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INDEX TO PREVIOUS VOLUMES. .

(The number following the year is the page number of that volume.)
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PAGE Aboriginal terms for Long Isl Census of Sex, Marriage and 1888, 48; 1889, 48; 1897, 92; and, 1894.. 89 Divorce, 1895.... 212 1898

101 Abrasion of Silver Coin, 1886. 168 Census of Unemployed, 1894, Eagle Trumpet, 1890, 64; 1893, Agriculture of Long Island, 1895

234 61; 1894,50; 1897, 120, 1898. 87 1993

46 Census, Brooklyn Police, 1896 16 Eagle Foot Ball Trophy, 1892, Albany Capitol, Cost of, 1894: 211 Central Congregational 68; 1893, 68; 1894, 76: 1896. 108 Alaska Products, 1892.

Church Diagram, 1887 228 Eagle Yacht Trophy, 1897.... 92 Altitudes of Brooklyn, 1889, Centre of Population of the Early Churches, 1886

104 140: 1896, 271; 1897, 148; United States, 1892.

95 Early Ferries in Brooklyn, 1998 ..., ..349, 368 Chapin, Alfred C., 1890 (Por.. 1898.....

151 Altitudes of New York, 1897, trait)

149 East River Gas Tunnel, 1895.. 233 145 ; 1895, 851..

368 Chinese Japanese War, 1896 . 317 East River Bridge. 1896, 134, Altitudes Queens Borough, Christian Art, 1890

106 241; 1897, 861; 1898... 978-380 1898. .850), 368 Church - going Population, Elevations above Sea, 1886

170 Altitudes Richmond Borough, 1890.

106 Elevations, L. I., 1888, 117; 1898 ..350, 368 Cincinnati, Society of, 1891.. 203 1889, 58; 1890.

85 American Cities, Statistics, Cities, Difference in Time Be Elevators, Grain, 1890.. 175 1883, 348; 1896, 310; 1897, tween, 1988..

152 Erasmus Hall Academy, 1896. 249 414; 1898

458 Cities, Statistics of, 1892, 228, Expositions, American and Ancient Town Records, 1897 . 121 229; 1897, 414-417; 1898..458-461 International, 1897, 383; America's Cup, 1888, 46; 1893, Citizenship, 1888

187 1898..

234-238 79; 1994, 83; 1896.. .9, 82 Civil List of Kings Co., 1890.. 232 Failures in U. 8., 1886, 169; Animals, Estinct, of Long Isl Coinage from 1793-1886 167 1897, 498; 1895

457 and, 1895.

60 Colonies, Settlement of, 1888. 69 Farm Crops of U. S., 1897, 461; Apportionment Law, 1892 38 Columbian Exposition, 1894.. 259 1898..

373 Arctic Exploration, 1897, 151; Commandants of the Navy Fire Alarm Signals, 1894. 214 1898.. 163 Yard, 1892...

157 Fires, Great, 1895.. Army, United States, 1887. 185 Compulsory Education, 1895.. 212 Fires, Statistics of, 1898.. 217 Asphalt Streets in Cities, 1898 122 Consolidation of Brooklyn and Fireworks Law, 1886..

49 Astronomic. Discoveries, 1893 44 New York, 1896, 201, 1897, Fish, How to Catch, 1888 Atlantic Avenue Commission, 134; 1898.

135-136 Flatbush av. Extension, 1896.. 192 Report of, 1897

821 Constitution Convention, Food, Time Required for DiAtlantic Avenue Tunnel, 1887 27 1894

200, 276 gestion, 1886...

70 Ballot Reform Law, 1891, 97; Constitution, State of New

Formation and Development, 1998, 18!; 1895, 222; 1896.. 56 York, 1895.

40 City, 1886..

65 Bartholdi Statue, 1890. 199 Constitutional Amendments, Forts, Revolutionary, 1886, 41; Base Ball Team, 1890 54, 55 New York, 1895.

1890, 38; 1892.

119 Beecher Memorial Tablet Coney Island, Routes to, 1887. 28 Freight Car Capacity, 1891.. 76 1893....

126 Congress on Cuba, 1897. 242 Funnel Colors and Marks, 1887, Beethoven, Bust of, 1895.. 154 Consolidation, Hist. of, 1897.. 134 231; 1896..

839 Bells, Weight of, 1887. 100 Conventions, 1892, 88; Game Birds, 1888.

26 Betting Law, 1888. 32 1897,. 64-67 Gaynor, W. J., 1894.

210 Bicycle Race, Six Days, 1897, Cook and Peary Expeditions, Geology of Brooklyn, 1890. 87 364; 1898... 111 1895, 57; 1898.

163 Geology of Long Island, Birds of Long Island, 1886.. 69 Copyrights, 1886, 48; 1887, 25; 1894.. Birds in Prospect Park, 1892.. 41 1896

29 Gems, Superstitions, 1894. 50 Birthdays of Celebrated Peo Cotton, World's Consumption Giant Trees of L. I., 1992. 87 ple, 1898 133 of, 1897

459, Governors of New York, 1887, Bishop Loughlin's Jubilee, Coursing, 1890

66, 135

123; 1888, 153; 1897... 147 1891.

115 County and Municipal Govern Grant, Gen., Statue of, 1896.. 378 Bishop, the Second, of Brook ment, 1893, 177, 181 ; 1896.. 230 Gravesend Frauds, 1895. 120 lyn, 1893

127 County Clerks, 1890.. 232 Greater New York, 1897, 134Blackwell's Island Bridge, Cruiser Brooklyn, 1897

112 137; 1898...

135 1897

363 Cruiser No.7, Cincinnati, 1891 148 Greenback, National ConvenBlind in U.S., 1898. 81 Currents. Harbor, 1890, 27; tion, 1884-1886..

33 Blue Laws of Long Island, 1898 49 1897..

382 Guide to Brooklyn, 1893. .93, 97 Bonded Indebtedness, Greater Custom House Duties, United Hamilton Statue, 1894.. 162 N. Y., 1897 186 States, 1895. 66 Hand Ball, 1888

87 Bridge Satistics, 1890.. ..86, 87 Dates, Important, 1898. 421 Harlem Canal, 1896.

29 British Poet Laureate, 1896 .. 378 Deaf Mutes in Schools, 1892. 51 Height of Cathedrals, MonuBritish War Vessels, 1897... 244 Diamonds, Weight of, 1887.... 100 ments and Buildings, 1897, Brooklyn, History of, 1886.. 65 Distances in Brooklyn, 1889... 144 288; 1898..

380 Brooklyn's Longitude and Lat District Attorneys, Kings Co., Heights, Great, 1892

119 itude, 1887.. 126 189(...

232 Henry Ward Beecher Statue, Brooklyn Institute, 1893. 115 Divisions of Time, 1890. 26 1892..

117 Brooklyn, Mayors of, 1897, 142; Dunraven's Charges, Investi Hill's, Father, Jubilee, 1898.., 265 1998..... 143 gation, 1897.

91 Historical Summary of Long Brooklyn Officials since 1855, Duration of Life, Animals, Island, 1887. 1898... 835 1891..

76 History of Long Island RailBrooklyn, Passing of, 1898 308 Eagle Bureau, 1895.

14 roads, 1893.

47. Brooklyn Public Library, 1897, Eagle Chicago Bureau, 1894.. 13 Hudson River, Opening and 455; 1898.. 836 Eagle Establishment, 1886, Closing of, 1886..

60 Brooklyn, Spelling of, 1890... 174 184; 1887, 193; 1893, Map II. Human Life Facts in, 1890... 180 Brooklyn's Old Buildings. 1897 44 Eagle Bowling Cup, 1995, 110; Illiteracy in U.S., 1895

127 Brooklyn Theatre Diagram, 1896, 90; 1897, 90; 1898... 102 ' Immigrants to America, 1890 252 Eagle Chess Cup, 1896.. 93 1897, 409-418; 1898..

457 Brooklyn Manufacturers (cen Eagle Cycling Trophy, 1897, Income Tax, 1896, 69; 1896. 800 sus of 1890). 1893. 2244, 245 100; 1898.

110 Indian Fishing Stations on By-names of Cities, 1889 24 Eagle Firemen's Cup, 1898... 87 Long Island, 1895.. By-names of States, 1889. 119 Eagle Pigeon Cup, 1888. 43 Indian Names, Long Island, Calendar for the Century,1856, Eagle Rifle Trophy, 1898. 421 1889, 25; 1-90, 35;1892, 58. 60 27 ; 1887.....

16 Eagle Rowing Bowl, 1890. 70 Indians, Facts about, 1890.... 100 Cartmep's Rates, 1886. 46 Eagle Rowing Cup, 1897, 59; Indians of Long Island, 1892.. 32

1892...:

INDEX TO PREVIOUS VOLUMES-Continued.
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PAGE Industries of the States, 1890. 74 Pensioners of U. S., 1897, 408 ; Steamship Plags and Funnels, Interest Rules, 1897

15 189S.
.447, 448 1896

839 International Cup, 1896, 85 ; Plants of Prospect Park, Steamship Records, 1897, 884; 1897, 91; 1898 99 1890

75, 76
1998.

148 International Chess, 1897..... 458 Plymouth Church Diagram, Steel, U.S. Production of, 1891 77 Japanese Treaty, 1897. 384 1886.

214 Storrs, R. 8., Golden Jubilee, J. S. T. Stranahan's Statue, Population in Principal Places 1897.

278 169 of Earth, 1886.

161 Streets, Brooklyn, Length of, Judges of Brooklyn, Early, Population of World, 1887.... 21 1886, 104; 1887....

108 1898 400 Population, Foreign Born, Streets, Sewer and

Water Judges of Long Island, 1886.. 61 1893, 101; 1894

59 Workis, Statistics, in Cities, Kings County, History of, Population by Annual Rain.

1892. 1886, 66 ; 1887.. 30 fall, 1892

95 Strikes and Lockouts, 1896.. 186 Legal Information for Laymen, Population of Brooklyn, 1896. 250 Strikes, New York State, 1891 232 18:7 132 Pratt Institute, 1893

110 Subway Commission, 1889.... 115 Legislators Salary of, 1887... 133 Presidents of the United States, Subway Conductors, 1897. 883 License Fees, N. Y., 1889, 182, 1887, 123 ; 1888...

147 Suffrage, 1886... 183; 1890...

..166, 167 President, Vote for, '64-'84, Supervisors-At-Lerge, 1890.... Liquor Tax Law, 1897. 884 1887, 159; 1888.

179 Surrogates of L. J., 1886. 62 Long Island City Government, President, Vote for, 1888, Surrogates of Kings Co., 1890. 232 1897.

329
1889..

211 Swedish Hospital Fair, 1897.. 196 Long Island Institutions for President, Vote for, 1892, Swedish Poet, Bust of, 1895 134 Insane, 1892 88 1893.

269 Tabernacle, Diagrams, 1888, Loughlin (Bishop) Memorial, Presidents, Vote for, past fifty 234; 1894....

343 1894

185
years, 1896

55 Talmage Anniversary, 1895... Metal Mine, Deepest, in World, Presidential Campaign of 1896, Tariff, Dingley Law, 1898. 456 1895... 361 1897.

63 Tariff, McKinley Law 1891, 27, 46 Maine, U. S. Cruiser, 1891 87 Presidential Electoral Vote, Tariff Rates, Law of 1894,1895 66 Malone, Father, Golden Jubi 1889, 210; 1896.

55 Telegraphy, Speed in, 1891.... 241 lee of, 1895.

69 Presidential Succession, 1891. 97 Temperature rom 1876 to 1885, Manufacturers in Brooklyn, Primaries, 1892..

88 1886

21 1886.

51 Prison Ships, Martyrs of, 1890, Tennessee Centennial Exposi. Manhattan, Derivation of

38; 1892
119 tion, 1897, 988; 1898.

392 Name, 1897

279 Public Lands of U. S., 1887... 110 Theatres, History of, in Brook Marquis of Queensbury Rules, Railway Accidents, Compara lyn, 1890.

32-84 1887

99 tive Summary, 1897, 242; Tidal' Differences and Ratios, Maryland Monument, 1896, 1898

890 1890

26 119, 152 Railroad Traffic, 1858 to 1884, Title to Lands under Tide Mastodon on Long Island, 1892 52 1886...

52 Water, 1893.....

84 Mayors of Brooklyn, New Railways in the U.S., 1895... 96 Treasurers Kings County, 1890 232

York and Long Island City, Railway Valuation and Equip Trees in Prospect Park, 1889.. 68 1897, 142; 1898

143
ment, 1895

271 Trees on Long Island, 1888... 172 McKinley Tariff Law, 1891, 27, 46 Raines' Law Hotels, 1898.. 146 Tunnel Proposel bet. N. Y. Miles of the World, 1891 191 Rapid Transit Com., 1890. 145 and Brooklyn, 1897.

364 Military Posts on Long Island, Rate of Income of Invest Tunnel, Long Island, 1891,77; 18 96 157 ments, 1897

15 1897

361 Minerals of Brooklyn, 1889,66; Rep'n Reorganization, 1894... 159 Union Soldiers of Rebellion, 1890 87 Registration for Twenty Years, 1897, 238; 1898

421 Mineral Products,

United
1886..

51 University Extension, 1897, States, 1890.. 202 Registers of Deeds, 1890 292 455; 1898.

207 Money of the Earth, 1891.... 199 Revision Commission, 1887... 185 Universities, the World, 1891. 115 Monetary System of U. S., Revolution, Sons of, 1891. 202 | Vacant Public Land, 1897, 1897 68 Revolutionary Forts, 1892.. 119 I 18; 1898

497 Montauk, Signification of, 1896 54 Rivers, Length of, 1891, 97; Values of Silver, 1891.: Monuments at Gettysburg,

1896...

289 Van Wyck, Robt. A., Nayor New York, 1898. 410 Ronkonkoma Lake, Long Isl (with portrait), 1898

808 Mountains, Highest, 1896 289 and, 1888..

172 Venezuelian Boundary, 1896, Mugwump, 1897. 160 Richmond Co.,Official List and 316; 1897...

459 Musical Societies of Brooklyn, Incorporated Villages, 1897, Vessels built at Brooklyn Navy 1891.

.95, 97
829; 1898..

808
Yard, 1896...

131 Museums of Art and Science, Riding in Prospect Park, 1890 65 Vice-Presidents of the U. S., 1893..

116 Salaries in England, Big Offi 1887, 123; 1888. Musters, Comparative, 1886, cial, 1895

361 | Voters, Directions for, 1886, 107 : 1987 131 Schieren, Chas. A., Mayor, 1894 150 38; 1887..

23 Names of Great Men, 1894.... 260 School Teachers' Retirement Wallabout Market, 1889 (DiaNansen in Brooklyn, 1898. 163 Fund, 1897, 202; 1898.. 199

gram), 122; 1893, 151; 1897. 155 Nathan Hale Memorial, 1895. 60 Scientists, Meeting of, 1895... 57 | Water Front, 1893, 100; 1897, Naval Militia, 1895, 216 ; 1897, Seas of the World, 1986 164 152; 1898.. 367; 1898..

421 Seating Capacity of Buildings, Water Pipes in Brooklyn, 1891 244 Naval Pageant, New York, 1887, 110; 1889.

99 | Water Supply of Brooklyn, 1894.. 266 Settlement of Long Island

1893.. Navy, New Ships of, 1891,

Towns, 1898.

..45, 46 Wedding Anniversaries, 1894. 247 208: 1893 244 Sheriffs of Kings County, 1890 232 Weight of Men, 1890.

96 Notable Trials in 1889, 1890. 240 Shipwrecks on L.I.Coasts, 1892 53 Westchester Co., Official List Ocean Distances, 1895.. 68 Shoulder Straps for Police, and Incorporated Villages, Ocean Depths, 1897. 112 1897

431 1897.
Officials of Long Island, 1886.61-65 Shrubs and Trees of Pro pect West Point, 1887..
Open Street Cars, 1886,

176
Park, 1892

42 Whale Fishery, L. I., 1894
Paper Industry, 1895.
127 Silver, 1897 .

70, 71 Wind, Force of, 1891 Parks of the World, 1886, 39; Silver Legislation, 1894.. 254 Women Writers of Brooklyn, 1887. 24 Silliman, B. D., Bust of, 1896. 245 1893...

249 Parties, Political, 1892. 88 Spain's Offer to Cuba, 1897 230 World Columbian Exposition, Passports, 1886, 48; 1887 25 Speed, Rate per Second, 1890, 1892, 215; 1893, 99, 129, 170; Peary Expedition, 1892, 204; 182; 1891

184
1894

259 1893, 199; 1994, 65; 1895, 57; States, Facts of, 1889. 119 Wurster, F. W., Mayor, 1896. 160 1896

314 States, Names of, 1889... 110 Yellowstone National Park, Piers, Brooklyn, 1890.....173, 174 State Officers, 1891, 1892.. 250 1887.

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THE BROOKLYN EAGLE ALMANAC.

VOLUME XIV.

JANUARY, 1899.

No. 1 OF EAGLE LIBRARY.

of and has been prepared with the same degree of accuracy and scrupulous regard to details as have characterized the former editions of this book. The BROOKLYN EAGLE ALMANAC is now recognized as the only thoroughly complete local guide to New York City. With consolidation the ALMANAC extended its field so as to cover

each borough in the entire city in the same complete manner as it had heretofore covered the field of Brooklyn and Long Island. The ALMANAC continues as a manual of reference in the public schools and is the indispensable book for the library, counting house and office. The maps alone are worth the price of the book. These maps are revised carefully from year to year and are the most accurate and up-to-date publications of the kind to be found in print. The map of Greater New York shows all the boroughs with the comparative size and location of each. The map of Brooklyn shows in detail the streets ; those which may be used by the bicyclists; wards, parks, cemeteries, public schools, station houses, senatorial districts, etc. The maps of Manhattan and the Bronx also give the same detail. The street directories contain all the thoroughfares of the city, and by reference to the maps one can very easily find any particular location desired. The election tables show the vote for State officers in November; also the vote for municipal, vational and state officers in previous years. Considerable space has been devoted to a history of the Spanish-American War. The time has not yet arrived for a complete history of the contest, but the EAGLE ALMANAC furnishes the principal statistics of the struggle. Any question which may be asked in regard to the army and navy, date of battles and important data about the war will find a ready answer in the pages of the ALMANAC,

The BROOKLYN DAILY EAGLE during the year 1898 maintained its record as a thoroughgoing and upto-date new-paper. Its war news was in the lead of any of the New York evening papers, and its position on great questions met with very general public approval. In addition to the EAGLE's Bureaus in Paris, Washington and Manhattan the paper conducted very successful enterprises at Camp Black and at Camp Wikoff. When the camp on Hempstead plains was established, the EAGLE was the first newspaper to erect a tent. This was used as an headquarters for tne soldiers, where writing paper could be obtained and opportunity furnished to the soldiers to write letters, read newspapers and to meet their friends. When Camp Wikoff was established at Montauk, again the EAGLE was the first newspaper on the ground. The work at Camp Wikoff was that of giving out relief to the soldiers. Two large tents were erected in the central part of the camp, and thousands of dollars' worth of supplies were distributed among the soldiers. Writing paper was supplied to the entire army in camp, and a corps of EAGLE's stenographers visited the hospitals daily to write letters for the sick soldiers. In addition to this work at Camp Wikoff, the EAGLE also raised a fund for the relief of dependent families of soldiers and sailors. A large amount of money

was contributed by the citizens of Brooklyn, which the Eagle, through its relief bureau, assisted by the Brooklyn Bureau of Charities, gave out to worthy people.

When it was announced that the Government would sell war revenue bonds direct to the people, the BROOKLYN EAGLE offered its services as one of the distributing agencies, and sold for the Government nearly one million dollars' worth of bonds. The following letters received from Government officials show how thoroughly appreciated was the work done by the EAGLE to assist the Government :

Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Vanderlip:-"The EAGLE was the first newspaper of the country to come forward to co-operate with the Department in disposing of the bonds. Thiough its agency more than 600 subscriptions for bonds were received, amounting to nearly $1,000,000. This is by far the best record made by any newspaper in the country acting as agents for the Department."

General Wheeler, Camp Wikoff, Montaux, L. I. : -"The EAGLE is doing a great work in this camp. I have seen its work in every part of the camp, and even sitting in my tent here I can see the delivery wagons going in various directions. I am pleased with the work of your paper, and it shows what an aid a newspaper can be when it enters heart and soul into the work. It is doing wonders."

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but none the less as praiseworthy as the distribution of supplies.” Surgeon R. G. Ebert, Detention Hospital, Camp Wikoff, Montauk, L. I.:-"Before we abandon the Detention Hospital I desire to express thanks to the BROOKLYN EAGLE and its corps of helpers who have done so much for the regular soldiers at this camp. I personally feel grateful for the many kind ( eeds of those who have had charge of the relief and supply work here, and I feel that the troops thank you a thousand times more. Let me express my gratitude also to those who through the EAGLE have opened their hearts for the care of the regulars. It is to them as well as to your paper that the soldiers in this camp, both the well and the sick, should feel lasting gratitude."

on Election night, in accordance with its custom, the EAGLE Building was thrown open to EAGLE guests. Thousands of people viewed the election bulletins displayed on the outside

of the building. As in previous years, the EAGLE conducted an annual Excursion through its Information Bureau ; the excursion in 1898 being to Buffalo, thence by the steamer North West through the Great Lakes to Duluth. returming by the same route, stopping a day at Niagara Falls and home by the Erie Railroad. It was a great success and added new laurels to the EAGLE's Outing

Department. In contemplation of the large number of visitors to Paris in 1900, the EAGLE in November moved its Paris Bureau from 26 Rue Cambon to spacious quarters in the Grand Hotel on the Avenue de L'Opera. facing the Grand Opera House. This is one of the fiuest locations in the city of Paris.

THE EAGLE LIBRARIES. The numbers issued in 1898 were as follows: No. 22, "The Consolidation of New York City :" No. 23, " The New Primary Law and Civil Service Rules of New York City No. 24, Questions and Answers, 1898 :" No. 25, Life with the Cubans ; No. 26, “The War Revenue Bill;" No. 27, "The Charter of New York City," with

Amendments ; No. 28 "The Bankruptcy Law and Election Law;" No. 29, “New York State Canal Frauds;" No. 80, "Can didates for Election in 1908."

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