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CANADA-SOCKEYE SALMON FISHERIES-MAY 26, 1930 Convention between the UnitedStates of America and Canadaandprotocol of exchange of ratifications concerning the sockeye salmon fisheries. Signed at Washington, May 26, 1930; ratification advised by the Senate, subject to understandings, June 16, 1936; ratified by the President, subject to the said understandings, July 23, 1937; ratified by His Majesty in respect of Canada,June 26, 1937; ratificationsex- changed at Washington, July 28, 1937; proclaimed,August 4, 1937. BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. A PROCLAMATION. WHEREAS a Convention between the United States of America and Canada for the protection, preservation and extension of the sockeye salmon fishery of the Fraser River system was concluded and signed by their respective Plenipotentiaries at Washington, on the twenty-sixth day of May, one thousand nine hundred and thirty, the original of which Convention is word for word as follows: The President of the United States of America and His Majesty the King of Great Britain, Ireland and the British dominions beyond the Seas, Emperor of India, in respect of the Dominion of Canada, recognizing that the protection, preservation and extension of the sockeye salmon fisheries in the Fraser River system are of common concern to the United States of America and the Dominion of Canada; that the supply of this fish in recent years has been greatly depleted and that it is of importance in the mutual interest of both countries that this source of wealth should be restored and maintained, have resolved to conclude a Convention and to that end have named as their respective plenipotentiaries: The President of the United States of America: Mr. Henry L. Stimson, Secretary of State of the United States of America; and His Majesty, for the Dominion of Canada: The Honorable Vincent Massey, a member of His Majesty's Privy Council for Canada and His Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary for Canada at Washington; Who, after having communicated to each other their full powers, found in good and due form, have agreed upon the following Articles: ARTICLE I The provisions of this Convention and the orders and regulations issued under the authority thereof shall apply, in the manner and to the extent hereinafter provided in this Convention, to the following waters: 1. The territorial waters and the high seas westward from the western coast of the United States of America and the Dominion of Canada and from a direct line drawn from Bonilla Point, Vancouver Island, to the lighthouse on Tatoosh Island, Washington,-which line marks the entrance to Juan de Fuca Strait,-and embraced be- tween 48 and 49 degrees north latitude, excepting therefrom, however, all the waters of Barklay Sound, eastward of a straight line drawn from Amphitrite Point to Cape Beale and all the waters of Nitinat Lake and the entrance thereto. May 26, 1930 [T. S. No. 9181 Convention with Canada concerning the sockeye salmon fisheries. Preamble. Contracting Powers. Plenpotntliaries. Geographicallmita