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ALABAMA- Citizens of good 2 y. 1 y. 3 m 3 m Yes. Yes. If convicted of treason, embezzlement of public character and understanding, or

funds, malfeasance in office or other penitenaliens who have declared inten

tiary offenses, idiots or insane. tion; must exhibit poll-tax re

ceipt. ARKANSAS-Like Alabama, ex- 1 y. 6 m 30 a 30 d No.. Yes. Idiots, insane, convicts until pardoned, nonpaycept as to "good character."

ment of poll tax. CALIFORNIA--Citizens by nativ-1 y. 90 a.... 30 a Yes. Yes. Chinese, insane, embezzlers of public moneys. ity; naturalized for 90 days, or

convicts. treaty of Queretaro. COLORADO-Citizens, male or fe-1 y. 90 d 30 a 10 d Yes. Yes. Persons under guardianship, insane, idiots, prismale, or aliens who declared in

oners convicted of bribery. tention 4 months before offering to vote. CONNECTICUT - Citizens wholy..... 6 m .... Yes. Yes. Convicted of felony or other infamous crime can read English.

unless pardoned. DELAWARE-Citizens paying $1/1 y.3 m.... 30 a No.. Yes.Insane, idious, felons, paupers.

registration fee. FLORIDA – Citizens of United 1 y.6 m ... 30 a Yes. Yes. Persons not registered, insane or under guardStates.

ian, felons, convicts. GEORGIA-Citizens who can read ly.6 m ........ (a) No.. Persons convicted of crimes punishable by imand have paid all taxes since

prisonment, insane, delinquent taxpayers. 1877. IDAHO - Citizens, male or fe-16 m 30 d 3 m 10 d Yes. Yes. Chinese, Indians, insane, felons, polygamists. male.

bigamists, traitors, bribers. ILLINOIS - Citizens of United ly.90 a 30 a 30 d Yes. Yes. Convicts of penitentiary until pardoned,

States. INDIANA-Citizens, or aliens who 6 m 60 a 60 a 30 a No.. Yes. Convicts and persons disqualified by judgment have declared intention and re

of a court, United States soldiers, marines and sided 1 year in United States.

sailors. IOWA-Citizens of United States. 6 m/60 alio alio al Yes. Idiots, insane, convicts. KANSAS - Citizens; aliens who 6 m 30 a 30 d 10 d (b) Yes. Insane, persons under guardianship, convicts, have declared intention; women

bribers, defrauders of the government and pervote at municipal and school

sons dishonorably discharged from service of elections.

United States.
KENTUCKY-Citizens of United 1y. 6 m 60 a 60 a (c) No.. Treason, felony, bribery, idiots, insane.

States
LOUISIANA- Citizens who are 2 y.li y.....6 m/Yes. No.. Idiots, insane, all crimes punishable by impris-
able to read and write, who own

onment, embezzling public funds unless pardoned. $300 worth of property or whose father or grandfather was en

titled to vote Jan. 1, 1867. MAINE-Citizens of the United 3 m 3 m 3 m 3 m Yes. Yes. Paupers, persons under guardianship, Indians States.

not taxed. MARYLAND-Citizens of Unitedly. 6 m 6 ml d. Yes. Yes. Persons convicted of larceny or other infamous States who can read.

crime, persons under guardianship, insane, idiots. MASSACHUSETTS-Citizens wholly.16 m 6 m 6 m/Yes. Yes. Paupers (except United States soldiers), persons can read and write English.

under guardianship. MICHIGAN - Citizens, or aliens 6 m 20 d 20 d 20 d) Yes. Yes. Indians holding tribal relations, duelists and who declared intention prior to

their abettors. May 8, 1892. MINNESOTA – Citizens of the 6 m 30 a 30 a 30 d (d) Yes. Treason, felony unless pardoned, insane, persons United States.

under guardianship, uncivilized Indians. MISSISSIPPI - Citizens who can 2 y.lly. 1 y. 1 y. Yes. Yes. Insane, idiots, felons, delinquent taxpayers.

read or understand the constitu

tion. MISSOURI-Citizers,oraliens wholly. 1:0 a 60 a 60 d (e) Yes. Paupers, persons convicted of felony or other have declared intention not

infamous crime or misdemeanor or violating less than lnor more than 5 years

right of suffrage, unless pardoned; second con-. before offering to vote.

viction disfranchises. MONTANA-Citizens of U.S...... 1 y.130 d 30 d 30 d Yes. Yes. Indians, felons, idiots, insane. NEBRASKA- Citizens, or aliens 6 m (10 d 10 d 10 d (b) Yes. Lunatics, persons convicted of treason or felony who have declared intention

Junless pardoned, United States soldiers and sailors. 30 days before election. NEVADA - Citizens of United 6 m 30 a 30 a 30 a Yes. Yes. Insane, idiots, convicted of treason or felony, unStates.

amnestied confederates against the United States,

Indians and Chinese. NEW HAMPSHIRE-Citizens of 6 m 6 m 6 m 6 m Yes. Yes. Paupers (except honorably discharged soldiers), United States.

persons excused from paying taxes at their own

request. NEW JERSEY-Citizens of Unit-1 y.15 m ........ Yes. Yes. Paupers, insane, idiots and persons convicted o ed States.

crimes which exclude them from being witnesse

unless pardoned. NEW YORK-Citizens who have 1 y 4 m 30 d 30 Yes. Yes. Convicted of bribery or any infamous crime unless been such for 90 days.

pardoned, betters on result of election, bribers for

votes and the bribed. NORTH CAROLINA-Citizens of 2 y.l6 m.... 4 m Yes. No.. Idiots, lunatics, convicted of felony or other infaUnited States who can read.

mous crimes, atheists. (a) Registration required in some counties. (b) In class. (a) Required in cities of 1.200 inhabitants or all cities, (c) In the cities of first, second and third l'over. (e) In cities of 100.000 population or over.

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NORTH DAKOTA Citizens, or 1 y.,6 m .... 90 d (a) Yes. Feions, idiots, convicts unless pardoned, United aliens who have deciared inten

States soldiers and sailors. tion 1 year and not more than 6 prior to election, and civilized

indians.. OHIO - Citizens of the United 1 y. 30 d 20 d 20 d (b) Yes. Idiots, insane, United States soldiers and sailors, States.

felons unless restored to citizenship. OKLAHOMA - Citizens of the ly. 6 m 30 d 30 d.... Yes. Felons, paupers, idiots and lunatics.

United States and native Indians OREGON -- White male citizens.16 m ............No.. Yes. Idiots, insane, convicted felons, Chinese, United or aliens who have declared in

States soldiers and sailors. tention 1 year before election PENNSYLVANIA -- Citizens atly......... 2 m Yes. Yes. Persons convicted of some offense forfeiting right least 1 month, and if 22 years old

of suffrage, sontaxpayers. must have paid tax within 2 yrs. 2 y..... 6 m.... (c) Yes... RHODE ISLAND -- Citizens of

Paupers, lunatics, idiots, convicted of bribery orinUnited States.

famous crime until restored. SOUTH CAROLINA-Citizens of 2 y. 1 y. 4 m 4 m Yes. No.. Paupers, insane, idiots, convicted of treason, duel. United States who can read.

ing or other infamous crime. SOUTH DAKOTA - Citizens, or6 m 30 d 10 d 10 dl (d) Yes. Persons under guardian, idiots, insane, convicted aliens who have declared inten

of treason or felony unless pardoned. tion. TENNESSEE-Citizens who havelly.6 ml....

Yes. Convicted of bribery or other infamous crime, failpaid poll tax preceding year.

ure to pay poll tax. TEXAS - Citizens, or aliens wholy. 6 m 6 m .... (f) Yes. Idiots, lunatics, paupers, convicts, United States have declared intention 6 months

soldiers and sailors. before election. UTAH-Citizens of United States. 1 y. 4 m ....Cod.......... Idiots, insane, convicted of treason or violation of male or female.

election laws. VERMONT - Citizens of United 1y. 3 m 3 m 3 m Yes. Yes. Unpardoned convicts, deserters from United States States.

service during the war, ex-confederates. VIRGINIA – Citizens of United 2 y. 1 y. 1 y. 30 a Yes. No. Idiots, lunatics, convicts unless pardoned by the States of good understanding

legislature. who have paid poll tax for three

years and all ex-soldiers. WASHINGTON-Citizens of Unit- 1 y. 90 d 30 a 30 d..... Yes Indians not taxed.

ed States. WEST VIRGINIA - Citizens of 1 y. 60 d 10 d..... Yes. Paupers, idiots, lunatics, convicts, bribers, United the state.

States soldiers and sailors. WISCONSIN - Citizens, or aliens 1 y. 10 a 10 d 100 (a) Yes. Insane, under guardian, convicts unless pardoned.

who have declared intention. WYOMING-Citizens, male or fe-ly. 60 d 10 a 10 d Yes. Yes. Idiots, insane, felons, unable to read the state conmale.

stitution. (a) In cities of 3,000 population or over, (b). In cities in a more or less limited form, relating to taxation of not less than 9.000 inhabitants. (c) Nontaxpayers and school matters, woman suffrage exists in Arizona, must register yearly before Dec. 31. (d) In towns hav California, Delaware, Idaho. Mlinois, Indiana. Kaning 1.000 voters and counties where registration has sas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, been adopted by popular vote. (e) All counties hav. Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey. ing 50,000 inhabitants or over. (f) In cities of 10,000 or North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon. South Dakota over.

| Texas, Vermont, Washington and Wisconsin.

PASSPORTS.

Passports are issued to citizens of the United, Blank forms are furnished by the state departStates upon application to the state department ment upon application. The fee for each passport in Washington. The application must be accom is $1. Citizens traveling abroad may also obtain panied by an affidavit, attested by a notary pub passports by applying to United States ambassalic or other officer empowered to administer oaths, dors and ministers. Where any person has made stating that the applicant is a citizen and giving a declaration of intention to become a citizen of the place of birth and age, and it must be ac the United States and has resided in the United companied by the certificate of one other citizen States for three years a passport valid for six to whom he is personally known that the declara months may be issued to him. This passport is tion made by the applicant is true. The application not renewable and does not entitle the holder to must also be accompanied by a description of the the protection of this government in the country person, particularly as to age, height, complexion, of which he was originally a citizen. forehead, eyes, nose, mouth, chin, hair and face.

WOMAN SUFFRAGE IN NORWAY.

In June, 1907, the storthing of Norway passed adquired for a woman to vote is that she, or her husamendment to the constitution giving women over band, if she is married, pays taxes on an annual 25 years of age the right to vote in national elec- income of $133 in the cities or $84 in the country. tions, beginning in 1909. The only qualification re. !

DECEASED WIFE'S SISTER LAW.

The bill legalizing marriage with a deceased , house of lords Aug. 26 and became a law. The wife's sister passed its final stages in the English l measure had been bitterly fought for many year

THE SHERMAN ANTITRUST LAW.

Passed by the 51st congress and approved July 2, 1890. Section 1. Every contract, combination in the ing that such violation shall be enjoined or otherform of trust or otherwise, or conspiracy in re- wise prohibited. When the parties complained of straint of trade or commerce among the several shall have been duly notified of such petition the states or with foreign nations, is hereby declared court shall proceed, as soon as may be, to the to be illegal. Every person who shall make any hearing and determination of the case; and pendsuch contract or engage in any such combination ing such petition and before final decree the court or conspiracy shall be deemed guilty of a misde may at any time make such temporary restraining meanor, and, on conviction thereof, shall be pun. order or prohibition as shall be deemed just in the ished by fine not exceeding $5,000 or by imprison premises. ment not exceeding one year, or by both said pun Sec. 5. Whenever it shall appear to the court ishments, in the discretion of the court.

before which any proceeding under section 4 of Sec. 2. Every person who shall monopolize or this act may be pending that the ends of justice attempt to monopolize or combine or conspire with require that other parties should be brought beany person or persons to monopolize any part of fore the court, the court may cause them to be the trade or commerce among the several states or summoned, whether they reside in the district in with foreign nations shall be deemed guilty of a which the court is held or not; and subpænas to misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof shall be that end may be served in any district by the punished by fine not exceeding $5,000 or by im marshal thereof. prisonment not exceeding one year, or by both said Sec. 6. Any property owned under any contract punishments, in the discretion of the court.

or by any combination or pursuant to any conSec. 3. Every contract, combination in form of spiracy (and being the subject thereof) mentioned trust or otherwise, or conspiracy in restraint of in section 1 of this act and being in the course trade or commerce in any territory of the United of transportation from one state to another or States or of the District of Columbia, or in re to a foreign country shall be forfeited to the straint of trade or commerce between any such United States and may be seized and condemned territory and another, or between any such by like proceedings as those provided by law for territory or territories and any state or states or

the forfeiture, seizure and condemnation of propthe District of Columbia or with foreign nations, erty imported into the United States contrary to 01 between the District of Columbia and any state or states or foreign nations, is hereby declared Sec. 7. Any person who shall be injured in his illegal. Every person who shall make any such business or property by any other person or corcontract or engage in any such combination or poration by reason of anything forbidden or deconspiracy shall be deemed guilty of a misdemean clared unlawful by this act may sue therefor in or, and on conviction thereof shall be punished by any Circuit court of the United States in the disfine not exceeding $5,000 or by imprisonment not trict in which the defendant resides or is found, exceeding one year, or by both said punishments, without respect to the amount in controversy, in the discretion of the court.

and shall recover threefold the damages by him Sec. 4. The several Circuit courts of the United sustained and the cost of suit, including a reasonStates are hereby invested with jurisdiction to able attorney's fee. prevent or restrain violations of this act; and it Sec. 8. That the word "person" or "persons shall be the duty of the several district attorneys wherever used in this act be deemed to include of the United States, in their respective districts, corporations and associations existing under or under the direction of the attorney-general, to in authorized by the laws of either the United States, stitute proceedings in equity to prevent and re the laws of any of the territories, the laws of strain such violations. Such proceedings may be any state or the laws of any foreign country. by way of petition setting forth the case and pray

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UNITED STATES RECLAMATION PROJECTS.

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Estimated Acres re

Estimated Acres re. Project. cost. claimed. Project.

cost. claimed. Arizona-Salt river ...... $5,300,000 200,000 Oklahoma-Red river*....

............ $4,000,000 100,000 Little Colorado* ............... 4,000,000 80,000 Oregon and California-Klamath 2,400,000 50.000 Arizona and California-Yuma.. 3,500,000 100,000 Oregon-Umatilla

1,100,000 18,000 California-Sacramento valley*.. 20,000,000 500,000 John Day river ..... ...... 10,000,000 200.000 San Joaquin yalley*..

6,000,000 200,000 South Dakota-Belle Fourche... 3,000,000 100,000 Colorado--Uncompahgre 5,200,000 150,000 Utah Strawberry valley

1,850.000 35,000 Idaho-Minidoka ..... 1,800,000 80,000 Weber* ....

5,000,000 100,000 Payette, Boise ..... 1,605,000 120,000 Washington-Okanogan

500.000 9,000 Dubois ............ 4,000,000 100.000 Tieton ...

1,400,000 24,000 Kansas-Garden City 260.000 8,000 Sunnyside ..

2,000,000 40,000 Montana-Milk river 1,500,000 40,000 Wapato .....

600,000 20,000 Huntley ..... 900,000 33,000 Shoshone .....

3,500,000 100,000 Sun river. 500,000 16,000 Priest rapids*

2,000,000 50,000 Lake basin* 12,000,000 300,000 Wyoming-Goshen Hole*..

4,000,000 120,000 Nebraska and Wyoming

North Platte .............. 4,000,000 110,000 Total .........................$124,521,000 3,418,000
Nevada-Truckee. Carson ... 4,000,000 200,000 *Under consideration.
New Mexico-Hondo

336.000 10,000 Carlsbad ...

600,000 20.000 In addition to the above projects are under conRio Grande ....

200.000 15,000 sideration for reclamations by means of the ColLas Vegas* ...

1,500,000 35.000 ora do river in Colorado. I'tah, California and Urton lake*

2,000,000 35,000 Arizona to cost $40,000,000, and by means of the North Dakota and Montana

Walker and Humboldt rivers in Nevada to cost Lower Yellowstone.

2,700,000 60,000 $15.000.000. The total estimated cost of the work North Dakota-Buford, Nelliston,

completed or under way in 1907 was $50, 121,000, and Williston, Nesson ............. 1,270,000 40,000 l the acreage to be irrigated was 1,598,000.

MIDSHIPMEN DROWNED IN HAMPTON ROADS.

Six midshipmen, a boatswain and four sailors | steam launch and were on their way to the battle were drowned shortly after midnight June 11, 1907. | ship Minnesota. The launch was upset by runin Hampton roads while returning from a visit to ning into a steel towing hawser. The midshipmen the Jamestown exposition. The men were in al were recent graduates of the naval academy.

WORK OF THE 59TH CONGRESS--SECOND SESSION.

Session began Dec. 3, 1906; ended March 4, 1907. Total appropriations, $919,948.679.63.

has reached the age of 62 years or over, shall be Age disability pension bill passed by senate Jan. entitled to receive a pension as follows: In case

11, 1907; by house seb. 5, 1907; approved Feb. such person has reached the age of 62 years, $12 6, 1907.

per month; 70 years, $15; 75 years or over, $20. Christopher Columbus menorial hill passed by sen Rank in service will not be considered in applica

ete March 3, 1907; by house same date; ap tions filed under this act. Persons now receiving proved March 4, 1907.

pensions and who are eligible may apply under the Denatured alcohol bill passed by house Feb 7, new law, but no person receiving a greater pen1907; by senate March 1, 1907; approved March sion under any other law than he would be enti. 2, 1907.

tled to under this act shall be pensionable under Expatriation bill passed by house Jan. 21, 1907; its provisions. Double pensions are prohibited. by senate March 1, 1907; approved March 2,

1907. (See “Citizenship in the United States.'') PHILIPPINE AGRICULTURAL BANK. Foundation for promotion of industrial peace bill

For the purpose of aiding in the establishment passed by senate Feb. 27, 1907; by house March

and operation of an agricultural bank in the Phil1, 1907; approved March 2, 1907.

ippines, the Philippine commission is empowered Immigration bill passed (at first session) by sen

to guarantee an income of not exceeding 4 per cent ate May 23, 1906: by house June 25, 1906; agreed

per anrum upon cash capital invested in it. 'The to in conference at second session and approved

guaranty shall be made to a company organized Feb. 20, 1907.

under the laws of the Philippine islands, with its Philippine agricultural bank bill passed by senate

principal oihces in Manila. The bank shall not Feb. 2.). 1907; by house March 3, 1907; approved

grant loans except to those engaged in agriculture March 4, 1907.

and for the sole purpose of assisting agriculture in Political contributions by corporations bill passed

the islands. No loan exceeding $5,000 shall be made by aenate June 9, 1908 (first session); by house

except upon the written authority of the secretary Jan. 21, 1907, approved Jan. 26, 1907.

of finance and justice of the islands. Interest on Kailway employes" sixteen-hours bill passed by

loans shall not exceed 10 per cent per annum. senate Jan. 10, 1907; by house Feb. 23, 1907; approved March 4, 1907.

POLITICAL CONTRIBUTIONS BY CORPORASpecial delivery stamp bill passed by house Feb.

TIONS. 18, 1907; by senate March 1, 1907; approved March 2, 1907.

It shall be unlawful for any national bank, or Writs of error in criminal cases bill passed by

any corporation organized by authority of any laws senate Feb. 13. 1907; by house on same date.

of congress, to make money contribution in con. (For work oL first session of 59th congress, see

nection with any election to any political office. The Daily News Almanac and Year-Book for 1907,

It shall also be unlawful for any corporation what. page 167.)

ever to make a miney contribution in connection

with any election at which presidential and viceSALARIES OF CONGRESSMEN.

presidential electors or a representative in con

gress is to be voted for or any election by, any On and after Merch 4. 1907, the compensation of state lerislature of a United States senator. Every the speaker of the house of representatives, the corporation violating this law shall be subject to a vice-president of the l'nited States and the heads fine not exceeding $5,000, and any director or ofof execctive departments who are members of the ficer of any corporation who shall consent to such president's cabinet shall be at the rate of $12,000 contribution shall upon conviction be fined not per annum each, and the compensation of senators, more than $1,000 nor less than $250, or by imprisrepresentatives in congress, delegates from terri onment for not more than one year, or by both fine tories and resident commissioner from Porto Rico and imprisonment. shall be at the rate of $7,500 per annum each. (Sec. 4 of the legislative, executive and judicial

DENATURED ALCOHOL. appropriation bill, approved Feb. 26, 1907.)

Notwithstanding anything contained in the act

entitled "An act for the withdrawal from bond SPECIAL DELIVERY STAMPS.

tax free of domestic alcohol when rendered unfit After July 1, 1907, when in addition to the for beverage or liquid medicinal uses by mixture stamps required to transmit any letter or package with suitable denaturing materials," approved June of mail matter through the mails there shall be 7, 1906, domestic alcohol when suitably denatured attached to the envelope or covering 10 cents' worth may he withdrawn from bond without the payment of ordinary stamps of any denomination, with the of internal-revenue tax and used in the manufacwords "special delivery" or their equivalent writ. ture of ether and chloroform and other definite ten or printed on the envelope or covering, the chemical substances where the alcohol is changed said letter or package shall be delivered in all re into some other chemical substance and does not spects as though it bore a regulation "special de appear in the finished product as alcohol. Rum of livery'' stamp.

not less than 150 degrees proof may be withdrawn

for decaturation only in accordance with the provi. CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS MEMORIAL. sions of the act of June 7, 1906, and of this act. There shall be erected in the city of Washing

The act provides for the establishment under the ton, D. C., a suitable memorial to Christopher Co

supervision of the commissioner of internal revlumbus, for which $100,000 is appropriated. For

enue of central denaturing bonded warehouses, the purpose of carrying out the provisions of the act a commission, consisting of the chairman of

WRITS OF ERROR IN CRIMINAL CASES. the senate committee on library of the 59th con A writ of error may be taken by the United gress, the chairman of the committee on library of States from the District or Circuit courts direct to the house of representatives of the 59th congress, the Supreme court of the United States in all crimthe secretary of state, the secretary of war and inal cases in the following instances: the supreme knight of the Order of the Knights of

From a decision or judgment quashing, setting Columbus, shall be created with full authority to

i aside or sustaining a demurrer to any indictment select a site and design and superintend the con

or to any count thereof, where such decision or struction of the memorial.

judgment is based upon the invalidity or construc

tion of the statute upon which the indictment is. AGE DISABILITY PENSIONS.

founded. Any person who served ninety days or more in From a decis:on arresting a judgment of convicthe army or navy of the United States in the civil i tion for insufficiency of the indictment, where such war or sixty days in the war with Mexico, who decision is based upon the invalidity or construc

THE SHERMAN ANTITRUST LAW.

Passed by the 51st congress and approved July 2, 1890. Section 1. Every contract, combination in the ing that such violation shall be enjoined or otherform of trust or otherwise, or conspiracy in re wise prohibited. When the parties complained of straint of trade or commerce among the several shall have been duly notified of such petition the states or with foreign nations, is hereby declared court shall proceed, as soon as may be, to the to be illegal. Every person who shall make any hearing and determination of the case; and pendsuch contract or engage in any such combination ing such petition and before final decree the court or conspiracy shall be deemed guilty of a misde may at any time make such temporary restraining meanor, and, on convietion thereof, shall be pun. order or prohibition as shall be deemed just in the ished by fine not exceeding $5,000 or by imprison premises. ment not exceeding one year, or by both said pun Sec. 5. Whenever it shall appear to the court ishments, in the discretion of the court.

before which any proceeding under section 4 of Sec. 2. Every person who shall monopolize or this act may be pending that the ends of justice attempt to monopolize or combine or conspire with require that other parties should be brought beany person or persons to monopolize any part of fore the court, the court may cause them to be the trade or commerce among the several states or summoned, whether they reside in the district in with foreign nations shall be deemed guilty of a which the court is held or not; and subpænas to misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof shall be that end may be served in any district by the punished by fine not exceeding $5,000 or by im marshal thereof. prisonment not exceeding one year, or by both said Sec. 6. Any property owned under any contract punishments, in the discretion of the court.

or by any combination or pursuant to any conSec. 3. Every contract, combination in form of spiracy (and being the subject thereof) mentioned trust or otherwise, or conspiracy in restraint of in section 1 of this act and being in the course trade or commerce in any territory of the United of transportation from one state to another or States or of the District of Columbia, or in re | to a foreign country shall be forfeited to the straint of trade or commerce between any such United States and may be seized and condemned territory and another, 01 between any such by like proceedings as those provided by law for territory or territories and any state or states or the forfeiture, seizure and condemnation of propthe District of Columbia or with foreign nations, erty imported into the United States contrary to 01 between the District of Columbia and any state law. or states or foreign nations, is hereby declared Sec. 7. Any person who shall be injured in his illegal. Every person who shall make any such business or property by any other person or corcontract or engage in any such combination or poration by reason of anything forbidden or deconspiracy shall be deemed guilty of a misdemean clared unlawful by this act may sue therefor in or, and on conviction thereof shall be punished by any Circuit court of the United States in the disfine not exceeding $5,000 or by imprisonment not trict in which the defendant resides or is found, exceeding one year, or by both said punishments, without respect to the amount in controversy, in the discretion of the court.

and shall recover threefold the damages by him Sec. 4. The several Circuit courts of the United sustained and the cost of suit, including a reasonStates are hereby invested with jurisdiction to able attorney's fee. prevent or restrain violations of this act; and it Sec. 8. That the word "person" or "persons" shall be the duty of the several district attorneys wherever used in this act be deemed to include of the United States, in their respective districts, corporations and associations existing under or under the direction of the attorney-general, to in authorized by the laws of either the United States, stitute proceedings in equity to prevent and re- the laws of any of the territories, the laws of strain such violations. Such proceedings may be | any state or the laws of any foreign country. by way of petition setting forth the case and pray

UNITED STATES RECLAMATION PROJECTS.

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Estimated Acres re- |

Estimated Acres re. Project. cost. claimed. Project.

cost. claimed. Arizona-Salt river ......

$5,300,000 200,000 Oklahoma-Red river*............ $4,000,000 100,000 Little Colorado* 4,000,000 80,000 Oregon and California-Klamath

ath 2,400,000 50,000 Arizona and California-Yuma.. 3,500,000 100,000 Oregon-Umatilla ................ 1,100,000 18,000 California-Sacramento valley*.. 20,000,000 500,000 John Day river ......

10,000,000 200.000 San Joaquin yalley*...... 6,000,000 200,000 South Dakota-Belle Fourche 3,000,000 100,000 Colorado-Uncompahgre. 5,200,000 150,000 Utah-Strawberry valley

1,850,000 35,000 Idaho-Minidoka ..... 1,800,000 80,000 Weber* ...

5,000,000 100,000 Payette, Boise ..... 1,605,000 120.000 Washington-Okanogan.

500,000 9,000 Dubois* ............ 4,000,000 100,000 Tieton

1,400,000 24,000 Kansas-Garden City 260,000 8,000 Sunnyside

2,000,000 40,000 Montana-Milk river 1,500,000 40,000 Wapato.

600,000 20,000 Huntley .. 900,000 33,000 Shoshone ...

3,500,000 100,000 Sun river ............. 500,000 16,000 Priest rapids* ..

2,000,000 50,000 Lake basin* .

12,000,000 300,000 Wyoming-Goshen Hole*... 4,000,000 120,000 Nebraska and WyomingNorth Platte ........ 4,000,000 110.000 Total ...

............. $124,521,000 3,418,000 Nevada-Truckee. Carson

4,000,000 200,000 *Under consideration. New Mexico-Hondo

336.000 10,000 Carlsbad .......

600.000 20,000 In addition to the above projects are under conRio Grande ...

200,000 15,000 sideration for reclamations by means of the ColLas Vegas* ...

1,500,000 35,000 orado river in Colorado, Utah, California and Urton lake* .

2,000,000 35,000 Arizona to cost $40,000,000, and by means of the North Dakota and Montana

Walker and Humboldt rivers in Nevada to cost Lower Yellowstone

2,700,000 60,000 | $15.000.000. The total estimated cost of the work North Dakota-Buford, Nelliston,

completed or under way in 1907 was $50,121,000, and Williston, Nesson ....

1,270,000 40.000 the acreage to be irrigated was 1,598,000.

MIDSHIPMEN DROWNED IN HAMPTON ROADS.

Six midshipmen, a boatswain and four sailors steam launch and were on their way to the battle were drowned shortly after midnight June 11, 1907, 1 ship Minnesota. The launch was upset by runir Hampton roads while returning from a visit to ning into a steel towing hawser. The midshipmen the Jamestown exposition. The men were in a were recent graduates of the naval academy.

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