C. M. DANIELS' RECORDS. In New York, N. Y., Feb. 2, 1907, Charles M. Daniels made 500 yards in 6:3545; he made 250 yards in 3:0145, 300 yards in 3:4525,400 yards in 5:13 and 440 yards in 5:4725. In the same city Feb. 25 Mr. Daniels made a mile in 23:4035. March 13, in New York city, he made 120 yards in 1:12% and 150 yards in 1:343.

BILLIARDS. AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP. Calvin Demarest of Chicago won the 14-2 amateur billiard championship of the United States in a tournament held in New York city March 4-14, 1907. Standing of players:

GamesGames High single Grand High Player.

won. lost. average. average, run. Demarest

5 0 27 3-11 14 86-101 115 Conklin

4 2 11 14-26 9 156-170 68 Gardner

3 3 11 13-18 9 95-162 101 Poggenburg 3 3 21 6-14 11 64- 96 101 Mial

2 4 17 7-10 10 41-110 94 Rolls

0 5 14 2-50 8 13-126 80 J. F. Poggenburg, in playing off a tie with Dr. L. L. Mial, made a high run of 117 and an average of 46 6-11, but as they were not made in tournament competition they did not affect the tournament record or prizes. The winners prior to 1903 were Arthur Townsend, E. F. Gardner, Wilson P. Foss and J. F. Poggenburg. Record since then: 1905-Charles F. Conklin. 1906-Edward F. Gardner. 1907-Calvin Demarest.

Jake Schaefer won the 18-1 balk-line championship from George Sutton in a game played in Chicago March 11, 1907, by a score of 500 to 448. The winner's average was 13 32-36 and the loser's 12 16-36. The highest run in the game was 100 by Schaefer.

ARCHERY. The twenty-ninth annual tournament of the Na. tional Archery association took place at Washing ton park, Chicago, Aug. 14, 15 and 16, 1907. Harry B. Richardson of Boston, holder of the title of national champion, retained the honor by making a score in the men's York round of 860 on 184 hits. Wallace Bryant, the national champion of 1903, was second with a score of 797 on 183 hits. W. H. Thompson of Seattle was third with 758 on 178 hits. The women's national round championship honors were won by Mrs. M. C. Howell of Cincinnati, who for the last seventeen years has held the title. Mrs. Howell made 619 out of 123 hits, which is an average of five points for each arrow. Second place 'went to Mrs. E. W. Frentz of Boston. Her total score figured up to 317. counted out of 71 hits. Miss H. A. Case took third with a score of 307. Mrs. A. Barbe had fourth position with 197 points. In the team shoot Chicago won by a score of 1,680 out of 350 hits.

Officers for 1907-1908: Dr. E. B. Weston, Chicago, president; G. F. Henry, Des Moines, Iowa, vice-president; Dr. W. C. Williams, Chicago, secretary; A. E Spink, Chicago, treasurer; W. H. Thompson, W. A. Clark. Cincinnati, O., and C. C. Beach, Battle Creek, Mich, executive committee. Next tournament to be held in Chicago on same range.

BICYCLE ROAD RACING IN 1907. George Blum of Chicago won time prize in the Detroit Wheelman's 25-mile race over the Belle Isle course May 30, 1907, making the distance in 1:08:3015 Joe McNeil of Detroit, Mich., with a seven-minute handicap, won first place.

The time prize in Livingston-Millburn road race was won by James Zanes of Newark, N. J., in 1:10:44. W. A. Heer of Newark, N. J., with a handicap of six minutes, came in first.

William ("Farmer'') Blum won the ChicagoEvanston 25-mile road race July 4, 1907, in 1:03:10, which is a world's record. It was not allowed, however, because he rode more than one wheel on account of punctures. Blum won both time and place honors.

POLO. The junior and senior polo championship games of 1907 were played on the grounds of the Onwentsia Polo club at Lake Forest, Ill., July 10-27. 1907. The second team of the Bryn Mawr (Philadelphia) team won the junior event by defeating the Onwentsia team by a score of 10 to 534, while the Rockaway Hunt club team from Long Island, N. Y., won the senior championship by defeating the Bryn Mawr team by a score of 13 to 212. The other clubs represented at the tournament were Buffalo and Fort Riley.


Winning club. 1901-A. W. L. Challenge.

Minneapolis Hamilton

.. Chicago Minneapolis

.Ypsilanti 1902-A. W. L. Challenge

Philadelphia Hamilton

.Cleveland Minneapolis

Milwaukee Brooklyn

New York 1903-A. W. L. Challenge.

..Baltimore Hamilton

.Cleveland Minneapolis

Grand Rapids Brooklyn

Michigan 1904–A. W. L. Challenge.. Mimeapolis and St. Paul Hamilton

.Racine, Wis. Minneapolis

.Scranton, Pa. Brooklyn

. Minnesota 1905-Hamilton

.Chicago Minneapolis

.. Chicago Brooklyn

Chicago 1906-Hamilton

Brookline, Mass. Minneapolis

Providence, R. I. Brooklyn..

New England Whist league Associate

..Cincinnati, O. 1907-Hamilton

Grand Rapids Minneapolis

..Chicago Brooklyn

New England Associate..Mrs. Greene and Mrs. Cannon, N. Y. The officers of the American Whist league are: President, David Muhlfelder, Albany, N. Y.; vicepresident, Ernest B. Cooper, Nashville, Tenn.; recording secretary, E. A. Montgomery, Minneapolis, Minn.; corresponding secretary, Clarence Vail, Brooklyn, N. Y.; treasurer, E. G. Comstock, Milwaukee, Wis.

WOMAN'S WHIST LEAGUE. The Woman's Whist league held its tenth annual congress in New York, N. Y., May 6-11, 1907. The Washington trophy was won by the New Amsterdam club of New York, the Cavendish trophy by the Philadelphia club and the Philadelphia cup and Toledo trophy by the Howells club. Mrs. James T. Shaw of Detroit is president of the league and Mrs. 0. D. Thompson of Pittsburg recording secretary.

PEDESTRIANISM. Albert Corey of the First Regiment Athletic team set a new record Oct. 23-24, 1907, for the 100-mile run between Milwaukee and Chicago by covering the distance in 18:33:00. The former record, made by Henry Schmehl, was 19:54:00.

Daniel O'Leary, the veteran pedestrian, aged 63 years, walked 1,000 miles in 1,000 consecutive hours at Cincinnati, O., in 1907, starting Sept. 9 and finishing Oct. 20.

ROQUE. Harold Bosworth of New London, Conn., won the national championship at roque at Norwich, Conn.. Aug. 26, 1907, by defeating C. G. Williams and Edward Clark, who had tied with him in the first division. Howard of Washington, D. C., holder of the title of champion, did not appear to defend it.

FLY CASTING. In the annual tournament of the International Association of Fly Casting Clubs_concluded at Racine, Wis., Aug. 17, 1907, I. H. Bellows of Chicago won the a mond trophy with a score of 99 6-15. In the distance salmon fiy contest F. N. Peet of Chicago won with a record of 121 feet.

John Nilsson in 1896 by three and three-fifths seconds.

ICE SKATING. Harry B. Kaad of the Northwest Skating club won the title of Illinois state champion at the Logan Square rink, Chicago, Feb. 24, 1907, by winning the 2 mile, 1-mile, half-mile and 440-yard races. He lost only the 220-yard race to W. D. Foy. The course was sloppy and the time made was only fair,

Morris Wood, the amateur champion, at the Saratoga rink in Brooklyn, N. Y., Feb. 25. 1907, made a half mile in 1:164, lowering the record made by

ROLLER SKATING. Harley Davidson at Riverview park, Chicago, June 6, 1907, won the mile championship and broke the world's record for the distance by making it in 2:48 flat. June 26 at the same place he won the 2-mile championship and made a new record by covering the distance in 5:2535.


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variable winds. No immediate change, but winds will go to

south inside of 36 hours. Rain or snow, increasing easterly winds. Rain or snow, high easterly winds, followed within 48 hours by clearing, cooler, west to

northwest winds. Clearing. colder, fresh to brisk west to

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.Goldenrod .Sequoia cactus . Apple blossom

Po .Columbine .Peach blossom

Cherokee rose ......Syringa



Alabama......... Cotton state...
Arkansas Bear state..
California. .Golden state..
Colorado Centennial state..
Delaware.. Blue Hen state....
Florida... Peninsula state.

.Cracker state.

Sucker state.

Hoosier state. Iowa....

Hawkeye state. Kansas

.Sunflower state.. Kentucky Blue Grass state. Louisiana.. Pelican state.. Maine

.Pine Tree state... Maryland ..old Line state. Massachusetts..Bay state. Michigan..... Wolverine state.. Minnesota. .Gopher state. Mississippi Bayou state. Montana... Stub Toe state. Missouri.. Nebraska Nevada

..Silver state.


New HampshireGranite state.
New Jersey......Jersey Blue state...Sugar maple (tree)
New York .. Empire state.

...... Rose North Carolina .old North state. North Dakota... Flickertail state..

.Goldenrod Ohio....

Buckeye state. Oklahoma

Mistletoe Oregon... .Beaver state...

Oregon grape Pennsylvania...Keystone state. Rhode Island... Little Rhody..

Violet South Carolina.. Palmetto state. South Dakota...Swinge Cat state. Tennessee Big Bend state. Texas Lone Star state.

Bluebonnet Utah..

Sego lily Vermont. Green Mountain state:... Red clover Virginia.. .The Old Dominion. Washington.....Chinook state

.Rhododendron West Virginia. The Panhandle. Wisconsin .Badger state.

Wild rose Sunflower

Magnolia Pine cone

.Apple blossom

Moccasin .Magnolia Bitter root ..Goldenrod Goldenrod

NOTE-Only nicknames that are well known and "state flowers” officially adopted or commonly accepted are given in the foregoing list.


Ohm-Unit of resistance; represents resistance of.

fered to an unvarying electric current by a column of mercury at the temperature of ice, 14.5421 grams in mass, of a cross-sectional area of 1.00003 square millimeters and of the length of

106.3 centimeters. Ampere-Unit of current; decomposes .0009324 of a

gram of water in one second or deposits silver at the rate of .001118 of a gram per second, when passed through a solution of nitrate of silver in

water. Volt-Unit of electro motive force; one volt equals

one ampere of current passing through a substance having one ohm of resistance.

Coulomb-Unit of. quantity; amount of electricity

transferred by a current of one ampere in one

second. Farad-Unit of capacity; capacity of a condenser

charged to a potential of one volt by one cou

lomb. A microfarad is one-millionth of a farad. Joule-Unit of work; equivalent to energy expend

ed in one second by one, ampere current in one ohm resistance. Watt-Unit of power; equivalent to work done at

the rate of one joule per second. A kilowatt is 1,000 watts.


Revised to Oct. 1, 1907. NOTE-The laws as given below are necessarily 15 to Nov. 30; on upper peninsula Oct. 1 to Nov. very much condensed and many of the restrictions 30; Europe .n partridge, unlawful to kill until 1912; as to modes of hunting and fishing and as to the homing pigeons and mourning doves, unlawful to transportation, export and sale of game are omit- kill or capture at any time; duck, plover, snipe ted. Copies of the state laws may usually be and woodcock and any kind of waterfowl, open obtained by writing to the commissioners and war- season from Sept. 1 to Jan. 1; snipe, geese, brant, dens. The dates are for the open season except bluebill, canvasback, widgeon, pintail, whistler, where it is otherwise specified.

spoonbill, redhead, butterball and sawbill duck

may also be killed between March and April 25; ILLINOIS.

geese and brant in Chippewa county. open sea. GAME-Deer protected until 1917; quail, Nov. 10 son all the year. to Dec. 20; prairie chicken and partridges protected Fish-Landlocked salmon, grayling and speckled, until 1911; woodcock or mourning doves, Aug. 1 California, Loch Leven and steelhead trout, open to Dec. 1; snipe and plover, Sept. 1 to May 1; season from April 15 to Aug. 15; sturgeon or black, squirrels, July 1 to Nov. 16; pheasants cannot be strawberry, green or white bass, unlawful to take killed until after July 1, 1913; wild geese, ducks, from inland waters except with hook and line; brant or other waterfowl, Sept. 1 to April 15. One black bass, unlawful to take in any manner from person is limited to thirty-five ducks and other April 1 to May, 20. game birds in one day. The killing of wild birds LICENSES-Nonresidents (for deer), $25; residents, other than sparrows, hawks and crows is forbid- $1.50. den.

State Game, Fish and Forestry Warden-Charles Fish-Fishing with nets, June 1 to April 15; S. Pierce, Lansing, Mich. with seines, July 1 to April 15; fishing with book and line, all the year. Black bass, pike and pick

MINNESOTA. erel may be taken only with hook and line. The GAME-Deer, male moose and male caribou, Nov. meshes of seines must be at least 142 inches

10 to 30; kill limit for moose one and for deer square. Minimum length or weight of fishes al

two; doves, snipe, prairie chicken, grouse, woodlowed to be sold: Black bass, 11 inches; white

cock and plover, Sept. 1 'to Nov. 1; quail, ruffed or striped bass, 8; rock bass, &; river croppie, 8;

grouse or partridge and pheasant, Oct. Dec. white croppie, 8; yellow perch, 6; wall-eyed pike,

1; wild ducks, geese, brant and other aquatic 15; pike or pickerel, 18; buffalo, 15; German carp,

fowls, Sept. 1 to Dec. 1; kill limit, fifteen birds a 15; sunfish, 6; red-eyed perch, 6; white perch, 10;

day; mink, muskrat, otter and beaver, Nov. 1 to common whitefish, 112 pounds; lake trout, 142

May 1. pounds.

FISH–Trout, April 15 to Sept. 1; black, gray or LICENSES—Issued by the secretary of state; hunt- Oswego bass. May 29 to March 1; pike, muskeling license for nonresidents, $15.50; residents, $1.

lunge, whitefish, croppie, perch, sunfish, sturgeon, State Game Commissioner-A. J. Lovejoy, Spring

lake trout and catfish, May 1 to March 1; pickerel, field, Ill.

suckers, bullheads, red horse and carp may be WISCONSIN.

taken at any time in any manner.

LICENSES-Nonresidents, $25 for all game animals GAME ANIMALS-Beaver protected at all times; deer, Nov. 10 to Nov. 30 (protected in certain coun

and $10 for game birds; licenses obtained from

state commissioners; resident's license, obtained ties); kill limit, two deer in one season; fawn, in

from county auditors, $1. spotted or red coat, protected; fisher, marten, mink,

Executive Agent of Game and Fish CommissionNov. 1 to March 1; moose, protected at all times;

ers-Charles Avery, St. Paul, Minn.; superintendmuskrat, Nov. 1 to May 1; otter, Nov. 1 to Feb.

ent of fisheries, S. F. Fullerton, St. Paul. 15; rabbit and squirrel, Sept. 1 to March 1; raccoon, Oct. 1 to Jan

IOWA. GAME BIRDS-Grouse, special in localities; par- GAME-Pinnated grouse and prairie chicken, Sept. tridge, plover, snipe and woodcock, Sept. 1 to Dec. 1 to Dec. 1; woodcock, July 10 to Jan. 1; ruffed 1; prairie chicken and hen, Oct. 1 to Oct. 15; grouse, pheasants. wild turkey and quail, Nov. 1 pheasants protected until 1915; duck of all vari- to Dec. 15; wild duck, geese and brant, Sept. 1 to eties, goose (wild or brant) and rail or rice hen, April 15; squirrel, Sept. 1 to Jan. 1; beaver, mink, Sept. 1 to Jan. 1; swan protected at all times. otter, muskrat, Nov. 1 to April 1; Mongolian, ring

GAME FISH-Catfish, May 25 to March 1; black neckor Chinese pheasant protected until Oct. 1, bass, March 1 to June 10 (special in certain wa- 1915. ters and as to size); brook trout, April 15 to FISH–Trout and salmon, March 1 to Nov. 1; Sept. 1; bass (green, silver, rock and white), fid- bass, pike, croppies and other game fish, May 15 dler, catfish, pickerel, pike and muskellunge, May to Nov. 15. 25 to March 1 succeeding.

LICENSES-Nonresidents, $10.50 for each county. LICENSES-Nonresidents, for all kinds of game, Warden-George A. Lincoln, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. $25; for all kinds except deer, $10; license for residents, $1.

INDIANA. State Fish and Game Warden-J. W. Stone, Bar

GAME-Quail, ruffed and pinnated grouse. prairie ron, Wis.

chicken, Nov. 10 to Jan. 1; squirrels, July 1 to MICHIGAN.

Oct. 1; wild geese, ducks, brant and other wild GAME ANIMALS-Moose, elk and caribou protected

waterfowl, Sept. 1' to April 1; wild deer, turkeys until 1913; elk, unlawful to kill until 1918 on Bois

and pheasants protected; woodcock, July í to Oct. Blanc island; deer, open season from Nov. 10 to

1 and Nov. 10 to Jan. 1. There is an entirely Nov. 30 inclusive; unlawful for any person to kill

closed season on all hunting except of wild duck

and other waterfowl from Oct. i to Nov. 10 of more than two or to use dogs or artificial lights in hunting; unlawful to kill deer in water; unlaw

each year. ful to kill until 1910 in Kalkaska county, until

FISH-Fishing with hook and line lawful during 1912 in Arenac, Bay, Benzie, Cheboygan, Emmet

whole year except in Bass lake, where it is unand Leelanau counties and until 1918 on Bois Blanc

lawful to fish through ice. island; rabbits, unlawful to use ferrets in certain

LICENSES-Residents, $1; issued by clerks of coun. counties; squirrel, open season from Oct. 15 to

ty Circuit courts; nonresidents, $15.50. Nov. 30; beaver, unlawful to kill until 1910; otter,

Game Commissioner-Z. T. Sweeney, Columbus, fisher and marten, unlawful to kill from May 1

Ind. to Nov. 30; mink, raccoon, skunk and muskrat,

NEBRASKA. unlawful to kill during September and October; GAME-Deer, antelope and beaver protected; prai. bounties paid for killing wolf, lynx and wildcat. rie chicken and grouse, Sept. 15 to Nov. 30; quail,

GAME Birds--Unlawful to kill prairie chicker, Nov. 15 to Nov. 30; wild ducks and geese, Sept. Mongolian or English pheasants, wild turkey, ha- 15 to April 10; snipe, yellow legs and plover, Sept. zel grouse and wild pigeon until 1910; quail, open 15_to April 10; squirrels protected. season Oct. 15 to Nov. 30 inclusive; partridge and FISH-Trout, April 1 to Sept. 30; all other fish, spruce hen, open season on lower peninsula Oct. April i to Nov. 15.

LICENSES-For residents, $1; nonresidents, $10; issued by county clerks.

Chief Deputy Game and Fish Commissioner George L. Carter, Lincoln, Neb.

COLORADO. GAME-Deer, Oct. 1 to Oct. 20; mountain sheep, antelope and elk protected; prairie chickens and grouse, Aug. 20 to Oct. 1; sage chickens, Aug. 1 to Oct. 1; wild turkey protected; wild waterfowl, Sept. 10 to April 15, except in altitudes above 7,000 feet, where season opens Sept. 15 and closes May 1; doves, Aug. 15 to Sept. 5; quail protected.

FISH–Trout not less than seven inches long and other fish, June 1 to Nov. 30.

LICENSES-General hunting license for nonresidents, $25; bird-hunting license in each county, $2 first day and $1 for each additional day; general state license, $1. Commissioner-John M. Woodward, Denver, Col.

NORTH DAKOTA. GAME-Prairie chicken, pinnated grouse, sharptailed grouse, ruffed grouse, woodcock, Sept. 1 to Oct. 15; quail and pheasant protected; wild duck, Sept. 1 to May 1; wild geese, cranes and brant, Sept. 1 to May 1; buffalo, moose, elk, caribou, mountain sheep, permanently protected; deer, Nov. 10 to Dec. 1; beaver and otter protected; antelope protected until 1911.

FISH-Pike, pickerel, perch, croppie, trout, buffalo, bass and muskellunge, May 1 to Jan. 1; fishing with hook and line alone allowed. LICENSES—Nonresidents, $25; residents, 75 cents.

SOUTH DAKOTA. GAME-Buffalo, elk, deer, mountain sheep, Nov. 1 to Dec. 1; prairie_chicken, grouse, woodcock and quail, Sept. 1 to Jan. 1; wild duck, geese and brant, Sept. 1 to May 1; plover and curlew, Sept. 1 to May 15; beaver and otter protected until 1911.

FISH–Bass, carp, shad and croppies, May 1 to Oct. 1; trout, May 1 to Sept. 1.

LICENSES-For nonresidents, who must be accompanied by a warden as guide, $25; issued by county treasurers.

Wardens-Each county has a fish and game warden.

MONTANA. GAME-Deer, Sept. 1 to Dec. 15; mountain sheep and goat, Sept. 1 to Dec. 1; elk, Sept. 1 to Dec. 1; prairie chickens, sage hens and partridge, Sept. 1 to Dec. 1; wild waterfowl, Sept. 1 to Dec. 1.

FISH-No restrictions. LICENSES—Nonresidents, for big game, $25; for bird hunting and fishing, $10; fishing alone, $1. Warden-William F. Scott, Helena, Mont.

IDAHO. GAME-Deer, elk, mountain sheep and goat, Sept. 15 to Jan. 1; moose, caribou, antelope, buffalo, protected; quail, Nov. 1 to Dec. 1; grouse, Aug. 15 to Dec. i; partridge, pheasant, turtle dove, prairie chicken, Sept. i to Dec. 1; sage hen, Aug. 1 to Dec. 1; Mongolian pheasant, Canada grouse or fool hen, protected to March 14, 1911;, snipe, plover, duck and goose, Sept. 15 to Jan. 1.

Fish-Fishing with hook and line only permitted all the year. Warden-W. N. Stephens, Boise, Idaho.

WYOMING. GAME—Deer, elk, antelope, mountain sheep, Sept. 15 to Nov. 15; moose and marten protected until 1912; ducks and geese, Sept., 1 to May 1; partridges, pheasant, prairie chicken, grouse, Aug. 1 to Sept. 15.

Fish-Fishing open year round.

LICENSES-For nonresidents, $50; guides must be employed.

Warden-D. C. Nowlin, Lander, Wyo.


Vacant lands in the United States at the close of the fiscal year ended June 30, 1907.

[From the report of the commissioner of the general land office.)

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Fiscal year ended June 30, 1907.

Acres. Under sundry special acts..

7,371.63 Private entries.

94, 155 07 Cash substitution for military bounty Public auction.... 86,374.84 land warrants...

80.00 Pre-emption entries..

2,701.82 Lands entered with surveyors' general Timber and stone entries. 1,444,574.86 scrip

160.00 Mineral-land entries.. 76,757,78 Total

3,023,011.27 Coal-land entries..

25,158.81 Abandoned military reservations..


MISCELLANEOUS. Excesses on homestead and other entries 23,916.06

Acres. Desert land entries (original).

1,255,197.97 Homestead entries (original).14,754,584.62 Town sites....

1,729.10 State selections...

2,080,533.30 Town lots..

882.41 Railroad selections.

912,009.98 Supplemental payments..

33.71 Wagon-road selections..


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EARTHQUAKES AND ERUPTIONS IN 1907. Jan. 9—Great eruption of Mauna Loa in Hawaiian ico and vicinity; Ayutla destroyed; more than islands.

100 persons killed. Jan. 10—Earthquake shocks felt in Pennsylvania, April 15— Andean volcanoes active. Sweden, Norway and Russia.

April 17-Shocks felt in Constantinople and variJan. 14–Kingston, Jamaica, destroyed by earth- ous places in Spain.

quake. (Details will be found elsewhere in this April 19–Volcano of Puyehue, Chile, in active erupvolume.)

tion. Jan. 18-Severe shock at Tolmezzo, Italy; quakes April 19-Slight shock felt at Charleston, S. C. also felt in Russia and Scotland.

April 19-Earth shock felt in Algeria. Jan. 20-Severe earthquake shocks_in Siberia. April 20—Earthquakes in Portugal and Turkey Jan. 20—Volcano of Asama-Yama, Japan, in erup- reported. tion.

April 26-Sharp earthquake shock in northern Italy. Jan. 22-Simalu island, Dutch East Indies, reported May 10—Several earthquake shocks felt in Austriaengulfed by tidal wave.

Hungary and Siberia. Jan. 24-Shocks felt in eastern United States and May 11-Mounts Etna and Stromboli in active erupin Spain.

tion. Jan. 25—Earthquake in canton of Grisona, Switzer- June 30—Earthquake felt at Portsmouth, N. H. land.

July 1-Seismograph at Cheltenham, Md., records Jan. 29-Earthquake in Tasmania.

severe quake. Jan. 31-Earthquake shocks in southern Illinois Sept. 2-Seismographs in Washington and Isle of and Indiana.

Wight record heavy earthquake. Feb. 11-Quake is felt in Virginia.

Oct. 16-Seismograph in Washington records great Feb. 12-Severe earthquake shock in province of earthquake. Murcia, Spain.

Oct. 21-Little town of Karatagh, Bokhara, deFeb. 18—Mount Etna shows 'signs of activity. stroyed by landslide caused by earthquake; 3,400 March 29-Severe earthquake at Bitlis in Turkish lives lost.

Armenia; eight persons killed and 300 houses de- Oct. 23-Several hundred people killed by earthstroyed.

quake in Calabria, Italy. April 2--Azores shaken by earthquake shocks. Nov. 7-Violent earthquake in province of Huesca, April 15—Heavy earthquake shock in City of Mex- Spain.

VESSELS IN FOREIGN CARRYING TRADE. Values of imports and exports of the United States carried in American and foreign vessels, with the percentage carried in American vessels.

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