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CONSTRUCTION AND STEAM MACHINERY: Toward the construction and completion of the new vessels heretofore and herein authorized by Congress, with their engines, boilers and machinery, and for the payment of premiums for increased speed or horse-power under contracts now existing, and to be made under this and other acts for the increase of the Navy, seven million (40) four hundred thousand dollars: Provided, That no contract for the purchase of gun steel or armor for the Navy shall hereafter be made until the subject-matter of the same shall have been submitted to public competition by the Department by advertising.
Passed the Senate, with amendments, May 18, 1892.
ANSON G. McCook, Secretary.
GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC.
New Department Commanders have been elected, but a complete list is not yet available.
A Coast Defence bill is pending in the present Congress.
THE CHILIAN CONTROVERSY.
Suits aggregating $1,000,000 have been entered against the Chilian government for the killing and wounding of the thirty-seven sailors of the cruiser Baltimore.
THE BEHRING SEA CONTROVERSY.
This has been practically settled, for the time being, by the Senate's approval in executive session of Lord Salisbury's last communication, offering a solution of the difficulty on an equitable basis of protection and defence for both parties.
APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE WORLD'S FAIR-REVISED.
Fifty-nine thousand dollars have been appropriated for the World's Fair during the present session of Congress in the Sundry Civil bill.
NOTE. For information given concerning each of the States, alphabetically or in
geographical groups, see index under States.
Adams, John, life of, III., 20-21.
Agriculture, Department, officers of, III.,
Alabama, map and political analysis of,
Alliance, Farmers', history of the, II., 5-6.
America, South, imports and exports,
American Federation of Labor, member-
An Interesting Document, III., 142–153.
Apportionment of Representatives, 1789-
Appropriations by Congress, 1882-1892,
Arizona, map of, III., 314.
Arkansas, map and political analysis of,
Army, Grand, of the Republic, III., 190-
Army Legislation, III., 179-180.
Army of the United States, III., 177-180.
Baltimore, the U. S. war vessel. (Illus.)
Blaine Report on Reciprocity, (A) 381-385.
Boston, the U. S. cruiser. (Illus.)
Central America, Imports and Exports
Chicago, the U. S. flag ship. (Illus.)
Columbian Exposition, the World's, III.,
Columbus, birthplace of. (Illus.)
Committee, People's Party National, II.,
Committee, Prohibition National, II., 22.
Committees, Republican National and
Congress, Appropriations by, 1882-1892,
Congress, Fifty-first, rules of, III., 100-
Congress, Fifty - second, rules of, III.,
Connecticut, map and political analysis
Constitution of the United States, III.,
Constitutional Amendments, III., 15-17.
Cornwallis, the surrender of. (Illus.)
Customs, Receipts and Expenditures, by
Debt, Public, principal of, 1791-1891, III.,
Declaration of Independence, III., 1-4.
Democratic Clubs, National Association
Democratic National State Committees,
Department of Agriculture, officers of,
Department of Justice, officers of, III.,
Department of State, officers of, III., 54.
Departments of the Grand Army, III.,
First Political Parties, formation of, III.,
Florida, map and political analysis of,
Formation of the Republican Party, III.,
Garfield, James Abram, life of, III., 37.
Georgia, map and political analysis of,
Gerrymandering, concerning, II., 25.
Government, Federal, officers of the,
Grand Army of the Republic, III., 190-191.
History of Tariff Legislation, II., 26–29.
Honest Abe taking them on the half-
House of Representatives, members of,
House of Representatives, members of,
Idaho, map and political analysis of, III.,
Illinois, map and political analysis of,
Imports and Exports, 1888-1891, III., 156-
Increase of the Navy, concerning the,
Independence, Declaration of, III., 1-4.
Indiana, map and political analysis of,
Interesting Document, an, III., 142-153.
internal Revenue, Receipts and Expendi-
Itata, the Chilian Insurgent Vessel. (Illus.)
Kentucky, map and political analysis of,
Labor, American Federation of, mem-
Labor Party, history of the, II., 11.
League, Republican, of the United States,
Legislation, Tariff, history of, II., 26-29.
Lincoln, Abraham, life of, III., 33-34.
McKinley Bill, text of the, (A) 338–380.
Machinery Building and Canal, World's
Madison, James, life of, III., 24-25.
Maine, map and political analysis of,
Maryland, map and political analysis of,
Massachusetts, map and political anal-
Mexico, Imports and Exports, U. S.,
Michigan, map and political analysis of,
Military Establishment, U. S., cost of,
Minnesota, map and political analysis of,
Mississippi, map and political analysis
Missouri, map and political analysis of,
Monroe, James, life of, III., 25-26.
National and State committees, Republi-
National Association of Democratic
National committee, People's Party, II.,
National committee, Prohibition, II., 22.
National State committees, Democratic,
Naturalization Law, the, III., 214.
Naval Academy, Annapolis, concerning
Naval establishment, U. S., cost of the,
Naval officers, pay of, by ranks, III., 182-
Navy, concerning increase of the, III,
Navy Department, officers of, III., 57-59.
Nebraska, map and political analysis of,
Net revenue and expenditures, with per
New Hampshire, map and political anal-
New Jersey, map and political analysis
New Mexico, map of, III., 315.