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Chili [Chile],   pp. 172-198 PDF (10.6 MB)


Page 178


178                       FOREIGN    RELATIONS.
            Dispositon of claims submitted to the Anglo-Chilian tribunal.
                                                               In   In silver
                                                             pounds. dollars.
 60 Claims disallowed-............. .........................................
99, 735  $959, 989
 11 Thrown out on account of incompetency of the tribunal-.............*.......860,
355  159, 742
 14 Ordered to be filed (papers not in proper shape)-.................I.........
19, 683  19, 452
 13 Allowed-...............-..............................................4,131
 57, 420
        Total.................................................................---
983, 904  1,196, 603
 20 Settled outside of tribunal for $100,000 silver-.......-........................
50, 125  49, 666
 118                                                        1, 034,029 1,
246, 269
 Or in dollars, at $5 to the pound, $6,416,410.
 Taking the one hundred and eighteen claims, amounting to $6,416,410 (counting
 $5 to the pound), on which was allowed $178,075, or 2.78 per cent.
 Deducting from the one hundred and eighteen claims ($6,416,410) the eleven
thrown
 out by the tribunal ($4,461,517) on account of incompetency, leaves $1,954,893,
upon
 which the tribunal allowed $78,075, and outside of same $100,000; a total
$178,075, or
 9 per cent.
 Twenty claims settled outside of tribunal ($300,291). Allowed, $100,000,
or 33 per
 cent.
 Under the presidency of Sefor Lopez Netto on the tribunal seven claims out
of
 twenty-five were allowed. Under the presidency of Sehor Lafayette Rodriquez
Pereira five out of thirty-five were allowed. Under the presidency of Baron
d'An-
drada out of thirty-five none were allowed.
                                  B.Rsumn.
  Twenty-five claims decided under Sefior Lopez Netto; 35 claims decided
under
Sefhor Lafayette R. Pereira; 35 claims decided under Sefior Baron d'Audrada;
3 with-
drawn (one of them paid); 20 withdrawn, settled outside of the tribunal.-Total,
118.
                                 No. 131.
                       Mr. Roberts to Mr. Bayard.
                                  [Extract.]
No. 166.]                   LEGATION OF THE UNITED STATES,
                  Santiago, .November 11, 1887. (Received January 4.)
   SIR: Cholera has again made its appearance in Santiago. For the
week ending November 5 forty cases were reported as proving fatal,
nineteen on yesterday and fourteen the day previous.
   It has extended to the south of Chili during the winter months, and
has been particularly severe in some sections.
   It is the general impression that it will prove as destructive to life
in Santiago and its environs as it was last summer, though the Gov-
ernment and people are much better prepared to meet it in a sanitary
point of view.
   It is quite possible that our commerce and mails by way of Panama
may be again obstructed in consequence.          The charg6 d'affaires of
Colombia notified the Chilian Government on the 8th instant that his
Government would not permit vessels from Chili to enter her ports for
the present.   So long as Peru keeps her ports open the. mnails will be
sent there, and fiom thence, to Panama; but should Pciru follow th e
example of Co..lombia," and in all p~robabi+>lity ' '  she will,
then tbe South


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