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M'CLURE, Alexander K., journalist and

politician, 81, Wallingford, Penn.,

June 6. M'KIM, Charles F., architect, 62, St.

James, N. Y., Sept. 14. M'LAURIN, Anselm J., United States

Senator from Mississippi, ex-Governor of

Mississippi, 61, Brandon, Miss., Dec. 22. M'QUAID, the Right Rev. Bernard J.,

Roman Catholic Bishop, 85, Rochester,

Jan. 18. MODJESKA, Helena, actress, 65, Bay

City, Cal., April 8. MORRISON, William R., ex-Representa

tive in Congress from Illinois, exmember Interstate Commerce Commission, Democratic tariff reformer,

83, Waterloo, Ill., Sept. 29. NEWCOMB, Simon, astronomer and

mathematician, 74, Washington, July

11. O'BRIEN, Denis, ex-judge New York

Court of Appeals, 72, Watertown, N. Y.,

May 18. OTIS, Elwell s., major general U. S. A.

(retired), former Military Governor of the Philippine Islands, 71, Rochester,

ос 21. PECKHAM, Rufus W., associate Justice,

U. S. Supreme Court, 71, Altamont, N.

Y., Oct. 24. RAINES, John. New York State Senator

and Republican political leader, 69,

Canandaigua, N. Y., Dec. 16. RICHARDS, John K., United States Cir

cuit Judge, 53, Cincinnati, March 1. ROGERS, Henry H., capitalist, 69, New

York, May 19. SPRECKELS, Claus, sugar refiner, 80,

San Francisco, Dec. 26, 1908. STARIN, John H., ex-Representative in

Congress from New York, former Rapid Transit Commissioner, New York City, developer of harbor transportation, 83,

New York City, March 22. STEWART, William M., ex-United

States Senator from Nevada, pioneer,

84, Washington, April 23. STURGIS, Russell, architect and art

critic, 72, New York City, February 11. SULLIVAN, Timothy P., New York City Alderman and Tammany leader, 39, New

York City, December 22. TURPIE, David, ex-United States Sen

ator from Indiana, lawyer and orator,

80, Indianapolis, April 21. WARD, the Rev. Seth, Methodist Episco

pal Bishop (South), 51, Kobe, Japan,

Sept. 20. WARD, Rev. Dr. Seth, Bishop of Meth

odist Episcopal Church South, 51

Tokio, Japan, Sept. 20. WRIGHT, Carroll D., ex-Commissione

of Labor and Director of the Census educator, statistician and sociologist 68, Worcester, Mass., Feb. 20.

NOTABLE DEATHS ABROAD. AMADOR, Manuel, first President

Panama, 75, Panama, May 2. BARTH, Theodor, German journalis

and statesman, 59, Baden-Bader

June 3. CERVERA, Pascual, Spanish vice-ad

miral, 70, Puerto Real, Spain, April CHANG-CHIH-TUNG, Chinese states

man, Pekin, Oct. 5. COQUELIN, Benoit Constant, Frend

actor, 68, Pont aux Dames, Franc

Jan. 27. COQUELIN, E. A.H., Cadet," Frend

actor, 61, Paris, Feb. 8. DON CARLOS OF BOURBON, preter

der to the throne of Spain, 61, VE

reso, Italy, July 18. GALLIFFET, Marquis de, French gener

and Minister of War, 78. Paris, July GEVAERT, François A., Belgian con

poser, 80, Brussels, Dec. 28, 1908. IGLESIAS, Manuel, Peruvian general an

statesman, Lima, Nov. 8. ITO, Prince Hirobumi, Japanese states

man, 71, Harbin, Manchuria, Oct. 26. LEOPOLD II, King of the Belgians, 7

Brussels, Dec. 17. LOMBROSO, Cesare, Italian scientist an

criminologist, 69, Turin, Italy, Oct. 11 MARTIN, Sir Theodore, English schola

translator and author, 93, London, Eng

land, August 18. MENDES, Catulle, French poet, nove

ist and dramatist, 67, Paris, Feb. & MEREDITH, George, English novelis

81, Boxhili, England, May 18. PENNA, Alfonso M., President of Bras

62, Rio de Janeiro, June 14. POIRE, Emmanuel ["Caran d'Ache"

French cartoonist, Paris, Feb. 26. ROJESTVENSKY, Sinovi Russia

vice-admiral, 60, St. Petersburg, Ja

14. SWINBURNE, Algernon C., Engle

poet and essayist, 71, Putney, En

land, April 10. VON SONNENTHAL, Adolf R., Au

trian actor, 74, Prague, April 4. VON WILDENBRUCH, Ernst, Germ

poet and dramatist, 63, Berlin, JA 15.

P.,

IMMIGRATION BY COUNTRIES.

Countries. Austria-Hungary Belgium Denmark France, including Corsica. German Empire. Greece

1906. | 1907. | 190k 265,138 338, 452) 168

5,099 6,396 7.741 7,243 9,386 9.731 37,564 37.807 39 19,4891. 36,5801 21.

Countries.

1906. 1907. 1908. taly, including Sicily and Sardinia.

273, 120 285,731 128,503 Tetherlands

4,946 6,637 5,946 Torway

21,730 22,133 12,412 Portugal, including Cape Verde and Azore islands.

8,517 9,608 7,307 lumania

4,476 4,384 5,228 tussian Empire and Finland.

215,665 258,943 156,711 ervia, Bulgaria and Montenegro.

4,666

11,359 10,827 pain

1,921

5,784 3,899 weden

23,310 20,589 12,809 witzerland

3,846 3,748 3,281 urkey in Europe.

9,510 20,767 11,290 nited Kingdom: England

49,491 56,637 47,031 Ireland

34,995 34,530 30,566 Scotland

15,866 19,740 13,506 Wales

1,841 2,660 2,287 urope, not specified.

48
107

97 Total Europe.

11,018,365|1,199,6661 691,901 hina

1,544 961 1,397 upan

13,835 30, 226 15,803 ther Asia.

6,921 9,337 11,168 Total Asia.

22,300 40,524 28,368 frica

712 1,486 1,411 ustralia, Tasmania, New Zealand and Pacific islands, not specified.

1,733 1,989 1,179 ritish North America.

5,063 19,918 38,510 entral America

1,140 970 1,217 exico

1,997 1,406 6,067 juth America.

2,757 2,779 2,316 est Indies.

13,656 16,689 11,888 1 other countries.

33,012

22

17 Grand total...

11,100,73511,285,3491 782,870 Note-The number of immigrants for the fiscal year 1908-'09 was 751,786. Figures | countries are not yet available.

IMPORTANT EVENTS OF 1909.

Va.,

January 5- United States Supreme Court April 27-Sultan Abdul Hamid was deheld the New York State 80-cent gas posed and his brother Mehemmed Effendi

succeeded to the throne as Mehmed V. January 23—Steamers Florida and Re- June 14-Alfonso M. Penna, President blic in collision in fog off Nantucket of Brazil, died. ghtship. Use of wireless telegraphy July 1-Indictments were found by a ved 1,000 passengers. Republic sank Federal grand jury in New York City way to New York.

against officials of the American Sugar January 28—United States evacuates Refining Company for violation of the iba and José Miguel Gomez was in- Sherman anti-trust law. uled as President of Cuban Republic. July 16-Ali Mirza, Shah of Persia, was February 21-United States battleship deposed, and his son, Ahmed Mirza, put et returned to Hampton Roads,

on the throne. ter circumnavigating the globe. Length July 25-Louis Bleriot crossed the Engcruise, 42,303 miles.

lish Channel from Calais to Dover in an March 4-William H. Taft inaugurated aeroplane. Time of flight, about 30 minPresident of the United States.

utes. March 15-Congress met in extraordin- July 27-Orville Wright fulfilled the

session to revise the tariff schedules. conditions of the government's endurance [arch 24-Lieutenant Ernest H. Shack- test for aeroplanes at Fort Myer, Va., on, of the British navy, returned from by remaining in the air 1 hour. 12 mintarctica and reported that ho

had utes and 36 seconds. ched a point 111 miles from the South July 30 to August 2–Riots in Barcele.

lona, Spain, caused by popular feeling pril 9-Payne tariff bill passed the against the war with the Moors. use of Representatives.

July 31-Orville Wright flew 10 miles in April 13- Reactionary movement to de- 14 minutes and 43 seconds at Fort Myer, ру

the constitutional parliamentary Va., meeting the conditions of the govrernment of Turkey was begun in Con- ernment's speed test for aeroplanes. ntinople by the garrison of that city August 5-The Payne tariff law was the instigation of the Sultan.

signed and took effect. pril 18–Troops under orders from the August 25—M. Paulhan flew in an aerokish Committee of Union and Progress plane for 2 hours, 53 minutes and 24 gecved on Constantinople from Salonica. onds at Rheims, France. pril 24-Turkish constitutional forces August 27—Henry Farman flew 111.78 upied Constantinople after subduing miles in 3 hours. 4 minutes and 56 2 5 garrison.

seconds at Rheims, France.

August 28-Glenn H. Curtiss flew 12.42 November 20—The Standard Oil Com miles in 15 minutes and 50 3-5 seconds at pany of New Jersey was declared to b Rheims, France.

operating in violation of the Sherma August 29—Glenn H. Curtiss won the anti-trust law and ordered dissolved b prize for swiftness in flight, doing 30 kilo the United States Circuit Court for th meters in 20 minutes and 49 2-5 seconds, Eighth Federal Circuit. at Rheims, France.

November 30The British House July 12—The House of Representatives Lords suspended the operation of the bud passed the resolution, passed by the Sen- get passed by the House of Commor ate on July 6, submitting an amendment and forced & dissolution of Parliament an to the Federal Constitution enlarging the an appeal to the electorate on the con government's power to tax incomes.

stitutional question of the right of th September 1-Dr. Frederick Cook re- Lords to annul budget legislation, ported from Lerwick, Shetland Islands, December 10—The American Ice Com that he had reached the North Pole on pany was convicted of violating the Ne April 21, 1908.

York State anti-trust law forbidding cor September Commander Robert E.

binations in restraint of trade. Peary. U. S. N., reported from Indian December 16-José š. Zelaya resigne Harbor, Labrador, that he had reached as President of Nicaragua. the North Pole on April 6, 1909.

December 21—The University of Coper September 8-Commander Peary de-hagen pronounced

worthless the proo nounced as fraudulent Dr. Cook's claim to offered by Dr. Frederick Cook of his a have reached the North Pole.

leged discovery of the North Pole. October 13.—Beginning of constitutional December 23-Albert 1 ascended government in China.

throne of Belgium.

ADDENDA AND ERRATA. On Dec. 20 President Taft sent to the Senate a long list of nominations to pos in the diplomatic service. Most of these changes appear in the table of ambassadoi ministers, agents and secretaries, on page 56. These additional corrections, howeve should be made on pages 56 and 57 and in the consular list, pages 59 to 68:

Edwin Morgan succeeds Edward C. O'Brien as Minister to Uruguay as well as to Paragua Philip M. Brown succeeds James G. Bailey as Secretary of Embassy at Mexico Cit Henry L. James succeeds Lewis Einstein as Secretary of Embassy at Constantinopl Montgomery Schuyler, jr., succeeds Peter Augustus Jay as Secretary of Embas at Tokio; George Post Wheeler succeeds Montgomery Schuyler, jr., as Secretary Embassy at St. Petersburg; Lewis Einstein succeeds Henry R. Fletcher as Secr tary of Legation at Peking; Paxton Hibben succeeds Charles D. White as Secreta of Legation at The Hague: Charles D. White succeeds M. Marshall Langhorne Secretary of Legation at Christiania; a Blkam Schoyer succeeds Paxton Hibben Secretary of Legation at Bogota; Peter Augustus Jay succeeds Lewis M. Iddings Consul General as well as Diplomatic Agent at Cairo; Horace G. Knowles succee Fenton R. McCreery as Consul General as well as Minister Resident to San D mingo; Hoffman Philip ceases to be Consul General at Addis Ababa.

On page 34, under Department of Justice, Charles W. Russell, Assistant Attorn General, was nominated on Dec. 20 to be Minister to Persia.

On Dec. 20 Joseph E. Morrison was nominated to succeed J. L. B. Alexander United States District Attorney for the District of Arizona.

On Dec. 21 Chang Yin-tang was received by President Taft as Chinese Minis to the United States, succeeding Dr. Wu Ting-tang.

Joseph C. S. Blackburn has resigned as a member of the Isthmian Canal Coi mission, his resignation dating from Dec. 4.

On Dec. 16 José Santos Zelaya resigned as President of Nicaragua, and on Dec. the Nicaraguan Congress elected José Madriz to succeed him,

It has been announced by the War Department that Brigadier General Winfield Edgerly will be retired for disability on Dec. 29, and that Colonel Walter Howe, Cot Artillery, will be appointed to succeed him.

Anselm J. M'Laurin, United States Senator from Mississippi, died at Brandı Miss., on December 22.

King Albert of Belgium ascended the throne on December 23 and took the ti of Albert I.

The vote in the 3d Assembly District of Erie County on Dec. 21, to break tle Nov. 2, resulted: Leo J. Neupert, D., 2,645; George J. Arnold, R., 2,664.

The vote for Assemblyman in Richmond County was: John Anderson, C. A. and Pro., 7,147; William A. Shortt, D., 7,537; Charles Bickel, Soc., 11 Ralph Van Name, Pro., 95.

President Taft on Nov. 26, 1909, issued an executive order extending scope of the examinations required for admission into the lower grades of 1 diplomatic service. An executive order instituting such examinations was issu by President Roosevelt on Nov. 10, 1905. The order of Nov. 26, 1909, provid that initial appointments from outside the service to secretaryships in the dip matic service shall be only to the classes of third secretary of embassy, or, case ofhig her existent vacancies, of second secretary of legation at such post has assigned to it but one secretary. Vacancies in secretaryships of higi classes shall be filled by promotion from the lower grades of the service, bar upon efficiency and abilityas shown in the service.

225

Acts of Congress, 1908-09.

.77-134 | Census, Federal: Populat'n of cities. 148–155
Addenda and errata.

386

Population of states, etc., 1900.. 147. 148
Agricultural Department.

37

Population of states, 1800-1900..265, 266
Agricultural statistics..

.182 Population of United States.....147, 148
Ilabama: General information 255-272 Population of principal countries. 252, 254
Election tables...

273 Sex, nativity, race, illiteracy....147, 148
Military forces.
44 Censuses, Interdecennial..

155
State officials.

255 Census, New York State, 1905. 345
Alaska: General information.
255-272 Chess

379
Territorial officials..

255 Chinese Calendar.
Ambassadors and Ministers of U. S., Chronological cycles.

6
56, 57, 386 Chronological eras..

5
imbassadors and Ministers to U. S..57–59 Churches: Officers and organization of,
Ipportionment:

221-227
Assembly Districts in New York.. 344 Church days and feasts..
Congress Districts in New York. .341-343 | Circulation. Treasury statement.

6, 7

..157
Representation of states in Congress. 183 Of coin and paper..

157, 158
Senate Districts in New York.......344 of various moneys.

164, 165
ppropriations by Congress, 1908–10...134 Cities of U. S. over 25,000. .148-150
.rbitration treaties ratified.. 133, 134 Between 3,000 and 25,000. 150-155
reas: Principal nations...

252, 253
Civil Service Commission.

38
States and territories...

.265, 266 Civil Service Laws: Federal, . 135, 136
rizona: General information. 255-272 Civil War statistics.

46
Election tables.....

318 Coins and coinage: Coinage in United
Military forces.
44 States

160-162
Territorial officials.
255 Coins of United States.

164
rkansas: General information, 255-272 Coinage of principal nations..

251
Election tables...

273, 274 Values of foreign coins... 247, 248
Military forces..

44 Colorado: General information.. 255-272
State officials..

255
Election tables...

275, 276
rmy:

Military forces...

44
United States: Officers of.
38-43 State officials.

255
General staff of ..
38 Colleges and universities.

228-240
Losses in Civil War.
46 Comet, the great.

14
Military Academy.

43 Commerce and Labor Department. .37, 38
Military divisions and commanders. 39 Commercial and financial statistics.156-182
Nationalized militia,

44 Congregational officers, etc....
Pay tables..

45
Congress, U. S.: Appropriations

of
Soldiers' homes.

43. 44. 46
60th, second session..

134
Strength of.

38 Laws of 60th, second session.. 77-79
Troops in wars, U. S.

46

Laws of 61st, first session.. 79-134
War College.

38

Representatives and Delegates in
sembly of New Jersey.

.299
61st

74-77
ssembly of New York: Members. 335, 336 Senators in 61st..

72-74
Vote for....

327-329 Treaties ratified, 1908-'09 133, 134
tronomical calculations,

.3-15 Vote for, 1906 and 1908.. .187, 188
hletics
368-371 Conjunctions of planets.

11
itomobile racing records. .371-373 Connecticut: General information.. 255-272
ink notes outstanding. National. . 158 Election tables...

.276, 277
Savings Banks, condition of ....159–161 Military forces..

44
Savings in....
159-161 State officials.

255
State banks. trust companies, etc., Constitution of United States.

28-34
159-161 Amendment submitted, 1909.

79
ptist officers and organizations.

225
Consular service

.69, 68, 386
seball
.359-3°4 Copyright

.145
ycling
295 Corporation tax

129-132
lliards
382 Court of customs appeals.

126
ard of Tariff Experts
38 Cricket

.382
lling temperatures.
14 | Cuba

249, 250
nds, U. S., on deposit in Treasury..158 | Currency: Kinds in circulation....157, 158
dget, New York City, 1909-10..352, 353 National bank notes..

..158
binet, the...
35 Paper outstanding..

. 157, 158
binet chiefs, 1789-1909.
.189-193 Per capita.

..157
lendar
.18-27 Deaths of 1909.

377. 378
lendar, Chinese.

7 | Debt: U. S. debt statement. 156, 157
lendar, Jewish.

.6, 7 Debts of principal nations. 253, 254
lendar, Mahometan.

7 Delaware: General information. 255-272
ifornia: General information. 265-272 Election tables...

277
Clection tables....

275
Military forces.

44
Iilitary forces..
44 State officials..

255, 256
tate officials.

255 Democratic national platform and can-
nadian athletic records.
.370 didates, 1909..

. 203-206
jadian boundary waters treaty .133 Democratic party: National organiza-
nadian fisheries treaty.
.133 tion

.217, 218
negie Institution.
241 State committee chairmen.

220
'negie Teaching Foundation. 240 ' Departments, executive. U. S.: Agri-

78

256

culture

37

World's production of.. .162, 163
Commerce and Labor.
37, 38 Golf

380
Interior
37 Government, U. S...

35-197
Justice
.36, 386 Government Printing Office.

38
Navy
37 Grand Army of the Republic.

.243
Postoffice
36 Guam

..196
State
35 Halley's Comet....

14
Treasury

.35, 36 Hawaii: General information 255-272
War
36 Election returns.

318
Diplomatic service, U. S... .56, 57, 386 Military forces.
Diplomats accredited to U. S.. 57-59 Territorial officials.

256
Distances at sea level..
14 Hockey

.367
District attorneys, U. S. 70, 71, 386 Holidays, legal.

.262-264
Divorce laws and statistics. . 267, 269, 270 Horizon at sea level..

14
Eclipses .....

9
Horse racing.....

.374377
Education: Carnegie Institution. .241 House of Representatives, U. S., 61st
Carnegie Teaching Foundation. .240

Congress

.74-77
Colleges and universities... 228-240 Idaho: General information. 265-272
General Education Board.
.241 Election tables..

280
Rhodes Oxford scholarships.

.241
Military forces.

44
Embassies and legations, U. S..56, 57, 386

State officials.

256
Foreign, in U. S.

.57-59 Illinois: General information. 255-272
Elections: Elections in states. 273-336 Election tables..

.280-282
Elections in New York State. .319-330 Military forces..

44
Elections in N. Y. City. 1909,

State officials.

256
354, 355, 357, 358 Immigration statistics

384, 385
Election of Representatives, 1906 and Important Events of 1909.

.385, 386
1908

..187, 188 | Imports and exports, U. S. .167-173
Election of U. S. Senators, 1909..271, 272 Of principal nations..

.252, 253
Electoral College.

183, 184, 187 Increase of the navy, 1909.
Representation in.
183 Income Tax amendment.

79
Votes for President, 1789-1909. .187 Indebtedness of states..

.261, 262
English Derby winners.

..376 Independence party: Platform and
Episcopal bishops, Methodist. .222, 223

candidates, 1908..

213-216
Episcopal sees and bishops, Protes-

National committee..

.219, 220
tant

.221, 222 Indiana: General information.. 255-272
Episcopal sees and bishops, Roman

Election tables...

282-284
Catholic

227
Military forces....

44
Eras

6

State officials.
Errata and addenda
387 Industries and products, U. S.;

cen-
Events of 1909.

385, 386

sus of 1900.
Executive departments

. 176, 177
.35-38 Insular and other dependencies. 194-191
Executive officers, U. S.
.35-39 Interest laws..

270
Executive officers, U. S. 1789–1909.189-193 Interior Department.

37
Expenditures, U. S., 1908-09... .175, 176 Internal revenue statistics.
Expenditures, U. s., 1876-1909...175, 176 Interstate Commerce Commission.

165, 166

38
Expenditures, principal nations.. 253, 254

Iowa: General information. 255-272
Exports and imports. U. S. .167-174

Election tables..

284, 285
Of principal nations..

252, 253
Military forces..

44
Extradition treaties ratified.
.134 State officials..

.256
Financial and commercial statistics.156-182 Isthmian Caral Zone.

197, 388
Fixed stars, distances from earth. .. 14 Isthmian Caral bonds..
Florida: General information. 255-272 Jewish calendar..
Election tables..

.277, 278 Judiciary and courts of U. S....69-71, 193
Military forces.

44 Justices U. S. Supreme Court. 69, 193
State officials..

256 Kansas: General information. 255-272
Football
364, 365 Election tables....

285-287
Foreign: Area, population, trades, debt, Military forces..

44
revenues, etc., principal nations. 252-254 State officials.

256, 257
Coinage of principal nations. 251 Kentucky: General information. 255-272
Cuba

249. 250 Election tables..
Embassies and legations in U. S...57-59 Military forces.

44
Heads of nations
.247, 386 State officials..

257
Mexico
250 Kings County: Dfficials

357
Panama

251 Vote in 1909...
Value of coins..
.247, 248 Labor laws, U. S.

144. 145
Foreign carrying trade, U. S.
.171. Lawn tennis..

365-367
Foreign trade of U. s..
167-173 Legal holidays.

262-261
Freezing and fusing temperatures. 14 Loan and trust companies.
General Education Board ..
241 Legislation: Federal, 1908-09.

68-153
General staff, U. S. Armv.

38 For New York State. 1909. 336_341
Georgia: General information. 255-272 Louisiana: General information.

255-272
Election tables..

278-280 Election tables..
Military forces.

44
Military forces..

44
State officials..

256

State officials..
Gold: Production of U. S.

.162 Lutheran Church.
Coins of foreign nations..

247, 248 Mahometan calendar..
Coinage of principal nations. 251 Maine: General information.

255
Coins of U. S..

Election tables..
Coinage of U. S..

160_162 Military forces..

. 132
.6, 7

287, 288

.35.8

159, 160

288, 289

.164

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