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2752 ARBITRATIO~ TREATY-A'CSTRIA. At:GUST 16, 1928. Aurust le.l~-,_ Arbitration TreoJy betwun the United States and A1Utria. Signed at Washington, August 16, 1928; ratification GdviBM. by the Senate, Deumber 18, 1~8;ratified by the Prui&nt, January 4, 191!9; ratified by Austria, January 17, 191!9; ratification-§ exchangM. at Wa8hington, FebrtuLry f8, 19f9; proclaimed Fe~ruary f8, 1929. By THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OJ' AMERICA . A PROCLAMATION. Arbitration, .. . 1t h WHEREAS an Arbitration Treaty between the United States or A;ble. America and the Republic of Austna was concluded and Biped by their respective Plenipotentiaries at Washington on the sixteenth day of August, one thousand nine hundred and twenty-eight, the original of which Tre&ty, being in the English and German languages. is word for word as follows: Contractlni Powers. The President of the United Der Praesident der Vereinig- States of America and the Fed- tenStaaten von Amerika und eral President of the RepUblic der Bundespraesident der Re- l'urpoee declared. of Austria publik Oesterreich, Determined to prevent so far entschlossen, soweit es in ihrer as in their power lies any inter- Macht liegt jede Unterbrechung ruption in the peaceful relations der jetzt giuecklicherweise zwi- now happily existing between schen den beiden Voelkern beste- the two nations; henden friedlichen Beziehungen Desirous of reaffirming their a.dherence to the policy of sub- mitting to impa.rtia.l decision all justiciable controversies that may &rise between them; a.nd Eager by their example not only to demonstrate their con- demnation of we.r as an instru- ment of national policy in their mutual relations, but a.lso to hasten the time when the per- fection of internationa.l &rra.nge- menta for the pacific settlement of internationa.l disputes shell ha.ve eliminated forever the possibility of war a.mong a.ny of the Powers of the world; Have decided to conclude a new treaty of a.rbitration en- larging the scope and obligations of the e.rbitration convention zu verhindern, von dem Wunsehe erfuellt, ihr Bekenntnis zu der Politik zu erneuern, alIe fuer ein Rechts- verfahren geeigneten Meinungs- verschiedenheiten, die etwa. zwi- schen ihnen entstMhen sollten, einer unpe.rteiischen Entschei- dung zu unterwerfen, in dem Bestreben, durch ihr Beispiel nicht nur zum Ausdruck zu bringen, dass sie den Krieg. als Werkzeug der nationalen Politik inihren.gegensei tigen Beziehungen verurteilen, sondern a.uch den Eintritt des Zeitpunktes zu be- schle~en, in dem der Abschluss interna. tionaler U ebereinkommen zur friedlichen Regelung inter- nationa.ler Streitfragen fuerimmer die Moe~lichkeit eines Krieges zwischen Irgend welchen Ma.ech ten der Welt beseitigt ha.ben wird, haben beschlossen, einen neu- en Schiedsgerichtsvertrag a.bzu- schliessen, der den Anwendungs- bereich des zu Washington a.m