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1880 85,645 233,534 9,077 29,215,509 12,782,894 6,948,956 5,883,937

1886 147,500 462,283 14,184 42.096,583 17,706,838 12,005,909 5,700,924

1890 183,917 678,997 19,882 55,878,762 22,387,028 15,074,808 7,312,7*5

1806 189,714 802,651 21,360 58,307,315 22,218.019 16,076,629 6,141,38q

1808 189,918 836,629 21,725 58,760.444 22,612,786 16,714,756 5,897,98*

1897 190,614 841,008 21,769 58,151684 22.638,859 16,906,656 5,732^00

1808 189,847 874,420 22,210 62,173,749 28,915,732 17,825,581 6,090,15')



Telegraph Service of Other Countries.



Number of messages, 1870: Russia, 2,716,300;
Norway, 466,700; Sweden, 590,800; Denmark, 513,-
623; Germany. 8,207,800; Holland, 1,837,800; Bel-
gium, 1,998,800; France, 5,663,800; Switzerland,
1,629,235; Spain, 1,050,000 ; Italy, 2.189,000; Austria,
8,388,249; Hungary, 1,489,000; Great Britain and
Ireland, 9,650~000.



Number of messages, 1890: Russia. 9,949,405;
Norway, 1,453,982; Sweden, 1,755,000; Denmark,
1,502.965; Germany, 25,847,836: Holland, 4,285,516;
Belgium, 5,312.205; France, 28.094 .000 ; Switzerland,
3,695,988 ; Spain, 4,084,704; Italy, 8,175,870; Austria,
9,081,631; Hun " — ' " ' ~ " *

Ireland, 66,409.



igar
1.000.



ry, 4,464,277 ; Great Britain and



Telephone Statistics.

1898. 1894. 1895. 1896. 1897.

Exchanges 812 888 867 927 967

Branch offices 539 571 572 686 832

Miles of wire on poles 201.259 214,676 232,008 260,324 286,632

Miles of wire on buildings 16.980 14,492 14,525 12,861 12,594

Miles of wire underground 90,216 120.675 148,285 184,515 234,801

Miles of wire submarine 1,336 1,637 1,856 2,028 2,818

Total miles of wire 307,791 353,480 396,674 459,728 536,845

Total circuits 201,322 205,891 212,074 237,837 264,645

Total employes 9,970 10,421 11,094 11,930 14,425

Total subscribers 282,140 237,186 248,432 281,695 825,244

The number of instruments in the hands of licensees under rental at the beginning of 1897 was
772,627. The number of exchange connections daily in the United States is 2,630,071, or a total per year
of over 847,000,000. The average number of daily calls per subscriber was 8 1-10. The company received
in rental of telephones in 1896, $3,589,044. It paid its stockholders in dividends in 1896, $5,616,307. The
capital of the company is $23,650,000.

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Telegraph Rates from New York City (Western Union).



Explanation.— Day rate, 40-3, means 40
night rate, 30-2, means 30 cente for ten words

-Rate-



Places. Day.

Alabama 60-3

Alaska— Messages mailed from

Seattle, Wash

Arizona 1.00-7

Arkansas— Helena, Hot Springs,

Little Rock, Pine Bluff 60-3

All other places 60-1

British Columbia — Ainsworth,
Arrow Head, Balfour, Coma-
plix, Kaslo, Lardeau, Nakusp,
Nelson, New Westminster, New
Denver, Robson, Rossland, 81o-
can City, Three Forks, Trail,
Vancouver, Victoria, Waterloo,

Whitewater, Wigwam 1.00-7

California 1 00-7

Colorado 75-6

Connecticut. J6-£

Delaware *?-*

District of Columbia. 26-2

Florida «M

Georgia , JfJ-*

Idaho 100-7

Illinois-
Chicago, National Stock Yards,

Union Stock Y ards 40-8

All other places 50-8

Indiana-
Columbus. Fort Wavne, Indian-
apolis, Jeffersonvflle, Lafay-
ette, Logansport, New Albany,

Richmond, Union City 40-3

All other places. J0-8

Indian Territory 76-6

Iowa-
Burlington, Cedar Rapids, Clin-
ton, Council Bluffs, Davenport,
Des Moiues, Dubuque, Fort
Madison, Grinnell, Iowa City,
Keokuk, Muscatine. Newton,

Sioux City, Wilton 60-8

All other places. 00-4

Kansas—

Atchison, Leavenworth 60-3

All other places «M

Kentucky—
Covington, Lexington, Louis-
ville, Newport 40-3

A 1 1 other places 60-3

Louisiana 2si

Maine J6-*

Manitoba 76 ~ 6

Maryland—
Aberdeen, Aiken, Annapolis,
Ashland, Baltimore. Barclay
Station. Black's, Centreville,
Chesapeake City, Chestertown,
Childs, Colora, Conowingo, Cor-
dova, Cumberland, Klkton,
Frederick, Goldsboro, Golte,
Greensboro, Hagerstown, Han-
cock, Havre de Grace, Hender-
son, Kennedyvllle. Lambson,
Leslie, Marydell, Mapsey Cross
Roads, Milllngton, North East,
Octorora, Perryville, Pimlico,
Port Deposit, Price's, Queen
Anne, Hidgelr, Rising Sun,
Rowlandsville, Singcrly, Sud-

lersville, Worton 25-2

Berlin. Easton, Federalsburg,

Salisbury 30-2

All other places. 40-3

Massachusetts 26-2

Michigan— _ ^ . ^

Ann Arbor. Bay City, Detroit,
East Saginaw, Flint, Mount
Clemen?, jPort Huron, Saginaw
City, South Bay City, Ypsllanti. 40^3

All other places 60 ?

Minnesota—
Duluth, Hastings, MinneapoliP.
Red Wing. St. Paul, Stillwater,



Ni



«S



1.00-'



30-2
40-3



00-7
00-7
60-4
26-1
26 1
25 1
40-3
80^2
.00-7



30-2

30-C



30^2
30 t
60-4



30^2
40-3



302
4(K3



30-2
30-2
40-3
25-1
60-4



25-1
30-2
25-1



20-1
25-2
75-5



cents for ten words and 3 cents for each additional
and 2 cents for each additional word.

, Rai

Places. Day.

Wabash, Winona. 50-3

All other places 60-4

Mississippi 60-3

Missouri —

St. Louis 40-3

Hannibal. Jefferson City, Kan-
sas City, Louisiana, Sedalia, St.

Joseph 60-3

All other places 00-4

Montana 75-5

Nebraska-
Omaha. 60-8

Allother places. 00-4

Nevada 1.00-7

New Brunswick—

St. Stephens 86-2

All other places 60-8

Newfoundland—
St. Johns 1.26-11

New Hampshire 26-2

New Jersey -
Bloomneld, Carlstadt, East Or-
ange, Elisabeth, Glen Ridge,
Hoboken, Jersey City, Mont-
clair, Mountain Station, New-
ark, Orange, Orange Valley,
Passaic, Paterson, Rutherford,
South Orange, Union Hill, Wee-

hawken

All other places

New Mexico

New York-
Astoria. Brooklyn, Caryl. Flat-
bush, Fordham Height*. Gov-
ernor's Island, High Bridge,
Hunters PHnt, Klngsbridge,
Long Island City, Lowerre, Mor-
ris Heights, Manhattan, etc 20-1

All other places 25-2

North Carolina 50-8

North Dakota 76-5

Nova 8cotla 5^3

Ohio-
Bellaire, Bridgeport, Brilliant,

Martin's Ferry 35-2

All other places 40-8

Oklahoma Territory 75-5

Ontario 40-8

Oregon. 1.00-7

Pennsylvania-
Philadelphia 20-I

All other places 26-2

Quebec—

Stanstead 25-2

All other places 40-3

Rhode Island 26-2

South Carolina 50-3

South Dakota 75-6

Bristol. Clarluville. Memphis,

Nashville 40-3

All other places 50-3

Texas-
Austin, Dallas, Denison, Fort
Worth, Gainesville, Galveston,
Houston, Paris, San Antonio,

Sherman, Waco

All other places

Huh

Vermont

Virginia-
Alexandria. Fredericksburg —
Norfolk, Petersburg, Ports-
mouth, Richmond, Staunton,

West Norfolk

All other places

Washington 1 .00-7

West Virginia-
Parkersburg, Piedmont, Wheel-
ing 36-2

All other places 40-8

Wisconsin 60S

Wyoming 75 5



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75-6
.6-6
25-2

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40-3



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TORNADOES AND VELOCITY OF WINDS IN THE UNITED STATES.



521



Tornado Statistics for the United States.



(Prepared by Chief of the Weather Bureau. >
Property Lose by Tornadoes, 1890 to 1897.



States.


1890.


1891.


1892.


1893.


1894.


1895.


1896. ^


1807.


Alabama




17,000




$125,000


$1,500


$80,600


$5,000


$600


Arkansas






$4,500


45,400


508,600


1,000


200


22,200


Florida










2,000








Georgia


1500






212,500


2,000


22,000




6,000


Illinois


485,600




823,500


13,000




12,000


103,000


1,000


Indiana


500


9,500




20,000


2,500


13,000






Iowa


29,000


8,500


58,000


274,500


39,000


60,000


75,000


4,500


Kansas




7,600


371,500


371,500


9,000


120,000


272,000


7,000


Kentucky


.. 2,841,500


2,600




80,000






6,000


2,000


Louisiana








70,000


£666






6,000


Maine






18,000












Maryland


15,000


8,000




10,000










Massachusetts


60,000
















Michigan








240,000


1,000




400,000


4,800


Minnesota


16,000


15,000


106,500


12,200


419,500




2,000


17,000


Mississippi





19,000




277,000


8,800






5,000


Missouri


18,500


71,000


18,000


50,000


1,500




12,904,900




Nebraska


480,000


6,200


90,000


29,000


1,900


6,000


50,000




New Jersey


#


2,000


8,500







70,000




500


New York






25,000


22.000








18,000


North Carolina....


1,000






20,000










Ohio


15,000




27,500
2,000


"ebiooo


51,000
2,000




100,000
300




Oklahoma


108,000


Pennsylvania


427,000


1,000


7,000


4,000






160,000




South Carolina. ..




1,000




13,000


500








South Dakota




400


15,000




15,500


29,000


21,000




Tennessee


60,000




2,000


22,000




6,000






Texas




28,000


54.000


290,70C


119,600


15,000


171,000




Wisconsin




4,000


8,500 ........ 100

11,118,000 $2,042,800 $1,192,900 $888,700 $14,216,400








Total


.. $4,449,500 \


H86,600|


$197,600



Total.

$169,700

583,400

2,000

243,000

988,000

47,500

548,500

935,410

2,959,000

172,000

13,000

28,000

60,000

645,800

685,200

815,550

13,058,900

663,100

80,500

65,000

21,000

107,500

173,100

634,000

16,000

80,900

90,000

682,300

7,600



Velocity of Winds in the United States.



(Prepared by Chief of the Weather Bureau.)

The following table shows the average hourly velocity of the wind at selected stations of tha
United States Weather Bureau, also the highest velocity ever reported for a period of five minutes :



Stations.

Abilene, Texas.

Albany,N. Y

Alpena, Mich

Atlanta, Ga

Bismarck, N. D

Boise City, Idaho* . .

Boston, Mass

Buffalo, N.Y

Charlotte, N. C

Chattanooga, Tenn .

Chicago, 111

Cincinnati, Ohio....

Cleveland, Ohio

Custer, Mont.t

Denver, Colo

Detroit, Mich

Bodge City, Kas. . . .
Dubuqo, Iowa t . . . .

Duluth, Minn

Eastport, Me

El Paso, Texas

Fort Smith, Ark. . . .
Galveston, Texas. . .

Havre, Mont

Helena, Mont

Huron, 8. D

Jacksonville, Fla. . .

Keokuk. Iowa

Knoxville, Tenn



Average

Hourly

Velocity.

Mile**.

11



9

»

8

4

11

11

5



6
9
7
9
7
7
9

11
5
7
9
5
5

10

11
6

10
6
8



Highest

Ever

Reported.

Miles.

66

70

72

49

74

40

72

90

49

60

84

59

66



76
75

60
78
78
78
49
72
76
60
69
70
60

Ml



Stations.
Leavenworth, Kas.tf..
Louisville, Ky
Lyn
Memphis, Tenn.



fc



Lynchburg, va



Montgomery, Ala

Nashville, Tenn

New Orleans, La

New York City, N. Y.
North Platte, Nebr...

Omaha, Nebr

Palestine, Texas

Philadelphia, Pa

Pittsburg, Pa

Portland. Me

Bed Bluff, Cal

Rochester. N.Y

St. Louis, Mo

St.PaulTMinn

St. Vincent, Minu

Salt Lake City. Utah.

San Diego, Cal

San Francisco, Cal

Santa Fe, N. M

Savannah, Ga

Spokane. Wash

Toledo, Ohio

Vicksburg, Miss

Washington, D. C

Wilmington. N.C....



Average

Hourly

Velocity.

Miles.



9
9
8
8
10



11
11

9
5
6
9
6
7
4
9



Highest

Ever

Reported.

Miles.

60

57

50

54

48

75

60

73

96

60

60

75

42

54

60

78

80

60

65

60

40

60

51

80

48

72

60

66



* Station closed June 30, 1804.
+ Station closed July 16, 1891.



X No record January 1, 1894, to April 1, 1896.
I Station closed October 31, 1898.



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Countries.

Abyssinia

Afghanistan

Argentina

Austria- H ungary .



THE WORLD'S RULERS.
Foreign Governments.

Rulers. Titles. Population.

..Menelikll Emperor 3,000,000

..AbdurKhan Ameer 4,000,000

. .Julio A. Roca President 4,068,492

Franz Josef I Emperor 41,231,342

* 6,262£72

500,000
2,500,000
2,019^49
9,930,470
8,309,816
2,915,332



Belgium 7...'..... ...... ...I^ODOld II...... King

Beloochistan. Mir Muhammad Khan

Bokhara Sayid Abdul Ahad Ameer. . .

Bolivia Senor Alonzo President

Brail! Prudentide de Moraes President

Bulgaria Ferdinand Duke

Chifi Fred. Errazariz President



China.



.KuangHsu* Emperor 886,868,009



Colombia'. M. A. Caro President.

Congo Free State Leopold II... Sovereign..

Costa Rica Rafael Iglesias President..

Dahomey Guthili...... King

Denmark Christian IX King

Ecuador Gen. Alfaro President. .

Egypt . .........:: Abbas Hihni Khedive,



8,878,600

14,000,000

243,205

250,000

2,185,335

1,270,000

_ 6,817,265

franc* YYYYYYYY. YYYYYYYYY.M. Felix Faure President 88,348,192



Germany.

Prussia

Bavaria

Saxony

WUrttemberg

Baden

Lippe!

Anhalt

Brunswick ,

Mecklenburg-8chwerin. .
Mecklenburg-Strelitz . . .

Oldenburg

Saxe-Altenburg.

Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

Saxe-Meiningen.



. Wilhelm II Emperor

.Wilhelm H King

.Otto King

.Albert King

.Wilhelm n King

.Frederick I Grand Duke,

.Ludwig Grand Duke,

.Alexander Prince

.Frederick Duke

. Albrecht Regent

.Franz IV Grand Duke,

.Wilhelm I Grand Duke

.Peter I Grand Duke,

.Ernst Duke

.Alfred Duke

_ ^^ .Georgell Duke

RATe- Weimar Karl Alexander Grand Duke,

Iteuss HeinrichXXn Prince

Waldeck Friedrich Prince

Great Britain and Ireland Victoria.. S ueen

Greece Georgios I King ,

ftuAtAinala Manuel Estrada Cabrera... .President. . . .

Si T.S.Sam President...,

Honduras. P. BoniUa President....

India (British). ^

jSJ n . MutsuHito Mikado

ttiJK£ Syed Mehomed Rahim Khan ,

.Li-Hsi Monarch

. W. D. Coleman President

.Adolf Duke

.Pornrio Diaz President. . . ,

Monaco Albert Prince

Montenegro. Nicholas I Prince

Morocco Mulai Abdul Aziz Sultan

Nenal *::........ Jang Sovereign...

Netherlands Wilbelmina Queen

N?caragua„ 8. Zelaya President....

oSS^ Seyyid'Feysal Suton ...

Orange Free State Steyn. President...

Paraguay Gen. Egusquiza President...,

?S3a *' . Muzaflfertea-Din Shah

SS™ 1 * N.dePierola President...

Pnrtumil"" Carlos I King

ISSS&v.v:::::: sg&kin ***

Russia Nicholas n



52,279,901
29,956,281
5,594,982
3,602,684
1,995,185
1,657,887



128,495
271,968
408,773
678,842
97,978
854,968
170,864
206,513



Khiva.
Korea.

Liberia

Luxemburg.
Mexico



Salvador R-

Samoa

Santo Domingo
Servia



A. Gutierrez President.

King.



826,091

62,754

57,281

38,104,975

2,187,208

1,460,017

960,000

369,048

221,172,952

28,459,628

40,435,461

700,000

10,528,937

1,068,000

211,088

12,066,046

18,304

220.000

5,000,000

2,000,000

4,732,911

282,845

1,500,000

207,508

480,000

9,000,000

2,621,844

4,708,178

__ 6,800,000

Czar 118,014,187



Siam V.V. Cbulalongkorn I

SouthAfrican Republic S. J. P. Kjrtiger. .



U. Heureaux President.

Alexander I King

" " King

President.



.Alfonso XIII



i^OT^No^ay.^^^^^'^^^"^8«^^...".". Sis*™*

Switzerland E* u * y T T £w ® '

Tontra. George II King

TuSSi .7 Sidi All Bev

Turkev Abdul Hamid II Sultan....

Unltri States William McKinley J"*** 511 *

TTriffuav J.L.Cuestas President

Venezuela'''' Gen.Andrade President



651,180

84,000

610,000

2^66,084

8,000.000

409,276

King 17,666,682



6,825,067
2,917,754
17,500
1,500,000
27,694,600



728,447



150,000

300,000

1,125,086

249,942

11,373
130,000

92UKO
56Z3»

298jno

ljBBJK*
504.775



2&000
44X0
15^88
12,000
10L«6
204,0*?

ao8,«?o

184^87

29JB3

5,787

7JSR



1,424

5485



2,479

511

757

988

L8B8

120

488

120,979

25,041

46,000

KX204

43,000

964,998

110,69

147,665

22&B0

82,000

i^m

998

767.005

8

8.690

219,000

54,000

12,648

49^00

82,000

48JB6

98,000

628,000

463,747

84,(0

48^07

8,600^82

7,2»

1.701

18,045

19,090

200,000

119,189

197,670

297,821

15,976

874

45,000

1,147,587

8^01.000

72,110



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EDUCATION IN THE UNITED STATES.



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Education in the United States, 1896-97.

Population, Enrollment, Average Daily Attendance, Number and Sex of Teachers in

Common Schools.



Estimated

Total
Popula-
tion

State or Territory. in 1897.

United States. 71,874,148

North Atlantic Division 19,947,800

South Atlantic Division 9,782,882

South Central Division 12,844,600

North Central Division 24,933.500

Western Division 3,915,360

North Atlantic Division-
Maine 657,800

New Hampshire 898,700

Vermont 883,000

Massachusetts 2,634,000

Bhode Island 385,700

Connecticut 840,100

New York 6,851,000

New Jersey 1,768,000

Pennsylvania, 6,070,000

South Atlantic Division —

Delaware! 173JB0O

Maryland 1,179,000

District of Columbia. 277,782

Virginia. 1,704,000

West Virginia * • 849,800

North Carolina* 1,768,000

South Carolina 1,274,000

Georgia $2,015,000

Florida 497,600

South Central Division-
Kentucky.* 1.998,000

Tennessee* 1.877,000

Alabama. 1,741,000

Mississippi 1 1,431.000

IiOUisiana 1,253,000

Texas* 2,979,000

Arkansas. 1,290,000

Oklahoma 280,600

North Central Division-
Ohio 8,884,000

Indiana 2^44,000

Illinois 4,594,000

Michigan 2,246,000

Wisconsin. 2,072,000

Minnesota. 1,700,000

Iowa 2,101,000

Missouri 8^86,000

North Dakota* 808,600

South Dakota* 842,900

Nebraska 1,181,000

Kansas 1,829,000

Western Division-
Montana. 229,400

Wyoming* 99,700

Colorado 564,800

NewMexioo 174,900

Arizona 80,650

Utah 280,700

Nevada 41,610

Idaho 188,100

Washington* 479,700

Oregon* 878,800

California 1,467,000



Per



Pupils


Cent.










Enrolled <


of Popu-


- Average








in


lation


Daily








Common
Schools.


En-
rolled.


Attend-
ance.








Male.


Female.


Total.


•14,662,492


20.58


10,089,620


181,386


271,947


408,888


§*5&i2i


17.77


2,529,086


18,731


79,503


96£34


2,070,287


21.27


1,274^579


20,423


26,130


46^63


2,724,946


21.22


1,840,001


82,011


28,464


60,475


5,587.456


22.41


8,928,779


58,994


122,499


176,493


724,689


18J50


517,175


6^27


15,351


21,578


182,139


20.10


96,571


41,257


45,470


6,727


64,207


16.10


47,717


202


2,609


2,711


65,849


19.62


' 50,466


846


2,035


2,381


439,807


16.09


834,945


1,120


11,728


12,843


62,387


15.75


49,224


198


1,619


1,817


148,921


17.14


101,068


4*442


4*8.680


4*4,072


1,206,199


17.56


820,264


6,461


28,924


84,885


294,880


16.67


191,776


804


5,065


5,869


1,189,765


18.78


887,071


8,901


18^28


27,429


33,174


19.16


422,698


4218


4622


840


229,947


19.50


188,627


1,118


8,728


4,886


42,995


15.50


83,313


147


924


1,071


867,817


21.58


218,421


8,013


5,562


8,575


215,665


25.40


141.081
281,725


8,828


2,626


6,454


870,920


21.04


4^94


8^91


7,885


258,183


20 JW


182,569


2,245


2,728


4,978


446,171


22.14


246,688


44,485


44,776


9,261


105,415


21.19


89,477


1,060


1,578


2,651!


400,126


20.08


286,861


4,962


5^47


10JW0


481,585


25.66


888,176


5,121


4,014


9,135


319,526


•18.86


4218,000


44,586


42^87


7,123


860,615


24.62


202,688


8,647


4^06


7,855


109,947


18.56


124,128


1,425


2JK7


3,682


616,568


20.70


440,249


6,815


6,402


13£17


816,270


24.53


195,509


4,670


2,511


7,181


70,309


25.06


488,400


885


1,288


2,073


825,650


21.54


607,804


10,816


14,900


25^16


561,073


24.58


402,747


7,115


7,987


15,062


920,425


20.04


705,481


7,196


18,845


25,541


491,812


21.90


4847,219


3,568


12,088


15,601


426,566


20.59


278,958


2,502


9,875


12377


371.880


21.88


285.497


2,445


8.798


11,288


546,886


26.03


847,620


5,824


22,206


28,082


678,152


22.17


490,481


5,972


8,986


14,988


57,088


18.80


38,478


1,048


1,984


8,027


89,001


25.96


454,600


1,321


8,187


4,508


266.275


28JJ4


171,442


2,514


6,888


9,847


867,690


27.67


254,002


4,183


7,483


11,616


81,486


18.70


$21,200


216


804


1,020


11,582


11.62


t7,700


105


860


466


100,880


17.86


469.600


4780


42,340


3,120


24,155


18.81


19,349


828


277


605



13,361
60,228
6,860
31,883
90,113
87,212
257,929



16.57
26.55
16.49
23.09
18.79
23.03
17.50



10,439
48.315
4,145
22,645
63^12
61,721
188,849



U6

484

39

298

1,184

1,287

1,390



495
2,061
2.030
5,788



854
1,177
804
793
8,245
8,817
7,178



* Including 409,483 secondary students in public high schools.
* In 1895-96. • In 1891-92. I In 1894-95.



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Pension Statistics.



Number of Pension Claims. Pensioners, and Disbursements, 1881-1806.



Year Ended
June 30.

1861

1868

1863

1864

1866

1886

1867

1868

I860

1870

1871

1872

1878

1874

1875

1876

1877

1878

1879

1880

1881



-Army and Navy-^
Claims Allowed.

In- Widows,
valids. Etc.



418
4,121
17,041
15,212



1883..

1884.,
1885..
1886..
1887.,
1888..
1880..
1890..
1891..
1882..
1896..
1894..
1896..
1896..
1897..
1898..



16,589

9,460

7,292

5,721

7,984

6,468

6,551

5,937

5,760

5,360

7,282

7,414

7,242

10,176

21,894

22,946

82,014

27,414

27,580

81,967

85,288

44,893

86,830

50395

41,881

17,876

10,232

6,129

5,415

8,864

3,726



Total.



49
3,763
22,446
24,959
27,294
19,893
19,461
15,904
12,500

7344
4,078
8,152
4,736
4,376
3,861
3,550
3,379
4,455
3,920

5,306

6,366

7,743

8,610

11317

15,859

11,924

14,612

11,914

7,287

7,296

4326

8,627

8,912

4,612

8,741



Total No.

of Ap-
plications

Filed.

2^487
49,882
63,599
72,684
65,256
36,753
20,768
26,066
24,851
48,969
26,391
18,808
16,784
18,704



22,715
44,587
57.118
141,466
31,116
40,989
48,776
41,785
40,918
49,896
72,465
75,726
81,220
105,044
868,799
198,845
119,361
40.148
87,060
33,749
89,847
37,521



Total

No. of

Claims

Allowed.

'462
7,884

39,487

40,171

50,177

36,482

28,921

28,196

18321

16,562

84.333

16,062

10,462

11,152
9,977

11,326

11,962

81,846

19,546

27394

27,664

88,162

34,192

85,767

40,857

55,194

60,262

51,912

66,687
156,486
224,047
121,630

89,086

89,185

40374

60.101

52,648



9,468 824,668 2322,940 1.579.814



t — Pensioners on the Roll and j

Paid, with Cost of Disbursement



In-
valids.
4337
4,841
7,821
23,479
85,880
55,652
69,565
75,957
82,859
87321
98,394
113,954
119,500
121,628
122,989



Widows,
Etc. Total.



I>iS"uri*-



182,683
206,042
225,470
247,146
270,846
306396
843,701
851,484
415,654
586,821
703,242
759,706



4399
8,818
6,970
27,656
60,106
71,070
88,678



108,857
178341



8,636
8.150
14,791
51435
86,986
126,722
153483



98,686 169,643
105,104 187,963



111,165 198,686

114,101 207,495

118,275 232329

118,911 288,411

114,613 236341

111,832 234,821

107,896 232.187

128,728 103381 222,104

131,649 92,349 283,996

188,615 104,140 242,755

145,410 105,392 250308

164,110 104,720 268,880

"~ — 108,064 285,697

97,616 806,666



97,286 882,756

97,979 345,125

95.487 365,788

99,709 406,007



452357

489,726



122,290 587,944

189,389 676,160

172,826 876,086

206,806 986,012

969344

970324

970,678

976,014

998,714



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allowed inolude army nurses and survivors and widows of Indian wars.



Disbursements, 1898.
Amount disbursed at United States pension agencies during the fiscal year ended June 80, 1898:



Agencies. Pensions.

Augusta $8,064,511.06



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