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2. Tucson, A. T., Saturday, January 8, 1870. W&SjY arizoxax Iriournal, clevol ed to tli Its of Arizona Territory. ocrv featurdaj at Tucton, A.T. jjCOXER..... Editor. Las of Subscription, r, v.ar 7,00 ,arc,. rnontns .vu each 25 Ijsmubtbepaidinvariablyinadvance Advertising Bates. T.r square for the first insertion r1 I . . . . irf-eaca subsequent insertion ... Iciipk must be addressed to the sni all "correspondence to tne Si X ji CONVENTION win XuIlTII GERSIAK UNION. n -rPfld unon betweea the Post r f . ..T'..irl ilnlocnf AmfiHRli ctin - ' . . . '..rt!i German union lor uie t J 1 1 i ..Inn Vw.t tttkll ItlJIlOl lUCiUSdi ti.. : juntrieF. REGULATIONS misti'iit ehull be returned, without (tipn to the exchange d 'patPli-u. Ilia recemng oiuce rut accordingly, in the column - t' e or:j; ii;u entries of ihe letter uch coiy- epondence. The arli rkture adlressr-d to persons who , i.eir rrsldeuco shall he mutual r,r refuncd, charged with tho ., i J httVo been paid on the first .edi i.IuHuj exchange ofiice . i e ktii.r till, t'r tho intcrme e exiic-t uumlier of singls rates o v.cgat if required) and the total . itif a wil ii n'rte.iW i( liw mi hU t'ui-s.f. I. 15 unorestoou trial tne accounts . ... .? i. .ii i. 1.1:. i. i .. i ti '1 II A li'PH XlfAli lit? ftK H IX M fill ot.er oiils, in the proper money Leg oCice, but the international the unpaid letters or insufficiently ejected in the general accounts an inrt alirlir TWCHril ir? I ti Anf-n. . I .1 1 .. 1 1 1 . .1 iie despatching office, tho centshali f" UHierstood that the quarterly ac- i .O fl ' 1 i t- , I r. r, ...... I . . ... 1,1 termination ef the mouty of the .l Ihp quurterly accounts, men- Aru.eXIV. cf the convention, shall lhey shall be based upon the r ---J... reared according to the models ' V . 1 1 -ITT -r inuiivcu xi or i. ' iui.smittod to the Post-Office : :. United States. A recapitu- "rt. ective siccounts, showinc the "i. a.ite for the debt and credit. i'irei hv the Uniud States office. ti-au be transmitted, with the ac-'-cii it is wased, for the examination . V Tl . .... caare to dq raaao Dy tue uaice ior toe transit ot closed is ucu nua oniuenanu or c per gramme of letters. g -"Fouaac iilber-groschenper For niailsj exchanged with other countriex one half silber-groschen per single latter rate. Forotbur correspondence 8 lilber-groachan per kilogramme. Executed in duplicate, at Washington tho 22d July, 1SGS; Berlin tho 30th June, 18GS. PIIILIP3B0KN. ALEX. W. RANDALL, Postmaster-General TJ. S. America. POSTAL CONVENTION BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND ITALY ARTICLES Agreed upon botwean John A. Katsan, sq.f invustfld with ipecial Powers to thin End, and Signor Commander Don Giovanni Barbavra, DirectorGeneraI of Pots of Italy, by Virtuo of his full powers, in ordar to establish a regular Exchange of Correspondence be tween the United States of America cud Italy. Aimcr.s 1. Thero shall bo a regular ex change of corrsspondonce in closed mails, be tweea the Post Department of the United States and Post Department of Italy, upon the con ditions set forth in tho following articles : Art. II. The exchange of mails shall bo ef fectad by means of the transatlantic steamers and of '.he intermediate routes of trantsit upon which tho two postal administrationsshall here after agree; or, in the absenco of such agree ment, each postal administration shall desig nuUj'.he steamers and tho route of transit by which th-i mails which it dispatches shall he convoyed. Akt. III. The offices for tho exchange of mails on the part of tho United Stales are 1st. New York. 2d. Boston. On the part of Italy, nro lit. The travelling ofiice from Turin to Susa, when tha transit is by way of France and Eng lu ml. 2d. Ihc travelling ofiice from .Milan to Cmcrlata, or the travelling office from Arowa to ilagadino, when tho transit is by way of Germany and Switzerland. Tho Post Departments of the Unitod States and ofllaly, whenever thy whall find it neces sary, may agree upon other offices of ex change. Ar.T. Tho following articles shall be admit ted into the mails exchanged between the two countries, to wit: (1) Ordinary lettora ; (2) Registered letters; (3) Documents of business and other written documents which have not the character of a direct personal correspoiid ence,.coirJCted proof?, samples of merchan dise, including grains and seeds, and not hav ing a mercantile value in themselves; (4) Newspapars and prints of all kinds, in sheets, in pamphlets, and in books ; sheets of music, engravings, lithographs, photographs, drawings, maps, and plans. Art. V. The weight of each paoket of sam ples of merchandise shall not excoed 500 grammas. The weight of any otaer packet of mailable, articles shall not excoed 2,000 grammes ; and the form of the packet shall ba regulated by tho practice of the despatching department. Aut. VI. All mailable articles, except let ters, shall be sent under band, or so enclosed that postal agents in both countries may rsad ily verify the contents of tho packet. A.ut VII. The standard weight and progres sion for the single late of postage upon all ar ticles enumeratoil in Article IV. of this con vention are established as follows: (1) For letters, 15 grammes ; (2) For documentary manuscripts not having thft character of a direct personal correspondence, for corrected proofs, aud for samples of merchandise, 40 grammes; (3) For newspapers and prints of all kinds, embracing all mailable articles not otherwise assigned, the standard shall not be less than 40 graoimes in Italy, or one ounce and a halt in the United States ; but each post department may establish a higher stand aud weight of progression adapted to its inter ior requirements for articles of tht3 class which it despatches. Aut, VIII. The prepay ixjti of postage on ordinary letters exchangedfcveen.fhe United States and Italy shall be. ornal ; but letters not prepaid, or insufficient!' prepaid, shall be charged in the country of destination with an extra rate of 5 cents in the vUnited States and of 30 centimes in Italy. The prepayment of postage on all other articlss, including regis tered letters shall bo conr pulsory ; and when they sha'l be in no part ..propaid they shall not bo despatched ; but in sn.jMase they shall bo, if practicable, restored totheir sender. Art. IX. The articles under band, which shall be ia part prepaid, shall be forwarded to their destination ; but they shail be charged there with twioe the amount of the differtmco between the rate due and tho sum actually pre" paid. Aut. X. The international rate of postage upon th correspondence exchangnd between tho two countries is based upon tho following elements, to wit : (1) The iaterior rate of the United Stated ; (2) The interior rato of Italy; (3) Tho maritimo rate ; (4) The iutermediato transit rate; and any reduction which either country mzy obtain from the existing maritime and transit charges shall inure to the benefit of the pooplo ef tho two countries by a corres ponding reduction of tho international rates of postaga Gf.UbI:hed in the following article bo soon as the tivo departments shall have adjust od tho amount. . Art. XI Thn international rates, combined of th elements above mentioned, and appli cable to each standard of progression For the several classes of mailable articles, are estab lished a', follows, to wit : (1) For ordinary letters 20 a nts iu the United States and 1 franc in Italy; (2) For registered letters, in addition to the ordinary prsnaid rr.te, an extra charge of 10 cents in the United S(ats and 50 cen times in Italy ; (3) for documentary manu scripts, corrected proofr, and samples of mer chandise, 20 cents in the United States aud 1 franc- in italy ; (4) For journals and aii ether prints, embracing articles not' otherwise enuui erated, the standard single rate shall be fixed by tha despatchirg department, limited, never theless, by the maximum rate of four cents in the Uu ted Status and 15 centimes in Italy. Art. XII. Of the combined rate of inter national letter postage hereby established, three cents represent the interior single rate of tho United States, and fifteen centimes the interior singlo rate of Italy. The remainder of the com bined rata is atESgnod to tho payment of the cost of sea conveyance and of intermediate transit, by whatever route the maib may be conveyed. Art. XIII. Articles under band doseribed in the third and fourth paragraphs of Articlo IV. of this convention may ba registered in either country for despatch to the other, upon payment of the registration fee of ten cents in the United States and of fifty cantimea in Italy, in addition to tht psepayment ef the regular postage. Art. XIX Neither Post Dopartmont is re quired to make distribution within its jurisdic tion ofany articles the circulation of which shall be prohibited by the laws in force in the coun try of destination. Art, XX, The Post Deparrmonts of the Unit ed States and of Italy reciprocally engage to grant each to tho other the gratuitOHB con veyance across their respective territories of all corres pondence which shall be exchanged in closed mails with any countries to which they may respectively serve as intermediaries: pro vided always, that such conveyance shall be effected by the ordinary means of mail convey ance in use; and that the countries taking the benefit of such gratuitous service shall recipro cally accord the like privilago of free transit across their respective territories. The privi lege ii also accorded to each administration of sending an "agent, at its own expense, in charge of tho mails in transit. The further privilege is accorded of a free transfer of closed mails in the ports and harbors of tha the respective countries from one vossel to another, in continuance ot their cqreyance to final ds ination. Abt. XXX Correspondence of1 all kinds which either department shall despatch to ths other for the purpose of being thence forward ed in its mails So anothhr country of destination, shall bo subject to the rate3 established by Article XI. of this convention, addod to the ultorior rate in force beyond the frontier of the forwarding country, so that only ono interior rate shall be received by the forwarding de partment. Art. XXII. Small gums of money may bo .. tries by means of postal money orders, and tho rates and conditions may he arranged by an agreement between the two departments after' tho system of postal money orders shall have been adopted by the United States. Art. XXIII. Until the same scale of weights shall have been adopted by the two despart mentB, it is agreed that, for the purposes of this convention, fifteen graicmes shall be taken as the equivalent of a halfounce, forty graaimes as the equivalent of one ounce and a half, and so v. ith their rospectivs multiples in nrocros- sion as applied by tho respective offices. It is also understood that the rates upon corres pondence shall be applied according to tho- weight stated by tha despatching department, except in case of manifest error. Art. XXIV. The two departments shall settle by agreement between them all measures of detail and arrangement reduired to carry ino effect this convention, which may be modi fied from time to time by special arrangements to be agreed upon directly between the two Post Departments Akt. XXV. This convention shall take effect from a day to be fixed by the two" Post Depart manfs, and shall continue in force until one year from notice giTcn by one of tho depart ment to tho othur of its intention to rescind i Art. XIV. In order to simj 1 fy postal ac counts between the departments as much as possible, and to prepare the way for their ul timate abolition, each Post Department aha 1 ata'm to its own use all the postal rates and charges which it shall collect, whether by vir tue of prepayment or post payment ; and each department Bhall pay the cost of conveyance of the mails which it despatches a far as- th-s frontier of the country of destination. It is. also especially provided that the cost of inter mediate ocean and land conveyance of the cloned mails shall be first defrayed by that ono of the two departments which shall have ob tained form the intermediaries the most favor able pecuniary conditions of such conveyance; and any amount so paid by one department for account of tho other shall be reimbursed. Art. XV. It is distinctly agreed that all mailable articles addressed from one country to the other shall be exempt in the country of destination from any rate ot fee whatever be yond the charges, established by this conven-. tion. Art. XVI. Correspondence exclusively re lating to the postal service shall be transmitted', on both tides without any postal charge there for. Art. XVII. Correspondence of all kinds er roneously transmitted, or wrongly addaessed, shall be promptly returned to tha despatching office. Articles which shall havo been ad dressed to persons who havo departed from the place of destination, leaving thoir address, shall be forwarder' or returned, as the case may re quire, charged with the postage which the ad dressee would have been required to pay on delivery. Art. XVHX Letters, all registered articles,' and nil documentary manuscripts, which shall not be delivered to their address, eh all be res tored to th despatchinj department. Any of these articles whice may have been forwarded by one department to th other on account shall bo restored, and credit taken for the amount criginally charged by the despatching office. But- samples of merchandise, news papers, prints of all kinds, and all mailable articles not excepted which cannot be deliver ed to their addre33, shall remain at ths dtspoaal of tho receiving department, provided thoy shall not bo reclaimed by ., the sender or'ad" dresseo within six months from the date of their dospatch, continued.