Congressional Serial Set

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1899
Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

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805 페이지 - Ulster, contains the counties of Antrim, Armagh, Cavan, Donegal, Down, Fermanagh, Londonderry, Monaghan, and Tyrone, comprising an area .of 5,430,952 acres and having a population of 1,619,804.
722 페이지 - ... contribution as such, but one striking thing is that in all parts of the country Christians are in leading positions in the organizations bearing the burden of relief of suffering, and Christian institutions and personnel are carrying a large share of the actual work. This is the more remarkable when it is borne in mind that the members of the Protestant churches number only one out of each thousand of the population.
777 페이지 - A pilot vessel of such a class as to be obliged to go alongside of a vessel to put a pilot on board may show the white light instead of carrying it at the masthead, and may, instead of the colored lights above mentioned, have at hand, ready for use, a lantern with a green glass on the one side and a red glass on the other, to be used as prescribed above.
541 페이지 - The declared exports from this consular district to the United States for the year ending June 30, 1898, amounted to $363,465.94, which, compared with the previous year ($264,208.71), shows an increase of 899,257.23.
653 페이지 - ... spits" to reach the centers, and that the centers therefore must be composed of tobacco. They seized the paper and told Mr. Stone he must make formal application to the board of customs. Mr. Stone accordingly wrote to the board to assure them the webs contained nothing but paper, to be converted into newspapers for Cambridge, and he suggested that if any suspicion remained the board should depute an officer from the customs office nearest to Cambridge to go to the newspaper office and watch the...
747 페이지 - American meat is often sold as English; indeed the choice cuts of American beef are preferred by many of the large butchers to the best English cuts. Experts say that English cattle are depreciating in value and quality, one reason being that animals are now being slaughtered at 2 years old instead of 4 years as formerly. Not only is the trade in chilled beef increasing to vast dimensions, but there is a large and increasing trade in fresh chilled pork. It is a fact not generally known here to those...
778 페이지 - ... a general warning, and the pilot jack will also be hoisted on the flagstaff at Mount Wise for the same purpose; and all other vessels, craft, and boats of every description, under way in Hamoaze or in the narrow waters of the sound, shall keep out of the way of the said ship flying the union jack; provided always that the said ship shall be navigated with due care and at a moderate speed, and that she shall, so far as is practicable, be kept on the side of the fairway which lies on her own starboard...
747 페이지 - MEAT AND CATTLE. The most noteworthy phase of the trade in American beef is the great increase in the importation of chilled meat. Until quite recently it has been considered that the meat of American cattle slaughtered here was far superior to chilled meat, but there is undoubtedly a great change in this regard, and many buyers and sellers claim that the American chilled beef is equal, if not superior, to the meat of Amercan cattle slaughtered here. The chilled-meat trade is increasing enormously,...
777 페이지 - Schedule annexed to an Order in Council, made in pursuance of the Merchant Shipping Act Amendment Act, 1862, and dated the 14th day of...
603 페이지 - American goods have an excellent reputation for quality, so far as they have been introduced, there are some conditions which must be improved before a large increase of American commerce with this country can be expected. The heavy freight charges, amounting to nearly $10 per ton, which American manufacturers are now compelled to bear are practically prohibitory, except as to novelties and classes of goods and products in which American manufacturers and dealers start with a decided advantage over...

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