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ALABAMA - Citizens of good 2 y. 1 y. 3 m3 m Yes. Yes. If convicted of treason, embezzlement of public character and understanding. or

funds, malfeasance in office or other penitenaliens who have declared inten

tiary offenses, idiots or insane. tion; must exhibit poll-tax re

ceipt. ARKANSAS-Like Alabama, ex-1 y. 6 m 30 a 30 d No.. Yes. Idiots, insane. convicts until pardoned, nonpaycept as to “good character."

ment of poll tax. CALIFORNIA-Citizens by nativ-1 y. 30 d... 30 d Yes. Yes. Chinese, insane, embezzlers of public moneys. ity; naturalized for 90 days, or

convicts. treaty of Queretaro. COLORADO-Citizens, male or fe- 1 y.90 d 30 d 10 a Yes. Yes. Persons under guardianship, insane, idiots, prismale, or aliens who declared in

oners convicted of bribery tention 4 months before offer

ing to vote. CONNECTICUT - Citizens who ly..... 6 m .... Yes. Yes. Convicted of felony or other infamous crime can read English.

unless pardoned. DELAWARE-Citizens paying $1 1 y. 3 m .... 30 d No.. Yes. Insane, idiots, felons, pau pers.

registration fee. FLORIDA - Citizens of United 1 y. 6 m 30 d Yes. Yes. Persons not registered, insane or under guardStates

ian, felons, convicts. GEORGIA--Citizens who can read ly.6 m

(a) No.. Persons convicted of crimes punishable by imand have paid all taxes since

prisonment, insane, delinquent taxpayers. 1877. IDAHO – Citizens, male or fe- 6 m 30 d 3 m 10 d Yes. Yes. Chinese, Indians, insane, felons, polygamists, male.

bigamists, traitors, bribers. ILLINOIS – Citizens of United 1 y.190 a 30 a 30 d Yes. Yes. Convicts of penitentiary until pardoned.

States. INDIANA-Citizens, or aliens who 6 m 60 a 60 a 30 d No.. Yes. Convicts and persons disqualified by judgment have declared intention and re

of a court, United States soldiers, marines and sided 1 year in United States.

sailors. IOWA-Citizens of United States./6 m 60 d 10 d 10 d (b) Yes. Idiots, insane, convicts. KANSAS – Citizens; aliens who 6 m 30 a 30 d 10 d (b) Yes. Insane, persons under guardianship, convicts, have declared intention; women

bribers, defrauders of the government and pervote at municipal and school

sons dishonorably discharged from service of elections.

United States.
KENTUCKY-Citizens of United 1 y. 6 m 60 a 60 a (c) No.. Treason, felony, bribery, idiots, insane.

States.
LOUISIANA - Citizens who are 2y. iy.....6 m Yes. No.. Idiots, insane, all crimes punishable by impris-
able to read and write, who own

onment, embezzling public funds unless pardoned. $300 worth of property or whose father or grandfather was en

titled to vote Jan. 1, 1867. MAINE-Citizens of the United 3 m3 m 3 m 3 m Yes. Yes. Paupers, persons under guardianship. Indians States.

not taxed. MARYLAND-Citizens of United 1y.om 6 mi d. Yes. Yes. Persons convicted of larceny or other infamous States who can read.

crime, persons under guardianship. insane, idiots. MASSACHUSETTS-Citizens who 1y. 6 m 6 m 6 m Yes. Yes. Paupers (except United States soldiers), persons can read and write English.

underguardianship. MICHIGAN – Citizens, or aliens 6 m 20 a 20 a 20 a Yes. Yes. Indians holding tribal relations, duelists and who declared intention prior to

their abettors. May 8, 1992. MINNESOTA – Citizens of the 6 m 30 d 30 a 30 d (d) Yes. Treason, felony unless pardoned, insane, persons United States.

under guardianship, uncivilized Indians. MISSISSIPPI – Citizens who can 2 y. 1y.1y. 1 y. Yes. Yes. Insane, idiots, felons, delinquent taxpayers.

read or understand the constitu

tion. MISSOURI-Citizers,oraliens who 1 y. :0 d 60 a 60 d (e) Yes. Paupers, persons convicted of felony or other have declared intention not

infamous crime or misdemeanor or violating less than I nor more than 5 years

right of suffrage, unless pardoned; second conbefore offering to vote.

viction disfranchises. MONTANA-Citizens of U.S. ly.30 d 30 d 30 d'Yes. Yes. Indians, felons, idiots, insane. NEBRASKA - Citizens, or aliens 6 m 10 d 10 d 10 d (b) Yes. Lunatics, persons convicted of treason or felony who have declared intention

unless pardoned, United States soldiers and sailors. 30 days before election. NEVADA – Citizens of United 6 m 30 a 30 a 30 a Yes. Yes. Insane, idiots, convicted of treason or felony, unStates.

amnestied confederates against the United States,

Indians and Chinese. NEW HAMPSHIRE-Citizens of 6 mm 6 m 6 m Yes. Yes. Paupers (except honorably discharged soldiers), United States.

persons excused from paying taxes at their own

request. NEW JERSEY-Citizens of Unit- 1 y. 5 m .... Yes. Yes. Paupers, insane, idiots and persons convicted o ed States.

crimes which exclude them from being witnesse

unless pardoned. NEW YORK-Citizens who have 1 y 4 m 30 d 30 a Yes. Yes. Convicied of bribery or any infamous crime unless been such for 90 days.

pardoned, betters on result of election, bribers for

votes and the bribed. NORTH CAROLINA-Citizens of 2 y. 6 m ....'4 m Yes. No.. Idiots, lunatics. convicted of felony or other infaUnited States who can read.

mous crimes, atheists. (a) Registration required in some counties. (b) In class. (d) Required in cities of 1.200 inhabitants or all cities. (c) In the cities of first, second and third over. (e) In cities of 100.000 population or over.

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NORTH DAKOTA Citizens, or ly. 6 m 90 d (a) Yes. Feions, idiots, convicts unless pardoned, United aliens who have declared inten

States soldiers and sailors. tion 1 year and not more than 6 prior to election, and civilized

indians. OHIO – Citizens of the United 1 y. 30 a 20 a 20 d (b) Yes. Idiots, insane, United States soldiers and sailors, States.

felons unless restored to citizenship. OKLAHOMA Citizens of thely. 6 m 30 d 30 d.... Yes. Felons, paupers, idiots and lunatics.

United States and native Indians OREGON - White male citizens. 6 m .... No.. Yes. Idiots, insane, convicted felons, Chinese, United or aliens who have declared in

States soldiers and sailors. tention 1 year before election. PENNSYLVANIA -- Citizens atly. 2 m Yes. Yes. Persons convicted of some offense forfeiting right least 1 month, and if 22 years old

of suffrage, nontaxpayers. must have paid tax within 2 yrs. 2 y.

(c) Yes. RHODE ISLAND -- Citizens of

Paupers, lunatics, idiots, convicted of bribery orinUnited States.

famous crime until restored. SOUTH CAROLINA-Citizens of 2 y. 1 y. 4 m 4 m Yes. No.. Paupers, insane, idiots, convicted of treason, duelUnited States who can read.

ing or other infamous crime. SOUTH DAKOTA - Citizens, or 6 m 30 d 10 d 10 d (d) Yes. Persons under guardian, idiots, insane, convicted aliens who have declared inten

of treason or felony unless pardoned. tion. TENNESSEE-Citizens who have ly. 6 m

(e) Yes. Convicted of bribery or other infamous crime, failpaid poll tax preceding year.

ure to pay poll tax. TEXAS - Citizens, or aliens wholy. 6 m 6 m.... (f) Yes. Idiots, lunatics, paupers, convicts, United States have declared intention 6 months

soldiers and sailors. before election. UTAH-Citizens of United States. 1 y. 4 m ....60 d.. Idiots, insane, convicted of treason or violation of male or female.

election laws. VERMONT – Citizens of United ly. 3 m 3 m 3 m Yes. Yes. Unpardoned convicts, deserters from United States States.

service during the war, ex-confederates. VIRGINIA - Citizens of United 2 y. 1 y. 1 y. 30 d Yes. No. Idiots, lunatics, convicts unless pardoned by the States of good understanding

legislature. who have paid poll tax for three

years and all ex-soldiers. WASHINGTON-Citizens of Unit-ly. 90 d 30 d 30 d..... Yes Indians not taxed.

ed States. WEST VIRGINIA Citizens of ly. 60 d 10 d.... No.. Yes. Paupers, idiots, lunatics, convicts, bribers, United the state.

States soldiers and sailors. WISCONSIN - Citizens, or aliens ly. 10 a 10 a 100 (a) Yes. Insane, under guardian, convicts unless pardoned.

who have declared intention. WYOMING-Citizens, male or fe. 1 y. 60 a 10 a 10 a Yes. Yes. Idiots, insane, felons, unable to read the state conmale.

stitution. (a) In cities of 3,000 population or over. (b). In cities In a more or less limited form, relating to taxation of not less than 9.000 inhabitants. (c) Nontaxpayers and school matters, woman suffrage exists in Arizona, must register yearly before Dec, 31. (d) In towns hav- California, Delaware, Idaho Illinois, Indiana, Kaning 1,000 voters and counties where registration has sas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, been adopted by popular vote. (e) All counties hav- Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, ing 30.000 inhabitants or over. (f) In cities of 10,000 or North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon. South Dakota over.

Texas, Vermont, Washington and Wisconsin.

PASSPORTS.

Passports are issued to citizens of the United Blank forms are furnished by the state departStates upon application to the state department ment upon application. The fee for each passport in Washington. The application must be accom- is $1. Citizens traveling abroad may also obtain panied by an affidavit, attested by a notary pub- passports by applying to United States ambassalic or other officer empowered to administer oaths, dors and ministers. Where any person has made stating that the applicant is a citizen and giving a declaration of intention to become a citizen of the place of birth and age, and it must be ac- the United States and has resided in the United companied by the certificate of one other citizen States for three years a passport valid for six to whom he is personally known that the declara- months may be issued to him. This passport is tion made by the applicant is true. The application not renewable and does not entitle the holder to must also be accompanied by a description of the the protection of this government in the country person, particularly as to age, height, complexion, of which he was originally a citizen. forehead, eyes, nose, mouth, chin, hair and face.

WOMAN SUFFRAGE IN NORWAY.

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QUALIFICATIONS FOR SUFFRAGE.

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ALABAMA - Citizens of good 2 y. 1 y.3 m 3 m Yes. Yes. If convicted of tre character and understanding, or

funds, malfeasang aliens who have declared inten

tiary offenses. idiot tion; must exhibit poll-tax re

ceipt. ARKANSAS-Like Alabama, ex- 1 y. 16 m 30 a 30 d No.. Yes. Idiots, insane. concept as to “good character.

ment of poll tax. CALIFORNIA --Citizens by nativ- 1y. 90 d.... 30 a Yes. Yes. Chinese, insane, e ity; naturalized for 90 days, or

convicts. treaty of Queretaro. COLOR ADO-Citizens, male or fe-1 y.90 a 30 a 10 d Yes. Yes. Persons under gual male, or aliens who declared in

oners convicted of tention 4 months before offer

ing to vote. CONNECTICUT - Citizens wholy. 6 m.... Yes. Yes. Convicted of feloj can read English.

unless pardoned. DELAWARE-Citizens paying $1 1 y. 3 m.... 30 d No.. Yes. Insane, idiots, felo

registration fee. FLORIDA – Citizens of United 1 y.16 m .... 30 Yes. Yes. Persons not regis States

ian, felons, convicta GEORGIA-Citizens who can read ly. 6 m .... (a) No.. Persons convicted and have paid all taxes since

prisonment, insane 1877. IDAHO - Citizens, male or fe- 6 m 30 d 3 m 10 d Yes. Yes. Chinese, Indians male.

bigamists, traitors. ILLINOIS Citizens of United 1 y. 90 a 30 d 30 Yes. Yes. Convicts of peniten

States. INDIANA-Citizens, or aliens who 6 m 60 a 60 a 30 a No.. Yes. Convicts and per have declared intention and re

of a court, Unte sided 1 year in United States.

sailors. IOWA-Citizens of United States. 6 m 60 a 10 a 10 d (6) Yes. Idiots, insane. KANSAS - Citizens; aliens who 6 m 30 a 30 d 10 d (b) Yes. Insane, person have declared intention; women

bribers, defra vote at municipal and school

sons dishoni elections.

United States KENTUCKY-Citizens of United ly.6 m 60 a 60 a (c) NO.. Treason, felony

States LOUISIANA – Citizens who are 2 y. iy..... 6 m Yes. No.. Idiots, insane able to read and write, who own

onment, embe $300 worth of property or whose father or grandfather was en

titled to vote Jan. 1, 1867. MAINE-Citizens of the United 3 m3 m3 m3 m Yes. Yes. Paupers, pens States.

not taxed. MARYLAND–Citizens of United 1 y. lo m6 mld. Yes. Yes. Persons convict States who can read.

crime, person MASSACHUSETTS-Citizens who ly. 6 m 6 m 6 m Yes. Yes. Paupers (excm can read and write English.

under guardian MICHIGAN – Citizens, or aliens 6 m 20 a 20 a 20 a Yes. Yes. Indians holdt who declared intention prior to

their abettor's
May 8, 1892.
MINNESOTA – Citizens of the 6 m 30 a 30 a 30 a (a) Yes. Treason, felony
United States.

under guardin MISSISSIPPI – Citizens who can 2 y. 1 y. 1 y. ly. Yes. Yes. Insane, idiots,

read or understand the constitu

tion. MISSOURI-Citizers,oraliens who 1 y. :0 a 60 a 60 a (e) Yes. Paupers, pere have declared intention not

infamous less than lnor more than 5 years

right of si before offering to vote.

viction dis MONTANA-Citizens of U.S...... 1 y. 30 d 30 d 30 d Yes. Yes. Indians, fem NEBRASKA – Citizens, or aliens 6 ni 10 a 10 a 10 (b) Yes. Lunatics, person who have declared intention

unless pardone 30 days before election. NEVADA – Citizens of United 6 m 30 a 30 a 30 a Yes. Yes, Insane, idiots, States.

amnestied con

Indians and C NEW HAMPSHIRE-Citizens of 6 mi m 6 m 6 m Yes. Yes. Paupers (exce United States.

persons excus

request. NEW JERSEY-Citizens of Unit-1y. 5 m .... Yes. Yes. Paupers, insan ed States.

crimes whiches

unless pardoni NEW YORK-Citizens who have 1 y. 4 m 30 d 30 a Yes. Yes. Convicted of been such for 90 days.

pardoned, bet

votes and the NORTH CAROLINA-Citizens of 2 y.16 m.... 4 m Yes. No. Idiots, lunatics United States who can read.

mous crimes (a) Registration required in some counties. (b) In class. (a) Regree all cities. (c) In the cities of first, second and third over. (@) In chia

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THE 59TH CONGRESS--SECOND SESSION.

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.:11 Dec. 3, 1906; ended March 4, 1907.

has reached the age of 62 years or over, shall be senate Jan. entitled to receive a pension as follows: In case roved Feb. such person has reached the age of 62 years, $12

per month; 70 years, $15; 75 years or over, $20. ?,d by sen- Rank in service will not be considered in applicadate; ap

tions filed under this act. Persons now receiving

pensions and who are eligible may apply under the 16 Feb 7, new law, but no person receiving a greater penVad March sion under any other law than he would be enti

tled to under this act shall be pensionable under
21, 1907; its provisions. Double pensions are prohibited.
1 March
States.")

PHILIPPINE AGRICULTURAL BANK.
Dace bill

For the purpose of aiding in the establishment 10115 March

and operation of an agriculiural bank in the Phil

ippines, the Fhilippine commission is empowered 11 by sen

to garantee ar income of not exceeding 4 per cent 11100; agreed

per anrum upon cash capital invested in it. The i approved

guaranty shall be made to a company organized

under the laws of the Philippine islands, with its i by senate .HT: aproved

principal oihices in Manila. The bank shall not

grant loans except to those engaged in agriculture bill passed

and for the sole purpose of assisting agriculture in

the islands. No loan exceeding $5,000 shall be made .!!! by house

except upon the written authority of the secretary

of finance and justice of the islands. Interest on pissed by

loans shall not exceed 10 per cent per annum. 23, 1907;

POLITICAL CONTRIBUTIONS BY CORPORABorse Feb.

TIONS. "; approved

It shall be anlawful for any national bank, or 1 passed by

any corporation organized by authority of any laws date.

of congress, to make money contribution in conTress, see

nection with any election to any political office. Du for 1907,

It shall also be unlawful for any corporation whatever to make a miney contribution in connection

with any election at which presidential and viceLN.

presidential electors or a representative in con

gress is to be voted for or any election by, any 1,111nsation of state legislature of a United States senator. Every pt:tives, the corporation violating this law shall be subject to a will the heads fine not exceeding $5,000, and any director or of.

bers of the ficer of any corporation who shall consent to such rate of $12,000 contribution shall upon conviction be fined not on of senators, more than $1,000 nor less than $250, or by imprisps from terris

onment for not more than one year, or by both fine om Porto Rico and imprisonment. per annum each. tive and judicial

DENATURED ALCOHOL. tul. 26, 1907.)

Notwithstanding anything contained in the act

entitled "An act for the withdrawal from bond reinY STAMPS.

tax free of domestic alcohol when rendered unfit in addition to the for beverage or liquid medicinal uses by mixture

any letter or package with suitable denaturing materials," approved June *!! mails there shall be 7, 1906, domestic alcohol when suitably denatured ir tovering 10 cents' worth may be withdrawn from bond without the payment .ny denomination, with the of internal-revenue tax and used in the manufac

or their equivalent writ. ture of ether and chloroform and other definite

envelope or covering, the chemical substances where the alcohol is changed bat shall be delivered in all re- into some other chemical substance and does not pore a regulation “special de- appear in the finished product as alcohol. Rum of

not less than 150 degrees proof may be withdrawn

for desaturation only in accordance with the provi. R COLUMBUS MEMORIAL. sions of the art of June 7, 1906, and of this act. aparected in the city of Washing

The act provides for the establishment under the suitable memorial to Christopher Co

supervision of the commissioner of internal revTel $100,000 is appropriated. For

enue of central denaturing bonded warehouses. of warrying out the provisions of the

ion, consisting of the chairman of WRITS OF ERROR IN CRIMINAL CASES. innittee on library of the 59th con- A writ of error may be taken by the United Siirman of the committee on library of States from the District or Circuit courts direct to to representatives of the 59th congress, the Supreme court of the United States in all crimiry of state, the secretary of war and

inal cases in the following instances: knight of the Order of the Knights of From a decision or judgment quashing. setting

shall be rreated with full authority to aside or sustaining a demurrer to any indictment site and design and superintend the con- or to any count thereof, where such decision or on of the memorial.

judgment is based upon the invalidity or construc

tion of the statute upon which the indictment is. AGE DISABILITY PENSIONS.

founded. verson who served ninety days or more in Frem ? decis:on arresting a judgment of convic. *iny or navy of the United States in the civil tion for insufficiency of the indictment, whero such * sixty days in the war with Mexico, who decision is based upon the invalidity or coustruc

THE SHERMAN ANTITRUST LAW,

Passed by the 51st congress and approved July 2, 1890. Section 1. Every contract, combination in the ing that such violation shall be enjoined or otherform of trust or otherwise, or conspiracy in re- wise prohibited. When the parties complained of straint of trade or commerce among the several shall have been duly notified of such petition the states or with foreign nations, is hereby declared court shall proceed, as soon as may be, to the to be illegal. Every person who shall make any hearing and determination of the case; and pendsuch contract or engage in any such combination ing such petition and before final decree the court or conspiracy shall be deemed guilty of a misde- may at any time make such temporary restraining meanor, and, on conviction thereof, shall be pun order or prohibition as shall be deemed just in the ished by fine not exceeding $5,000 or by imprison- premises. ment not exceeding one year, or by both said pun- Sec. 5. Whenever it shall appear to the court ishments, in the discretion of the court.

before which any proceeding under section 4 of Sec. 2. Every person who shall monopolize or this act may be pending that the ends of justice attempt to monopolize or combine or conspire with require that other parties should be brought beany person or persons to monopolize any part of fore the court, the court may cause them to be the trade or commerce among the several states or summoned, whether they reside in the district in with foreign nations shall be deemed guilty of a which the court is held or not; and subpænas to misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof shall be that end may be served in any district by the punished by fine not exceeding $5,000 or by im- marshal thereof. prisonment not exceeding one year, or by both said Sec. 6. Any property owned under any contract punishments, in the discretion of the court.

or by any combination or pursuant to any conSec. 3. Every contract, combination in form of spiracy (and being the subject thereof) mentioned trust or otherwise, or conspiracy in restraint of in section 1 of this act and being in the course trade or commerce in any territory of the United of transportation from one state to another or States or of the District of Columbia, or in re- to foreign country shall be forfeited to the straint of trade or commerce between any such United States and may be seized and condemned territory and another, between

any
such

by like proceedings as those provided by law for territory or territories and any state or states or the forfeiture, seizure and condemnation of propthe District of Columbia or with foreign nations, erty imported into the United States contrary to 01 between the District of Columbia and any state

law. or states or foreign nations, is hereby declared Sec. 7. Any person who shall be injured in his illegal. Every person who shall make any such business or property by any other person or corcontract or engage in any such combination or poration by reason of anything forbidden or deconspiracy shall be deemed guilty of a misdemean- clared unlawful by this act may sue therefor in or, and on conviction thereof shall be punished by any Circuit court of the United States in the disfine not exceeding $5,000 or by imprisonment not trict in which the defendant resides or is found, exceeding one year, or by both said punishments, without respect to the amount in controversy, in the discretion of the court.

and shall recover threefold the damages by him Sec. 4. The several Circuit courts of the United sustained and the cost of suit, including a reasonStates are hereby invested with jurisdiction to able attorney's fee. prevent or restrain violations of this act; and it Sec. 8. That the word “person" or "persons'' shall be the duty of the several district attorneys wherever used in this act be deemed to include of the United States, in their respective districts, corporations and associations existing under or under the direction of the attorney-general, to in- authorized by the laws of either the United States, stitute proceedings in equity to prevent and le- the laws of any of the territories, the laws of strain such violations. Such proceedings may be any state or the laws of any foreign country. by way of petition setting forth the case and pray

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UNITED STATES RECLAMATION PROJECTS.

Estimated Acres reProject.

cost. claimed. Arizona-Salt river

$5,300,000 200,000 Little Colorado*

4,000,000 80,000 Arizona and California-Yuma.. 3,500,000 100,000 California-Sacramento valley* 20,000,000 500,000 San Joaquin yalley*.

6,000,000 200,000 Colorado- Uncompahgre

5,200,000 150,000 Idaho-Minidoka

1,800,000 80,000 Payette, Boise

1,605,000 120,000 Dubois*

4,000,000 100,000 Kansas–Garden City

260,000

8,000 Montana-Milk river

1,500,000 40,000 Huntley

900,000 33,000 Sun river

500,000 16,000 Lake basin*

12,000,000 300,000 Nebraska and Wyoming-North Platte

4,000,000 110,000 Nevada-Truckee, Carson

4,000,000 200.000 New Mexico-Hondo

336.000 10,000 Carlsbad

600.000 20.000 Rio Grande

200,000 15,000 Las Vegas*

1,500,000 35,000 Urton lake*

2,000,000 35,000 North Dakota and MontanaLower Yellowstone

2,700,000 60,000 North Dakota-Buford, Nelliston, Williston, Nesson

1,270,000 40,000

Estimated Acres re-
Project.

cost. claimed.
Oklahoma-Red river*

$4,000,000 100,000 Oregon and California-Klamath 2,400,000 50,000 Oregon-Umatilla

1,100,000 18,000 John Day river

10,000,000 200.000 South Dakota-Belle Fourche... 3,000,000 100,000 Utah-Strawberry valley

1,850,000 35,000 Weber*

5,000,000 100,000 Washington-Okanogan

500,000 9,000 Tieton

1,400,000 24,000 Sunnyside

2,000,000 40,000 Wapato

600,000 20,000 Shoshone

3,500,000 100,000 Priest rapids*

2,000,000 50,000 Wyoming-Goshen Hole*

4,000,000 120,000 Total

. $124,521,000 3,418,000 *Under consideration.

In addition to the above projects are under consideration for reclamations by means of the Colora do river in Colorado. Utah, California and Arizona to cost $40,000,000, and by means of the Walker and Humboldt rivers in Nevada to cost $15,000,000. The total estimated cost of the work completed or under way in 1907 was $50,121,000, and the acreage to be irrigated was 1,598,000.

MIDSHIPMEN DROWNED IN HAMPTON ROADS.

Six midshipmen, a boatswain and four sailors were drowned shortly after midnight June 11, 1907, ir Hampton roads while returning from a visit to the Jamestown exposition. The men were in a

steam launch and were on their way to the battle
ship Minnesota. The launch was upset by run-
ning into a steel towing hawser. The midshipmen
were recent graduates of the naval academy.

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