Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 49 Part 2.djvu/1468

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3480 PROCLAMATIONS, 1935. The future of many generations of mankind 'will be greatly guided by our acts in these present years. We hew a new trail. Let us then on the day appointed offer our devotions and our hl}mble th.anks to A~hty G?d and pray that the people of America w1l1 be g'tnded by Hun In helpmg theIr fellow men. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. DONE at the City of Washington this 12'b day of November, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and thirty-five, and of [SEAL] the Independence of the United States of America the 011e hundred and sixtieth. By the President: CORDELL HULL Secretary of State. }'RANKLIN D ROOSEVELT [No. 2146] SALE OF ARMS AND MUNITIONS TO BOLIVIA ASD PARAGUAY WOYeJDber 14. 1933. BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATIO~ ~f .~' etc.• to WHEREAS by a Proclamation of the President issued on May 28, vol.4II~P.l=l· 1934, pursuant to a Joint Resolution of Congress approved by the PreSident on the same date, it was declared that the prohibitkn of the sale of arms and munitions of war in the United States to those coun- tries then tlngaged in armed conflict in the Chaco might contribute to the reestablishment of peace between those countries; and WHEREAS by virtue of the Joint Resolution and the Proclamation above mentioned it became unlawful to sell arms or munitions of war to Bolivia or Par&gl!ay; and WHEREAS the Peace Confer~nce in Plenary S3ssion in Buenos Aires formally adopted on October 28, 1935, a Resolution declaring that the war between Bolivia and J>araguay had come to an end; and WHEREAS the duly authorized representatives of Bolivie and Paraguay reached an agreement in the names of those countries at Buenos Aires on June 12, 1935, and embodied that Agreement in a Protocol of that date as follows: ". .... "Their Excellencies the Ministers of Fore;gn Affairs of the Republic of Paraguay and of the Republic of Bolivia, having exhibited their full powers, which were found to be in good am! due form, decided, under the auspices of the said Mediation Commission, to conclude an agree- ment, ad refererulum to their respective Governments, on the following bases: ".• •

"III "The adoption of the following measures of security: "* •

"3. The obligation not to make new purchases of war material, other than that indispensable for replacement, until the conclusion of the Treaty of Peace." ~0Nt10D of pro- NOW, THEREFORE, I, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, President . of the United States of America, do hereby declare and proclaim that I have found that the prohibition of the sale of arms and munitions of . war in the United States to Bolivia or Paraguay will no longer be