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1897 Excerpt: ...vessels and 12 torpedo boats; and the naval
contingent at 4,000 men. During the quarter ending Sept. 30, 1895,
the exports declared at the ports of Antofagasta, Arica, Iquique,
and Valparaiso, for the U. S. aggregated in value $968,382.78,
principally nitrate ($828,487.71) and iodine ($115,641.95). In the
first quarterof the year the nitrate exports to IS'ew York amounted
in value to $200,000. CHILLICOTHE: city; cap. of Ross co., O.; pop.
(1890) 11,288; (1895) est, 14,000. In 1894 it had an assessed
valuation--about one-half actual value--of $5,292,793, and total
tax rate $26.80 per $1,000; and Feb. 1, 1895, a total debt in
refunding gold bonds of $100,000, of which 6 bonds may be redeemed
each year for 7 years beginning Dec. 1, 1902; 7 each year for 6
years beginning Dec. 1, 1909; and 8 on Dec. 1, 1915. In 1895 there
were 3 national banks (cap. $400,000), and 2 daily and 4 weekly
newspapers. CHILTON, Horace, lawyer: b. in Smith co., Tex., Dec.
29, 1853. He was appointed a IT. S. Senator from Texas to fill a
vacancy in April, 1891; failed of election when the legislature
met; and was elected Jan. 23, 1895, for the term ending March 3,
1901. On the organization of the present Congress in December,
1895, he was appointed a member of the committees on civil service
and retrenchment, claims, Indian affairs, interstate commerce, and
national banks (select). CHINESE EMPIRE: an empire in Eastern Asia,
of which China proper forms the s. e. portion and is about
one-third of its whole extent; emperor, Kwangsu; capital and
metropolis, Pekin; pop. (1895) est., China proper, 386,853,000;
with dependencies, 403,533,000. Commerce.--Of its financial
condition and interests nothing is known to foreigners, its
commercial returns only being made public. Its monetary
|Country of origin:
Henry G Allen & Company
||246 x 189 x 10mm (L x W x T)
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