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/||\ITARRELS among uiitions are the source of
vU' imicli havoc among geographies, and the
divisions of territory known to us as students are
as the gown of our grandmother made over into
successive creations for the numerous female
descendants.

The Boer war was the means of changing the
color of several divisions on our map of Africa,
and the llnsso-Japanese war is in a fair way to
give a new di.striljutioii of hue to that of the
far east.

We have before us a school atlas of some-
where about 1860 or possibly a little earlier, the
title page with date having been lost, but the
various maps bear copyright dates of 1853. Russia
at that time scarcely reached soutli of the 50th
degree of north latitude, while Port Arthur is
about °38 north. Much that was then north of
°50 was Chinese and Independent Tartary. Even



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