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Waterbury, Ct. Holyoke, Mass. Ft. Wayne, Ind. Youngstown, O. Houston, Tex. Covington, Ky. Akron, O. Dallas, Tex. Saginaw, Mich. Lancaster, Pa. Lincoln, Neb. Brockton, Mass. Binghaniton, N. Y. Augusta, Ga. Pawtucket, R I. Altoona, Pa. Wheeling, W. Va. Mobile, Ala. ... Birmingham, Ala. Little Rock, Ark. Springfield, O. Galveston, Tex. Tacoma, Wash. Haverhill, Mass. Spokane, Wash. Terre Haute, Ind. Dubuque Quincy, Ill. South Bend, Ind. Salem, Mass. Johnstown, Pa. Elmira, N. Y. Allentown, Pa. Davenport, Ia. McKeesport, Pa. Springfield, I11. Chelsea, Mass. Chester, Pa. York, Pa. Malden, Mass. Topeka, Kan. Newton, Mass. Sioux City, Ia. Bayonne, N. J.. Knoxville, Tenn. Chattanooga, Tenn.

45,859 45,712 45,115 44,885 44,633 42,938 42,728 42,638 42,345 41,459 40,169 40,063 39,647 39,441 39,231 38,973 38,878 38,469 38,415 38,307 38,253 37,789 37,714 37,175 36,848 36,673 36,297 36,252 35,999 35,956 35,936 35,672 35,416 35,254 34,227 34,159 34,072 33,988 33,708 33,664 33,608 33,587 33,III 32,722 32,637 32,490

28,646 35,637 35,393 33,220 27,557 37,371 27,601 38,067 46,322 32,011 55,154 27,294 35,005 33,300 27,633 30,337 34,522 31,076 26,178 25,874 31,895 29,084 36,006 27,412 19,922 30,217 30,311 31,494 21,819 30,801 21,805 30,893 25,228 26,872 20,741 24,963 27,909 20,226 20,793 23,031 31,007 24,379 37,806 19,033 22,535 29,100

60.09 28.27 27.47 35.11 61.97 14.90 54.81 12.00

8.59 29.51 *27.17 46.78 13.26 18.44 41.90 28.47 12.62 23.79 46.75 48.05 19.90 29.93

4.70 35.62 84.90 21.37 19.70 15.10 64.99 16.74 64.81 15.47 40.30 31.19 65.02 36.84 22.08 68.04 62.10 46.17

8.39 37.77 *12.42 71.92 44.83 11.60

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Schenectady, N. Y.
Fitchburg, Mass.
Superior City, Wis.
Rockford, Ill.
Taunton, Mass.
Canton, O.
Butte, Mont.
Montgomery, Ala.
Auburn, N. Y.
East St. Louis
Joliet, I11.
Sacramento
Racine, Wis.
LaCross, Wis.
Williamsport, Pa.
Jacksonville, Fla.
New Castle, Pa.
Newport, Ky.
Oshkosh, Wis.
Woonsocket, R. I.
Pueblo, Col.
Atlantic City
Passaic, N.J.
Bay City, Mich.
Fort Worth, Tex.
Lexington, Ky.
Gloucester, Mass.
South Omaha, Neb.
North Britain, Ct.
Council Bluffs, Ia.
Cedar Rapids, Ia.
Easton, Pa.
Jackson, Mich.

*Decrease.

31,682
31,531
31,091
31,051
33,036
30,667
30,470
30,346
30,345
29,655
29,353
29,282
29,102
28,895
28,757
28,429
28,339
28,301
28,284
28,204
28,157
27,838
27,777
27,628
26,688
26,369
26,121
26,001
25,998
25,802
25,656
25,238
25,180

19,902 22,037 11,983 23,584 25,448 26,189 10,723 21,883 25,858 15,169 23,264 26,386 21,014 25,090 27,132 17,201 11,600 24,918 22,836 20,830 24,558 13,055 13,028 27,839 23,076 21,567 24,651

8,062 16,519 21,474 18,020 14,481 20,798

59.19 43.08 159.46 31.60 21.96 17.10 184.16 38.67 17:35 95.40 26.10 10.98 38.49 15.17

5.99 62.20 144.30 13.58 23.86 35.40 14.56 113.24 113.21

*.76 15.65 22.27

5.90 222.51 57.38 20.15 42.38 74.28 21.00

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INDEX.

9-10

II-IZ

18-60

20-31

23 25 25 30 32-36

33 35

36

41-47

INTRODUCTION
HOW THE UNITED STATES HAS BECOME A

GREAT NATION .....
HISTORY AND DESCRIPTION OF OUR NEW
POSSESSIONS

HAWAII

Location and Description
Population
People

Products
PORTO Rico...

Location ...
Climate and Products

People
PHILIPPINE ISLANDS...

Location
Climate
Population
Discovery
People
Mineral Wealth

Capture of Manila
GUAM

How obtained
Location and Description
Population
People

Climate
WAKE ISLAND.

How Obtained
Location and Description

41 42 42 42 43 44 45 48-49

48

48

48

49 49

49

49 49

56

58

58

SAMOA.

50-53 How Obtained and History

50 Location, area

52 People

53 Climate

53 Products

53 CUBA.....

54-60 History

55 Previous Government

56 Position and Surface Natural Products

57 Population

57
People
Climate
Agriculture and Commerce

59 Animals

59 Summary

60 THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES

61-74 IMPORTANT POINTS IN THE PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE.

61 THE 56TH CONGRESS.

63 The Senate ....

63
Qualifications
How Elected ....
List of Senators, 57th Congress

63 Officers of the Senate

65 House of Representatives.

66 Qualifications

66 How Elected ...

66 List of Representatives, 57th Congress

66 Officers of the House THE SENATE ......

75-82 PREPARING TO DO BUSINESS....

75 IMPORTANT EVENTS IN THE SENATE

75 Trusts

75 Policy Regarding the Philippines ... 77,80,81

63 63

74

Interoceanic Canals
Respecting Cuba .....
Obligations to New Possessions.
Finance

77 77,81,82

78 80

89

THE HOUSE

83-85 PREPARING TO DO BUSINESS.

83 Important Event in the House

83 Finance

83 RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 86-110 Duties of the Speaker ....

86 Election of Officers

87 Duties of Sergeant-at-Arms

88 Duties of the Doorkeeper

88 Duties of the Postmaster

89 Duties of the Chaplain (Rule VII) Of the Members ..

89 Questions of Privilege

89 Of Committees

90 Powers and Duties of Committees

92
Delegates
Calendars and Reports of Committees
Of Decorum and Debate
On Calls of the Roll and House ...

97 On Motions, their precedence, etc

99 Previous Question

100 Reconsideration .

100 Of Amendments

IOI Of Amendments of the Senate

IOI On Bills

IOI Of Petitions, Memorials, Bills and Resolutions .

102 Of Committees of the White House

102 Order of Business

104 Priority of Business

105 Private and District of Columbia Business.. 105 Unfinished Business

106 Change or Suspension of Rules

106

96 96 96

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