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5 FULL LEASED WIRE Classified Ads ' Reach nearly 4,000 homes dally, and are eagerly read. If you have any wants they will pay. Telephone 15 United Pm Serrlr Coi j. County, State, National in irld New the day It happpi S, rving ill Linn County. ; c The Albany locrat-Herald, Vol. LXIX, No. 262 ALBANY, LINN COUNTY, OREGON, FRIDAY, MAY 15, 1936 The Albany Herald, Vol. LXI, No. 252 STARTED FIRE USED HEAD file h is AWAY 3 CRIBS GOP Aspirants Near Home Stretch; Borah, Landon to Clash in Jersey Primary FASCISTS HOPE It DUGE WILL-LEND SUPPORT 60 PERCENT VOTE SEEN IN EARLlfCASTING Local Battles Take Spot From Contests for ' Higher Posts AT BONNEVILLE himself for his intervention in the politically explosive Lindbergh case. , ' Rising Columbia Brings Serious Threat to Dam Builders HIGHER WATER DUE Temporary Fishway Along Washington Shore Carried Out Bonneville, Ore., May 15. Rising, swirling waters of the Columbia river today had taken out three extra cribs on the Washington side of the Bonneville cofferdam, and drifted then down the river eight miles. The cofferdam was still holding but was badly strained on the Washington shore. The river, which stood at 43.9 feet last night before the water gauge washed away, was higher today than at any time last year and was still rising. It was impossible for engineers to determine how much damage has already been done and probably will continue to be impossible until the waters recede. Fish Way Goes A mooring cable, fastened to a "dead man" on the Washington bank, lifted the office of the Concrete Engineering Co., off its foundations and moved a railroad sidetrack. The three run-away cribs were recovered by the tug Warco, eight miles below the dam and were tied up there temporarily. The temporary fish way near the Washington shore was washed away last night and the water was under-cutting the rock fill at the shore end of the upstream cofferdam. A close watch was being kept on several cribs tied with heavy cables to' the shore.' If the cofferdam should go out it would seriously delay construction of the main dam. A large revolving shovel was in danger of being washed away by the rising current. FIRE LOSS HERE DURING APRIL IS SET AT $3,863 Albany suffered a fire loss of $.1,863 during April, according to the monthly report of Oliver Butts, city fire chief, to the council Wednesday night, iwost of tltis loss was inflicted by the Dooley Bros. Jrocery store fire. The fire department was called, however, only six limes during the entire month, the report stated. Five of these calls were to dwellings, one of which suffered considerable damage, including destruction of an adjacent garage. The oilier four were harmless flue fires. The chief reported the city's new light fire truck in commission and said that four new gas or smoke masks have been purchased, and a fifth has been repaired, equipping the department adequately with this paraphernalia. ARGUMENT FATAL Couer d'Alene, Idaho, May 15. Austin Addington, 36, died last night after a shooting that followed an argument with Charles Wahl, 43-year-old Worley farmer over a $5 rowboat. First degree murder charges were to be filed against Wahl today, according to Prosecutor Miles F. Eybcrs. MRS. PLAGMAN ILL Word has been received here that Mrs. Minnie Plagman is seriously ill at the home of her son, Carl, who lives near Berlin. Partly because the suspicions of Lynn F. Allen. Pasadena. Cal., drug store clerk, were aroused when n man attired as a woman came into his store several times, Thomas H. Robinson, kidnaper of Alice Speed Stoll, was captured In Cllendiile. Allen, above, tipped otf Q -men and Robinson was taken. AGED ALBANY Mrs. M. Annette Weatherford, 83, widow of the late J. K. Weatherford, died at the home of her sc., H. L. Weatherford, 714 Broad-uli 'n street ut 1:15 a.m. today, fol, iwing a prolonged illness. Mrs. Weatherford was a member of a prominent pioneer family in Linn county and was born near Lebanon, October. 1853. The following year the family moved to California where she continued to reside until 1877 when she came to Albany and had since resided here. , She was married to J. K. Weatherford ut San Jose, Cal., Feb. 10. 1877. Mrs. Weatherford, during the 59 years she lived in Albany, held many positions of honor and was a past state president of the Rebckah Assembly, past grand worthy matron of Eastern Star of the state, and the first worthy matron of Barzillai chapter of the Eastern Star of Albany. She was recognized in local circles as a leader in all that was best in the community und by virtue of her achievements leaves a wide circle of friends to mourn her departure .She Is survived by two sons, R. L. and Fred Weatherford, of Albany, a grandson, James K. Weatherford, jr.. of Albany; a granddaughter, Mrs. T. G. Cow-gill of Lebanon; three great grandsons in Lebanon and a number of more distant relatives. Funeral services will be held next Monday The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the First Presbyterian church. Campbell Taken to Leavenworth Friday St. Paul, May 15. Harry Campbell, who pleaded guilty to a charge of kidnaping Edward G. Bremer was en route to Leavenworth federal prison today. Sentenced to life imprisonment by Federal Judge M. M. Joyce, Campbell secretly was removed from jail by United Slates deputy marshals. Alvin Karpis, Campbell's former chief, remained in the county jail for trial next fall in the William Hamni, jr., abduction. ON VISIT AT S.M.EM Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Pfeiffer went to Sulem today on a business trip. MAN DA TO CONTINUE DECLARES F-D President Says Lumping Relief Funds Not to Mean End SOME CHANGES DUE Says Money to Be Had by Cities on Loan and Grant Basis Washington, May 15. Prime functions of the public works administration and the resettlement administration must and will continue, despite the lumping of the entire $1,425,000,000 relief appropriation under the works progress administration, President Roosevelt said today. Mr. Roosevelt's assurance came as Secretary of Interior Harold L. Ickes was called before a sen ate appropriations subcommittee to present his plea for funds to keep the PWA organization going. Ickes Orders Cut Rexford G. Tugwell, resettlement administrator, told the committee yesterday that unless his organ ization received new funds it would be forced to suspend oper ations July 1. Ickes already has ordered a 25 per cent PWA personnel cut in anticipation of a stoppage of funds. Mr. Roosevelt today said mu nicipalities will be able to obtain loans for public works projects in almost the same manner as for merly. He emphasized that the PWA functions will not end with passage of the new relief appropriation. At tlie same time he gave as surance that four of the five principal functions of the resettlement administration will be continued almost Intact. The' fifth, that of building rural and semi-rural set tlements, will be completed to the extent of the present appropriations. Funds Still Available Mr. Roosevelt asserted that un- (Please Turn to Page Two) ZIONCHECK SAYS ADAM, EVE WERE VIRGIN ISLANDERS St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, May 15. Rep. Marion Zioncheck, D., Wash., today located the cradle of mankind in the Virgin Islands. "Look up your history," he cried in an address to the Virgin Island legislature. "You will find that Adum and Eve were born here. To me this is Eden." Zioncheck later delighted a party aboard the visiting German warship Karlsruhe by confiding personal matters to the company at large. "We arc broke but we are having a good time," he shouted across the decks to his bride while guests were moving in the reception line belore the German commander, Zioncheck told all of his antics at a party at the Hotel Bluebeard castle last night. "1 carried on a la Bluebeard," he said. The doings of the Zionchecks eclipsed even local interest in a spy scare. Until the Zionchecks arrived to provide popular entertainment the natives were certain that French men o' war were here to search for German submmarines alleged to be active in this part of the world. TODAY'S SCORES I fly I lilteil PrrNMl National League R. II. E. Pittsburgh 6 0 Brooklyn 2 4 1 Weaver and Padden; Mungn, Leonard, Jeffcoat and Berres. Phelps. R. II. E. . 5 11 1 . 7 14 0 Ryba and Chaplin, St. Louis Boston Parmelee, Hcusser, Davis, Ogroduwski; Smith and Lopez. R. II E. Cincinnati 0 5 1 New York 2 10 0 Derringer, Grissom and Campbell; Schumacher, Smith and Mancuso. R. II. E. Chicago B 14 3 Philadelphia 11 10 2 Lee, Kowalik, Root, French, Carleton and Hartnett; Bowman, E. Moore and Grace. Edward Philip CorcoruoJ arrested in Benton county by sUrU' police, pleaded guilty in jusiw court here today to a charge of larceny involving the alleged theft of a tire and tube from the Johnston Tire shop at 201 East First street. Judge Olliverm-tinued saastence. AND (Br United Pre..) Developments centered on the republican front today as political candidates neared the home stretch in pre-presidential convention campaigning. Former President Herbert Hoover pledged himself to work for a platform at the republican convention on which all members of his party and anti-new deal democrats may unite. The former president emphasized the perils which he saw in continuing new deal domination. He warned that either fascism or socialism might be forthcoming unless present tendencies are checked. At the same time Sen. William E. Borah spoke in New Jersey where he is opposed in next week's republican presidential primary by Gov. Alf Landon of Kansas. Undeterred by reverses suffered in the Ohio primary this week, Borah told a Newark audience that he would dedicate himself to the wrecking of industrial monopolies if elected to the presidency. Despite the Boruh-Landon fight. New Jersey attention appeared centered principally on Gov. Harold G. Hoffman's fight to vindicate PLEA FOR PAVING FIRST PRESENTED SINCE DEPRESSION Albany's first paving petition since the late depression began was presented to the city council Wednesday night. The petition asks that the alley running from Washington east to Ferry street between Third and Fourth streets be paved. It is signed by A. J. Hodges, E. F. Fortmiller, the Fortmiller Funeral home and G. M. Junkin. The city library property also touches on this alley. The councilmen discussed In- formuUy - the--part the city-maJV play in maintaining a recreational program here next summer, and in this connection considered the proposal that it restore the grandstand on the baseball field in Bryant park, but postponed action. A proposal from the Private Flyers' association of Eugene for lease of the Albany airport was referred to the council's airport committee. The would-be lessees would conduct an aviation school and maintain planes at the airport. The council placed on Its third reading an ordinance transferring a $1,858 1023 sewer bond surplus, $699.68 bridge bond surplus and an $843.87 funding bond surplus into the general fund, and covering a $113.04 in the 1925 fire engine bond fund with a transfer from the general fund. Chief of Police Chandler reported that during April the local police were notified of two burglaries in dwellings, one factory burglary, one store burglary, one auto theft, six thefts of articles from cars, three bicycle thefts and 49 persons warned about dogs. Nine dogs were dispatched at the city dump by the police. Double Quartet to Appear Here Sunday The Westminster mixed double quartet from Oregon State college will be guests of the United Presbyterian church Sunday morning and will sing two special selections as a part of the worship service. The personnel of the quartet includes Margaret Achcson and Katherine Snapp, sopranos; Frances Brown and Jean Whitelaw, altos; Willard Crawford and Kenneth Wilson, tenors; Clarence Smith and Don Fowler, basses, with Helen Walker as uccompan-ist. Guest soloist at the evening service will be Max Rohrbough in a trumpet solo arrangement of "The Holy City." Mussolini Ready For War in Europe Paris. May 15. Premier Benito Mussolini is ready to go to war in the League of Nations imposes fur-Europe now, he asserted today, if ther economic penalties on Italy for its conquest in Ethiopia. His statement was made in an interview at Rome with Leo Gcr-ville-Rcache. correspondent of the newspaper Matin. RIIOADES RITES SET Funeral services for Mrs. Mary R. Rhoades, who passed away at her home in Albany May 13, will be held from the Fishcr-Braden Chapel Saturday, May 16. beginning at 2:00 o'clock. In a previous notice the name of one of the sons. Eugene V. Rhoades. of lliy was inadvertently oroV Wis. Emma Arnold and M $ tH i rox win arrange tne norai tmmiKe uiu norai ''Tn - ings. final rites will be h&rli ot the Portland Crematorium. Rev. J. Boyd Patterson will officiulcMrs. Hazel Ewing will play. of to jlj , i ii, r Townsend Hunts Man Sacramento. Cal., May 15. Selection of an independent presidential candidate "who has the welfare of his country at heart" was advocated by Dr. Francis E. Townsend in an address before 3500 cheering spectators last night. "I don't know who he is or where we can find him," the grey haired originator of the Townsend plan said, "but somewhere there must be a good person. Let's see if we can't find him then united behind him; write in his name if necessary. "Go ahead with your congressional program, sending to congress only those candidates friendly to our movement, but lei us also cast about to see if we can't find a president with the welfare of this country al heart." Dr. Townsend told his followers that bi-party politics should be abolished: that there was no use for either the democratic or republican parties, both of which had demonstrated their inability to do mvthing for this country." 55,485,505 IN S Deposits in Linn county financial institutions exceed $5,485,505. This amount would be raised if postal savings deposits in all the postoffices were included. Only Albany's is included in the above figures. Banks outside of Albany have deposits totalling $1,898,106.09. lnrt ' Nallonul ' Bank These ore divided as follows: Lebanon ......... .$1,063,337.94 Halsey State bank ... 306.912.44 Scio State bank 245,542.11 Bank of Shedd 160,612.04 First National Bank, Harrisburg 121,701.50 Total $1,898,106.09 There are only two banks in the county at present with deposits of more than $1,000,000. However, with business gaming at the present rate two more Albany banks expect to pass that figure during the coming autumn months. The First National Bank of Harrisburg was organized but recently by C. J. Shedd, of the Bank Shedd, and associates. Under this management it is expected to experience a rapid growth. Deposits In Albany total $3,587,-399. These are divided between the Bank of Albany, the U. S. National bank, the First National bank, First Federal Building & Loan Assn., The Valley Building & Loan Assn., and U. S. postal savings deposits. With funds piling up as they are expected to do this fall Linn county deposits should exceed $6.-000,000 before Dec. 31, say local financial men. But few counties in Oregon can show deposits of that amount. Passengers Taken From Crippled Ship Ketchikan, Alaska, May 15. One hundred and twenty passengers, bound for Northern Alaska points, were transferred from the crippled steamer North Sea today the liner Victoria, according to reports received here. The North Sea. whose passengers look to lifeboats yesterday after she hit a rock during fog in southeastern Alaskan waters, proceeded slowly under her own power today toward Ketchaikan lo discharge 23 passengers for that port. AUNT HET BY ROBERT QUILLEN ii ineir noneymoon is over so soon, it's probably the fault w (idiiirii coor.ui. ntiimuy can feel romantic when he's got the , . . . - (, mi, Fabiuben Inllau) NT BANK Starhemberg Fol lowers Stand Ready to Take Action ALLIES TAKE HAND Schuschnigg Proclaims Se'l f as Dictator Over Austria Vienna, May 15. Chancellor Kurt Schuschnigg, frail, professional and devout churchman, tonight proclaimed himself dictator of Austria, climaxing the coup by which ho ousted the fascist Prince Ernst R. von Starhemberg from the government. ..Vienna,: May 15. Heimwehr leaders hope Premier Benito Mussolini will act to save Prince Ernst von Starhemberg, ousted from the unofficial Austrian dictatorship by a political coup, it was learned today, Any intervention by Mussolini would be a counter-move to French - British representations, based on a telegram in which Starhemberg congratulated Mussolini on the conquest of Ethiopia. The United Press learned the British - French representations precipitated the downfall ot Starhemberg. after long differences between him and the Schushnigg-Josef Reither element in politics. Followers Stand By Starhemberg left for Rome late last night as national sports leader to attend an Italian-Australian association football mutch Sunday. Members of the heimwehr, Star-hemberg's private army, believe that alter he sees Mussolini, 11 Duce may decide to launch u coun-. ter-actlon against the French-British representations on the ground that they constitute an interference with Austria's internal affairs. The Heimwehr men disclosed they will accept Starhemberg alone as leader and will not recognize any order from Schuschnigg which Starhemberg does not approve. FRANCE MAY OPEN WAR DEBTS TALK, SAYS LEON BLUM Paris, May 15. Leon Blum, socialist leader likely to become French premier next month, today indicated that France under his leadership, will be ready to reopen the question ot Franco-American war debts. Blum made his first public declaration of the foreign policy of the next government in an address to 400 American club members meeting at the Interallied Circle. Without flatly promising war debt repayment he hinted determination to seek a solution of the problem. "I want to touch upon a' subject hitherto tabooed the war debt misunderstanding," Blum said. "The French have a tendency to believe the debts hove been effaced. But our unilateral denunciation of the war debt ogreement has hurt the Americans' sense of commercial probity. Now, I hope, the debt misunderstanding can be cleared up. "In reestablishing the world on a better busis there must be respect for international agreements and signatures." Fourth Generation Arrives Thursday Mr. and Mrs. G. A. (Jack) Cathey are the parents of a 9-pound son, born yesterday afternoon at the Albany General hospital. This is their first child and the baby is a great grandson of Mrs. John Simpson of Albany and D. S. Smith, also of Albany. He is a grandson of Mr. und Mrs. C. C. Cathey of Albany and Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Thomas of Jefferson. Dr. B. R. Wallace claims that he is the godfather of the baby as he brought both Mr. und Mrs. Cathey into the world as well as their son. He states this is the first time that he presided ut the birth of the parents and their baby. The baby was named John Anthony. PLAY AT JEFFERSON Albany musicians participated in a program that was given at meeting of the Jeffein Townstiut club there last night. The progn included clarinet trio selections l Bob Spencc, Cathijmje Sorensen and Ed Gnmun, acwujnpanied by Donald rielcigull; a violin solo by AJackie Ncucrgull, uecompanied by tt'Donuld N'ebergall; a piano solo by Latnerine horensen; a piano duet by Jean Gray and' Sybil Ingrum. The musicians were l iken to Jefferson by Mrs. Olin Nebcin. TOWNSENDERS RALLY Polls to Remain Open Until 8; , Ballot Slows Voting I Despite favorable weather con-ditions, Albany vtoers had by no means overtaxed election boards up to 2 p.m. today. Within the city limits only an approximate 25 per cent of the registered vote had been cast, und it was fenred that the polls would bo swamped tonight, thus delaying announcement of results. County Clerk Russell said today that us usuul the returns will bo received and tubulated at the. court house, but due to the expected intense interest in the outcome the returns will be announced in the circuit court room, where crowds can be better accommodated. The polls will be closed nt 8 p.m. At that time incomplete returns can be announced or posted by election boards, the clerk said, showing how the count stands at that time. No announcement can be made prior to 8 p.m. By Willis S. Duniway United Pre., gull CorrMponfent . Portland, Ore., May 15. A 80 per cent vote in the primary election seemed assured today by early trends. At noon, with the polls open four hours, a 19 per cent vote was reported here. If balloting continues, at that rnte the 80 per cent mhte,.will be-'reache'd. Klamath county, however, forecast only a 35 per cent poll. : . Extra voting booths had to be installed in a number of Portland precincts as men and women waited in line. Lenth of the ballots (Plean Turn to Pan Two) NEXT TUESDAY TO BE CLEAN-UP DAY, COUNCIL DECLARES Members of the city council Wednesday night decided upon Tuesday, May 19, as annuul Cleanup day in Albany, it was announced today to an eagerly awuit-ing populace. Councilmen and other city officials had been besieged during the last several weeks with requests for information as to the date when they might clean out their basements and pile the refuse on street corners. City Street Superintendent Glenn Junkin said today thut residents may pile their tin cans, worn-out tires and other trash on any corner of each street intersection. City trucks will pick up the rubbish within the next few-days. Clean-up day has been delayed by the impassable condition of the road leading to the city dump, ANDERS RITES SET Portland, May 15. Mrs. Mary Anders, 52, who died here yester duy, will be buried in Albany, Mrs. Anders was the mother of Everett Terhune, formerly of Albany. The funeral will tuke place at the Fortmiller funeral home. Monday ut 10 a. m. Burial will bo at Lebanon. Purticulars will bo anonunred later. Morlcy kept the audience in an uproar with their almost faultless interpretations of the characters of George Mclntyre, a 17-year-old youth in whom the yearning for romance was being born, and his younger sister, Terry, who couldn't understand why she "couldn't be herself," but who finally became reconciled to becoming "civilized" when she acquired a pair of high-heeled shoes. While the action centered strongly about these two characters, they were well supported by Victor Groening and Evelyn Lursen as Prof, and Mrs. Mclntyre, parents of the pair; Dermal Robertson, the neighborhood vampire, and the remaining secondary participants. These parts were taken by Esther Chambers, Muriel Smith; Violet Smith, Gardner Ewing, Milton Newport, Ronald Long, Clarence Manning, John Dooley, Robert Hunter,. Ruth Romaine, Catherine Bowman, Gcnevievo Williams and Marcell Harnisch. The play was directed by Mrs. Charles Childs, high school for-ensics and drama instructor, A flawing torch carried by Betty Blossom in a specialty dance at a San Francisco night club caused a fire which swept the place, killed four persons and Injured 12 more. The torch Ignited draperies when a patron., knocked it from her hand. McAlester. Okla.. May 15. Two of the eight convicts who led a break from the McAlester state penitentiary were captured today n southeastorn Oklahoma, a short time after three hostages had been released. The six fugitives had separated into two bands and were believed hiding in the mountainous southeastern section. One of the hostages. Tuck Cope, a guard who was ?ei7ed when the convicts escaped Wednesday after killing another guard, was shot in the neck. The other hostages were unharmed. They were Victor Conn, another guard, and, Wilburn Doak, a farmer. " The convict's, Archie Herring and Bill Anderson, serving terms for robbery, were taken from their car on a remote road in the southeastern section without a shot being fired, according to reports to prison authorities. The guards were found by officers who were scouring the southeastern section in search of the fugitives. They were sitting by the side of the road where they had been waiting for aid for an hour. Dok was released near Antlers. Two of the fugitives, Julius Bo-hannon and Claude Beaver, were said to have separated from their companions. Fir Mills Show Seasonal Increase Seattle. Mav 15. A total of 200 mills in Washington and Oregon which reported to the West Const Lumbermen's association for the with ending lviuv , proaucea 121.524.302 board feet of lumber. I The industry produced 74.3 per i rent of its average weekly output ! during 1928-29. New husiness last week totaled 97.090.268 board feet. Shipments were 113.075.775 feet. Increase in production was in line with the usual trend at this season of the year, the association said. INVITED TO FISH FEED Local members of the Forty and I Eight, organization of American i Legionnaires, have received invi-! tations to go to Seaside tomorrow to attend the second annual Salmon feed and beach frolic, sponsored by the Clatsop voituro of the Forty and Eight. The event will continue through Sunday. Entertainment for women companions of the war veterans will be provided, the invitations state. val treaty on the lines of the March 25 treaty, including t he full exchange of advance information on naval building programs. The important features, however, are contained in two reservations. The first agrees to negotiate with Britain and expresses readiness to assume navai obligation to the same extent as Germany. Reservation two declares any obligations which Russia undertakes would not apply to the Far East, unless Japan enters into a similar agreement with Russia. Russia is the naval mystery nation. Little is known regarding its real naval strength, and almost notning of its potential strength. Washington. May 15. The sen-a;c foreign relations committee today approved the recently-drafted London naval treaty .The committee voted to report it to (g? senate without change from tne form in which it was agreed to at London. Democratic leaders predicted it would be before congress adjourns. TWO FUGITIVES ARE CAPTURED 'Growing Pains' Found to Be Most Amusing on Stage A- Naval Parity With Germany, ) Japan to Be Russian Purpose Any Albany resident seen laughing today for no apparent reason ; is probably a member of the audi-jence that witnessed the presentation of the comedy "Growing Pains" by an Albany high school I senior class cast at the school I auditorium lust night. By many the play was pronoun ced by fur the most entertaining, well enacted, well cast and withall the best production of its kind ever attempted here, despite reputedly husty preparation. The three-act comedy depicted a cross-section of young people in the adolescent stage, which enabled the actors in this instance virtually to live their roles on the stage and thereby give an almost iwrftot intt rprctntion of the play. I Tint eirrumurv'i renaerea me 1 't UtM the several mem-I l test well within ' the ttl tMyr capabilities, in con-i Itji with Tne more sophisticated ifcKiys which are so often selected I by gracGtkting classes, but which I as a uiiTcall for acting far be- i I .v.. L . . . I. .. ..- Q'IHI lilt; lupriklljr ui wic .vciojic dmateur to sustain. In last night's production George Earl Fortmijr, jr., and Ruby London, May 15. Soviet Russia, already the world's greatest military power on land, disclosed today a determination to match Gcr-many's naval strength in the Baltic and Japan's in the far East. The disclosure, of prime importance in the world naval situation was made in a brief note which Ivan Maisky. Russian ambassador, handed to Sir Robert Vansittart, permanent under secretary for foreign affairs. The note announced: 1. Russia reserves complete liberty of construction for its far eastern fleet. 2. The qualitative limitation of Russia's fleet in European waters will be dependent on Germany s acceptance of identical restrictions. The Russian note was the latest development on negotiations for a Russian-British navaLv-eaty, to complement the Fren?fi-Bntish-American naval trcatv of March 25. In the note. Russia officially accepts Great Britain's invitation to negotiate a Russian-British na o

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