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United States, Progress of... 39
United States Ter., Extent...
United Workmen, Order of... 148
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United Soc. Christian End'r. 145
United Spanish War Veterans 155
United States Army.

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Warren, F. E., Sketch...
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155 Wars, Foreign, Order of...
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Wars, Recent, Chronology
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Washington Boulevard..
Washington, Capitol in..... 63
Washington Election Returns 313
Washington Forest Reserves. 122
Washington (State) Officials.. 313
Washington Park..
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Waterway, Lakes to Gulf..
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Wreck of 18-Hour Train... 177
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Wyoming Election Returns... 315

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University of Chicago Library 460
University (Chicago) Settlem❜t 509
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CHICAGO DAILY NEWS

ALMANAC AND YEAR-BOOK

1908.

Astronomical calculations prepared by Berlin H. Wright, De Land, Fla., and expressed in mean or clock time unless otherwise indicated.

Sun enters

THE SEASONS AND SUN'S APPARENT PATH THROUGH THE ZODIAC.

constellation

December 22,
January 21,
February 19,

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5 44 p. m., 1907. Winter begins and lasts 89 0 35 south of equator. 4 20 a. m., 1908.

6 44 p. m., 1908.

20, 6 19 p. m.. 1908. Spring begins and lasts 92 19 52 north of equator. 20, 6 03 a. m., 1908.

21. 5 08 a. m., 1908.

Sun enters - constellation
Sun enters X constellation
Sun enters & constellation X March
Sun enters & constellation ↑ April
Sun enters x constellation & May
Sun enters constellation x June
Sun enters & constellation July
Sun enters mp constellation & August
Sun enters constellation m September 23, 4 50 a. m., 1908. Autumn begins and lasts 89 18 35 south of equator.
Sun enters m constellation October 23, 2 49 p. m., 1908.
Sun enters constellation m November 22, 10 26 a. m., 1908.
Sun enters constellation December 21, 11 25 p. m., 1908. Win. begins and trop. yr.=365 5 41

2 11 p. m., 1908. Summer begins and lasts 93 14 39 north of equator.
106 a. m., 1908.

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7 15 21 longer north of equator than south of it. This is due to the slower motion of the earth (apparent motion of the sun) when the earth is near its aphelion, or farthest point of its orbit from the sun, during the summer months.

ERAS OF TIME.

The Gregorian year 1908 corresponds to the following eras:

From July 4 the 133d year of the independence of the United States.

The year 1326 (nearly) of the Mohammedan era, beginning Feb. 4.

The year A. M. 8017 of the Greek church, beginning Jan. 14 (0. S.).

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The year 5668-9 (nearly) of the Jewish era, be-
ginning Sept. 26 or at sunset Feb. 25.
The year 2568 (nearly) of the Japanese era, be-
ginning Feb. 2.

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St. Barnabas.

.Mar. 4 Quadragesima Sunday... Mar. 8 St. Patrick's Day. . Mar. 17 Annunciation (Lady Day) Mar. 25 Mid-Lent Sunday.

Palm Sunday..

Mar. 29

Apr. 12

Maundy Thursday.......Apr. 16

Whitsunday (Pentecost)..June 7

Trinity Sunday.

Corpus Christi.

. June 11

June 14

..June 18

St. John the Baptist...June 24
Saints Peter and Paul..June 29
St. James.

July 25
Transfiguration ........ Aug. 6

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St. Matthew.

Michaelmas (St. John and

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St. Luke.

Saints Simon and

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All Souls' Day.
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Advent Sunday..
St. Andrew.

St. Thomas..

.Sept. 21

.Sept. 29

.Oct. 18

Jude..Oct. 28

Nov. 1

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Nov. 29

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Christmas Day (Friday). Dec. 25
St. Stephen..

.Dec. 26
St. John the Evangelist. Dec. 27
Holy Innocents..
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.Sept. 16, 18, 19
..Dec. 16, 18, 19

JEWISH OR HEBREW CALENDAR YEAR 5668-9.

The year 5668 is the 6th of the 299th cycle of 19 years.

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Thursday, April 2, 1908 Thursday, April 16, 1908

....Friday, Saturday, May 1, 2, 1908

..Tuesday, May 19, 1908

.Sunday, May 31 1908
Friday, June 5, 1908

.Monday, Tuesday, June 29, 30, 1908
..Thursday, July 16, 1908
Wednesday, July 29, 1908
..Thursday, August 6, 1908

Thursday, Friday, August 27, 28, 1909
Saturday, September 26, 1908
Monday, September 28, 1908

..Monday, October 5, 1908

..Saturday, October 10, 1908

..Friday, October 16, 1908

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Sunday, Monday, October 25, 26, 1908

Rosh Chodesh......Tuesday, Wednesday, November 24, 25, 1908

1st day of Chanukah...

1..... Rosh Chodesh...

..Saturday, December 19, 1908 .Thursday, Friday, December 24, 25, 1908

GREEK CHURCH AND RUSSIAN CALENDAR--A. D. 1908. A. M. 8017.

HOLY DAYS.

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The year 1308 corresponds nearly to the 4605th of the Chinese era or the 45th year of the 76th cycle of 60 years and contains 355 days.

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For far western points within any of the above zones of latitude add 2 min. for each hour of longitude to moon's rising and setting and southing.

For far eastern points subtract 2 min. for each hour of longitude from moon's rising, setting and southing.

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