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TREATY—JAPAN. N ovmmnn 22, 1894. 85] whatever denomination levied in the name or for the profit of Government, public functionaries, private individuals, corpor·ations,.or establishments of any kind, shall be imposed in the ports of the territories of either country upon the vessels of the other country which shall not equally and under the same conditions be imposed in the like cases on national vessels in general or vessels of the most favored nation. Such equality of treatment shall apply reciprocally to the respective vessels, from whatever port or place they may arrive, and whatever may be their place of destination. _ Aarrcnm IX. _ In all that regards the stationing, loading, and unloading of vessels rm mguiaum. in the ports, basins, docks, roadsteads, harbors or rivers of the territories of the two countries, no privilege shall be granted to national vessels which shall not be equally granted to vessels of the other country; the intention of the High Contracting Parties being that in this respect also the respective vessels shall be treated on the footing of perfect equality. Anrrcm X. The coasting trade of both the High Contracting Parties is excepted emma; me um. from the provisions of the present Treaty, and shall be regulated ““°"‘ according to the laws, ordinances and regulations of the United States and Japan, respectively. It is, however, understood that citizens of the United States in the territories of His Majesty the Emperor of Japan and Japanese subjects in the territories of the United State , shall enjoy in this respect the rights which are, or may be, granted under such laws, ordinances and regulations to the citizens or subjects of any other country. A vessel of the United States laden in a foreign country with cargo 1>i¤¤¤•uzi¤z¤=•r¤•¤¤ destined for two or more ports in the territories of His Majesty the “""° °’ “‘°'° *‘°"“· Emperor of Japan, and a Japanese vessel laden in a foreign country with cargo destined for two or more ports in the territories of the United States, may discharge a portion of her cargo at one port, and continue her voyage to the other port or ports of destination where foreign trade is permitted, for the purpose of landing the remainder of her original cargo there, subject always to the laws and customs regulations of the two countries. The Japanese Government, however, agrees to allow vessels of the mmm manga United States to continue, as heretofore, for the period of the duration ‘“°“"· of the present Treaty, to carry cargo between the existing open ports of the Empire, excepting to or from the ports of Osaka, Niigata, and Ebisuminato. Amucr.1: XI. Any ship-of-war or merchant vessel of either of the High Contract- Sheltering Parties which may be compelled by stress of weather, or by reason of any other distress, to take shelter in a port of the other, shall be at liberty to refit therein, to procure all necessary supplies, and to put to sea again, without paying any dues other than such as would be pay- able by national vessels. In case, however, the master of a merchant vessel should be under the necessity of disposing of a part of his cargo in order to defray the expenses, he shall be bound to conform to the regulations and tariffs of the place to which he may have come. If any ship-ofwar or merchantvessel of one of the High Contract- S¤irwr¤<=k¤· ing Parties should run aground or be wrecked upon the coasts of the other, the local authorities shall inform the Consul General, Consul, Vice-Consul, or Consular Agent of the district, of the occurrence, or if there be no such consular officers, they shall inform the Consul General, Consul, Vice-Consul, or Consular Agent of the nearest district. _ All proceedings relative to the salvage of Japanese vessels, wrecked °°‘"€°· or cast on shore in the territorial waters of the United States, shall