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FOR NEXT YEAR
A ppr oval Received' Last
Night; Work to Starts I
At Once :
Many Skilled iWorkerii Will
At least 700 more men ttiroagh
out Marion county will find em
ployment by the end of this week
on new. CWA projects,. J.- N.
Chambers, county CWA adminis
trator, announced late Wednes
day following word from state
CWA headquarters that 44 more
projects in the county : had been
annzoved. . t - ri. "
"NBySaturday night the number
ln I i - A. V.
jiar to the total Quota of 1411
cttowed to this county under "the
CWA program. Menalready em-
ployed now reach 700.
Selection of the men "began last
nignt at the Marion county re
employment office on. Court street
' here under the direction of E. T.
v Barnes, manager. Today and to
morrow .hundreds of placement
blanks will be d I h t ri b u t e d
throughout the county assigning
men to their work.
Scores of skilled workmen will
lie needed In the new jobs al
though 'the bulk of the laborers
' will be common workmen. With
a minimum pay check for each
' work of 1 15 a week for 30 hours'
employment assured, CWA offic
ials estimated last night that the
average pay disbursement" per
man per week would be $17.50
bringing the weekly pay checks
issued here to 24,692 by the end
of next week. ' J
Approval of the projects was
learned by Chambers through a
, telegram received from Burton E.
Palmer, assistant state CWA- ad-
The projects are scattered wide
ly throughout the county. Moneys
will go for road improvement, for
school repair, lor citvater-and
sewer work and for -recreational
y projects. "- ;' ' '
Under late orders from Port
land, all men now employed will
be taxen through the reemploy
ment office here. Care will be ex
ercised In seeing , that men placed
' are uniformly in need of relief.
, Selection of men, however, will
by no means be confined to men
who hare been on the county re
lief rolls heretofore. Inasmuch as
the first quota -of men placed
came entirely, from these relief
, rolls, it is expected that the bulk
of new placements will -be from
Workers now ? unemployed and
needing work but to date able to
maintain themselves without di
' CWA official here Jast night
were highly pleased With . the
prompt acceptance of their work
projects. Employment workers
will do their best to place the men
by this weekend although it was
not certain last night that all the
placements could be made because
' of the magnitude of the task. It
seemed certain that all the work-
ers would be on next week's pay
roll, . -
Additional projects , approved
for the county are: -
, No. 24; Repairing city hall and
grading streets. Sublimity.
No. 25 : Grading streets. Scotts
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No.28; Cros street relief sew
' er. Salem, v - 1
No. 27; Improvements to school
- plant, district seven, Sublimity.
N? No. 2 8 ; Improving Qerrai
Donald county road.
No. 29: South Mill creek deep-SBlBg,Slera--
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- -,nKo. 31: Cloverdale Gap
rish road lmprovementa. : : .
No. .52: Gerrals draining, and
diuhing work. ' -.; '
"No." 23: Improving' grounds
Oregon tuberculosis hospital. "
No. S4: Turner school recrea
tional project. '
No. 25: Flooring and heating
system for Salem armory. . 1 700
materials to be furnished locally.
No. 8C: Mt. Angel school dis
trict 1, rebuilding schoolhouse.
o. 27: AumsTille street pro-
No. St: Improving West Stay
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Luke May Nabs Plotter Be
fore Be Seizes Victim; '
SEATTLE, Dec. 13. () A plot
to kidnap John von Herberg, 18-year-old
son of J. von Herberg,
Pacific northwest thgatre mag
nate, and hold him for 150,000
ransom was frustrated today with
the arrest of one of the plotters
and his confession. Chief of De
tective Luke S. May announced
May made the announcement in
the midst of a conference with
representatives of the department
of justice and Snohomish county
peace officers, all of whom, he
said, assisted in thwarting the
plot and bringing about the arrest
of thel suspected ringleader.
. Further .arrests, possibly two
or three, are expected momentar
ily, he declared.
The name of the suspect, who
was being held in custody In a
secret hiding place, was withheld.
May declared, however, that he
is a former newspaper managing
editor who came to the Pacific
northwest recently, and is about
60 years old.
He has confessed, May said, the
complete details of the plot, going
so. far as to point out the lonely
shack on the waterfront near Ev
erett, 28 miles north of here,
where It was planned to imprison
young von Herberg until the ran
som was paid.
The man was arrested by Sno
homish County Sheriff W. E.
Faulkner and Deputies Ray Ryan
and ' Mel : Knudson on Monday
night, 'May said, on a description
broadcast throughout the Pacific
Alertness of students and teach
ers at the Franklin high school
here, which the youth attends, the
detective chief said, was respon
sible for the speedy breaking up
of the planned abduction.
.' The students said that the man
had appeared in the vicinity "of
the high school on Monday and
made inquiries regarding the cus
tomary movements of the von
Herberg youth, ia coming to. and
leaving the school.
Ther reported promptly- to
their teachers. May said, In ac
cordance with plans worked out
a few months ago here by him
self with Worth McClnre, super
intendent of schools, to combat
any kidnaping plans.
, "We lost, no time getting Into
action, he said. .
(Turn to Page 5, Col. i).
Tran stents Are W il I i ng
i To Work, Says Boardman
"The average transient who
comes through here is willing to
work." This is the declaration of
R. R. "Bob" ' Boardman, Salem
transient relief supervisor for the
federal government, a declaration
quite contrary to the usual asser
tions of the "man on the street"
who has a job.'
. Since Boardman took over su
pervision of Hotel de Minto here
a few weeks ago he has Inter
viewed probably more than a
thousand transient men, ascertain
ing their reasons for being "oh
the road, their normal . occupa
tions and ' their 1 destinations, If
any. On is authority, boys and
young men are being sent back
to their own homes or those of
relatives,- or listed for placement
in concentration camps. , i - ;-..
. The first of these camps will be
opened soon' at -MoIaUa with ac
commodations f orover 50 tran
sient boys. T hero they will be
housed, clothed, fed and given
work to do throughout 'the win
ter. Five boys are staying at Hotel
de Minto now awaiting opening of
this camp. -
A similar permanent camp for
men is to be set up sear Portland,
MIAMI, Fla., Dec. 13. () To
an accompaniment of cheers from
a crowd of several hundred per
sons, most of them Cubans, Sum
ner Welles, retiring ambassador
to Cuba, returned to the states
late today to resume his former
poet as assistant secretary of
state at Washington.
- Carrying a cane, the tall, slen
der diplomat was almost swept
off his feet when several score
Cubans, most of them in exile
here, edged through a group of
Americans as he walked off the
field on arrirlag here by airplane
One pretty black eyed senorita
threw her arms around -Mr.
Welles neck and said something
to him in Spanish, which was not
heard ' by others because of the
cheering. . Blushing, the retiring
ambassador smiled and thanked
Mr. Welles is being succeeded
at the Havana post shortly by Jef
ferson Cafferty of the state de
PASADENA, Cel., Dec 13. ()
Drenched from an all night
rain, the bullet torn body of Di.
Leonard Siever, 45, dentist, so
cialite and art patron, was dis
covered today by an early morn
ing milkman near the Scottish
Siever, whose professional cards
carried the phrase "aesthetics In
dentistry." and played soft mu
sic on a phonograph while he
worked on his socially prominent
patients, was shot down from am
bush, police said, as he started to
enter his automobile.
Admitting they were seeking a
redheaded Hollywood woman
known to have been Dr. Siever's
companion on many occasions, au
thorities delved into the past life
of the dentist who enjoyed a pro
fessional and social - reputation
along Pasadena's -"millionaire
He had been shot twice, once
through the base of the skull and
again through the heart. - His.
pockets had been rifled and his
watch and wallet .were missing,
but ' authorities said they believed
this vas to disguise the motive.
while overnight quarters are to be
operated at Oregon City and Med
ford. At Hotel de Minto around 70
transient men are cared for each
day, at Klamath Falls 200 to 300
Boardman's policy at Hotel de
Minto now is "ETery man works."
Wood is cut, the floor swept daily
and scrubbed twice weekly,- and
permanent Improvements made by
these men. Cooking, dishwashing
and serving is done by a staff of
five men recruited from tran
sients' ranks. - .
- "They're pretty well ; behaved,
too," B o a r d m a n commented.
"We've not had a bit of trouble
since I've been here. - 1-;
Ten young men have been sent
home by train since supervision of
Hotel de Minta was in part taken
over by the federal agency. Board
man said. One: was sent to Penn
sylvania, otben to California,
Washington and Oregon points.
Yesterday arrangements were
made -to tend one young man
home who had Just received word
of the death of a brother. .
. Everything possible is being
done to make the transients' ouar
"(Tuxa to Page 5, CoL 3)
PASADENA DENT S
SHOT FROM AMBUSH
With work on the Tennessee Talley project, key
stone of the Public Works program, being pushed
forward, worker . beliere in strengthenlns; tlieir
bridges before they cross them. Above, a bridge
of ancient vintage, neag Knorville, Tenn., is nn
dergolng rigid reconstruction to enable it to safely
bear the heavy tracks going to and from Wheeler
dam site. At left; dredging barges are shown at
work on the site of the coffer dam that win be
more than a mile long and will form a lake of
more than 10O square miles.
Study Program to Unify Ra
dio, Telegraph and
WASHINGTON, Dec. 13. (4)
a piace was tentatively reserved
toaay on the administration s leg
islative program for a statute
which would unify communica
tlon agencies radio, telephone
ana telegraph under the strict
control of a new governmental
President Roosevelt Is studying
tne preliminary report of an in
terdepartmental committee which
indicated it might be best to give
tne communication systems virtu
al monopolies and then regulate
them through . a federal commis
v, The chief executive has come to
no decision and Secretary Roper
who headed the committee, told
reporters his group would draft
no recommendations or tentative
legislation until it had conferred
again with Chairman Dill of the
senate Interstate commerce com
mittee and Chairman Raybura of
the house commerce committee.
These committees would steer
legislation affecting communica
tions ft the administration feels
the time has come to draft a per
manent federal policy.
Both1 Senator Dill and Repre
sentative Rayburn are' members
of the Roper committee but they
left Washington before the pre
liminary report was completed.
Roper said the report would not
be made 'public until they had
been acquainted with Its details.
He agreed, with the ,Whlte
House that an assembling of the
evidence gathered would show
that almost every one of the 11
committee memoera ravorea a
trend toward monopoly subjected
to strict federal superlvsion.
The other alternatives listed in
the report to Mr. Roosevelt were
continuation of the present ar
rangement, or outright govern
ment ownership. It was indicated
the facts gathered wonld show
that a change was needed but the
change should not put the gorern-
ment in the communications
Lock Up Wisdom
In Kansas Pen
- LANSING, Kas Dee. IS (JP)
The Identity of Jack. Wisdom,
2-year old cowboy triple slayer,
was swallowed op In the routine
of penitentiary life here todsy
while at .Cedarville Mr. and Mrs.
Harry Prltchard, two of his Tie
tims, were buried.
Sentenced to life Imprisonment
for the slaying of Prltchard, who
had threatened Wisdom with pro
secution on a forged check
charge, the new prisoner said
he had "no regrets" and ex
pressed a willingness "to do my
Wisdom also . confessed he
killed Emery J. Large, a fellow
worker on the Levitt Johnson
ranch In Meade county, during a
quarrel over a card game.
" Roy S. Melson,' Marlon county
commissioner, expressed gratifi
cation yesterday over Ihe way
CWA projects were going in the
."The men are -digging In and
working like troopers," he said.
"They are getting much valuable
work accomplished. . Uniformly. I
find, Ion a tour of inspection, that
the men are eager to work and
anxious to do well so they can
hold their positions.' They under
stand that failure to do their
work means that some worthy
man will take their place."
Melson' said the county court
was pleased to be able to get so
much .- needed road work done
with such liberal federal help.
Administration to Ask Coh
gress for $5,375,
Continue Civil Works
WASmNGTON, Dec. 13. OH
The administration will ask con
gress for appropriations of at
least $5,375,000,000 at the com
ing session of congress. -
This became apparent today as
President Roosevelt's aides add
ed up minimum estimates for em
ergency expenditures and found
they totaled $2,775,000,000 with
out figuring in a cent for the Re
construction corporation, whose
requirements cannot be forecast
at this time. To that sum they
added $2,600,000,000 of budget
bureau estimates for the ordinary
governmental operating expenses
the next fiscal year.
"One of the items figuring In
the budget was brought promin
ently to the fore today by the dis
closure by President Roosevelt
that he Intended to continue the
work of the civil works adminis
tration until next spring, grad
ually tapering off the work be
tween March 1 and May 1. By
that . time, the administration
hopes that the public works pro
gram will be able to absorb grad
ually those now cared for by the
civil works plan.
Acting Secretary Morgenthau
of the. treasury, disturbed at con
tinuing newspaper dispatches of
dissension between himself and
subordinates, called reporters to
his office for a special press con
ference. He praised the work of
Walter J. Cummings, chairman
of the Bank- Deposit Insurance
corporation, and expressed the
hope he would stay with treasury
as long as he himself , continues as
Cummings is planning to retire
soon after January 1 to assume
an important post with a Chicago
ITurn to Page 2, CoL 3)
PROTEST TO PWA
WASHINGTON, Dec. 13 (IP)
Senator McNary (R-Ore) and Re
presentative Martin (R-Ore) pro
tested to the public works admin-.
Istration today against charging
to Oregon most of the expenses
of the Bonneville dam on the Co
In an Interview with Deputy
Administrator Henry M. Waite,
they tiled a similar complaint
against charges for the Owyhee
and Vale dams, built for irriga
tion work in Idaho, Oregon and
Nevada, being made against Ore
Costs of the Bonneville dam.
Martin declared, should be as-
sesslon against all states which
will be benefitted and not in a
large measure from Oregon "just
because the river flows by our
Under present plans Oregon Is
being assessed from rivers and
harbors funds for five-sixths of
the total cost of the project, the
remainder coming from Washing
ton's rivers and harbors funds.
Originally the costs were divid
ed equally between the two states
but protests of Representative
Smith (Wash.) because Jobs were
not prorated in the same manner
brought the change.
M t Angel Pair
Get too Frisky
W. A. Worley, Mt, Angel drug
store proprietor, last night swore
out a eomplaint against George
Meyer and Joseph Schmidt of
that city charging them with be
ing drunk and disorderly. The
two are alleged to have shoved
a penny scales through thejilate
glass door of Worley 'a store.
State police, dispatched by Sa
lem police radio, went to Mt.
Angel and arrested Meyer and
were hunting for Schmidt. Mey
er was - brought to the county
Burning Ship Was
Jap Fishing Boat
MONTEREY, Calif., Dec 13 UP)
The mystery of a burning ship
off Point Plaos, near, here during
a storm last night, was Solved to
day when .It became - known the
vessel involved was a 48-foot Jap
anese-owned abalone fishing boat
that had caught fire and sunk. Its
crew of four escaped In a motor
tender and came ashore..
Reports that several large ships
were in the vicinity at the time
caused anxiety in shipping circles
I lor several hoars.
TWO 1 G1H
Henry Broere, president of the
Bowery Savings Bank of New
. York, who has relinquished his
post aa credit and banking ex-
.. pert for the Roosevelt adminis
tration, Brnere is the author of
the plan to release frozen cre
dits in closed banks throughout
0 HI BID LIST
Mills City-Gates Section in
Call for Bids by High
Contracts for nine important
road projects in the Salem terri
tory will probably be let at the
state highway commission meet
ing in Portland, December 28 and
29, it was announced Wednesday
by the highway department here.
Five of the projects are in this
county, and Include four bridges
on major roads in the county.
Outstanding in importance is to
be the awarding of a grading con
tract for 4.4 miles of work on the
Mill City-Gates section of the
North Santiam secondary highway
in this county. This project like
the others which are to be let,
will be financed from federal
moneys available under the na
tional recovery act.
Four bridges are to be let on
construction bids In this county.
One will be the bridge over North
Mill creek on the North Capitol
street entrance to Salem. The
second will be a bridge' over the
Abiqua river on the Cascade sec
ondary highway north of Silver-
ton. A third will be a bridge over
Butte creek on the Woodburn-Mt
Hood secondary highway near
Woodburn and a fourth will be a
(Turn to Page S, Col. 3)
Pear Pack Shows
MEDFORD, Ore.; Dec. IS. (JP)
There has been an increase in
the pear pack ot the Pacific north
west since 1929 "despite the de
pression," J. W. Mayo, general
manager ot the North Pacific
Canner and Packers, told dele
gates to the 48 th annual meet
ing of the Oregon State Horticul
tural society here today.
"Oregon pears and prunes,"
Mayo stated, "have bean given
parity with California apricots
and peaches la eastern store ad
vertising." Per capita consumption of can
ned pears, he said, has steadily
increased, and European markets
for the fruit are improving. Can
ned pears will be included in com
modities considered by the British
in the forthcoming trade relation
. Mayo predicted a "healthy con
dition for the pear and the prune
pack next year and stabilised re
lations between producers - and
Dr. W. W. Manville of Portland
stated that a survey showed pears
contain mineral salfs, vitamins
and non - fattening sugar of
The sales or privilege tax is the
only way open for saving hun
dreds Of Oregon school districts
from financial disaster, Charles
A. Howard, state superintendent
of public instruction, declared in
a statement issued Wednesday.
- "I believe I am right in this
contention regardless of the vary
ing theories ot taxationor the de
sirability of using . other sources
of revenue, Howara continued.
Howard said the sales tax was
approved by the legislature after
all other proposals had failed, and
was : an , emergency measure de
signed - to keep , the children In
school and to prevent many school
districts from crumbling under
their burden of warrant indebted
ness. He continued that heavy tax
delinquencies had played havoc
with the schools and would con
tinue to do so until property was
relieved of some of the tax bur
dens it now "carries." - .
"Ot the 34,000,000 which It was
estimated the school relief bill
WEST SALEM RDAD
Liquor CdrttFoI Act
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Western Washington Recov
ering; Bridge Span
- . Drops in River
(By the Associated Press)
Furious gales swept the British
Isles Wednesday and sent to de
struction a cargo steamer with
all, hands while a lifeboat fought
through the surf of the East Suf
folk coast in a futile effort to
reach the ship. A dozen lives were
thought to have been lost.
On this side of the Atlantic a
gale pounded the Nora Scotia
shore, and heavy loss -to fisher
men's gear was feared.
While most of the United States
reported normal winter tempera
tures, the northeastern seaboard
was frozen with. temperatures as
low as 10 degrees below aero in
Maine. Along the northwestern
states fringing Canada the mer
cury hovered just above zero.
More than three Inches, of rain
fell In parts of southern Califor
nia, Los Angeles suffering floods
four feet deep in some sections.
Long Beach saw flurries of snow
for the first time in two years.
San Jose, farther north, felt a
touch of earthquake 1 windows
were rattled, but no damage was
Fog forced down a plane In the
great smokies of Tennessee.
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BOLD BOBBERS USE
CHICAGO. Dee. IS. (ff) Wire
less equipped, seven armed men
today Invaded the Unity Trust and
Savings bank, overpowered and
blindfolded five persons, smashed
their way through $9 of its 335
safety deposit boxes and escaped
with several thousand dollars
worth of loot.
Officials of the bank, now in
receivership but kept open for
convenience of customers having
boxes, said they were unable to
ascertain the amount of securi
ties, jewelry and cash taken but
feared it would exceed $50,000.
Police said apparently the dar
ing daylight raid was accomplish
ed by a band of professional safe
cracksmen who had an "inside
Those held prisoner said they
heard the robbers in the vault
from time to time fall out the
name ot the owner of the box to
be battered next. Meanwhile, one
of the gang, with a low wave
wireless receiver tuned in on po
lice calls to prevent the mob being
surprised in the event alarm was
COALGATE, Okla., Dec. 13. (jp)
- Three machine gun bandits flee
ing with more than S3 000 in loot
from the First National Bank of
Coalgate escaped by motor car In
the densely wooded hill country
northwest of this city tonight.
Wilbur Underbill, fugitive con
vict, was sought as their leader.
The car used by the robbers cor
responded with descriptions of one
purchased in Okemah, Okla., by a
woman reported married here re
cently to UnderhilL He has been
at large since escaping with ten
other convicts from tbe Kansas
state prison last Memorial day.
Two bank officers, Oliver
Browning, cashier, and Mrs. Lil
lian O'Connell, assistant cashier,
aiid three customers were kidnap
ed by the robbers, but ail were re
leased unharmed a few miles from
would iroduce, ' 7$ per cent, or
S3,Qv,000 win go airecuy w wo
school districts," Howard's state
ment read. "Each district will re
ceive approximately 3400 per year
for each classroom in operation.
"For example, a one -teacher
school district will receive 3300.
a two-teacher school C strict 3800,
a fire-teacher district 320 00 and
so on. The amount each district la
to receive will be eliminated from
the school property of each
district by the county assessor. ;
"The remaining .36! per cent of
the revenues aggregating $1,000,
000 will go into the county school
funds of the counties ' and "the
county assessor of each county is
required . to reduce 'the e o u n t y
school fund levy .by the amount
of money received from the sales
tax fund. '
'This. means approximately a
one mill reduction .in county lev
ies. The revenues this bill pro
rides would breatheXthe breath of
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10 0 SJFffl
McMorran of Eugene;
Condon, are Choice
Commission Will Meet
Today to Organize
Under Knox Plan
Governor Julius L. Meier late
Wednesday announced in Pert-
land the appointment of Oregon's
first liquor control commission
whose terms will begin when the
Knox liquor control measure be
comes law. Signature of the bill,
now enrolled and before the ex- .-
ecutive for final approval, is ex
For the commission the gover
George H. McMorran, Eugene,
first congressional district; James
D. Burns of Condon, second con
gressional district; Alex G. Barry
of Portland, third congressional
Each man has been notified ot
his appointment and will serve.
the governor announced. Commis
sions will not be sent the men un
til the Knox act is signed.
The commission was slated to
meet today with the governor to
outline its course of action.
Mr. McMorran and Judge Burns
are both merchants of extensive
experience. McMorran recently
sold his interest in the McMorran
and Washburne department store
at Eugene to his long-time bus
iness acsoclate, Carl G. Wash
burne. himself a member of the
state highway commission. Re
cently McMorran has served as
chairman of the NRA board for
Lane county. He is highly regard
ed in the Eugene business com
munity, - w ....
Judge Burns is well-known in
Gilliam county., but the appoint
ment of yesterday marks his first
statewide service. He is a demo
crat. The other members of the
commission are republicans.
Mr. Barry, an attorney in Port
land, has been prominent for
years in ftate legion affairs. He
served recently as state command- .
er. During the past year be has
been a member ot the relief com
mittee In Multnomah county and
is highly regarded by 'Raymond
Wilcox, state relief chairman.
The governor has not yet des
ignated the chairman although it
is expected that McMorran will
be named to the position. Head-"
quarters of the liquor control
board will be in Salem under the
Report here yesterday was that
George Neuner might be named
legal counsel for the commission
although the report could not be
verified. It was known he was
considered as a member of the
commission as was Dr. William
S. Knox but each man is reported
to haye desired not to undertake
the heavy duties incumbent upon
the commission at the time of its
Senator Ashby Dickson,' chair
man ot the senate alcoholic con
trol committee, announced Wed
nesday in Portland that he
thought a fair-sized chain of state
liquor stores would be establish
ed within the next two or three
weeks in Portland.
Governor Meier, commenting
briefly on the new developments,
said last night that the operation
ot liquor stores in Oregon "Is a
new business and must be set np
in a business-like way. He ex- "
pecta to meat with the commis
sion today before leaving the lat
ter part of this week for San
Who will administer the state
liquor system is not known. Frank
A. Spencer ot Portland is talked
although it is known ob jecttos to
his appointment have arisen.
MOSCOW, Dec. 13. UP) Six
teen years of official Isolation be
tween the - United States and
soviet Russia were broken today
when William C. Bullitt present--ed
his ambassadorial credentials;
to Mikhail Kalinin. The ceremony,
was accompanied" by; more than
an -ordinary cordial exchange- be-.-tween
the president of the gener
al executive committee and the
American envoy and was marked f
by the emphasis of. both men vn
the tact- thatwhile the United ;
States and the soviet .union rep-
resent' two widely divergent poll
tlcal and social systems this in
itself presents no bar to their
successful cooperation-. ; , -.'
Both pledged their respective
governments to lorward v "not '
merely - normal hut "genuinely :
friendly . relations'! between the