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Payment of awards.
The tribunal is authorized to administer oaths to witnesses and to take evidence on oath.
The proceedings shall be in English.
ARTICLE 6. The tribunal shall meet at Washington at a date to be hereafter fixed by the two Governments, and may fix the time and place of subsequent meetings as may be convenient, subject always to special direction of the two Governments.
ARTICLE 7. Each member of the tribunal, upon assuming the function of his office, shall make and subscribe a solemn declaration in writing that he will carefully examine and impartially decide, in accordance with treaty rights and with the principles of international law and of equity, all claims presented for decision, and such declaration shall be entered upon the record of the proceedings of the tribunal.
ARTICLE 8. All sums of money which may be awarded by the tribunal on account of any claim shall be paid by the one Government to the other, as the case may be, within eighteen months after the date of the final award, without interest and without deduction, save as specified in the next article.
ARTICLE 9. Each Government shall bear its own expenses. The expenses of the tribunal shall be defrayed by a ratable deduction on the amount of the sums awarded by it, at a rate of 5 per cent. on such sums, or at such lower rate as may be agreed upon between the two Governments; the deficiency, if any, shall be defrayed in equal moieties by the two Governments.
ARTICLE 10. The present agreement, and also any tion of agree schedules agreed thereunder, shall be binding only when confirmed by the two Governments by an exchange of notes.
In witness whereof this agreement has been signed and sealed by the Secretary of State of the United States, Philander C. Knox, on behalf of the United States, and by His Britannic Majesty's Ambassador at Washington, The Right Honorable James Bryce, O. M., on behalf of Great Britain.
Done in duplicate at the City of Washington, this 18th day of August, one thousand nine hundred and ten.
[SEAL.] PHILANDER C KNOX [SEAL.] JAMES BRYCE
SCHEDULE OF CLAIMS.
FIRST SCHEDULE OF CLAIMS TO BE SUBMITTED TO ARBITRATION
CLASS I.-Claims based on alleged denial in whole or in part of real property rights.
Webster, Studer, R. E. Brown, Cayuga Indians, Rio Grande.
Fijian Land Claims.
Burt, Henry, Brower, Williams.
CLASS II.-Claims based on the acts of the authorities of either Government in regard to the vessels of the nationals of the other Government, or for the alleged wrongful collection or receipt of customs duties or other charges by the authorities of either Government.
Against Newfoundland: Cunningham & Thompson (18 vessels)-Masconomo, Arbutus, Anglo-Saxon, Quickstep, Nourmahal, Puritan, Talisman, Norma, Norumbega, Aloha, Ingomar, Jennie B. Hodgdon, Arkona, Arethusa, Independence II, S. P. Willard, Corona, Saladin. Davis Bros. (10 vessels) —Oregon, Margaret, Theo. Roosevelt, L. M. Stanwood, Georgie Campbell, Blanche, Veda McKown, E. A. Perkins, Kearsarge, Lena & Maud. Wm. H. Parsons (12 vessels) — Corsair, Grace L. Fears, Argo, Lizzie Griffin, Independence, Independence II, Dreadnought, Robin Hood, Helen G. Wells, Colonial, Alice M. Parsons, Mildred V. Lee. Gorton-Pew Co. (37 vessels) A. M. Parker, Priscilla Smith, Senator Gardner, Corsair, Vigilant, Harry A. Nickerson, Gossip, Flirt, Ella G. King,
Coquitlam, Favourite, Wanderer, Kate, Lord Nelson, Canadienne, Eastry, Lindisfarne, Newchwang, Sidra, Maroa, Thomas F. Bayard, Jessie, Peschawa.
Canadian Claims for Refund of Hay Duties.
Peter Anderson, Charles Arpin, Nathaniel Bachelder, Magloire, G. Blain, Toussaint Bourassa, continuing partner of Bourassa and Forrester; Pierre Bourgeois, William Burland & Company, Charles S. Rowe, surviving partner; Frederick Catudal; L. N. Charlebois, heir and assignee of Denis N. Charlebois; Joseph Couture; Wilfrid Dorais, heir of Louis T. Dorais; John and Francis Ewing, John Ewing, surviving partner; Joseph Jean Baptiste Gosselin, heirs of Joseph A. Lamoureux, deceased.
Schedule of claims.
Helen G. Wells, Ramona, Mas-
W. H. Jordan (6 vessels)-
Merchant (16 vessels)-Avalon, Constellation, O. W. Holmes, Golden Rod, Grayling, Joseph Rowe, Harvard, Mary E. Harty, Harriet W. Babson, Richard Wainwright, Henry M. Stanley, Lewis H. Giles, Lottie G. Merchant, Oriole, Clintonia, Esperanto.
Jerome McDonald (3 vessels)Preceptor, Gladiator, Monitor.
John Pew & Sons (5 vessels)— A. E. Whyland, Essex, Columbia, Orinoco, Scepter.
D. B. Smith & Co. (12 vessels) — Smuggler, Lucinda I. Lowell, Helen F. Whittier, Dora A. Lawson, Carrie W. Babson, Golden Hope, Fernwood, Sen. Gardner, Maxine Elliott, J. J. Flaherty, Tattler, Stranger. Sylvanus Smith & Co. (7 vessels)-Lucile, Bohemia, Claudia, Arcadia, Parthia, Arabia, Sylvania.
John Chisolm (5 vessels) —Admiral Dewey, Harry G. French, Monarch, Judique, Conqueror.
Carl C. Young (3
Dauntless, A. E.
William E. Morrissey.
Hugh Parkhurst & Co. (6 vessels)-Rival, Arthur D. Story, Patrician, Geo. Parker, Sen. Saulsbury, Diana.
A. D. Mallock (3 vessels)-Indiana, Alert, Edna Wallace Hopper.
Thomas M. Nickolson (13 vessels)-Ada S. Babson, Elizabeth N., Hiram Lowell, M. B.
BRITISH Continued. Canadian Claims for Refund of Hay Duties-Continued.
Wm. H. Thomas (2 vessels) — Elmer E. Gray, Thos. L. Gorton.
Frank H. Hall (3 vessels) — Ralph H. Hall, Sarah E. Lee, Faustina.
M. Walen & Son (7 vessels) — Kentucky, Effie W. Prior, Orpheus, Hattie A. Heckman, Ella M. Goodsin, Bessie N. Devine, Arthur James. Atlantic Maritime Co. (7 vessels) -James W. Parker, Raynah, Susan & Mary, Elsie, Fannie E. Prescott, E. E. Gray, Mildred Robinson. Waldo I. Wonson (5 vessels) —
American, Mystery, Procyon, Effie M. Morrissey, Marguerite.
Edward Trevoy (1 vessel)-Edward Trevoy.
Henry Atwood (1 vessel)-Fannie B. Atwood.
Fred Thompson (1 vessel) — Elsie M. Smith.
Against Newfoundland: Bessie M. Wells, Elector, Sarah B. Putnam, A. E. Whyland, N. B. Parker, Thomas F. Bayard, Arethusa, Harry A. Nickerson, Arkona, Edna Wallace Hopper, Athlete.
Against Canada :
Frederick Gerring, North, D. J. Adams, R. T. Roy, Tattler, Hurricane, Argonaut, Jonas H. French.
Canadian Claims for Refund of Hay Duties-Continued.
CLASS III-Claims based on damages to the property of either Government or its nationals, or on personal wrongs of such nationals, alleged to be due to the operations of the military or naval forces of the other Government or to the acts or negligence of the civil authorities of the other Government.
Home Missionary Society, Daniel
Four Cable Companies Claims.
Cuban Submarine Telegraph Co.,
"Philippine War" Claims.
Ackart, Balfour, Broxup, Cun-
Ashford, Bailey, Harrison, Kenyon, Levy, McDowall, Rawlins, Redward, Reynolds, Thomas.
Hardman, Wrathall, Cadenhead.
CLASS IV.-Claims based on contracts between the authorities of either Government and the nationals of the other Government.
Terms of submission.
Decision of admissibility.
King Robert, Yukon Lumber,
TERMS OF SUBMISSION.
I. In case of any claim being put forward by one party which is alleged by the other party to be barred by treaty, the Arbitral Tribunal shall first deal with and decide the question whether the claim is so barred. and in the event of a decision that the claim is so barred, the claim shall be disallowed.