fourteenth day of January, one thousand nine hundred and twenty-nine; NO'V THEREFORE, be it known that I, Calvin Coolidge, Presi- Proclamation. dent of the United States of America, have caused the said Treaty to be made public, to the end that the same and every article and clause thereof may be observed and fulfilled with good faith by the United States and the citizens thereof. IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixea. DONE at the city of Washington this fourteenth day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and [SEAL] twenty-nine, and of the Independence of the United States of Ame!'ica the one hundred and fifty-third. By the President: FRANK B KELLOGG Secret<J:ry of State. CALVIN CooLIDGE