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ing to every city, town and plautation in of enactment. An act passed prohibiting the State was passed.

life insurance companies from showing any

discrimination against colored persons, or MASSACHUSETTS.-By a vote of 25 to charging them a higher rate than that paid 12 the Senate voted down the bill to confer

by others. A new act relating to promis. upon women the right of municipal suf

sory notes and other negotiable instruments Trage. In the last twenty-four year's

"given for a speculative consideration for propositions for conferring upon women un

farm products, provides that when such restricted suffrage have been dereated eleven

instruments are given in purchase of farm times, and propositions for the extension of

products, at a price four times greater than the right to vote at municipal elections

the fair market value of the same, or in thirteen times. A new “Bar” bill was

certain dealings in reference to such a passed. On Nov. 25 Governor Russell

purchase, the notes shall be marked issued a proclamation promulgating the XXXIId and XXXIIId articles of amend

"given for a speculative consideration."

Three constitutional amendments were proment of the Constitution.

posed by concurrent resolutions and will

be submitted to the people if the next Leg. MICHIGAN.-In the absence of several

islature concur. One provides for the deRepublican Senators, at their State Con

termination by the courts of disputed vention, the Democratic majority remain

election cases; another allo's the sale of ing. unseated two Senators whose seats

the Onondaga' salt springs; a third in. were in contest, which gave the Democracy a clear majority. As a result, several parti

creases the number of judges of the Court san bills were passed and became laws.

of Appeals and allows its sub- iyision into

two or more quorums. Among them was one to change the method of choosing Presidential electors from the NORTH CAROLINA.-The Legislature vote of a majority of the State at large to has passed a bill providing for an amendthe election of one elector by each of the ment to the constitution, by which the Congressional districts into which the State people of the entire State will vote for is divided.

solicitors. Also, a bill providing for

scientific temperance educat MINNESOTA-An Australian Election law was passed. The Prohibitory Amend NORTH DAKOTA.-A bill to resubmit ment was indefinitely postponed in the the Prohibitory Amendment passed the House-59 to 40. For postponement were House-32 to 29. but was defeated in the 18 Republicans, 35 Democrats, 6 Alliance Senate by a vote of 18 to 12, absent 1. Against postponement were 16 Republic cans, 4 Democrats, 19 Alliance, 1 Prohibi

OHIO.-A new law forbids minors to tionist.

enter saloons. An Australian Ballot act

was passed. A proposed Constitutional MISSISSIPPI. - The Legislature of Amendment giving the Legislature the 1890 refused to submit the Prohibitory power to tax all franchises of companies Amendment, and the Constitutional Con and corporations was passed, to be subvention refused to incorporate the amend. mitted to popular vote in November. ment or submit it to a vote of the people.

OREGON.-Chairman Rep. State Com. NEBRASKA.-The Supreme Court has

mittee, James Lotan, Poruand; secretary, decided that James E. Boyd, not being a

F. A. Moore, St. Helens. naturalized citizen, was ineligible to the SOUTH CAROLINA.-A bill to prohibit office of Governor, to which he was elected the manufacture and sale of spirits and inby the Democrats last November, and that

toxicating liquors, except under certain John M. Thayer, his predecessor, is en. restrictions, has passed the House and is titled to hold the office until a successor

expected to pass the Senate. has been legally chosen and qualified. The case has been appealed to the U. S. Sc. SOUTH DAKOTA.-A bill to provide for preine Court.

resubmission to popular vote of the Pro

hibitory Amendment passed the House-66 NEVADA.-Chairman Rep. State Com

to 47 (absent 11). The affirmatives were mittee, E. Strother, Virginia City; secre

Republicans_26, Independents 23. Demo. tary, T. C. Lord. Virginia City. Chair

crats 17. The negatives were Republi. man Dem. State Committee, John H. Den

caps 23. Independents 24. nis, Virginia City; secretary, Peter J.

TENNESSEE.-The Legislature refused Dunne, Virginia City.

to abolish the convict lease system. NEW-HAMPSHIRE-A Local Option

TEXAS.-A law providing for scientific License bill was defeated in the House

temperance education was passed. (All 148 to 166.

the States but eight now have such a law.). NEW-YORK.-The Senate passed a VIRGINIA.-E. E. Meredith (Demi.. joint resolution to submit the Prohibitory was declared elected in December, 1891, Amendment to a popular vote at a special to the House of Representatives from the election on April 13. The Assembly sub VIIIth Congress District of Virginia. stituted for a special election the regular

WASHINGTON.-Chairman Rer. State election in November. As the two houses

Committee, Eugene T. Wilson, Ellens. could not agree, no provision for sub

burgh; secretary, Ralph K. Nichols, North mission was made. A motion in the As.

Yakima.
sembly to substitute the Senate provision
defeated.

WEST
Yeas, 48 (Republicans);

VIRGINIA.-An was

"Australian

ballot” act was passed. nays, 62 (1 Republican, 61 Democrats). Some amendments were made to the Ballot WISCONSIN.-The “Bennett School Reform act. The_Assembly passed, by a law was repealed by a partisan vote. In party vote, a new Liquor bill, but it failed the Senate the vote was-yeas 16, nays 14.

(Note.)-For iate positical changes and additions, see under "Political Miscellany."

.34

..88

Page.
Actors' Fund..

227
Acts, public

.17
Apalysis of
Votes on

22
Admission of States

.160
dvertisements

.356
Agriculture-
Department of, officers..

.77
Statistics of

.217
Alabama
Area

165
Democratic Platform, 1890.
Elections

253
Legislature, meeting of..

165
Next general election.

..165
Population

..132
State ufficers

...166
Alaska-
Area

165
Stato officers

..166
Alien Contract Labor Law

..24
Anierica Cup

213
American Association, advancement of
Science

222
American Federation of Labor, .231
American Medical Association.

223
American pork in Europe..

.33
Inspection of

... 26
Ancient Order of Hibernians.

228
Annapolis, Naval Academy at.
Apportionment, Congi essional, 22, 157, 165
Appropriation bills, Legislative his-
tory of

104
Appropriations for World's Fair... ..188
Appropriations and Estimates, Govern
ment

104
Arbor Day

..184
Archbishops, Roman Catholic

.200
Area of States

...165
Arizona
Arca

.165
Population

.136
State Officers

.166
Arkansas--
Area

165
Elections

.69, 258
Legislature, meeting of

1.65
Next general election

.165
Population

...135
Republican platform, 1890.

.34
State Officers

..166
Army
Civil War Statistics.

.145
Military Commands and Posts...
Legislation

23
Oficers, list of..

.80
Pay Table.

82
U. S. Military Academy,

82
Arts and Manufactu spirits used in. 164
Asgessed valuation of property 140
Ballot reform.

188
Banking statistics.

114-115
Banks, condition of.

115
Baseball

242
Bicycling
Bishons-
Methodist Episcopal..

199
Methodist Episcopal South

199
Protestant Episcopal.

.198
Roman Catholic.

200
Blast Furnaces, statistics of

.159
Bowling

252

Page.
Brazil, reciprocity with.

.92
British exports to United States. .95
Iron and steel production..

159
Brooklyn, elections in..

303
Business fail ires..

151
Cabinet, Members of...

.76
Calendar

5 10
Calendar, Perpetual..

..2-4
California,
Area

165
Democratic platform, 1890.

34
Elections

.69, 259
Legislature, meeting of.

165
Next general election..

165
Population

..137
Republican platform, 1890..

..34
State Officers

166
Call for Republican Nat. Convention..189
Canada, population of..

..139
Business failures..

.151
Canals, interoceanic.

.161
Canoeing

.249
Cardinals, American

.200
Casualties in Civil War.

..145
Cattle inspection, act concerning.

26
Vessels, inspection of..

..27
Census statistics..

119
Centre of population.

139
Chautauqua

223
Assemblies in United States .225
Chess

.257
Christian Endeavor, United Society of..226
Church Days and Cvcles of Time.
Churches in United States..

197
Cincinnati, Society of the..

221
Circuit Judges of United States.. 79
Circulation, Tables of..

.106
Cities, United States, Population of....138
Civil Service Commissioners U. S. 77
Civil War, Pensions Act.....

31
Statistics

145
Coal Product, United States.

101
Coinage tables.

111
Coins, counterfeit, dates of.

207
Coins, Foreign, value of..

116
Colleges and Universities..

202
Colorado
Area

.165
Democratic Platform, 1891.

35
Elections

69, 260
Legislature, Meeting of.

165
Next General Election.

165
Population

.136
Republican Platform, 1891

34
Columbian Exposition..

..185
Commerce of the Great Lakes.. ..104
Committees, Political..

.189-191
Congress-
Acts of

17
Apportionment of Representatives.

22, 157, 165
Election of Speaker..

194
Franking privilege.

31
List, Acts of.

17
Lud, members of (see also “Political
Miscellany”)

72
Library of..

77
Private pension bills.

22
Record of..

22
Representatives under each Census..157
Resolutions of..

.21
Vetoes
Congressional apportionment...22, 157, 165

...82

254

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....101

.261

Page.
Connecticut
Area

..165
Democratic Platform, 1890

..35
Elections

260
Legislature, meeting of..

165
Next general election,

165
Population

..119
Republican Platform, 1890.

35
State officers..

..166
Consular clerks of United States.

91
Consuls-General of United States 78
Consuls of United States, foreign 89
Convention, Republican National .189
Contract Labor law

24
Copyright law...

27
Cotton statistics...

100
Counterfeit coins, dates of.

.207
Counterfeiting, Act concerning

23
Counterfeits, dangerous..

.210
How to detect..

.208
Counties, Indebtedness of...

.118
Population of..

.118
Court of Claims, United States.

SO
Court of Priyalte Land Claims.

.23
Cricket

250
Cuba, Reciprocity with..

.93
Dangerous counterfeits..

210
Daughters of the American Revolution..221
Debt of foreign nations.

.117
Debt statement, U.S..
Debts of States and counties.. ....118
Delaware-
Area

.165
Demo ratic Platform, 1890.

35
Eleccions
Legislature, meeting of...

165
Next general election..

165
Population

.120
R publican Platform, 1890.

36
State officers.

.167
Democratic

and

Republican State
pl tfo'm

34-68
Democratic Clubs,

National Associa-
tion of...

194
Democratic National Committee. .191
Democratic State committees.

191
(See also Political Miscellany.)
Dewpoint, foretelling frosts from.. 234
Diplomatic officers in U. S...

78
Dinlomatic officers of U. S..

77
Direct tax refund...

23
Distilled spirits used in arts.

164
District-Attorneys, U. S...

91
District of Columbia, Supreme Court. 80
District of Columbia, population. 120
District judges, U. S.

79
Divorce, laws of...

213
Divorce statistics....

214
Dollar, silver it coinage

.112
Earth, population of

.139
Eclipses for 1892

1
Educational Statistics.

202, 232
Election returns-
Alabama

238
Arkansas

69, 259
California

09, 259
Colorado

69, 260
Connecticut

69, 200
Delaware

261
Florida

69, 261
Georgia

261
Idaho

69, 202
Illinois

263
Indiana

70, 263
Iowa

264
Kansas

70, 266
Kentucky

268
Louisiana

270
Maine

.270
Maryland

271

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Massachusetts

272
Michigan

273
Minnesota

274
Mississippi

275
Missouri

.70, 275
Montana

276
Nebraska

276
Nevada

277
New Hampshire

70, 277
New-Jersey

.277
New Mexico

70, 290
New York

70, 291
North Carolina..

70, 279
North Dakota ..

70, 279
Ohio

280
Oregon

71, 282
Pennsylvania

-71, 282
Rhode Island
South Carolina..

.284
South Dakota

-71, 284
Tennessee

285
Texas

286
Vermont

288
Virginia

.288
Washington

72, 289
West Virginia.

289
Wisconsin

-72, 290
Wyoming

290
Election of Speaker..

..194
Election of U. S. Senators

(See also Election Returns)... .69
Elections
Dates of, in States.

.165
Presidential

.154, 155, 158
Electoral College in 1888 and 1892.

...156
Electoral College by groups of States......156
Electoral vote for President and Vice-
President

154
Electoral vote at Presidential elections..155
Ember days...

1
Engineering societies,

228
Ensign, the National.

152
Epworth League

226
Estimates and appropriations, Govern.
ment

104
Evening stars for 1892.

1
Expenditures and revenues, U. S.. 102
Export cattle regulations

27
Exports, British, to U. S..

95
Exports of merchandise..

97
Exports of specie..

98
Hailures in business.

151
Farming statistics

..217
Farmers' Alliance-
Officers of...

233
Party platforms

68
Fast time on railroads.
Fifty-second Congress, election of Speak.
er

.194
Fifty-second Congress, members of (see
also Political Miscellany).

72
Fire, lives lost by.

152
Fire, property waste by.

152
Fiscal tables-
Banking statistics.

114
Circulation

106
Coinage

111
Government receipts and expendi-
tures

102
Flag, the National.

152
Florida-
Area

165
Elections

69, 261
Legislature, meeting of

165
Next general election..

165
Population

123
State officers.

.167
Football

253

.178

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Foreign coins, value of.

.110
Foreign immigration to United States..J.42
Foreign legations in the United States. 78
Foreign nations, indebtedness of 117
Foreign postage rates..

196
Foreign trade of United States.

95
Foresters, Ancient Order of..

230
Foretelling frosts...

231
Franks, Congressional.

31
Free Masons...

.229
French spoliation claims.

2-1
Frosts, how to foretell.

234
Furnaces, blast, statistics of..

.159
Gaelic Society, the....

228
Georgia-
Area

165
Democratic State platform, 1990. 36
Elections

261
Legislature, meeting of.

165
Noxt general election,

..166
Population

..122
Germany, reciprocity with.

.1.44
Gold, coinage of...

.111
Government
Estimates and appropriations.

.104
Officers of United States

76
Printing Office.

77
Receipts and expenditures.

102
Governors of States.

165
(See also under State Governments.)
Grace, Days of ..

207
Grand Army of the Republic..

214
Grange. National..

233
Great Lakes, Commerce of..

104
Hawaii. Reciprocity with.

33
Hibernians, order of..

228
Historical societies in the U. S.

220
Holidays, Legal..

206
Horse-racing records.

238-242
Hurdle racing

237
Idaho
Area

165
Elections

-69, 262
Legislature, Meeting of.

165
Next general election..

165
Population

137
State officers

..167
Illinois-
Area

.165
Democratic platform, 1891..

36
Elections

263
Legislature, Meeting of.

165
Next general election

.165
Population

.125
Republican platform, 1891

36
State officers..

168
Illiteracy in United States.

232
Immigration legislation

24
Immigration statistics..

142
Imports of merchandise. -
Imports of specie..

98
Indebtedness of foreign nations.. 117
Indebtedness of States and counties in
United States.

..118
Indiana-
Area

.165
Democratic platform, 1891.

37
Elections

-70, 263
Legislature, meeting of..

165
Next general election.

165
Population

..124
Republican platform, 1891.

37
State officers.

167
Indian Depredation Act...

26
Indians in United States.

138
Industrial Confederation platform, 1891 67
Interest, legal rates of .

207
Internal revenue collections by States..100
Internal revenue legislation.
Internal revenue tables...

99

International copyright...

Page.

27
Interoceanic canals..

..161
Interstate commerce and cattle.

26
Interstate Commerce Commission

77
Interstate commerce legislation.

29
Icwa-
Area

..165
Democratic Platform, 1891.

..39
Elections

264
Legislature, meeting of..

..165
Next general election.

.165
Population

.127
Republican platform, 1891.

88
State officers

167
Irish National Federation.

229
Irish National League.

229
Irish Parliamentary Fund Ass'n. 228
Irish societies...

228, 229
Iron and steel statistics

.159
Jockey mounts in 1891.

240
Joint resolutions of Congress.

21
Judicial legislation..

.30
Judicial officers of U. S..

79
Jumping

.256
Justice, Department of..
Kansas-
Area

.165
Democratic platform, 1890.

40
Elections

-70, 266
Farmers' Alliance platform, 1990
Legislature, meeting of..

.165
Next general election...

.165
Population

..130
Republican platform, 1890.
State officers..

.165. 1667
Kentucky-
Area

105
Democratic platform, 1891
Elections

..268
Legislature, meeting of.

.165
Next general election.
People's party platform, 1891. 42
Population

131
Prohibition platform, 1891.

41
Republican platform, 1891

40
State officers.

..168
Kings County Republican Committee...194
King's Daughters, oider of..

227
Knights Templar.

230
Labor, American Federation of.

231
Labor, Department of...

77
Lakes, great, commerce of.

104
Land Claims, Court of Private..

23
Land-grant iegislation..

30
Land, public, legislation.

32
Lanas, public, vacant.

100
Lawn tennis..

252
Legal holidays.

.206
Legislation-
Army

23
Immigration

24
Indian

26
Internal revenue.

27
Judicial
Navy

31
Pension

31
Public land.

32
Legislatures, State, meeting of 165
Librăry of Congress.

77
Limitations, statutes of..

141
Live stock statistics...

217
Lives lost by fire...

152
Loan and trust companies, statistics of. 115
Loyal Legion, military order of... 83
Louisiana-
Area

.165
Elections

270
Legislature, meeting of.

165
Next general election.

165
Population

133

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Maine-
Area

.165
Democratic Platform, 1890.

..42
Elections

270
Legislature, meeting of.

165
Population

119
Republican Platform, 1890

.42
State officers..

108
Manufactures, spirits used in.

.164
Marine Corps, pay-tables..

.86
Marriage laws..

211
Maryland-
Area

.165
Democratic Platform, 1891
Democratic platform, 1891
Next general election..

165
Population

120
Prohibition Platform, 1891.

44
Republican Platform, 1891.

42
State officers...

.168
Masonic information..

229-230
Massachusetts
Area ..

.165
Democratic Platform, 1891

46
Elections

272
Legislature, meeting of ..

165
Next general election.

165
People's Party Platform, 1891. 47
Population

..119
Republican Platform, 1891

.44
Socialist Platform, 1891..

..47
State officers,

.169
Meat, American, in Europe..

33
Meat inspection, Act concerning. 26
Medical Association, American.

.223
Meridian passage of planēts.

2
Meteorological signals..

235
Meteorological statistics.

235
Methodist Episcopal Bishops.

199
Methodist Episcopal Bishops South....199
Mexican War pensions..

..31
Michigan-
Area

165
Democratic platform, 1890.

47
Elections

273
Legislature, Meeting of..

165
Next general election..

165
Population

125
Republican platform, 1890..

..47
State officers.

169
Military Academy, United States. 82
Military commands and posts.

82
Military Order of the Loyal Legion.... 83
Minnesota
Area

.165
Democratic platform, 1890

48
Elections

274
Legislature, Meeting of..

...165
Next general election.

..165
Population

48
Republican platform, 1890.

47
State officers..

.169
Mints, Coinage in.

.111-113
Mississippi-
Area

165
Elections

275
Legislature, mceting of..

.165
Next general election..

165
Population

..132
Missouri
Area

105
Democratic Platform, 1890.

.48
Elections

.70, 275
Legislature, meeting of..

165
Next general election..

..165
Population

128
Republican Platform, 1890

48
State officers

..169
Money-

Act concerning counterfeiting.. 23

Page.
Circulation tables --- ......

.106
Coinage

.111
Exports and imports of specie. 98
Treasury holdings..

..101, 106
Montana
Area

165
Elections

276
Legislature, meeting of.

105
Next general election

165
Population

136
State officers.

169
Moon, eclipses of..........

..1
Morning stars

...1
Nat'l Ass'n Demucratic clubs

194
National ensign

.152
National Grange

233
Naturalization laws

177
Naval militia

83
Naval Reserve Association.

83
Navy-

Department, principal officers of .. 77
Increase of .. +

31
Marine Corps pay tables.

86
Naval Academy.

88
Officers of, principal

85
Pay tables...
Vessels, new

216
Nebraska
Area

.165
Democratic platform, 1891

49
Elections

.276, 50
Independent platform
Labor Party platform, 1890

50
Legislature, meeting of.

165
Next general election..

165
Population

.129
Prohibition platform

50
Republican platform, 1891

..48
State officers..

..170
Nevada-
Area

165
Elections

277
Legislature, meeting of..

165
Next general election

165
Population

137
State officers

170
New Hampshire-
Area

.165
Democratic platform, 1890.

51
Elections

.70, 277
Legislature, meeting of..

165
Next general election.

165
Population

119
Republican platform, 1890.

51
State officers,

..170
New Jersey-
Area

165
Elections

277
Legislature, meeting of..

165
Next general election..

..165
Legislature, meeting of.

165
Population

190
State officers

.170
New Mexico-
Area

.165
Population

.136
Territorial officers..

..170
New-York-
Area

..165
Assemblymen, votes for..

.297
County clerks.

.326
Demncratic platform, 1891
Elections

70, 291
Governor, vote for.

304
Legislature, meeting of

165
Population

..114
Prohibition platform, 1891
Republican County Committee. .190
Republican platform, 1891..

51
Sheriffs

..326

53

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