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Republics, and being convinced of the great usefulness which postal and telegraphic money orders shall lend to that purpose, have agreed to conclude a convention in order to establish such an important service, and to this end have appointed as their delegates:

Salvador, Dr. Cayetano Ochoa; Costa Rica, Dr. Manuel Echeverria y Aguilar; Nicaragua, Dr. Máximo H. Lepeda; Guatemala, Licenciate Manuel Maria Girón; and Honduras, Licenciate Saturnino Medal,

Who, having found their respective powers in due form, have agreed as follows:

1st. The postal and telegraphic money order service is hereby established between the five republics.

2nd. Said service shall be under the control and security of the respective governments.

3rd. The Central American International Bureau is requested to draw up the corresponding regulations, in conformity with the conventions established by the Universal Postal Union and with the corresponding telegraphic regulations in force, and by agreement with the governments; to be in force as soon as the present convention becomes law.

4th. Each of the contracting parties shall notify all the others as soon as its legislative body ratifies the present convention, said notice to take the place of the exchange of ratifications.

Signed in Managua, on the tenth day of January, nineteen hundred and twelve.

(Signed) CAYETANO OCHOA.
(Signed) MANUEL ECHEVERRIA.
(Signed) Máximo H. LEPEDA.
(Signed) MANUEL MARIA GIRÓN.
(Signed) SATURNINO MEDAL.

Convention for the improvement of maritime communications in Central

America

The Governments of Salvador, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Guatemala, and Honduras, being convinced that the facilities of communication between the five republics will be a source of mutual advantage to all of them and will effectively contribute to their political union, in order to carry out such an important purpose have appointed as their delegates:

Salvador, Dr. Cayetano Ochoa; Costa Rica, Dr. Manuel Echeverria y Aguilar; Nicaragua, Dr. Máximo H. Lepeda; Guatemala, Licenciate Manuel Maria Girón; and Honduras, Licenciate Saturnino Medal.

The delegates, having met at the presidential house, and after having communicated their respective full powers, found in. due form, have agreed as follows:

1st. The contracting parties bind themselves to secure the establishment of a fast, regular and comfortable maritime communication between their ports in each of the two oceans, preferably with national vessels and, in lieu thereof, by contract with corporations, companies or private individuals.

2nd. As soon as this convention is ratified, each of the governments of Central America shall appoint a commission which shall undertake the necessary studies and gather all the information and data which it might deem useful to the attainment of said purpose.

3rd. These same governments shall likewise appoint commissions which are to meet in the city of San Salvador six months after the last ratification of this convention has been notified; and said commissioners, in view of the studies and information referred to in the preceding clause, shall decide, by common agreement and in detail, the best means to comply with what has been stipulated.

4th. Each of the contracting parties shall notify all the others as soon as its legislative body ratifies the present convention, said notice to take the place of the exchange of ratifications.

Signed in the city of Managua, on the tenth day of January, nineteen hundred and twelve.

(Signed) CAYETANO Ochoa.
(Signed) MANUEL ECHEVERRIA.
(Signed) MÁXIMO H. LEPEDA.
(Signed) MANUEL MARIA GIRON.
(Signed) SATURNINO MEDAL.

Convention to establish international railway communications in Central

America

The Governments of Salvador, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Guatemala, and Honduras, fully realizing that the facilities of railway communication will be a source of advantage to all of them and will effectively contribute to their political union, in order to carry out such an important purpose, have appointed as their delegates:

Salvador, Dr. Cayetano Ochoa; Costa Rica, Dr. Manuel Echeverria y Aguilar; Nicaragua, Dr. Máximo H. Lepeda; Guatemala, Licenciate Manuel Maria Girón; and Honduras, Licenciate Saturnino Medal.

The delegates having met at the presidential house, and after communicating their respective full powers, found in due form, have agreed as follows:

1st. Each of the signatory states binds itself to establish communications between its territory with that of the adjoining states, either directly through a railway system, or by making use of the Fonsecá Gulf and the navigable lakes and rivers, to which end it shall construct new lines or extend those already existing.

2nd. The place or places in the respective boundaries where the junction of the communicatory lines between the different republics is to be established, shall be decided upon by agreement between the two interested states.

3rd. The works to which the preceding clause refers may be carried out by the governments, or through corporations, companies, or private individuals, and must begin at the latest two years after this convention is approved by the five states. In the meantime, the governments are advised to connect their territories through wide and well constructed roads.

4th. Each of the contracting parties shall notify all the others as soon as its legislative body ratifies the present convention, said notice to take the place of the exchange of ratifications.

Signed in Managua, on the tenth day of January, nineteen hundred and twelve.

(Signed) CAYETANO OCHOA.
(Signed) MANUEL ECHEVERRIA.
(Signed) MÁXIMO H. LEPEDA.

(Signed) MANUEL M. GIRÓN.
As a recommendation:

(Signed) SATURNINO MEDAL.

Convention for the establishment of commissions of Central American

relations The Governments of Salvador, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Guatemala and Honduras, wishing to better insure compliance with the conventions signed in the Central American Conferences and the accomplishment of the ends sought by the latter, have decided to conclude a convention to this effect and have appointed as delegates:

Salvador, Dr. Cayetano Ochoa; Costa Rica, Dr. Manuel Echeverria y Aguilar; Nicaragua, Dr. Máximo H. Lepeda; Guatemala, Licenciate Manuel Maria Girón; Honduras, Licenciate Saturnino Medal;

Who, after having communicated their respective full powers, found in good form, have agreed as follows:

1st. Each of the signatory states shall appoint a commission subordinate to the Ministry of Foreign Relations, which shall:

(a) Undertake to secure the approval of the resolutions adopted by the Central American Conferences.

(b) Furnish the Central American International Bureau and the commissions of the other states with all data which they might need for the preparation of their work.

(c) Exercise all other powers which the respective governments might deem it convenient to grant them.

2nd. In those states wherein the commissions, the establishment of which was recommended by the Third International American Conference by its resolution of August 13, 1906, are already organized or should in the future be organized, the respective governments may grant to said commissions the powers referred to in the present convention.

3rd. Each of the contracting parties shall notify all the others as soon as its legislative body ratifies the present convention, said notice to take the place of the exchange of ratifications.

Signed in Managua, on the eleventh day of January, nineteen hundred and twelve.

(Signed) CAYETANO Ochoa.
(Signed) MANUEL ECHEVERRIA.
(Signed) MÁXIMO H. LEPEDA.
(Signed) MANUEL MA. GIRÓN.
(Signed) SATURNINO MEDAL.

AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND GREAT BRITAIN ADOPTING

WITH CERTAIN MODIFICATIONS THE RULES AND METHOD OF PROCEDURE RECOMMENDED IN THE AWARD OF SEPTEMBER 7, 1910, OF THE NORTH

1 ATLANTIC COAST FISHERIES ARBITRATION

Signed at Washington, July 20, 1912; ratifications exchanged November 15,

1912

The United States of America and His Majesty the King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of the British Dominions beyond the Seas, Emperor of India, being desirous of concluding

1 U. S. Treaty Series, No. 572.

an agreement regarding the exercise of the liberties referred to in Article I of the Treaty of October 20, 1818, have for this purpose named as their plenipotentiaries:

The President of the United States of America:

Chandler P. Anderson, Counselor for the Department of State of the United States;

His Britannic Majesty:

Alfred Mitchell Innes, Chargé d'Affaires of His Majesty's Embassy at Washington;

Who, having communicated to each other their respective full powers, which were found to be in due and proper form, have agreed to and concluded the following articles:

ARTICLE I

Whereas the award of the Hague Tribunal of September 7, 1910, recommended for the consideration of the parties certain rules and a method of procedure under which all questions which may arise in the future regarding the exercise of the liberties referred to in Article I of the Treaty of October 20, 1818, may be determined in accordance with the principles laid down in the award, and the parties having agreed to make certain modifications therein, the rules and method of procedure so modified are hereby accepted by the parties in the following form:

1. All future municipal laws, ordinances, or rules for the regulation of the fisheries by Great Britain, Canada, or Newfoundland in respect of (1) the hours, days, or seasons when fish may be taken on the treaty coasts; (2) the method, means, and implements used in the taking of fish or in carrying on fishing operations; (3) any other regulations of a similar character; and all alterations or amendments of such laws, ordinances, or rules shall be promulgated and come into operation within the first fifteen days of November in each year; provided, however, in so far as any such law, ordinance, or rule shall apply to a fishery conducted between the 1st day of November and the 1st day of February, the same shall be promulgated at least six months before the 1st day of November

in each year.

Such laws, ordinances, or rules by Great Britain shall be promulgated by publication in the London Gazette, by Canada in the Canada Gazette, and by Newfoundland in the Newfoundland Gazette.

After the expiration of ten years from the date of this agreement, and so on at intervals of ten years thereafter, either party may propose to

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