1608 CONVENTION—HONDURAS. JULY 16, 1896. shall be shown the amount of each order in United States money, which list, after having received the impression of the New York date stamp, shall be forwarded to the exchange post-omce of Honduras, where it shall be impressed with the date stamp of that office, and where the requisite arrangements for effecting payment of the order shall be carried out. In like manner, the particulars of money orders drawn in Honduras upon the United States shall be entered at the exchange office at pm p.1o11. Tegucigalpa in a list similar to the form marked B in which shall be shown the amount of each order in the money of both countries, which list, after having received the impression of the date stamp of that office, shall be forwarded to the exchange office of New York, where it shall receive the impression of the date stamp in use at that office and where the necessary arrangements for effecting payments of the orders shall be carried out. I umu iw be ¤¤¤¤· Each list, as well as the entries in the list dispatched, shall be num- ` bered consecutively 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, etc., in the order of dispatch, commencing on July 1 of each calendar year, and the receipt of each list shall ‘ be acknowledged, on either side, by means of the iirst subsequent list ’ forwarded in the opposite direction. 1>¤1>¤m•nm. Such a list shalll be transmitted by each mail dispatched from Honduras to the port of New York, and vice versa, and in order to prevent inconvenience, in case the original lists shall be lost, each officer shall forward by the following mail a duplicate of the list sent by the preceding mail. ' Should it happen that on the day when the list is to be dispatched there are no orders to be communicated for payment, the list must nevertheless he sent. But in that event the exchange office will write across the list the words “No money orders." The orders issued in the United States during the second quarter, or the quarter ending June 30 of each year, which may arrive at the ohice of exchange at New York in the following quarter shall be entered on lists supplementaryto the last list of the month of June and, in like manner, the orders issued in Honduras during the second quarter, or quarter ending June 30 of each year, which may arrive at the exchange oiilce at Tegucigalpa in the followingquarter, shall be entrred on lists i U f supplementary to the last list of the month of June. .R4·>¢· M ist mm RT. 10. As soon as the ist of the dis atching office shall have °h”°”t°g°g°H°°°’°°°` reached the receiving office of exchange, Ithe latter shall make out internal money orders in favor of the payees for the amounts specified in the list, and shall forward them, free of postage, to the addresses, or to the olilces of destination, in conformity with the regulations in each country for the payment of money orders. When the lists shall show irregularities which the receiving office shall not be able to rectify, that office shall demand an explanation with as little delay as possible. Pending the receipt of the explanation, the issue of internal money orders of payment relating to the entries found to be erroneous in the list should be suspended. One copy of each exchange list shall be returned by the receiving exchange office to the dispatching office, but, before returning such copy, the receiving exchange office shall enter therein the names of the respective offices of payment of the orders enumerated in the list, and, in the lists from the United States returned by the exchange omce of Tegucigalpa, the latter office shall also enter the amount of each order, _ in the money of Honduras, according to the conversion made by it. mg;*a¤£u:¤:;?; QBT. XI. The orders issued by each country on the other shall be domestic mimi. Subject, 88 regards payment, to the regulations which govern the pay- ment of domestic orders in the country of destination. It is agreed that all money orders paid in either country shall be retained in the country in which they are paid. E"°¤-¤*¢- ART. XII. _When it is desired that any error in the name of the payee or remitter shall be corrected, or that the amount of a money
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