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MORTALITY STATISTICS.

Deaths per 1,000 of population in the registration area of the United States and of various foreign countries in 1901 1905:

Annual av. Country.

1901 to 1904.1901. 1902. 1903. 1904. 1905. United States. ...16.6 16.615.9 16.1 16.6 16.2 England and Wales...16.6 16.9 16.2 15.4 16.3 16.2 Scotland

.17.4 17.9 17.2 16.6 16.9 15.9 Ireland

.18.1 17.8 17.5 17.5 18.1 17.1 Germany

20.3 20.7 19.4 20.0 19.6 19.8 Prussia

..20.1 20.5 19.2 19.8 19.3 19.6 Norway

..14.7 14.9 13.9 14.8 14.4 * Sweden . 15.7 16.1 15.4 15.1

15.3 Hungary

26.0 25.4 27.0 26.1 24.8 Netherlands

16.5 17.2 16.3 15.6 15.9 15.3 Belgium

.17.6 17.2 17.3 17.0 Switzerland

18.0 18.0 17.2 17.6 17.8 Spain

26.7 27.7 26.1 25.0 25.8 Italy

22.2

22.0 22.1 22.2 20.9 21.7 *No figures available.

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13.7

CHIEF CAUSES OF DEATH IN THE UNITED

STATES. Death rate per 100,000 of population. From census bureau report.

Cause of death. Annual av. Increasing rates: 1900 to 1904.1901. 1902. 1903. 1904. 1905. Nephritis and Bright's disease

94.4 89.5 91.3 97.8 103.8 104.3 Apoplexy

69.0

68.4 68.5 68.6 71.9 72.2 Cancer

66.5 64.5 65.3 68.6 70.6 72.1 Diabetes 10.9 10.3 10.4 11.3 12.9

13.0 Appendicitis

10.6 10.0 10.1 11.0 11.9 12.0 Decreasing rates: Old age.:

44.0 47.2 44.6 39.3 39.0 36.4 Bronchitis

39.4 39.8 39.4 36.4

36.0 33.5 Convulsions

25.2 27.2 25.0 21.0 20.5 19.8 Paralysis

21.9 23.1 20.9 20.3 19.4 17.7 Peritonitis

12.0 13.1 12.0 10.2 10.1 9.2 Scarlet fever.

11.8 13.1 12.7 12.3 10.9 6.8 Fluctuating rates: Tuberculosis (lungs)..172.3 174.9 163.2 165.7 177.3 168.2 Pneumonia

.134.6 133.3 124.5 122.2 135.7 115.7 Heart disease

.120.6 113.7 117.8 125.1 134.2 132.5 Diarrhea, enteritis...112.8 113.8 105.4 101.5 111.3 116.7 Typhoid fever... 33.7 32.4 34.4 34.3 31.9 28.1 Diphtheria, croup.... 33.6 34.1 30.9 31.8 28.5 23.8 Meningitis

33.0 33.3 31.3 28.3

31.8 34.5 Premature birth

30.9 27.5 28.5 31.2 34.3 32.9 Bronchopneumonia .. 30.7 28.4 31.8 33.7 36.9 34.4 Congenital debility 21.8 21.0 21.7 21.3 20.7 31.5 Influenza

20.8 32.3 10.1 18.6 20.3 19.0 Lack of care.

15.1 15.2 15.8 13.8 14.5 3.0 Cirrhosis of liver. 14.1 13.6 14.0 14.5 15.1 14.8 Gastritis

12.1 12.0 11.6 11.7 11.2 10.6 Whooping cough 11.3 9.8 12.1 15.9 6.6 10.7 Endocarditis

11.1 10.5 11.5 9.8 11.7 12.6 Measles

10.1 7.3 9.5 9.9 11.0 7.6

Annual av. City.

1900 to 1904.1901, 1902. 1903. 1904. 1905. Boston

19.2 29.9 19.1 18.3 18.3 18.5 Buffalo

..15.4 15.4 14.7 16.0 16.0 15.6 Chicago

.14.6 13.9 14.6 15.3 13.8 13.3 Cincinnati

.19.1 19.5 18.1 18.8 20.8 19.2 Cleveland

.16.1 15.2 15.8 16.6 15.4 14.7 Denver

.19.2 20.0 19.1 18.4 19.6 19.2 Detroit

15.6 15.3 15.6 15.8 14.9 14.4 Fall River.

20.7

18.8 21.0 22.2 19.6 19.9 Grand Rapids.

13.4 12.9 12.3

13.4 14.8 14.3 Indianapolis

..15.8 15.4 14.3 15.8 16.3 14.1 Tersey City.

19.6 19.2 18.7

18.7 20.8 19.0 Kansas City.

.17.1 16.1 15.8 17.4 19.7 15 9 Louisville

18.8 18.4

18.0 18.6 19.8 18.1 Memphis

19.2 18.4 18.0 17.8 19.5 17.9 Milwaukee

13.6 13.2 12.6 13.5 13.6 13.0 Minneapolis

.10.6 11.7 10.0 10.4 9.6 9.4 New Haven..

.17.4 17.9 16.7 17.0 17.2 18.7 New Orleans.

23.1 22.3 22.3 22.3 22.3 23.7 New York.

.19.4 19.9 18.6 18.0 20.1 18.4 Omaha

.11.3 11.6 11.9 9.7 11.5 10.8 Philadelphia

.18.8 18.1 17.6 18.8 18.8 17.7 Pittsburg

. 20.7 20.0 22.0 21.7 19.8 20.0 Portland, Ore

12.4 11.7 12.7 13.5 Providence

19.5 19.1 18.4 20.6 18.5 17.5 St. Louis...

18.1 18.0 17.3 18.2 18.8 16.9 St. Paul.

10.0 10.4

10.0 9.7 10.0 10.0 Salt Lake City .17.8 15.9 19.2 19.4 18.3 18.3 San Antonio.

.24.4 24.7 26.6 22.5 25.3 24.5 San Francisco.. 21.0 20.6 21.6 21.3 20.8 20.1 Scranton

.16.7 16.3 14.0 14.9 17.9 18.2 Seattle

11.8 10.8 12.3 12.1 12.6 11.5 Syracuse

14.4 14.1 13.3 14.3 15.2 15.5 Toledo

.14.5 14.0 14.3 14.7 13.7 13.7 Washington ......20.9 21.4 20.1 20.3 20.8 20.5 BIRTH AND DEATH RATES IN FOREIGN

COUNTRIES. Average annual number of births and deaths per 1,000 of population.

-Ten-year periods.-
Births.

Deaths.
Country.

1881-1890. 1.91-1900, 1881-1890, 1891-1900 England and Wales...32.5 29.9

19.1 18.2 Scotland

.32.5 30.2 19.2 18.7 Ireland

23.0 18.0 18.2 Denmark

32.0 30.2 18.6 17.5 Norway

.30.8 30.3 17.0 16.3 Sweden

.29.0 27.2 16.9 16.1 Finland

.34.9 32.2 21.0 19.7 Austria

.37.9 37.1 29.5 26.6 Hungary

.44.0 40.6 32.5 29.9 Switzerland

.28.1 28.1 20.8 19.0 Germany

.36.8

36.1 25.1 22.2 Prussia

.37.4 36.7 24.7 21.9 Bavaria

36.5 28.3 25.4 Saxony

..41.8

39.5 28.0 24.0 Netherlands

.34.2 32.5 21.0 18.4 Belgium

.30.2
29.0
20.5

19.2 France

.23.9 22.2 22.1 21.5 Portugal .33.0 30.6 22.6

21.3 Spain

.36.4 35.3

31.4 30.0 Italy

.37.8 34.9 27.1 24.2 Servia

.45.0 41.7 25.2 27.0 Roumania

..41.4 40.7 27.0 29.3 Russia (Europe)..

33.4

23.4

..36.8

DEATH RATE IN AMERICAN CITIES.

Per 1,000 of population.

Annual av, City.

1900 to 1904 1901. 1902. 1903. 1904, 1905. Allegheny

...18.3 17.2 19.0 19.0 17.8 18.8 Baltimore

.............20.1 20.3 19.6 19.1 20.1 19.6

FOURTH OF JULY CASUALTIES.

Deaths-Tetanus

Other causes

[From the Journal of the American Medical association.] 1903. 1904. 1905. 1906. 1907.

1903. 1904. 1905. 1906. 1907. 406 91 87 75 62 Loss of legs, arms 60 92 95 83 102 and hands

54 61 80 56 57

Loss of fingers...... 174 208 221 227 237 466 183 182 158 164 Other injuries. 3,670 3,637 4,562 4,931 3,868 10 19 25 22 12

Total injured.. ..3,983 3,986 4,994 5,308 4,249 75 61 106 72 75 Total casualties....4,449 4,169 5,176 5,466 4,413

Total Injuries-Sight lost..

One eye lost..

DEATH OF ALEXANDER BEAUBIEN.

Alexander Beaubien, the first white male child torn in Chicago, died March 25, 1907, having spent the whole of his life in the city of ais birth. He was the of John B. Be en, a French-Canadian who came from Detroit in 1804. His mother

was descended from the Pottawatomie Indians. Alexander was born within Fort Dearborn and his baptism at the age of 8 is said to have been the first formed in Chicago. Mr. Beaubien for niany years was a member of the fire department.

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$8,125,790.00 $8,108,010.00 $8,808,210.00 $9,457,810.00 $9,447,290,00 $9,930,440.00 73,344,289.65 72,291,876.89 81,698,610.54 81,787.610.54 78,535,282.75 71,817,165.08

3,085,477.72 3,085,477.72 3,085,477.72 3,071,277.72 3,092,333.72 3,091,094.17 10,112,234.63 10,037 234.63 10.724,532.63 10,766,562.63 10,454,118.63 10.138,672.16 5,411,883.00 5,411,883.00 7.353,589.00 7,453,589.00 6.898.011.001 5.053,993.00 8,161,668.23 8.233, 476.33 14.590,909,76 12,876,110.76 9,227,876.15 9 260,599.98 30,529,863.80 30,630,383.80 30.855,833.80 30,847,533.80 32,694,013.80 29.681,919.30

1,913.983.42 1,913,983.42 1,947,383.42 1,947,383.42 1.929,703.42 1,6 4,707.67 95,401,717.00 95,027,481.50 100.727,807.50 101,108,007 50 98,958,007.50 102,091,670.27 138, 138,500.00 137,734,000.00 145,987,000.00 145,937,000.00 145,937.000.00 140,245,500.00 209,416,802.00 209.716,802.00 212,174,393.00 212,234,393.00 212, 129,393.00 191,695,998.75

35,181,612.00 35,396,612.00 40,081.908.00 40,123,908.00 37,183,093.00
103,872,540.23/104,531,314.13 114,578,861.30 115,416.161.30 110.736,551.30 98.538.770.32
722,699,361.68|722,118,535.42772,614,516.67 773,027,347.67 156,622.674.27673,210,530.70

581,500.00 581,500.00 581.500.00 581,500.00 581,500.00

329.650.00 261,650.00 1,329,650.00 1,329,650.00 1.329.650.00 39,129,035.45 9,847,396.04 9,918.698.74 10,739.754.36 11,262.375.36 10528535.36 733,457,907.72 732,883,384.16785,265,421.03 786,200,873.03 769,662,359.63 712,339,566.15

1,000,000.00 27,173,299.01 770,062,359.63739,512.865.16 149,886,320.00 140,076,320.00 919,948,679.63 879,589,185.16

*No river and harbor act passed for 1907,

Congress. 54th.. 55th..

TOTALS FOR SIX LAST CONGRESSES.
Years. Amount. Congress. Years. Amount. Congress.
1897-1898 $1,04 1,580,273.87 56th... .1901-1902 $1,440,489,438.87 58th..
.1899-1900 1,566,890,016.28 57th.. ..1903-1904 1,553,683.002.57 | 59th..

Years. Amount. 1905-1906 $1,600,053,544.8 .1906-1907 $1,799,537,864.7 PRESIDENTS AND THEIR CABINETS.

PRESIDENTS AND VICE-PRESIDENTS.

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1841

George Washington.

1789 T. Jefferson... 1789 Alex. Hamilton.. 1789 Henry Knox...1789 John Adams..

1789 E. Randolph.. .1794 Oliver Wolcott ..1795 T. Pickering...1795 T. Pickering. ..1795

Jas. McHenry.. 1796 John Adams..

1797 T. Pickering.. ..1797 Oliver Wolcott...1797 Jas. McHenry., 1797 Thomas Jefferson.... 1797 John Marshall...1800 Samuel Dexter ..1801 John Marshall.1800

Sam'l Dexter.. 1800

R. Griswold.... 1801 *Thomas Jefferson.

1801 James Madison..1801 Samuel Dexter ..1801 H. Dearborn... 1801 Aaron Burr...

1801

Albert Gallatin.. 1801 *George Clinton

1805 *James Madison..

1809 Robert Smith....1809 Albert Gallatin.. 1809 Wm. Eustis....1809 George Clinton

1809 James Monroe... 1811 G. W. Campbell..1814 J. Armstrong. . 1813 Elbridge Gerry...

1813

A. J. Dallas .....1814 Tames Monroe. 1814

W. H. Crawford. 1816 W.H.Crawford 1815 *James Monroe..

1811 J. Q. Adams..... 1817 W. H. Crawford. 1817 Isaac Shelby...1817 *Daniel D. Tompkins.. 1817

Geo. Graham..1817

J. C. Calhoun.. 1817 John Q. Adams.,

1825 Henry Clay......1825 Richard Rush.... 1825 Jas. Barbour... 1825 *John C. Calhoun.. 1825

Peter B.Porter.1828 *Andrew Jackson...

1829 M. Van Buren....1829 Sam. D. Ingham.18:29 John H. Eaton. 1829 John C. Calhoun..

182 E. Livingston....1831 Louis McLane....1831 Lewis Cass.....1831 Martin Van Buren..

1833 Louis McLane....1833 W.J. Duace......1833 B. F. Butler....1837 John Forsyth....1831 Roger B. Taney..1833

Levi Woodbury..1834 Martin Van Buren...

1837 John Forsyth... 1837 Levi Woodbury.. 1837 Joel R.Poinsett1837 Richard M. Johnson..

1837 William H. Harrison.

1811 Daniel Webster.. 1811 Thos. Ewing......1811 John Bell....... 1841 John Tyler....

1841 John Tyler..

1841 Daniel Webster..1941 Thos. Ewing......1841 John Bell...

Hugh S. Legare.. 1843 Walter Forward. 1841 John McLean..1811
Abel P. Upshur. .1813 John C. Spencer..1843 J. C. Spencer...1811
John C. Calhoun.1841 Geo. M. Bibb.....1811 Jas. M. Porter.. 1843

Wm. Wilkins.. 1841 James K. Polk..

1815 James Buchanan1815 Robt. J. Walker. 1845 Wm. L. Marcy.1815 George M. Dallas.

1815 Zachary Taylor..

1819 John M. Clayton.1819 Wm.M.Meredith 1819 G.W. Crawford. 1849 Millard Fillmore.

1849 Millard Fillmore.

1850 Daniel Webster..1830 Thomas Corwin.. 1850 C. M. Conrad... 1850

Edward Everett..1852 Franklin Pierce.

1853 W. L. Marcy......1853 James Guthrie...1853 Jefferson Davis 1853 William R. King..

1853 James Buchanan.

1857 Lewis Cass... 1857 Howell Cobb.....1857 John B. Floyd.. 1857 John C. Breckinridge.

1851 |J. S. Black... .1860 Philip F.Thomas.1860 Joseph Holt.... 1861

John A. Dix......1861 **Abraham Lincoln.

1861 W. H. Seward.... 1861 Salmon P. Chase. 1861 S. Cameron..... 1861 Hannibal Hamlin..

1861

W.P. Fessenden. 1804 E. M. Stanton.. 1862 Andrew Johnson..

1865

Hugh McCulloch.185 Andrew Johnson..... 1865 W. H. Seward....1865 Hugh McCulloch.1865 E. M. Stanton..1865

U.S. Grant..... 1867 L. Thomas.. .1868

J. M. Schofield.1868 *Ulysses S. Grant..

1869 E.B.Washburne.1869 Geo. S. Boutwell 1869 J. A. Rawlins. . 1869 Schuyler Colfax.

1869 Hamilton Fish...1869 W.A.Richardson. 1873 W. T.Sherman.1869 Henry Wilson

1873

Benj. H. Bristow.1874 W.W. Belknap.1869
Lot M. Morrill...1876 Alphonso Taft.1876

J. D. Cameron. 1876 Rutherford B. Hayes.

1877 W. M. Eyarts....1877 John Sherman. .1877 G. W. McCrary. 1877 William A. Wheeler.. 1877

Alex. Ramsey..1879 #James A. Garfield..

1881 James G. Blaine, 1881 Wm. Windom....1881 R. T. Lincoln. .1881 Chester A. Arthur...

1881 Chester A. Arthur..

1881 F. T. Frelinghuy. Chas. J. Folger...1881 R. T. Lincoln,..1881 sen..

..1881 W.Q. Gresham ..1881

Hugh McCulloch.1884 Grover Cleveland...

1885 Thos. F. Bayard. 1855 Daniel Manning.1885 W.C. Endicott. 1885 Thos. A. Hendricks.

1885

Cha-.S.Fairchild 1887 Benjamin Harrison.

1889 James G. Blaine. 1889 Wm. Windom....1889 R. Proctor......1889 Levi P. Morton

1889 John W. Foster..1892 Charles Foster...1891 S. B. Elkins....1891 Grover Cleveland...

1893 W.Q. Gresham..1893 John G. Carlisle..1893 D. S. Lamont...1893 Adlai E. Stevenson.

1893 Richard Olney, ..1895 **William McKinley

1897 John Sherman...1897 Lyman J. Gage ..1897 R. A. Alger.....1897 Garret A. Hobart.. 1897 Wm. R. Day. 1897

Elihu Root.....1899 Theodore Roosevelt.

1901 John Hay..... 1898 Theodore Roosevelt.

1901 John Hay.........1901 Lyman J. Gage. .1901 Elihu Root.....1901

Leslie M. Shaw.. 1902 Wm. H. Taft. .1904 Theodore Roosevelt.

1905 John Hayt. .1905 Leslie M. Shaw. 1905 Wm. H. Taft... 1905 Charles W. Fairbanks

1905 Elihu Root.... 1905 G. B. Cortelyou..1907| *Elected two consecutive terms. Died while in office. Resigned.

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Samuel Osgood....1789 E. Randolph.....1789

Timothy Pickering1791 Wm. Bradford... 1794

Jos. Habersham....1795 Charles Lee......1795 Benjamin Stoddert....1798

Jos. Habersham....1797 Charles Lee......1797

heo. Parsons...1801 Benjamin Stoddert....1801

Jos. Habersham...1801 Levi Lincoln. 1801 Robert Smith. ...1801

Gideon Granger...1801 Robt. Smith.. 1805 Jacob Crowninshield..1805

John Breck

inridge.. .1805 C. A. Rodney

.. 1807 Paul Hamilton. 1809

Gideon Granger...1809 C. A. Rodney.....1809 William Jones.. ... 1813

R. J. Meigs, Jr......1814 Wm. Pinckney...1811 B. W. Crowninshield. . 1814

William Rush....1814 B. W. Crowninshield.. 1817

R. J. Meigs, Jr.....1817 William Rush.... 1817

John McLean......1823 William Wirt....1817
Smith Thompson......1818
S.L. Southard..

1823 S.L. Southard.. ...1825

John McLean......1825 William Wirt....1825 John Branch.. 1829

Wm. T. Barry, .1829 John M. Berrien. 1829 Levi Woodbury. .1831

Amos Kendall...

.1835 Roger B.Taney..1831 Mablon Dickerson.....1834

B. F. Butler......1833
Mablon Dickerson....1837

Amos Kendall.....1837 B. F. Butler. 1837
John M. Niles......1810 Felix Grundy.... 1838

H. D. Gilpin......1810
George E. Badger.... 1841

Francis Granger...1841 J. J. Crittenden. 1841 George E. Badger.. ..1841

Francis Granger... 1841 J. J. Crittenden .1841 Abel P. Upshur .1841

C. A. Wickliffe.....1841 Hugh S. Legare..1841
David Henshaw.. .1843

John Nelson.....1843
Thomas W. Gilmer....1814
John Y. Mason.... 1814
George Bancroft... 1815

Cave Johnson.. 1815 John Y. Mason. 1815
John Y. Mason..... .1846

Nathan Clifford.. 1846

Isaac Toucey.....1848
William B. Preston ...1849 Thomas Ewing.....1849 Jacob Collamer....1819 Reverdy Johnson 1849
William A. Graham...1850 Thomas A.Pearce.. 1850 Nathan K. Hall.... 1850 J. J. Crittenden..1850
John P. Kennedy......1852 T. M. T. McKernon 1850 Sam D. Hubbard...1852

A. H. H. Stuart....1850
James C. Dobbin... .1853 Robt. McClelland. .1853 James Campbell... 1853 Caleb Cushing... 1853
Isaac Toucey
1857 Jacob Thompson. .1857 Aaron V. Brown. .1857 J.S. Black........1857

Joseph Holt..... .1859 Edw. M. Stanton.1860
Gideon Welles. .1861 Caleb B. Smith.....1861 Montgomery Blair.1861 Edward Bates...1861
John P. Usher.. ..1863 William Dennison. 1861 Titian J. Coffey..1863

James Speed.....1861 Gideon Welles.

1865 John P. Usher... .1865 William Dennison.1865 James Speed. 1865

James Harlan.....1865 A. W. Randall.....1866 Henry Stanbery. 1866
O. H. Browning....1866

Wm. M. Evarts...1868
Adolph E. Borie... 1809 Jacob D. Cox... ..1863 J. A. J. Cresswell..1869 E. R. Hoar.. 18691
George M. Robeson ...1869 Columbus Delano..1870 Jas. W. Marshall... 1874 A.T. Ackerman..1870

Zach Chandler.....1875 Marshall Jewell...1874 Geo. H. Williams. 1871
James N. Tyner...1876 Edw. Pierrepont.1875

Alphonso Taft... 1876
R. W. Thompson......1877 Carl Schurz........1877 David M. Key... .1877 Chas. Devens.....1877
Nathan Goff, Jr.. 1881

Horace Maynard. . 1880
W. H. Hunt... .1881 S. J. Kirkwood.....1881 T. L. James..... .1881 W. Mac Veagh....1881
W.E. Chandler........1881 Henry M.Teller....1881 T. 0. Howe.. ....1881 B. H. Brewster...1881

W.Q. Gresham.....1883

Frank Hatton..... 1884 W.C. Whitney. .1885 L. Q. C. Lamar.. .1885 Wm. F. Vilas.. .1885 A.U. Garland....1885 N. J. Colman.1889

Wm. F. Vilas... .1888 D.M.Dickinson.. ..1898 Benj. F. Tracy.. 1899 John W. Noble.....1989 J. Wanamaker... 1889 W.HH. Miller.. 1889 J. M. Rusk :. 1889 Hilary A. Herbert....1893 Hoke Smith. .1893 W. S. Bissell.... 1893 R. Olney

1893 J. S. Morton. 1893 D. R. Francis. .1896 W. L. Wilson... .1895 J. Harmon., 1995 John D. Long..........1897 C. N. Bliss.. 1897 James A. Gary.....1897 J. McKenna..... 1897 J. Wilson.....1897 E.A.Hitchcock.....1899 Chas. E. Smith. .1898 J. W. Griggs.. 18971

P. C. Knox .1901 John D. Long.

19901 E.A.Hitchcock.....1901 Chas. E. Smith... 1901 P. C. Knox .1901 J. Wilson..... 1901 Wm. H. Moody. 1902

Henry C.Payne.. .1902 W.H. Moody.....1901 Paul Morton. 1904

Robt. J.Wynne.

1904 C. J. Bonaparte. 19905 E.A.Hitchcock. 1905 G.B.Cortelyou. .1905 W. H. Moody..... 1905 J. Wilson..... 1905 Victor H. Metcalf.. ..1907\J. R. Garfield......1907 G. v. L. Meyer......1907 C. J. Bonaparte. . 1907

*This department was established by an act of congress March 3, 1849. Not a cabinet officer until 1829.

Secretaries of Commerce and Labor (department established Feb. 14, 1903)-George B. Cortelyou, 1903. Victor H. Metcalf, 1904-1906; Oscar S. Straus, 1907.

Established Feb. 11, 1889.

POPULAR VOTE FOR PRESIDENT (1824*-1904).

1821–J. Q. Adams had 105,321 to 155,872 for

Jackson, 44,282 for Crawford and 46,587 for Clay. Jackson Over Adams, 50,551. Adams less than combined vote of others, 141,420. Of the whole vote Adams had 29.92 per cent, Jackson 47.27, Clay 13.23, Crawford 12.58. Adams elected by house of representatives. 1828-Jackson had 617,231 to 509,097 for J. Q. Adams. Jackson's majority, 138,134. of the whole vote Jackson had 55.97 per cent, Adams

44.03. 1832—Jackson had 687,502 to 530,189 for Clay

and 33,108 for Floyd and Wirt combined. Jackson's majority, 124,205. Of the whole vote Jackson had 51.96 per cent, Clay 42.39 and the others combined 2.65. 1836-Van Buren had 761,549 to 736,656, the

combined vote for Harrison, White, Webster and Mangum. Van Buren's majority, 24,893. Of the whole vote Van Buren had 50.83 per cent

and the others combined 49.17. 1810–Harrison had 1,275,017 to 1,128, 702 for

Van Buren and 7,059 for Birney. Harrison's majority, 139,256. Of the whole vote Harrison had 52.89 per cent, Van Buren 46.82 and Birney .39. 1814-Polk had 1,337,243 to 1,299,068 for Clay

and 62,300 for Birney. Polk over Clay, 38,175. Polk less han others combined, 24,125. Of the whole vote Polk had 49.55 per cent, Clay 48.14

and Birney 2.31. 1848–Taylor had 1.360,101 to 1.220.544 for Cass

and 291,263 for Van Buren. Taylor over Cass, 139,557. Taylor less than others combined, 152,706. of the whole vote Taylor had 47.36 per

cent, Cass 42.50 and Van Buren 10.14. 1852—Pierce had 1,601,474 to 1,380,576 for Scott,

156.149 for Hale and 1,670 for Daniel. Webster. Pierce over all, 63,079. Of the whole vote Pierce had 50.90 per cent, Scott 44.10 and Hale 4.97. 1856-Buchanan had 1,838,169 to 1,341,264 for Fremont and 874,534 for Fillmore. Buchanan over Fremont, 496,905. Buchanan less than combined vote of others. 377,629. Of the whole vote Buchanan had 45.34 per cent, Fremont

33.19 and Fillmore 21.57. 1860-Lincoln had 1,866,352 to 1,375,157 for

Douglas. 845,763 for Breckinridge and 589,581 for Bell. Lincoln over Douglas, 491,195.

Lincoln less than Douglas and Breckinridge combined, 354.568. Lincoln less than combined vote of all others. 944,149. Of the whole vote Lincoln had 39.91 per cent, Douglas 29.40, Breck

inridge 18.08 and Bell 12.61. 1864-Lincoln had 2,216,067 to 1.808,725 for Mc

Clellan (eleven states not voting, viz. : Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi. North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee Texas and Virginia). Lincoln's majority, 407,342. Of the whole vote Lincoln had 55.06

per cent and McClellan 41.94. 1868-Grant had 3,015.071 to 2,709,613 for Sey

mour (three states not voting, viz. : Mississippi, Texas and Virginia). Grant's majority, 305,458. of the whole vote Grant had 52.67 per cent and

Seymour 47.33. 1872—Grant had 3,597,070 to 2,834.079 for Gree

ley, 29,408 for O'Conor and 5,608 for Black. Grant's majority, 729,975. Of the whole vote Grant had 55.63 per cent, Greeley 43.83, O'Con

or .15 and Black :09. 1876—Hayes had 4,033,950 to 4,284,885 for Til

den, 81,710 for Cooper, 9,522 for Smith and 2,636 scattering. Tilden's majority over Hayes, 250,935. Tilden's majority of the entire vote cast, 157,037. Hayes less than the combined vote of others 344,833. Of the whole vote cast Hayes had 47.95 per cent, Tilden 50.94, Cooper

.97, Smith .11, scattering .03. 1880—Garfield had 4,449,053 to 4,442,035 for

Hancock, 307,306 for Weaver and 12,576 scattering. Garfield over Hancock, 7,018. Garfield less than the combined vote for others, 313,864. Of the popular vote Garfield had 48.26 per cent,

Hancock 48.25, Weaver 3.33, scattering .13. 1881-Cleveland had 4,911,017 to 4,848,331 for

Blaine, 151,809 for St. John, 133,825 for Butler. Cleveland had over Blaine 62,683. Cleveland had 48.48 per cent, Blaine 48.22, St. John 1.56,

Butler 1.33. 1888-Harrison had 5,440,216 to 5,538,233 for Cleve

land, 249,937 for Fisk, 141,103 for Streeter, 2,808 for Cowdrey, 1,591 for Curtis and 9,815 scattering. Ilarrison had 98,017 less than Cleveland. of the whole vote Harrison had 47.83 per cent,

Clevelan 48.63. Fi 2.21 and Streeter 1.28. 1892-Cleveland had 5,556,918 to 5,176,108 for

Harrison, 264,133 for Bidwell, 1,041,028 for Weaver and 21,164 for Wing. Cleveland had over Harrison 380,810. Of the whole vote Cleveland had 45.73 per cent, Harrison 42.49, Bid

well 2.17 and Weaver 8.67. 1896—McKinley had 7,104,779, Bryan, 6,502,923; Levering. 132,007; Bentley, 13,969; Matchett, 36,274; Palmer, 133, 148. McKinley had over Bryan 601,854 votes. Of the whole vote McKinley had 50.49 per cent and Bryan 46.26. 1900-McKinley had 7,217,810 to 6,357,826 for

Bryan, 208,791 for Woolley, 50,218 for Barker, 87,769 for Debs. 39,944 for Malloney, 518 for Leonard and 5,098 for Ellis. McKinley over Bryan, 859,984. McKinley's majority over all. 367,646. Of the whole vote McKinley received 51.66 per cent and Bryan 45.51 per cent. 1901-Roosevelt hadi 7.620.670 to 5,080,207 for

Parker, 258,205 for Swallow, 401,380 for Debs, 111,373 for Watson, 41,330 for Corregan and 830 for Holcoinb. Roosevelt over Parker, 2,540,463. Roosevelt's majority over all, 1.727,345. Of the whole vote Roosevelt received 57.13 per cent and Parker 38 per cent.

Of the presidents. Adams, federalist; Polk, Buchanan and Cleveland democrats: Taylor, whig; Lincoln (first terin), Hayes, Garfield and Harrison, republicans, did not, when elected, receive a majority of the populair vote. The highest percentage of popular vote received by any president was 57.13 for Roosevelt, republican, in 1904; the lowest, 39.91 for Lincoln, republican, in 1860; Buchanan, democrat, next lowest, with 45.34.

* Prior to 1824 electors were chosen by the legislatures of the different states.

AMERICAN HALL OF FAME.

“The Hall of Fame for Great Americans" is the name of a building on University Heights in New York city, in which are inscribed on bronze tablets the names of famous American men and women. Nominations for the honor are made by the public and are submitted to a committee of 100 eminent citizens. In the case of men fifty-one votes are required and in the case of women forty-seven. The first balloting took place in October, 1900, when the following were chosen: George Washington. John Marshall. Abraham Lincoln.

Thomas Jefferson. Daniel Webster.

Ralph W. Emerson. Benjamin Franklin.

H. W. Longfellow. Ulysses S. Grant.

Robert Fulton.

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