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THE MILITARY OF THE STATE-Continued.
National Guard the provisional organizations were
disbanded and their officers placed on the superDate of
Pres- AbOrganization. Annual
Owing to the fact that so many of the guards. ent. sent.
men of the State had been in the volunteer seryInspection.
ice within a year the camp season at Peekskill
was shortened Third Battery
to four weeks. The camp June 9..... 89 8 92
opened on June 3 by Squadron A. The troops Second Sigoal Corps. May 20.. 45 0 45
there during the other three weeks were the 23d Troop с May 30.. 95 0 95
Regiment and the Battery, the 7th Regiment
and the 1st Battery: a provisional regiment made Totals.
2,506 457 | 2,963 up of these separate companies: 4th, 10th, 11th,
16th, 17th, 233, 27th, 28th, 39th and 40th and the Fiftb Brigade.
Troop C was originally ordered to camp, but at Seventh Regt. April 10.... 998 11 1,009
its request was excused. tighth Regt. April 18.... 899 191 590
The 74th Regiment of Buffalo and the 6th Battery Sixty-ninth Regt. May 19.. 851
of Albany were ordered to perform field service Seventy-first Regt. April 7...
near their home stations.
111 717 Second Battery..
During the summer and fall the State rifle ranges May 29..
at Creedmoor and other places were open for prac. Totals ....
tice by the guardsmen and members of the Naval 2,436 415 2,851 Militia. The annual State and First, Second
and Fifth Brigade matches were shot at Creedmoor Headquarters National Guard. on Sept. 14. The 7th Regiment team won the Squadron A......
State and Fifth Brigade matches, while the 12th May 30... 238 6 244 First Sigoal Corps... May 25.....
and 23d Regiments carried off the honors in the 28 3 31 First and Second Brigade contests. Following are
the scores: Totals 266 9 275
200 300 500 600 ORGANIZATIONS AND LOCATION OF
yds. yds. yds. yds. Total MORIES.
241 247 223 944 The date of organization, location of armory and Twenty-third Regt.
231 243 248 219 941 name of commanding officer of each New York Seventy-first Regt.
237 234 215 921 City command is as indicated:
217 217 241 221 906 First Brigade (Manhattan): 9th Regiment (1859).
Forty-seventh Regt. 211 203 216 185 815 125 W, 14th st.; Colonel William F. Morris.
Twenty-second Regt.. 206 213 201 167 787 12th Regiment (1847). Columbus av. and 62d st.;
190 189 186 178 713 Colonel George R. Dyer.
188 177 180 170 715 22d Regiment (1861), Western Boulevard and 68th
First Naval Batt. 159 175
670 st.; Colonel Franklin Bartlett.
150 177 156 133 618 1st Battery (1867). 340 W. 44th st.; Captain Louis
FIRST BRIGADE MATCH. Wendel.
200 300 500 600 Second Brigade (Brooklyn): 13th Regiment (1847),
yds. yds. yds. yds. Totai
218 246. 244 232 310
203 209 181 797 E. Austen.
169 190 199 163 721 14th Regiment (1847), 8th av., 14th and 15th sts.;
SECOND BRIGADE MATCH. Colonel Bertram T. Clayton.
200 300 500 600 23d Regiment (1862). Bedford and Atlantic avs. Organization.
yds. yde. yds. yds, Total and Pacific st.; Colonel Alexis C. Smith,
Twenty-third Regt. 231 215 214 202 862 47th Regiment (1862). Marcy and Harrison avs., Forty-seventh Regt. 210
193 232 176 8:1 Heyward and Lynch sts. ; Colonel John G. Eddy.
FIFTH BRIGADE MATCH. 3d Battery (1864). Clermont av., near Myrtle;
200 300 500 600 Captain Henry S. Rasquin.
yds. ydo. yds. yds. Total Troop C (1895), North Portland av. and Auburn Seventh Regt.
243 227 227 921 pl. ; Captain Chas. I. Debevoise.
Seventy-first Regt.. 209 221 243 230 903 20 Signal Corps (1879), Dean st., near Washing- Sixty-ninth Regt.
703 ton av.; Captain Charles B. Baldwin,
NAVAL BRIGADE MATCH. 17th Separate Company (1876), 140 Amity st..
200 300 500 600 Flushing (Queens): Captain John F. Klein.
yds. yde. yds. yds. Total Fifth Brigade (Manhattan), 7th Regiment (1826), First Naval Batt...... 154 167 182 130 633 Park av, and 66th st.; Colonel Daniel Appleton. The Second Brigade paraded as usual on Dec
8th Regiment (1807). Park av. and 94th st.; Coloration Day and so, for the first time in many onel James M. Jarvis.
years, did the Manhattan organizations. The en69th Regiment (1851), 3d av. und 7th st.; Colonel
tire National Guard and Naval Militia of the Edward Duffy.
State paraded in Manhattan in honor of Admiral 71st Regiment (1852), Park av. and 34th st.;
George Dewey on Sept. 30. Colonel William G. Bates.
The Eagle Rifle Trophy. 2d Battery (1833), 4th av. and 33d st.; Captain David Wilson.
The Brooklyn Dally Eagle, in Feb., 1896, offered Headquarters National Guard (Manhattan),
a trophy for the rifle shooting championship, to Squadron A (1889), Madison av. and 94th st.; Major be contested for by the regiments of the Second Oliver B. Bridgman.
Brigade. 1st Signal Corps (1887). Park av. and 34th st.;
The Twenty-third Regiment were winners in Captain Oscar Erlandsen.
1896, scoring six victories and no defeats.
In 1897 the contests began on February 6 and There were three National Guard regiments in closed on April 17, the Twenty-third again winthe volunteer service on January 1. 1899. These nirg with a precisely similar score. were the 12th, 47th and 69th. The 47th was in Porto Contests in 1898 were begun on Jan. 22, and Rico and the others in Southern camps. The 69th continued until April 23, but could not be comreturned home on January 30; the 47th on March
pleted, owing to the disbandment of the Thir10 and the 12th a month later, being mustered out teenth Regiment, and the mustering in of other on April 20. All were warmly received by the regiments of the Second Brigade for the war people. The 47th was escorted from the dock to
with Spain, and their subsequent departure to the the armory by Troop C, the Naval Militia. Mans military camps. field Post, G, A. R. the 4th Battalion of the 47th In 1899 no contests were held for the same Regiment, which was made up of old members of causes, practically. which obtained in 1898. the 47th Regiment after the 147th Regiment failed The Eagle, however, has decided that the trophy to materialize, and the 47th Regiment Veteran As-shall be held until the next series of matches is sociation. Later, when the Second Signal Corps completed by the Fourteenth Regiment. men who had been in the United States service This regiment refused to take a match by forreturned home, they were given a fitting recep feit from the Twenty-third, to which, under the tion.
rules, it was clearly entitled. As these commands resumed their places in the
WILLIAM A. HERVEY.
Alabama.. Montgomery .... Joseph F. Johnston, D. 2 Dec., 1900 $3,000 Nov. 13, 1900. 1 M. Aug Arkansas. Little Rock, Daniel W. Jones, D.... 2 Jan., 1901 3.500 Jan. 14, 1901
1 T. Sept California. Sacramento.. Henry T. Gage, R... 4 Jan., 1903 6,000 Jan. 7, 1901 T. Nov. Colorado. Denver
Charles S. Thomas, D. 2 Jan., 1901 5,000 Jan. 2, 1901 T. Nov. Connecticut. Hartford Geo. E. Lounsbury, R. 2 Jan., 1901 4,000 Jan. 9, 1901. T. Nov. Delaware... Dover
E. W. Tunnell, D... 4 Jan., 1901 2,000 Jan. 1, 1901. T. Nor. Florida.. Tallahassee.. W. D. Bloxham, D. 4 Jan., 1901 3,500 April 2, 1901. T. Nov. Georgia Atlanta..
Allen D. Candler, Sil. D. 2 Oct., 1900 3,000 Oct. 25, 1900. 1 W. Oct. Idaho Boise..
Frank Steunenberg, D. 2 Jan., 1901 3,000 Jan. 7, 190: T. Nov. Illinois
Springfield. John R. Tanner, R.. 4 Jan., 1901 6,000 Jan. 9, 1901 T. Nov. Indiana Indianapolis.. James A. Mount, R... 4 Jan., 1901 5,000 Jan. 10, 1901 T. Nov. Iowa.
Des Moines. Leslie M. Shaw, R. 2 Jan., 1902 3,000 Jan. 8, 1900 T. Nov. Kansas. Topeka.... W. E. Stanley, R... 2 Jan., 1901 3,000 Jan. 8, 1901 T. Nov." Kentucky. Frankfort Wm. S. Taylor, R. 4 Jan., 1904 6,500 Jan, 2, 1900.. T. Nos Louisiana, Baton Rouge..., Murphy J. Foster, D... 4 May, 1900 5,000 May, 1900. Apr., 1900 Maine.. augusta
Llewellyn Powers, R... 2 Jan., 1901 2,000 Jan, 2, 1901 2 M. Sept. Maryland .. Annapolis. John W. Smith, D
4 Jan., 1900 4,500 Jan. 3, 1900 T. Nov. Massachusetts. Boston
W. Murray Crane, R.. 1 Jan., 1901 8,000 Jan. 3, 1900 T. Nov. Michigan Lansing... Hazen S. Pingree, R. 2 Jan., 1901 4,000'Jan. 2, 1901 T. Nov. Minnesota St. Paul.
John Lind, D. and P.. 2 Jan., 1901 5,000 Jan. 8, 1901 T. Nov. Mississippi. Jackson
A. H. Longino, D.. 4 Jan., 1904 3,500 Jan, 2, 1900 T. Nov. Missouri Jefferson City. Lon V. Stevens, D.. 4 Jan., 1901 5,000 Jan, 9, 1901 T. Nov. Montana.. Helena.. R. B. Smitht.
4 Jan., 1901 5,000 Jan, 7, 1901 T. Nor." Nebraska. Lincoln
William A. Poyntert... 2 Jan., 1901 2,500 Jan. 1, 1901 T. Nor. Nevada... Carson City Reinhold Sadler, Sil... 4 Jan., 1903 4,000 Jan. 21, 1901 T. Nov. N. Hampshire. Concord. Frank W. Rollins, R. 2 Jan., 1901 2,000 Jan. 2, 1901 T. Nor. New Jersey Trenton
Foster M Voorhees, R. 3 (Jan., 1902 10,000 Jan. 9, 1900 T. Nov. New York, Albany
Theodore Roosevelt, R. 2 Jan., 1901 10,000 Jan. 3, 1900 T. Nov. No. Carolina Raleigh.. D. L. Russell, R..
4 Jan., 1901 3,000 June, 19009 No. Dakota.. Bismarck F. B. Fancher, R
2 Jan., 1901 2,000 Jan. 1, 1901 T. Nov. Ohio. Columbus Geo. K. Nash, R.
2 Jan., 1902 6,000 Jan 1, 1900 T. Nov. Oregon.. Salem.
T. T. Geer, R..,
4 Jan., 1903 1,500'Jan. 14, 1901 1 M. June Pennsylvania.. Harrisburg.. William A. Stone, R. 4 Jan., 1903 10,000 Jan. 1, 1901 T. Nov.* Rhode Island.. Newport & Prov. Elisha Dyer, R..
1 May, 1900 3,000 Jan. 30, 1900 1 W. Apr. So. Carolina... Columbia M. B. McSweeney, D... 2 Jan., 1901 3,000 Jan. 9, 1900 T. Nov. So. Dakota.. Pierre
Andrew E. Lee, P.
2 Jan., 1901 2,500 Jan. 1, 1901 T. Nov, Tennessee.. Nashville. Benton McMillen, D... 2 Jan., 1901 4,000 Jan, 7, 1901 T. Nov Texas. Austin.
Joseph D. Sayres, D... 2 Jan., 1901 4,000 Jan. 8, 1901 T. NOF. Utah
Salt Lake City.. Heber M. Wells, R. 5 Jan., 1901 2,000 Jan. 14, 1901 T. Nov.* Vermont. Montpelier.. Edward C. Smith, R.. 2 Oct., 1900 1,500 Oct. 3, 1900 1 Tu. Sept Virginia.. Richmond J. Hoge Tyler, D
4 Jan., 1902 5,000 Dec. 4, 1901. T. Nov. Washington. ... Olympia... John R. Rogerst.
4 Jan., 1901 4,000 Jan., 1901.. T. Nov. West Virginia. . Charleston Geo. W. Atkinson, R. 4 Mar., 1901 2,700 Jan. 9, 1901 T. Nov.* Wisconsin Madison.
Edward Scofield, R. 2 Jan., 1901 5,000 Jan, 9, 1901 T. Nov. Wyoming Cheyenne. De Forest Richards, R. 4 Jan., 1903 2,500 Jan. 9, 1901 T. Nov.
* Same day as United States election, the first Tuesday after the first Monday. + Democratic Populist fusion candidate. 1 Adjourned to meet June, 1900.
Biennial sessions of the Legislature and elections in even years--as 1890, 1892, etc.-in Alabama, Kentucky, Missouri, Oregon and Vermont. Biennial sessions in even years (elections in the years immediately preceding) in Connecticut, Iowa, Maryland, Ohio and Wisconsin. Biennial sessions and elections in odd years as 1891, 1893, etc.-in California, Tennessee and Virginia. Biennial sessions in odd years (elections in the years immediately preceding) in Pennsylvania, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illino 3, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, Nor.b Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and West Virginia. Triennial sessions--as in 1890, 1893, etc.-in Michigan.
Territories and Insular Possessions.
1 T. Aug
Porto Rico... San Juan Gen.G.W. Davis, USA Arizona.
Phønix N. O. Murphy, R Philippine Is. Manila Gen.E.S.O.is, U.S.A. New Mexico. Santa Fe Miguel A. Otero, R.. Guam S‘n Luis d'Apra Capt R.P.Leary, USN Oklaboma. Guthrie. C. M. Barnes, R Cuba.
Havana... Gen.L. Wood, U.S.A. Hawaii
Honolulu. Sanford B.Dole, Pres. Indian Territory is occupied by various tribes of Indians.
RATIO OF REPRESENTATION IN HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. Constitution, 1789, ratio 30,000. 65 Sixth Census, 1843, ratio 70,680...
903 First Census, 1793, ratio 33,000 105 Seventh Census, 1853, ratio 93,423...
233 Second Census, 1803, ratio 33.000.. 141 Eighth Census, 1863, ratio 127,381.
213 Third Census, 1813, ratio 35,000
181 Vinth Census, 1873, ratio 131,425. Fourth Census, 1823, ratio 40,000. 213 Tenth Census, 1883, ratio 151,911
825 Fifth Census, 1833, ratio 47,700 210 | Eleventh Census, 1893, ratio 173,901.
356 The population of the United States at each census was as follows: 1790 3,929,214 | 1830. 12,866,020 | 1870.
78,558,371 1401 5,308,483 110. 17,069,453 1880..
50,155,783 7.239,891 1850. 23,191,876 1890
62,622,050 1820. 9,633,822 1860,
STATE OFFICIALS. Alabama-Governor, Joseph F. Johnston; Sec. of Michigan-Governor, Hazen S. Pingree; Lieut.State, Robert P. McDavid; Treas., H. W. Ellis; Gov., Orrin W. Robinson; Sec. of State, Justus Atty. Gen., Charles G. Brown; Supt. Pub. Instruc S. Stearns; Treas., Geo. A. Steele; Atty. Gen., tion, John
W. Abercrombie; Auditor, W. S. Horace M. Oren; Auditor, Roscoe D. Dix; Supt. White.
Pub. Inst., Jason E. Hammond. Alaska-Governor, John G. Brady.
Minnesota-Governor, John Lind;
Lieut.-Gov., Arizona-Governor, N. 0. Murphy; Charles H. Lyndon A. Smith; Sec. of State, Albert Berg; Akers, Sec. of Territory: T. W. Pemberton, Treas., A. T. Koerner; Auditor, R. C. Dunn; Adjt. Treas.; C. F. Ainsworth, Atty. Genl.; P. L. Long, Gen., H. Muehlberg; Atty. Gen., W. B. Douglas; Supt. Pub. Instruction; Geo. W. Vickers, Auditor. Supt. Ed., JH. Lewis
Arkansas-Governor, Daniel W. Jones; Lieut Mississippi-Governor-A. H. Longino; Lieut.Gov., Robert L. Lawrence; Sec. of State, Alex. Gov., James T. Harrison; Sec. of State, J. L. C. Hull; Treas., Thos. E. Little Aty. Gen.,, Jeff | Power; Auditor, W. Q. Cole; Treas., J. R. StowDavis; Supt. Pub. Inst., I. J. Doyne; State Aud., ers; Atty. Gen., Monroe McClurg; Supt. Pub. Clay Stone
Inst., H. L. Whitfield. California-Governor, H. T. Gage: Lieut.-Gov., Missouri-Governor, Lon V. Stevens; Lieut.-Gov., Jacob H. Neff; Sec. of State, Charles F. Curry;
August H. Bolte: Sec. of State, Alex A. Lesueur; Atty. Gen., Tirey L. Ford; Treas., Truman
Treas., Frank L. Pitts; Atty. Gen., Edward C. Reeves; Supt. Pub. Inst., T. J. Kirk; Comptroller, Crow; Supt. Pub. Inst., Wm. T. Carrington; AuE. P. Colgan.
ditor, James M. Seibert,
Pub. Ins., E. A. Carleton.
W. A. Poynter; Lieut. Lieut.-Gov., Lyman A. Mills; Sec. of State, Huber Gov., Edward A. Gilbert; Sec. of State, 'Wm. F.
Porter; Treas., John B. Meserve; Atty. Clark; Treas., Charles S. Mersick; Atty. Gen..
Gen., Charles Phelps; Comptroller, Thompson s. Grant. Constantine J. Smythe; Sup. Pub. Inst., W. R. Delaware-Governor, E. W. Tunnell; Sec.
of | Jackson; Auditor, J. F. Cornell.
Nevada-Governor, State, James H. Hughes; Atty. Gen., Robt. C.
Reinhold Sadler; Lieut. White; Treas., Lewis H. Ball; Auditor, John A.
Gov., James R. Judge; Sec. of State, Eugene Lingo; Adjt. Gen., Garrett J. Heart.
Howell; Comptroller, Samuel P. Davis; State Florida-Governor, W. D. Bloxham; Sec.
of Treas., D. M. Ryan; Atty. Gen., W. D. Jones; State, John L. Crawford; Atty. Gen., Wm. B. Supt. Pub. Inst., Orvis Ring. Lamar; Treas., James B. Whitfield: Supt. Pub. New Hampshire-Governor, Frank W. Rollins;
Sec. of State, Edward N. Pearson; Treas., Solon Inst., Wm. N. Sheats; Comptroller, W. H. Rey
A. Carter; Auditor, M. L. Morrison; Atty. Gen., nolds; Com. of Ag., L. B. Wombwell. Georgia--Governor, A, D. Chandler; Sec. of State,
Edwin G. Eastman; Supt. Pub. Inst., Channing Phillip
New Jersey-Governor, Foster M. Voorhees; Treas., Wm. J. Speer; Atty. Gen., J. M. Terrill;
Sec. of State. Geo. Wurts; Treas., G, B. Swalm: School Com., G. R. Glenn; Com. of Agri., 0. B.
Comptroller, Wm. S. Hancock; Atty. Gen., SamStevens.
Idaho-Gcvernor, Frank Steunenberg; Lieut. Gov., uel H. Grey; Supt. Pub. Inst., c. J. Baxter. Joseph H. Hutchinson; Sec, of State, M. Patrie:
New Mexico-Governor, Miguel A. Otero; Sec.
of State, Geo. H. Wallace; Treas., J. H, Vaugha: Treas., Lucius C. Rice; Comp., Bartlett Sinclair; Atty. Gen., Samuel H. Hayes; Supt. Pub. Inst., Solicitor Gen., E. L. Bartlett; Supt. of Pub. Inst., Permeal French.
Manuel C. de Baca; Auditor, L. M. Ortiz, Illinois-Governor, John R. Tanner; Lieut. Gov.,
New York-Governor, Theodore Roosevelt. (See
New York State Government.) Wm. A. Nothcott; Sec. of State, James A. Rose; Atty. Gen., Edward C. Akin; Treas., Floyd K North Carolina-Governor, D. L. Russell; Lieut. Whittemore; Auditor, James S. McCullough; Supt. Gov., C. A. Reynolds; Sec. of State. Cyrus ThompPub. Inst., Alfred Bayliss.
son; Auditor, H. W. Ayer; Treas., W. H. Worth; Indiana-Governor. James A. Mount; Lieut. Atty. Gen., ž. V. Walser; Supt. Pub. Inst., Chas,
H. Mebane. Gov., W. S. Haggard; Sec. of State, Union B.
North Dakota-Governor, F. P. Fancher; Lieut.Hunt: Treas., Leopold Levy; Atty. Gen., Wm. L.
Gov., J. M. Devine; Sec. of State, Fred Failey; Taylor; Supt. Pub. Inst., Frank L. Jones; Auditor,
Treas., D. W. Driscoll; Wm. L. Hart.
Auditor, A. N. CarlIowa--Governor, Leslie M. Shaw; Lieut. Gov., blom; Atty. Gen., John F. Cowan; Supt. Pub.
Inst., J. G. Holland. J. C. Milliman; Sec. of State, Geo. L. Dobson:
Ohio-Governor, Geo, K. Nash; Lieut. Gov., John Treas., John Herriott; Atty. Gen., Milton Remley:
A Caldwell; Sec. of State, Chas. Kinney; Treas., Auditor, F. F. Merriam; Supt. Pub. Inst., R. C.
Isaac B. Cameron; Barrett.
Auditor, Walter D. Guil
bert; Atty. Gen., John M. Sheets; Com, of Schools, Kansas-Governor, W. E, Stanley; Lieut. Gov., H. E. Richter; Sec. of State, George A. Clark; Lewis D. Bonebrake. Treas.. Frank E. Grimes; Atty. Gen.,
Oklahoma--Governor, Cassius M. Barnes; Sec.
A. A. Godard; Auditor, Geo. E. Cole; Supt. Pub. Inst., of Terr, and Lieut.-Gov.. Wm. M. Jenkins; Treas., Frank Velson.
Frank M. Thompson; Atty. Gen., H. S. Cunning-
J. H. Ackerman.
Stone; Gov., Robt. H. Snyder; Sec. of State, John T. Lieut. Gov., John P. S. Gobin; Sec. of State, W. Michel; Auditor, W. W. Heard; Treas., A. V. W. Griest; Treas., James E. Barnett, from May 1, Fournet; Atty. Gen., M. J. Cunningham; Supt. 1900; Auditor Gen., Levi G. McCauley; Atty. Gen.. Pub. Inst., Jos. V. Calhoun; Reg. Land Office, John P. Elkin; Supt. Pub. Inst., Nathan C. SchaefJohn S. Lanier; Adjt. Gen., Alen Jumel.
fer. Maine-Governor, Llewellyn Powers; Sec. of Rhode Island-Governor, Elisha Dyer; Lieut. State, Byron Boyd; Treas., F. M. Simpson; Atty. Gov., Wm, Gregory: Sec. of State, Chas. P. BenGen., Wm. T. Haines; Supt. Pub. Inst., W. W. nett: Atty. Gen., W. B. Tanner; Gen. Treas., Stetson.
Walter A. Read; Auditor, Charles C. Gray: Adj. Maryland-Governor John W. Smith: Sec. of Gen., F. M. Sackett; Supt. of Education, T. B. State, not appointed: Treas., not appointed; Comp- Stockwell. troller, J. W. Hesing; Adjt. Gen., A. L. Wilmer; South Carolina-Governor, M. B. McSweeney; Supt. Pub. Inst., not appointed; Atty. Gen., Isl-Lieut. Gov., R. B. Scarborough; Sec. of State, M. dore Rayner.
R. Cooper; Comptroller, J. P. Derham; Atty. Gen., Massachusetts-Governor, W. Murray Crane; G. Duncan Bellinger; Treas. W. H. Timmerman; Lieut.-Gov., John L. Bates; Sec. of State, Wm. Supt. of Education, J. J. McMohan. M. Olin: Treas.. Edward S. Bradford; Atty. Gen., South Dakota-Governor, Andrew E. Lee; Lieut.
Pub. Inst., J. W. Southall.
Texas-Governor, Joseph D. Sayres; Lieut. Gov., Inst., F. J. Browne.
Edgar P. Rucker; Supt. Pub. Inst., J. Rasse!
lich; Treas., James 0. Davidson; Atty. Vermont-Governor, Edward C. Smith; Lieut. Emmett R. Hicks; Supt. Pub. Inst., Lorenzo L Gov., Henry C. Bates; Sec. of State, Fred. A. Harvey. Howland; Treas., John L. Bacon; Auditor, Orrin Wyoming-Governor, DeForest Richards; Se. M. Barber; Supt. Pub. Inst., Mason S. Stone. of State, Fennimore Chatterton; Treas.. Ger
Virginia-Governor, J. Hoge Tyler; Lieut. Gov., Abbott: Atty. Gen., J. A. Van Orsdel: Supi. Puh Edward Echols; Sec. of Commonwealth, J. T. Inst., Thomas T. Tynan; Auditor, LeRoy Grant.
NATIONAL EXPORT EXPOSITION. From Sept. 14 to Dec. 2, 1899, at Philadelphia occasions 50,000 persons passed the gates in a single a National Export Exposition was held, which be- day, and it is estimated that 50.000 children from came International in its scope, from the fact the public schools visited the buildings. The re that Congress gave it support and financial ail. ceipts, in addition to the original concession, per It was the outgrowth of the Commercial Museum $500,000, a total of $1,220,000. The expenditure and the Franklin Institute, and had for its object were: Cost of buildings, $720,000: improvement of to increase the trade of American products in the grounds, $50,000; running expenses. $200,000; other markets of the world. Many prominent Philadel- expenses, $100,000; foreign samples department, phia merchants and manufacturers became inter-000: total, $1,120,000. ested in the scheme. The first public announce Officers of the Association: P. A. B. Widene: ment of the Exposition was made on Oct. 11. 1897. Pres.; W. W. Foulkrod. John Birkinbine. Sydney The Exposition Association was incorporated Dec. L. Wright, Vice-Pres. ; 'W. P. Wilson, Dir.-Gen: 28 and P. A. B. Widener was elected President. B. W. Hann, Sec. The sum of $729,000, of which $350,000 was appro INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL CONGRESS priated by Congress, was placed at the disposal convened at Philadelphia on Oct. 12th and adof the association. The city had donated a plot of journed Nov. 1. Representatives from the foliow. ground of 56 acres for the site. When the plans ! ing countries were present: Africa, 3; Arabia, 1, for the buildings were being prepared part of them Argentine Republic, 6; Australasia, 26 : Austria were intended to be permanent and to be occupied Hungary, 15; Belgium, 5; Bolivia, 1, Brazil, 4. by the Philadelphia Museum. These are built of Canada, 16; Central America, 10: Ceylon, 1; Chili. steel and brick, and the arcades and connecting 5; China, 8; Colombia, 6; Denmark, 1; Ecuador, I. buildings of wood; these buildings, three in num France, 2; Germany, 12; Greece, 1; Guiana, 1: ber, with their connections, made an exhibition hall Hawaiian Islands, 2; India, 1: Italy. 4; Japan, 15; 1.000 feet long and 400 feet wide, giving an area of Liberia, 1; Madeira, 2; Mexico, 10; Norway. .; 167,200 square feet. This was divided into six Paraguay. 1; Peru. 7: Portugal, 2; Roumania, 1. sections, including an auditorium with a seating United Kingdom, 6; Uruguay. 1; Venezuela, capacity of 5,000.
West Indies, 11. In addition to these visitors repreThe exposition was opened Sept. 14 and about sentatives of Chambers of Commerce and Boards of 25,000 persons were present. Addresses were made Trade of the principal cities of the United States by the Governor of Pennsylvania, the Mayor of were present, taking an active part in
the proPhiladelphia and others, after which President ceedings. There were daily sessions, each day being McKinley announced by special wire from Wash devoted to one of the countries represented, and ington that the whole country was interested in their wante in regard to their export and import the success of the enterprise.
trade. Tariff laws were touched upon and comThe exposition was open sixty-nine days and plaints against the interpretation of those laws by more than 1,500,000 people visited it; on several' the customs officials.
PAN-AMERICAN EXPOSITION. BUFFALO, MAY 1 TO NOVEMBER 1, 1901. Members of the Government Board for the Pan.
The purpose of the Exposition is "to illustrate American Exposition: W. H. Michael. State Dethe marvelous development of the Western Hemi-partment: Wallace H. Hills. Treasury Departsphere during the nineteenth century by a display ment: Maj. John B. Guthrie. War Department: of the arts, industries, manufactures and the Frank Strong. Justice Department; John Brownproducts of the soil, mine and sea.”
low, Post Office Department: B. F. Peters. Navy Congress has appropriated $500,000 for a govern Department; W. F. Clarke. Interior Department: ment building and exhibits, including exhibits J. H. Brigham. Agricultural Department: F. W. from Porto Rico, Cuba, Hawaii and the Philippine True, Smithsonian Department: W. de C. RavenIslands. The State of New York has appropriated al. Fisheries Department: O. W. Weaver. Labor $300.000 for a State building and exhibit. Other Department; W. C. Fox, Bureau American ReStates have created commissions for State repre- | publics. sentation. Satisfactory assurances have already Members of the Board of General Managers of been given that the Dominion of Canada, Mexico, the Exhibits of the State of New York at the and the Central and South American Republics Pan-American Exposition of 1901, pursuant to the will make unique, interesting and instructive ex: provisions of Chapter 36 of the Laws of 1899: hibits, peculiarly illustrative of their material
Daniel N. Lockwood. of Buffalo, Pres.: Jacob progress during the century about to close.
Ames of Syracuse; Gains C. Bolin of PoughkeepIn addition to the buildings to be erected by the sie, Nicholas V. V. Franchot of Olean. Andrew S. National Government and the State of New York, Hammersley of New York City. Frederick Grein. the Dominion of Canada, Mexico, and other States er of Buffalo, John T. Mott of Oswego, Leopold and countries, there will be twelve principal build-Stern of New York City and George E. Vost ut ings constructed by the Exposition Association, Theresa. which has been authorized by the State Legislature
Board of Architects, Pan-American Exposition: to issue $2,500,000 of stock and $2,500,000 of bonds. John M. Carrere, New York City: John Ġ. How.
The chief officers of the Exposition are: John G. ard. New York City; Walter Cook, New York Milturn, Pres.: Edwin Fleming. Sec.: George L. City. R. S. Peabody, Boston, Mass.: George F. Williams. Treas.; William I. Buchanan, Director Shepley, Boston, Mass.: George Cary. Buffalo, N. General: Newcomb Carlton, Director of Works; Y.; August C. Esenwein, Buffalo, N. Y.; Edwari John B. Weber, Commissioner General,
B. Green, Buffalo, N. Y.
COMPARATIVE SCHOOL STATISTICS NEW YORK STATE.
Compiled from Records of the Superintendent of Public Instruction.
11,752 School houses....
--8 10,992 921 11,918 10,995
888 11,883 Val.of school houses&sites $15.894,702 $59,268,853 $75.153,615 $15,819,949 $56.012,562 $71,832,511 +$3,321,104
+30 Children of school age....
510.173 1,039,906 1,550,079 518,385 1,000,423 1,518,808 Child'n at school port'n yr
+31,271 458,819 720,532 1,179,351 477,451 691,543 Av. daily attendance.
1,168,994 -10,357 302, 773 546,657 849,430 319.2401 508,412 827,652 -21,778 Aggregate days attend'ce. 53,924,551 101,983,069 155,907,6 20 56,431,396 97,855,212 154,286,608 +1,621,012 Av. length of school term.
176 Av. No days pupil attend.
+1 day 118 142 132 118 142 182
0 I rivate schools
901 Child'n at private schools. 12.596 149,112 161,708 13,407 *68,041 81,448 Teach's emp.160 d. or more
14,950 30,499 15,511 13,819 29,330 Teachers
+1,169 em- (men... 4,188 1,267 5,405 4,238 1,016
+151 ployed por- /women.. 13,738 14,849 28.587 14,016 13,803 27,819 tion of year, (total... 17,876 16,116 33,992 18,254 14,819 33,073
919 Teachte certificates
+71 coll. grad. cert's
127 ers li.
408 censed normal school... 3,538 2,370 5,908 8,857 1,844 5,201
+707 tr. cl. or sch. cer.
7.292 1,177 4,821
5,998 +1,294 (local officers..
19,321 12.661 11,685 24,346 -5,026 Av. annu'l salary teachers $318 $771
$516 +$23 Vols. in school libraries... 780,076 764,094 1,544,170 706,228 630,872 1,337,100 +207,070 Expend, teachers' salaries $4,950.075 $11,534,571 $16,484,646 $4.882,290 $10,273,987 $15,156,277 +$1,328,368 Bldgs.,sites, fur'ture,reprs $895,992 $5,521,923 $6,417,915 $1,057,978 $7,553,569 $8,611,548 $2,193,632 Expended school libraries. $72,936 $68,743 $141,699 $78,601 $86,368 $174,969 $23,269 Total expenditures.....
$7,198.415 820,851, 544 $28,052, 990 $7,260,797 $21,215,074 $28,475,871 -$422,8 1 * Evidently incorrect.
THE SITUATION IN CUBA. The disarmament of the Cuban army was effected against the United States by our own citizens. as by the payment to the army of $3,000,000 by the provided for by treaty, but there are indications United States government--the Spanish evacuation that British, French and German residents will having been perfected February 7.
also press claims against our government for losses Early in January General Brooke, the military sustained in Cuba. On Dec. 13, 1899, Maj. Gen. governor-general of Cuba, under the provisional Leonard Wood was appointed to the command of government, recognized the right of the natives to the U. S. forces in Cuba and will therefore ex. share in the present government which is pre ercise authority as Military Governor. paratory to their own assumption of the government in the future, by appointing Mario Menocal chief of police, and Perfecto Lacoste, alcalde or
Cuba's Resources. mayor.
The general's cabinet also was announced Jan The following table is an estimate of the popuuary 16, as follows: Domingo Mendez Capote, sec
lation and condition of Cuba in 1895 and 18.9, retary of the department of government; he was for showing losses on account of the late war: a while president of the insurgents' republic of Cuba; Pablo Dosvernine, secretary of the department of firance; Jose Antonio Gonzalez Lanuza,
1899. department of justice and public instruction; Adol
1899. fo Saenz Yanez, department of agriculture, industry, commerce and public Works. The governors of the provinces are: Gen. Fitz- Population
2,018,000 1,318,000 700,000 hugh Lee. Havana and Pinar del Rio; Gen, James Sugar plantations 1,369
813 H. Wilson, Matanzas and Santa Clara: Gen. Leon- Tobacco planta'ns 9,487 1,200 8,237 ard Wood. Santiago and Puerto Principe: and Coffee plantations
883 Gen. William Ludlow has charge of the Depart- Cattle breed'g f's 9,889
9,889 ment and City of Havana, this being distinct from Vegable and fruit the Province of Havana.
128,840 9,500 119,310 Among the important events on the island of Cattle: Cuba during 1899 was the passing. early in the Horned.. head.. 890,799 25,000 865.790 year, of the control of all the principal railroads
Horses ...do.... 86,250
5,500 80.750 into the hands of an American British syndicate
9,536 2,150 7,386 of capitalists, namely, Hanson Bros. of Montreal.
Hogs William C. Whitney, G, B. M, Harvey. Percival
618,960 8.500 610,46 ) Farquhar, Harry P. Whitney. F. S. Pearson.
Sheep ....do.... 54,914
4,500 50,414 George V. Young, F. P. Olcott. and Thomas F.
Com'cial esta'm'ts Ryan, of New York: P. A. B. Widener and W. L. and factories ... 22.156 13,500 8,656 Elkins of Philadelphia, Ruffee & Sons and J. W. Buildings..
68,380 58.150 10,230 Todd of London, Tiburcio Castenada. Zaldo & Co., Sugar crop (tons). 1.150,000 300,000 850,000 and Gelats & Co. of Havana. For the Sagua road Total value exp'ts $100,000,000 $20,000,000' $80,000,000 the syndicate paid $3.000.000: the Caribarien, $2,600.000: the Sabanilla, $5,250,000. The syndicate will own the other roads and steamship lines. As yet it owns no road running into Havana.
A Unique Industry. Political parties are taking shape among the Tarantulas are being raised in Australia for the Cubans already.
sake of their webs, the filaments of which are The revenues of the custom house at Havana for made into thread for balloons. They are lighter 1899 are estimated at $13,000,000 or $14,000.000. The than silk, and, when woven, lighter than canvas. revenues are to be applied as far as possible to Each tarantula yields from 20 to 40 yards of filathe work of internal improvement.
ment, of which eight twisted together form Not only will claims for damages be presented single thread,