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International Union of America-Charles J. | Washington--P. W. Dowler, box 185, Tacoma. Gille, 1533 North 18th street, St. Louis, Mo. West Virginia-A. L. Bauer, 1619 Jacob street, Typographical Union, International-J. W. Bram Wheeling.

wood, Newton Claypool bldg., Indianapolis, Ind. Wisconsin-Fred Brockhausen, 553 Orchard street, Upholsterers' International Union of North Amer Milwaukee. ica-Anton J. Engel, 28 Greenwood terrace, Chi

West Indian (British)-J. W. Hopkins, 43 Nelson cago, Ill.

street, Port of Sp.iin, Trinidad. Weavers' Amalgamated Association, Elastic Goring-Alfred Haughton, 50 Cherry street, Brock

O'THER ORGANIZATIONS. ton, Mass. Weavers' Protective Association, American Wire- Brewery Workmen, United-Louis Kemper, Elm

E. E. Desmond, 139 Skillman avenue, Brooklyn, and 7th streets, Cincinnati, 0.
N. Y.

Bricklayers and Stone Masons' International Union Woodsmen and Sawmill Workers, International -Wm. Dobson, Unity building, Cincinnati, O.

Brotherhood of-Ernest G. Pape, 1609 5th street, Building Trades Alliance, Structural-W. J. Spen. Eureka, Cal.

cer, box 7, Dayton, O. Wood Workers' International Union of America, Building Trades Council, International-H. W. Amalgamated-John C. Meiler, 407-410 Bush Steinbiss, 207 DeSoto building, St. Louis, Mo. Temple, Chicago, Ill.

Carmen, Brotherhood of Railway-W. F. DonaldSTATE BRANCHES.

son, Hall building, Kansas City, Mo. Alabama-James B. Drake, Chalefoux building,

Carriers, National Association of Letter-E. J.

Cantwell, Hutchins building. Washington, D. C. Birmingham. Arkansas-L. H. Moore, postoffice box 443, Little

Carriers. National Rural Letter-P. E. Cull, Con

cord, Mass. Rock,

Clerks, United National Association of PostofCalifornia-J. H. Bowling, 316 14th street, San

tice-W. E. Gibbons, Scranton, Pa. Francisco,

Clerks-National Union ofPostoffice-Charles Colorado-Frank J. Pulver, box 1408, Denver.

Dvorak, 506 South Wood street. Chicago, Ill. Connecticut-P. H. Connolley, 194 Main Street,

Conductors, Order of Railway-W. J. Maxwell, Danbury.

Cedar Rapids, lowa. Florida–J. A. Roberts, box 48, Ybor City station,

Dredge Workers' International Protective Associa. Tampa.

tion-Claude Wirth, 457 Grand avenue, Detroit, Georgia-W. C. Puckett, box 671, Atlanta.

Mich. Illinois-J. F. Morris, Marine Bank building, Springfield.

Engineers, Brotherhood of Locomotive-C. H. Sal.

mons, Society for Savings building, Cleveland, O. Indiana-Clarence Johnson, Union block, Indianapolis.

Firemen, Brotherhood of Locomotive-W. S. CarIowa-J. H. Strief, box 362, Sioux City.

ter, Peoria, ill. Kansas-W. E. Bryan..box 926. Wichita.

Glass House Employes' International Association Kentucky-William G. Shea, 109 West Jefferson I -E. F. Webber, 1310 Jefferson street, Belleville, street, Louisville.

Ill. Maine-John F. Connelly,.11 Central street, Bangor. Industrial Workers of the World-C. 0. Sherman. Maryland-Joseph McGregor, box 900, Baltimore. 148 West Madison street, Chicago, Ill. Massachusetts-D. D. Driscoll, box C, station A, Insurance Employes, International Union of IndusBoston.

trial--J. D. Williams, 39 Wolcott street, MalMichigan-Sam T. Penna, 523 Trumbull avenue, den, Mass. Detroit.

Knights of Labor (organized 1878)-I. B. ChamberMinnesota-W. E. McEwen, care of Labor World, lain, 43 B street N. W., Washington, D. C. Duluth.

Metal Workers of America, United-W. F. KirkMissouri-John T. Smith, 1112 Locust street, Kon patrick, 148 West Madison street, Chicago, Ill. sas City.

Miners. Western Federation of-W. D. Haywood, New Hampshire-D. W. Finn, 29 Main Street, Pioneer building, Denver, Col. Keene.

Paper Box, Bag and Novelty Workers' InternaNew Jersey-Joseph P. O'Lone, 809 Bloomfield

tional Union J. L. Helm, 167 Washington street, street, Hoboken.

Chicago, Ill. New York-Edw. A. Bates, 236 South street.

Pilots' Protective Association of the Great Lakes Utica. North Carolina-S. Waldrop, 41 Woodfin street,

-A. E. Beecroft, 16 East Seneca street, Buf

falo. N. Y. Asheville.

Plasterers, Brotherhood of Operative-T. A. Scully, Ohio-Michael Goldsmith. 2122 East 2d street, 1215 Orange street, Indianapolis, Ind.

Cleveland.
Oklahoma–J. Luther Langston, box 1006, Okla-

Railroad Employes' National Industrial League of

North America and Canada-John W. Stewart, homa City.

171 Washington street, Chicago, Ill. Oregon-T. M. Leabo, room 304, 162 2d street,

Railroad Freight and Baggage Men, International Portland.

Brotherhood-Robert P. Neil, 44 Broad street, Pennsylvania-C. F. Quinn, 102 Market Street, Boston, Mass. Nanticoke.

Steam Shovel and Dredge Men. International Porto Rico-Free Federation of Workingmen; Brotherhood of-T. J. Dolan, Jr., 508 Fort DearRafael Alonso, box 807, Porto Rico.

born building, Chicago, Ill. Rhode Island-M. D. Pasquale, 96 Mathewson | Stone Masons' International Union-John Reichstreet, Providence.

wein, 536 Concord street, Indianapolis, Ind. Tennessee-Clarence E. Swick, box 304, Memphis. Trainmen; Brotherhood of Railroad-A. E. King, Texas-F. N. Graves, box 513; Cleburne.

American Trust building. Cleveland, O. I'tah-Daniel 1. Elton, box 831, Salt Lake City. Train Dispatchers, Order of Railroad-A, M. HusVermont-James Mutch, 34 Orange street, Barre. ton, Des Moines, . Iowa. Virginia-M. R. Pace, 516 South Laurel street, Women's International Union Label League--Mrs. Richmond.

Anna B. Field, Elwood, Ind.

WEIGHTS OF DIAMONDS AND FINENESS OF GOLD.

The weight of diamonds and other precious! The fineness of gold is also expressed in carats. stones is expressed in carats, grains and quarter- Pure gold is said to be twenty-four carats fine. If giains. The grains are pearl grains, one of which it contains eight parts of a baser metal or alloy is equal to four-fifths of a troy grain. Four quar- i it is only sixteen carats fine. The carats therefore ter-grains make one grain and four grains make indicate the proportion of pure gold to alloy. Most one carat. Acarat is therefore equal to four of the gold used by jewelers is about fourteen fifths of four troy grains, or 3.2.

corats fine, having ten parts of alloy.

LEARNED SOCIETIES OF AMERICA.

American Academy of Medicine-President, Thomas American Oriental Society-President, Prof. C. R.

D. Davis Pittsburg, Pa.; secretary, Charles Lauman. Cambridge, Mass.; corresponding secMcIntyre, Easton, Pa.

retary, Prof. E. Washburn Hopkins, 299 LawAmerican Academy of Political and Social Science rence street, New Haven, Conn.

-President, L. S. Rowe, University of Pennsyl American Orthopedic Association-President, Henvania; secretary, Carl Kelsey, University of

ry Ling Taylor, M. D., New York, N. Y.; secrePennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa.

tary, Robert B. Osgood, M. D., 372 Marlborough

street, Boston, Mass. American Asiatic Association-President, James

American Pediatric Society-President, Charles G. R. Morse; secretary, John Foord, P. O. box 1,500, New York, N. Y.

Kerley, M. D.; secretary, Samuel S. Adams, M.

D., Washington, D. C. American Association for the Advancement of

| American Philological Association-President, Prof. Science-Permanent secretary, L. 0. Howard,

Francis W. Kelsey, University of Michigan, Ann Cosmos club, Washington, D. C.

Arbor; secretary, Prof. Frank Gardner Moore. American Association of Orificial Surgeons-Pres Dartmouth college, Hanover, Me. ident, Dr. S. P. Replogle, Champaign, Ill.; see

American Philosophical Society-Edgar F. Smith; retary. J. A. Lenfesty, Mount Clemens, Mich. secretaries, I. Minis Hays, Edwin G. Conklin. American Bar Association-President, Jacob M. Arthur W. Goodspeed, Morris Jastrow, Jr., 104

Dickinson, Chicago, Ill.; secretary, Alton B. South 5th street, Philadelphia, Pa.
Parker, New York, N. Y.

American Physical Society-Edward L. Nichols, American Chemical Society-President, Marston T. Ithaca, N. Y.; secretary, Ernest Merritt, Ithaca, Bogert, Columbia university, New York, N. Y.; N. Y.

American Public Health secretary. Charles L. Parsons, Durham, N. H.

Association-President,

Dr. Richard H. Lewis, Raleigh, N. C.; secretaAmerican Climatological Association - President,

ty, Dr. C. 0. Probst. Columbus, O. Dr. Thomas D. Coleman, Augusta, Ga.; secre

American Social Science Association-President, tary, Dr. Guy Hinsdale, Hot Springs, Va.

John Huston Finley, College of the City of New American Dermatological Association-President,

York; general secretary. Isaac Franklin Russell, Arthur Van Harlingen, M. D., Philadelphia, Pa.;

120 Broadway, New York, N. Y. secretary, Grover W. Wende, M, D., 471 Dela

American Society of Civil Engineers-President, ware avenue, Buffalo, N. Y.

George A. Benzenberg; secretary, Charles Warren American Dialect Society-President, Prof. O. F.

Hunt, 220 West 57th street, New York, N. Y. Emerson, Western Reserve university, Cleveland,

American Society of International Law-President, 0.; secretary, Prof. W. E. Mead, Wesleyan uni

Elihu Root, Washington, D. C. versity, Middletown, Conn.

American Society of Mechanical Engineers-Presi. American Economic Association-President, Jere dent, Frederick R. Hutton; secretary, Calvin W. miah W. Jenks, Cornell university, Ithaca, N. Rice, 29 West 39th street, New York, N. Y. Y.: secretary, Winthrop M. Daniels, Princeton Anierican Society of Naturalists-President, Prof. university, Princeton, N. J.

J. P. McMurrich, University of Toronto; secreAmerican Electro-Therapeutic Association-Presi tary, Prof. E. L. Thorndike, Columbia univer

dent, Herbert E. Pitcher, M. D., Haverhill, sity, New York, N. Y. Mass.: secretary, Albert Charles Geyser, M. D., | American Statistical Association-President, Car1239 Madison avenue, New York, N. Y.

roll D. Wright; secretary, Carroll W. Doten, 491 American Folk Lore Society-President. Prof. R. Boylston street, Boston.

B. Dixin, Harvard university, Cambridge, Mass.; American Surgical Association-President, William secretary. Dr. Alfred M. Tozzer, Harvard Uni H, Carmalt, M. D., New Haven, Conn.; secreversity, Cambridge, Mass.

tary, Robert Le Conte, 1530 Locust street, PhilAmerican Forestry Association-President. James adelphia, Pa. Wilson, secretary of agriculture, Washington, Archæological Society of America-President, Prof. D. C.; secretary, Thomas E. Will, 1311 G street Thomas D. Seymour, LL. D., Yale university, N. W., Washington, D. C.

New Haven, Conn.; secretary, Prof. Francis W. American Geographical Society-President, Archer Kelsey, Ph. D., University of Michigan, Ann

M. Huntington; corresponding secretary, John Arbor Greenough, 15 West 81st street, New York, N. Y. Association of American Anatomists-President, American Historical Association - President, J. I'rof. Franklin P. Mall, Johns Hopkins univer:

Franklin Jameson, Washington, D. C.; secre. sity. Baltimore, Md.; secretary, Dr. G. Carl tary, A. Howard Clark, Smithsonian institution, Huber, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Washington, D. C.

Association of American Physicians-President. American Institute of Architects-President, Frank James Tyson, M. D.; secretary, Henry Hun,

Miles Day; secretary. Glenn Brown, the Ocata. D., 149 Washington a venue, Albany, N. Y. gou, Washington, D. C.

Astronomical and Astrophysical Society of Amer. American Institute of Electrical Engineers-Presi ica-President, Prof. E. C. Pickering, Boston, dent, Henry G. Stott, New York, N. Y.; secre Mass.; secretary, Prof. G. C. Comstock, Univertary, Ralph W. Pope, 33 West 39th street, New sity of Wisconsin, Madison. York, N. Y.

Botanical Society of America-President, George American Institute of Mining Engineers-Secreta Francis Atkinson, Cornell university, Ithaca, N.

ry, R. W. Raymond, 29 West 39th Street, New Y.; secretary, Duncan Starr Johnson, Johns HopYork, N. Y.

kins university, Baltimore, Md. American Mathematical Society-President, H. S. Geological Society of America, The-President, C.

White; secretary, F. N. Cole, Columbia univer R. Van Hise, University of Wisconsin, Madison; sity, New York, N. Y.

secretary, Edmund Otis Hovey, American MuAmerican Medical Association-President, Dr. Jo seum of Natural History, New York, N. Y.

seph D. Bryant, New York, N. Y.; general secre National Academy of Science-President, Ira Remtary, George H. Simmons, 103 Dearborn avenue, sen, Baltimore; secretary, Arnold Hague, WashChicago, Ill.

ington, D. O. American Microscopical Society-President, Prof. National Association for the Study and PrevenHerbert Osborn, Columbus, O.; secretary, Dr. tion of Tuberculosis-President, Dr. Frank BilF. C. Zapffe, Chicago, Ill.

lings, Chicago, Ill.; secretary, Dr. Henry BarAmerican Medico-Psychological Association-Presi. ton Pavis.

dent, Dr. Charles P. Bancroft, Concord, N. H.; National Educational Association-President. Ed. secretary, Dr. Charles W. Pilgrim, Poughkeep win G. Cooley, Chicago, Ill.; premanent secre. sie, N. Y

tary, Irwin Shepard, Winona, Minn. American Numismatic Society-President, Archer National Geographic Society-President, Willis L

M. Huntington; recording secretary. Bauman Moore, Washington, D. C.; secretary, 0. Lowe Belden; offices, Hispanic Society bldg.. Austin, Washington, D. C.; office, Hubbard Me.

156th street, west of Broadway, New York, N. Y. 1 morial hall, 16th and M streets, Washington, D. C. American Ophthaimological Society-President, Dr. / Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers

S. D. Risley, Philadelphia, Pa.; secretary, Dr. -President, Francis T. Bowles; secretary. Wm. S. B. St. John, 68 Pratt street, Hartford, Conn. J. Baxter, 29 West 39th street, New York, N. Y.

CAUSES FOR DIVORCE.
Summary of the laws in effect in various states and territories.

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Alabama......
Yes.. 2 yrs. Yes.... 2 yrs... Yes.... Yes

14 1 to 3 y. Yes.. Yes. Arizona......

Felony.. Idiocy. Yes...

16 1 yr.... Yes.. Yes. Arkansas ... 1 yr.. Yes.. Felony.. Yes.... 1 yr....

14 1 yr.... Yes.. Yes. California.. 1 yr. Yes.... Felony.. Yes. lyr....

1 yr... Yes.. Yes. Colorado.

Yes.. 1 yr.

Felony.........
1 yr....1

1 yr.... Yes.. Yes. Connecticut...

Yes.... Felony..

Hab'l...

3 yrs... Yes.. Yes. Delaware.. Yes.. 3 yrs. Fraud. Felony.. Yes.... Hab'l..

Actual Yes.. Yes. District of Columbia yrs. No..... Felony.. Yes.... No.....

3 yrs... Yes. Yes. Florida...

Yes.. 1 yr..
.......... 4 yrs...

2 yrs... Yes.. Yes. Georgia... Yes.... 2 yrs..... Yes.... Yes....

1 yr.... No... Yes. Idaho. Yes.. 1 yr.. Yes. Felony.. 6 yrs... 1 yr.... 1y

6 mos.. Yes.. Yes. Illinois.... yrs. Yes.... Felony.. Yes.... 2 yrs...

1 yr.... Yes.. Yes. Indiana...

2 yrs. Yes.... Felonyt. Yes.... Hab'l.. 2 yrs. 18 2 yrs... Yes.. Yes. Indian Territory 1 yr.. Yes.... Felony., Yest... 1 yr....

1 yr.... Yes.. Yes. Iowa.....

yrs. Yes.... Felonyt. Yes.. Hab'l........ 14 1 yr.... Yes.. Yes. Kansas... Yes.. 2 yrs. Yes.... Felonyt. Yes.... Hab'l.. Yes..

1 yr.... Yes.. Yes. Kentucky... Yes.. 1 yr.. Yes.... Felony.. Yes.... Yes.... 1 yr..

1 yr.... Yes.. Yes. Louisiana.. Yes.. Yes. Yes.... Felony.. Yes... Hab'l..

Yes.. Yes.i Maine ......

Yes.. 3 yrs......... Life .... Yes.... Hab'l.. Yes.. 21 1 yr.... Yes.. Yes. Maryland

Yes.. 3 yrs. Yes....
Yes....

2 yrs... Yes.. Yes. Massachusetts

3 yrs. Fraud. 5 yrs.....

5 yrs..... Yes.... Hab'l.. Yes.. 21 18 3 to 5 y. Yes.. Yes. Michigan..

Yes.. 2 yrs. Yes. 3 yrs..... Yes.... Hab'l.. Yes.. 18 1 to 2 y. Yes.. Yes. Minnesota Yes.. 1 yr.. Yes.... Yest..... Yes.... 1 yr....

15 1 yr....Yes.. Yes. Mississippi..

Yes.. 2 yrs.......
Felony.. Yes.... Hab'l...

18 1 to 2 y. Yes.. Yes.l Missouri ... Yes.. 1 yr.. Yes.... Felony.. Yes... 1 yr....

1 yr.... Yes.. Yes. Montana. Yes.. 1 yr.. Yes.... Felony.. Yes.... 1 yr......

1 yr.... Yes.. Yes. Nebraska...

Yes. 2 yrs. Yes. 3 yrs..... Yes.... Hab'l.. Yes.. 16 6 mos.. Yes.. Yes. Nevada...... Yes.. 1 yr.. Yes.... Felony.. Yes.... Hab'l.. 1 yr..

6 mos.. Yes.. Yes. New Hampshire Yes. 3 yrs. Yes.... 1 yr...... Yes.... 3 yrs...

Actual Yes. Yes. New Jersey....

Yes.. 2 yrs. Yes.
Yes....

2 to 3 y. Yes.. Yes. New Mexico.... Yes.. 1 yr.. Yes.... Felony.. Yes....

15 1 yr.... Yes.. Yes. North Carolina Yes........ Yes.. Felony.. Yes....

Yes.. Yes. North Dakota .. Yes.. 1 yr.. Yes... Felony.. Yes.

Yes.. Yes. New York..

Yes.. ..... Force..
.......... Yes...

Yes.. Yes.
Yes.. 3 yrs. Yes.... Felony.. Yes.... 3 yrs... Yes.. 16 1 yr.... Yes.. Yes.
Oklahoma Territory
Yes.. 1 yr.. Yes. Felony.. Yes.... Hab'l.. Yes..

Yes.. Yes. Oregon ....... Yes.. 1 yr.. Yes.... Felony.. Yes.... 1 yr.......... i

Yes.. Yes. Pennsylvania.. Yes.. 2 yrs. Yes.... 2 yrs..... Yes....

1 yr.... Yes.. Yes. Rhode Island..

Yes..
5 yrs.... Felony.. Yes.... Hab'l.. Yes..

1 yr.... Yes. Yes. South Carolina.

Yes.. NO... Yes....

Yes..
South Dakota.....
Yes.. 1 yr.. Yes.... Felony.. Yes.... 1 yr.... 1 yr..

Yes.. Yes.
Tennessee ...
Yes.. 2 yrs. Yes.... Felony.. Yes.... Hab'lt Yes..

2 yrs... Yes.. Yes. Texas..

Yes.. 3 yrs. Fraud. Felony.... Hab'l....... 16 14 6 mos.. Yes.. Yes. Utah...

Yes.. 1 yr.. Yes.... Felony.. Yes. Hab'l.. Yes. 14 1 yr.... Yes.. Yes. Vermont..

Yes.. 3 yrs. Yes.... 3 yrs..... Yes.... ........ Yes. 18 1 yr.... Yes.. Yes. Virginia ... 3 yrs. Yes.... Yes......

1 yr.... Yes.. Yes. Washington.. 1 yr.. Yes.... Yes...... Yes....

18 1 yr.... Yes.. Yes. West Virginia... Yes.. 3 yrs. Yes.... Yes...... Yes....

18 16 1 yr.... Yes.. Yes. Wisconsin...

.... Yes.. 3 yrs. Yes.... 3 yrs..... Yes.... 1 yr.... Yes.. 18 15 1 yr.... Yes.. Yes. Wyoming.....

...... Yes.. l1 yr.. Yes.... Yes...... Yes.... Hab'l.. 1 yr.. 18 16 1 yr.... Yes.. Yes. *Innocent party only. Subsequent to marriage. #Incurable, after marriage. Absence of ten years JAfter divorce. NOTE-Consanguinity and infidelity are causes for divorce in all the states.

MARRIAGE LAWS. Marriage may be contracted without the consent | California, Colorado, Delaware, District of Coof parents by males who are 21 years of age or lumbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kenmore. This is the rule in about all the states tucky, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, having laws on the subject. In Arizona the age Nevada, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, South is 18. For females the age is 21 in Connecticut, Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia and Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia. Michigan specifically declares Rhode Island, South Dakota, Virginia, West Vir such marriages valid. ginia and Wyoming: 16 is the age in Arizona, Marriages between first cousins are prohibited Maryland and Nebraska and 18 in the other states. | in Arizona, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Marriages contracted before the age of consent Louisiana, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampåre illegal in nearly all the states.

shire, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Marriage licenses are required in all the states Pennsylvania, South Dakota and Wyoming. Stepand territories with the exception of New Mex relatives are not permitted to intermarry except ico, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Ok- in California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, la homa and South Carolina.

Minnesota, New Mexico, New York, North CaroMarriages between whites and negroes are pro- lina, Oregon, Utah and Wisconsin. hibited by law in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, I

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Storinisiana, Missouri. Non llinois, Indiana prohibited

THE TEHUANTEPEC RAILROAD.

The railroad across the Isthmus of Tehuantepec Cruz, has cost about $70,000,000. The capital was was formally opened for traffic by President Diaz supplied by Europeans. The operation of the road Jan. 23, 1907. It is 192 miles long, and, with is managed jointly by the Mexican government and the terminal harbors at Coatzacoalos and Salina' a firm of English contractors.

COINS OF THE UNITED STATES (1792-1906).

GOLD COINS.

grains; weight changed, act of Feb. 12, 1873, to

644 grams, or 96.45 grains. Total amount coined Double Eagles-Authorized to be coined, act of

| to June 30, 1906, $81,740,486.50. Legal tender, $10,March 3, 1819; weight, 515 grains; fineness, .900. Total amount coined to June 30, 1906, $1,923,271, Columbian Quarter-Dollar-Authorized to be 700. Full legal tender.

coined, act of March 3, 1893; weight, 96.45 grains;

fineness, .900. Total amount coined, $10,000. Legal Eagles-Authorized to be coined, act of April 2,

tender, $10, 1792; weight, 270 grains; fineness, .916 2-3; weight changed, act of June 28, 1834, to 258 grains; Twenty-Cent Piece-Authorized to be coined, act fineness changed, act of June 28, 1834, to .899225; of March 3, 1875; weight, 5 grains, or 77.16 fineness changed, act of Jan. 18, 1837, to .900. grains; fineness, .900; coinage prohibited, act of Total amount coined to June 30, 1906, $396,445, May 2, 1878. Total amount coined, $271,000. 600. Full legal tender

Dime-Authorized to be coined, act of April 2. Half-Eagles-Authorized to be coined, act of 1792; weight, 41.6 grains; fineness, .8924; weight April 2, 1792; weight, 135 grains; fineness, .916 2-3; changed, act of Jan. 18, 1837, to 4144 grains; weight changed, act of June 28, 1834, to 129 grains; fineness changed, act of Jan. 18, 1837, to .900; fineness changed act of June 28, 1834, to .899225 weight changed, act of Feb. 21, 1853, to 38.1 fineness changed, act of Jan. 18, 1837, to .900. grains; weight changed, act of Feb. 12, 1873, to Total amount coined to June 30, 1906, $313,130, 212 grams, or 38.58 grains. Total amount coined 515. Full legal tender.

to June 30, 1906, $50,168,242.10. Legal tender, $10. Quarter-Eagles-Authorized to be coined, act of Half-Dime-Authorized to be coined, act of April April 2, 1792; weight, 67.5 grains; fineness, 2, 1792; weight, 20.8 grains; fineness, .892+; .916 2-3; weight changed, act of June 28, 1834, weight charged, act of Jan. 18, 1837, to 205/5 grains; to 64.5 grains; finness changed, act of June 28, fineness changed, act of Jan. 18, 1837, to .900; 1834, to .899225; fineness changed, act of Jan. 18, weight changed, act of Feb. 21, 1853, to 19.2 1837, to .900. Total amount coined to June 30, grains; coinage discontinued, act of Feb. 12, 1873. 1906, $31,283,750. Full legal tender.

Total amount coined, $4,880,219.40. Three-Dollar Piece-Authorized to be coined, act Three-Cent Piece-Authorized to be coined, act of Feb. 21, 1853; weight, 77.4 grains; fineness, of March 3, 1851; weight, 1236 grains; fineness, .900; coinage discontinued, act of Sept. 26, 1890. .750; weight changed, act of March 3, 1853, to Total amount coined, $1,619,376. Full legal | 11.52 grains; fineness changed, act of March :3, tender.

1853, to .900; coinage discontinued, act of Feb. One Dollar-Authorized to be coined, act March

12, 1873. Total amount coined, $1,282,087.20. 3, 1849; weight, 25.8 grains; fineness, .900; coin

MINOR COINS. age discontinued, act of Sept. 26, 1890. Total amount coined, $19,499,337. Full legal tender.

Five-Cent (nickel)- Authorized to be coined, act One Dollar, Louisiana Purchase Exposition

of May 16, 1866, weight, 77.16 grains, composed Authorized June 28, 1902; weight, 25.8 grains;

of 75 per cent copper and 25 per cent nickel.

Total amount coined to June 30, 1906. $29.176.. fineness, .900. Total amount coined, $250,000.

416.95. Legal tender for $1, but reduced to 23 One Dollar, Lewis and Clark Exposition-Au cents by act of Feb. 12, 1873. thorized April 13, 1904; weight, 25.8 grains; fineness, .900. Total amount coined, $60,069.

Three-Cent (nickel)-Authorized to be coined, act

of March 3, 1865; weight, 30 grains, composed of SILVER COINS.

75 per cent copper and 25 per cent nickel. Total

a mount coined, $941,349.48. Legal tender for 60 Dollar-Authorized to be coined, act of April

cents, but reduced to 25 cents by act of Feb. 12, 2, 1792; weight, 416 grains; fineness, .8924; weight changed, act of Jan. 18, 1837, to 41242

1873. Coinage discontinued, act of Sept. 26, 1890. grains; fineness changed, act of Jan. 18, 1837, to

Two-Cent (bronze)--Authorized to be coined, act .900; coinage discontinued, act of Feb. 12, 1873. of April 22, `1864; weight, 96 grains, composed of Total amount coined to Feb. 12, 1873, $8.031,238.

95 per cent copper and 5 per cent tin and zinc. Coinage reauthorized, act of Feb. 28, 1878; coin

Coinage discontinued. act of Feb, 12, 1873. Total age discontinued after July 1, 1891, except for

amount coined, $912,020. certain purposes, act of July 14, 1890. Amount Cent (copper)-Authorized to be coined, act of coined to June 30, 1906, $578,303,848. Full legal April 2, 1792; weight, 264 grains; weight changed, tender except when otherwise provided in the act of Jan. 14, 1793, to 208 grains; weight changed contract.

by proclamation of the president, Jan. 26, 1796, Trade Dollar-Authorized to be coined, act of in conformity with act of March 3, 1795, to 168 Feb. 12, 1873; weight, 420 grains; fineness, .900;

grains; coinage discontinued, act of Feb. 21, 1857. legal tender limited to $5, act of June 22, 1874 Total amount coined, $1,562,887.44. (rev. stat.); coinage limited to export demand Cent (nickel)-Authorized to be coined, act of and legal-tender quality repealed, joint resolution,

Feb. 21, 1857; weight, 72 grains, composed of 88 July 22, 1876; coinage discontinued, act Feb. 19,

per cent copper and 12 per cent nickel. Coinage 1887. Total amount coined, $35,965,924.

discontinued, act of April 22, 1864. Total amount Lafayette Souvenir Dollar-Authorized by act of coined, $2,007,720. March 3, 1899; weight, 4124, grains; fineness, .900. Cent (bronze)-Authorized, act of April 22. 1864: Total amount coined, $50,000.

weight, 48 grains, composed of 95 per cent copper Half-Dollar-Authorized to be coined, act of and 5 per cent tin and zinc. Total amount coined April 2, 1792; weight, 208 grains; fineness, .8924; | to June 30, 1906, $14,813,623.25. Legal tender. 23 weight changed, act of Jan. 18, 1837, to 20644 cents. grains; fineness changed, act of Jan. 18, 1837, to

Half-Cent (copper)-Authorized to be coined, act .900; weight changed, act of Feb. 21, 1853, to 192

of April 2, . 1792; weight, 132 grains; weight grains; weight changed. act of Feb. 12, 1873, to 1212 grams, or 192.9 grains. Total amount coined

changed, act of Jan. 14, 1793, to 104 grains; weight to June 30, 1906, $163,337,892. Legal tender, $10.

changed by proclamation of the president, Jan. Columbian Half-Dollar-Authorized to be coined,

26, 1796, in conformity with act of March 3, 1795, act of Aug. 5, 1892; weight, 192.9 grains; fineness.

to 84 grains; coinage discontinued, act of Feb. .900. Total amount coined, $2,500,000. Legal ten

21, 1857. Total amount coined, $39,926.11. der, $10.

TOTAL COINAGE.

COINAGE, 1906. Quarter-Dollar--Authorized to be coined, act of Gold .....$2.715,460,347.00 | Gold ........$53,002,097.50 April 2, 1792; weight, 104' grains; fineness, .8924; | Silver .... 918,509,699.20 Silver ....... 4,016,368.10 weight changed, act of Jan. 18, 1837. to 10313 Minor ... 49,453,943.23 Minor ....... 3,198,282.30 grains; fineness changed. act of Jan. 18, 1837, to .900; weight changed, act of Feb. 27, 1853, to 96 Total .. $3,683,423,989.431 Total ..... $60,216,747.90 165

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VALUES OF RARE AMERICAN COINS.

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HALF-DIMES.
denomination by dealers in New York and

Date.
Value. Date.

Value. 1794 ........ $1.50 to $3.00 1802 ....... $20.00 to $40.00 GOLD COINS.

1796 ........ 1.50 to 2.50 | 1805 ....... 2.00 to 3.50 DOLLARS-EAGLE. (Date.

Value.

NICKEL COINS.
Value. 1828

. $15 to $20 all eagle) $20 to $22

............. 15 to 18
FIVE-CENT PIECES.

THREE-CENT PIECES.
.......... 20 to 25 1829 (new type). 17 to 20

| 1877 ... ... ... .75 to $1.00 | 1877 ......... .50 to $1.00 DOLLARS-HALF

1830

..... 8 to 12
EAGLE.

1831
.

COPPER COINS.

8 to 12 all eagle) $6 to $8

1832
..... 9 to 14

TWO-CENT PIECES. 1836
1833
.......... 7 to

............$4.00 to $8

10 rge eagle) 15 to 18

873 ............. $1 to
1 to 89 1840

2.00 to :
7 to 10
FOUR DOLLARS.

1841

2.00 to 7 1879 all eagle)

CENTS. ......$12 to $15

1842

.3.00 to 10 ....... 20 to

1-1793

2 rge eagle) 15 to

$5 ............. $1 to

1843

2.00 to 7 1799 THREE DOLLARS.

4 to nall eagle) 20 to 30

............

15
1844

2.00 to
1875 .............$20 to $30

1804 ............. 3 to
75 to 100

10
1845

2.00 to 7 10 to 15 Any date........ 3.55

HALF-CENTS.

1846

2.00 to 10 8 to 10 QUARTER-EAGLE ($2.50).

1793
...50 to $3 1847

4.00 to 12
1796 (with stars) $12 to $18

1796
.....5.00 to 25
| 1848.

3.00 to 10
to 150 | 1797 ............. 10 to 15

1802 ...
......50 to 2 1849 (sm

2.50 to 8
8 to 10 1826

...... 15 to 20

1831 .............3.00 to 10' 1852 .......... 2.00 to 6
16 to 20
ONE DOLLAR.

Note: At auction in New York city in 1907 the
9 to 14 1864 ...... $5 to $8 following prices were paid for half-cents: 1831,
10 to 15 1875
........ 8 to 12

$62; 1840, $50; 1841,' $33; 1842. $95; 1843, $56; 1844,
9 to 14 Any date........ 1.60 $61; 1845, $110; 1846, $57; 1847, $53; 1848, $50; 1852,
SILVER COINS.

$51. DOLLARS.

NOTABLE PRICES FOR COINS. ..........$20 to $40 | 1851 .............$20 to $30

At an auction in Philadelphia, Pa., June 26, 1907, ing eagle) 30 to 50 1852 ............. 20 to

$3,600 was paid for a United States silver dollar

39 ing eagle) 25 to 35 | 1858

............. to 20

of 1804, of which only six specimens are known to HALF-DOLLARS.

be in existence. For a half-eagle coined in 1815

the sum of $2,000 was paid. Only six of this coin .........................................$20 to $35 are extant.

..... 15 to 25 int mark "0" bet. date and bust). 15 to 30

AMERICAN NUMISMATIC SOCIETY. 'ithout arrow heads at date)........ 20 to 30

President, Archer M. Huntington; corresponding RTER-DOLLARS.

DIMES.

secretary, Henry Russell Drowne. Headquarters, ...........$20 to $30 1797

.... $2.00 to $4.00 New York, N. Y. .. 30 to 50 1800 ... 2.00 to 3.50 1. (Isabella)....40C1802 ........ 2.00 to 4.00

CHICAGO NUMISMATIC SOCIETY. TY-CENT PIECES.

1804 ........ 5.00 to 10.00 President, W. F. Dunham; secretary, Ben. G. .......... $2 to $4 THREE-CENT PIECES. Green. Headquarters, Masonic Temple, sixteenth

...... 1 to 2 1864 .........$1.00 to $1.50 floor.

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APPROXIMATE VALUE OF FOREIGN COINS.
(c, copper; g, gold; s, silver.)

U. S.
U. S.
COUNTRY. equiva-
COIN.

equiva-
COUNTRY.

lent.
lent.
Argentine Republic. $4.82 Lira, s.......

Italy ........
Panama
1.00 Lira, g.....

Turkey.

.24
Venezuela..

..19
Mark. s......

Germany..
Bolivia......
.48 Mark, g.....

Finland....
Mexico...

.005
Medjidie, g.

Turkey...
France..
.002 Milreis, s...

Brazil...
Costa Rica

Milreis, g..

Portugal.
Chile

7.30
Ore, c......
Scandinavia....

.02
Austria..

Penny, c....

Great Britain
Denmark..

Peseta, s..

Spain...........
Great Britain...

Peso, g.

Argentine Republic.
Norway..

Peso, S..

Central America..
Sweden......

Peso, g..

Chile......
British Honduras
1.00 Peso, g..

Colombia.
Mexico..
498 | Peso, g..

Cuba......
Liberia...
1.00 Peso, g...

Philippines
Chile...
3,65 Peso, g.

Uruguay.....
Greece

Pfennig, c

Germany.
Chile......

Piaster, s..
Turkey..

194
Great Britain...
.005 Pound, g...

Egypt....
Austria..

Pound, g...
Great Brita

51
.50
Great Britain.

Ruble, g ....
Russia.

.32
Netherlands.....

Rupee, s.....
India.....

95
France........

Scudo, g, s..

Italy.
Haiti............

Sen, c.......

1Japan....
Netherlands....

Shilling, s....
I Great Britain..

.12
Great Britain.

Sixpence, s..
Great Britain.

49
Austria..

Sol, s...

Peru.....
Austria

Soldo, c......

Italy .....
Russia.
.005 Sovereign, g..

Great Britain.
Persia......
.09

Ecuador...
Sucre, g.......
Tael (customs
China..

498 Peru.........

Yen, s.......

Japan........

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