884.6461 Tsana Dam/141: Telegram

The Minister in Ethiopia (Southard) to the Secretary of State

3. Lake Tsana Dam Conference has now ended with the exception of a few details to be completed informally. The result is in summary an order by the Ethiopians to the White Corporation to proceed this fall with a survey for a road from Addis Ababa to the lake and a resurvey of the dam site. As soon as figures are available from these surveys final financial and construction contracts will be decided upon.