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buckwheat and flour of these cereals; starch, maizena and other alimentary products of corn, except cornmeal; cottonseed, oil and meal cake of said seed for cattle; hay, straw for forage and bran; fruits, fresh, dried and preserved, except raisins; vegetables and garden products, fresh and dried; rosin of pine, tar, pitch and turpentine; woods of all kinds in trunks or logs, joists, rafters, planks, beams, boards, round or cylindric masts, although cut, planed and tongued and grooved, including flooring; woods for cooperage, including staves,

headings and wooden hoops; wooden boxes, mounted or unmounted, except of cedar; woods, ordinary, manufactured into doors, frames, windows and shutters, without paint or varnish, and wooden houses, unmounted, without paint or varnish; wagons and carts for ordinary roads and agriculture; sewing machines; petroleum, raw or unrefined, according to the classification fixed in the existing orders for the importation of this article in said Islands, coal, mineral; ice."

Articles to be admitted into Cuba and Porto Rico on payment of duties stated: Corn or maize, 25 cents per 100 kilos; cornmeal, 25 cents per 100 kilos; wheat from January 1, 1892, 30 cents per 100 kilos; wheat flour from January i, 1892, $1 per 100 kilos.

Articles to be admitted at a reduction of duty of 25 per cent: "Butter and cheese; petroleum, refined; boots and shoes in whole or in part of leather or skins,"

The Government of Spain, in like manner and as a definitive arrangement, admitted from and after July 1, 1892, into all the established ports of entry of Cuba and Porto Rico, the articles or merchandise named in the following schedules A, B, C and D, on the terms stated therein, being the product or manufacture of the United States and proceeding directly from United States ports.

SCHEDULE A-FREE LIST.-'Marble, Jasper and alabaster, natural or artificial, in rough or in pieces, dressed, squared and prepared for taking shape. Other stones and earthy matters, including cement, employed in building, the arts and Industries; waters, mineral or medicinal; ioe; coal, mineral; rosin, tar, pitch, turpentine, asphalt, schist and bitumen; petroleum, raw or crude, in accordance with the classification fixed in the tariff of said Islands; clay, ordinary, in pav. Ing tiles large and small, bricks and roof tiles unglazed, for the construction of buildings, ovens, and other similar purposes; gold and silver coin; iron, cast, in pigs, and old ron and steel; iron, cast in pipes, beams, rafters and similar articles, for the construction of buildings, and in ordinary manufactures (see repertory): iron, wrought and steel, in bars, rails and bars of all kinds, plates, beams, rafters and other similar articles for construction of buildings; iron, wrought and steel, in wire, nails, screws, nuts and pipes; fron, wrought and steel, in ordinary manufactures and wire cloth unmanufactured (see repertory); cotton, raw, with or without seed; cottonseed and meal cake of same for cattle; tallow and all other animal greases, melted or crude, uomanufactured; books and pam

phlets, printed, bound and unbound; woods of all kinds, in trunks or logs, joists, rafters, planks, beams, boards and round or cylindric masts, although cut, planed, tongued and grooved, including flooring: wooden cooperage, including staves, headings

and

wooden hoops; wooden boxes, mounted or unmounted, except of cedar; woods, ordinary, manufactured into doors, frames, windows and shutters, without paint or varnish, and wooden houses, unmounted, without paint or varnish; woods, ordinary, manufactured into all kinds of articles, turned or unturned, painted or varnished, except furniture (see repertory); manures, natural or artificial; implements, utensils and tools for agriculture, the arts and mechanical trades; machines and apparatus, agricultural, motive, industrial and scientific, of all classes and materials, and loose pieces for the same, including wagons, carts and handcarts for ordinary roads and agriculture; material and articles for public works, such as railroads, tramways, roads, canals for irrigation and navigation, use of waters, ports, lighthouses and civil construction of general utility, when introduced by authorization of the Government, or if free admission is obtained in accordance with local laws; materials of all classes for the construction, repair in whole or in part of vessels, subject to specific regulations to avoid abuse in the importation; meats, in brine, salted and smoked, including bacon, hams and meats preserved in cans, in lard or by extraction of air, jerked beef excepted; lard and butter; cheese;. fish and shellfish, live, fresh, dried, in brine, salted, smoked and pickled; oysters and salmon in cans; oats, barley, rye and buckwheat, and flour of these cereals; starch, maizena and other alimentary products of corn, except cornmeal; fruits, fresh dried and preserved, except raisins; vegetables and garden products, fresh and dried; hay, straw for forage and bran; trees, plants, shrubs and garden seeds; tanbark."

SCHEDULE B-DUTIES STATED."Corn or maize, 25 cents per 100 kilos; cornmeal, 25 cents per 100 kilos; wheat. 30 cents per 100 kilos; wheat flour, $1 per 100 kilos; carriages, cars and other vessels for railroads or tramways, where authorization of Government for free admission has not been obtained, 1 per cent ad val."

SCHEDULE C-50 PER CENT REDUCTION.- Marble, Jasper and alabaster, of all kinds, cut into flags, slabs or steps, and the same worked or carved in all kinds of articles, polished or not; glass and crystal ware, plate and window glass, and the same silvered, quicksilvered and platinized; clay in tiles, large and small, and mosaic for pavements, colored tiles, roof tiles, glazed, and pipes; stoneware and fine earthenware and porcelain; iron, cast, in fine manufactures or those polished, with coating of porcelain or part of other metals (see repertory); fron, wrought, and steel, in axles, tires, springs and wheels for carriages, rivets and their washers; iron, wrought, and steel, in fine manufactures, or those polished, with coating of porcelain or other metals, not expressly comprised in other numbers of these schedules, and

or

platform scales for weighing (see reper in biscuits, crackers not sweetened, macatory); needles, pens, knives, table and roni, vermicelli and tallarin; coal; Roman arving, razors, penknives, scissors, pieces cement; hydraulic lime; bricks, fire bricks for watches and other similar articles of and crucibles for melting; marble, dressed Iron and steel. Tin plates in sheets or for furniture, statues, fountains, gravemanufactured; copper, bronze, brass and stones and building; tar; guano, and other nickel, and alloys of same with common fertilizers, natural and artificial; all agrimetals, in lump or bars, and all manu cultural tools and implements; machinery factures of the same: all other common of all kinds, including sewing machines metals and alloys of the same, in lump and separate or extra parts for the same; or bars, and all manufactures of the materials of all kinds for the construction same, plain, varnished, gilt, silvered or and equipment of railroads, the construcnickelled; furniture of all kinds, of wood tion and operation of telegraphic and tele

metal, including school furniture, phonic lines, for lighting by electricity blackboards

and
other materials for

and gas,

and for the construction of schools, and all kinds of articles of fine wharves; apparatus for distilling liquors; woods not expressly comprised in other wood of all kinds for building, in trunks numbers of these schedules (see reper or pieces, beams, rafters, planks, boards, Cory); rushes, esparto, vegetable hair, shingles or flooring; wooden staves, heads broomcorn, willow, straw, palm and other and hoops and barrels and boxes for similar materials, manufactured into arti packing, mounted or in pieces; houses of cles of all kinds; pastes for soups, rice wood or iron, complete or in parts; flour, bread and crackers, and alimentary wagons, carts and carriages of all kinds; farinas not comprised in other numbers barrels, casks and tanks of iron for of these schedules; preserved alimentary water; tubes of iron and all other acsubstances and canned goods, not com cessories necessary for water supply: prised in other numbers of these sched wire, barbed, and staples for fences; ules, including sausages, stuffed meats, plates of iron for building; mineral ores; mustards, sauces, pickles, jams and Jellies; iron kettles for making salt or sugar; rubber and gutta-percha, and manufact moulds for making sugar; guys for minures thereof, alone or mixed with other ing purposes; furnaces and instruments substances (except silk), and oilcloths and for assaying metals; scientific instrutarpaulin; rice, hulled or unhulled." ments; models of machinery and build

SCHEDULE D-25 PER CENT.-''Pe ings; boats, lighters, tackle, anchors, troleum, refined, and benzine; cotton, man chains, girtlines, sails, and all other artiufactured, spun or twisted, and in goods cles for vessels, to be used in the waters of all kinds, woven or knit, and the same of the Republic; printing materials, inmixed with other vegetable or animal cluding presses, type, ink and all other fibres in which cotton is an equal or accessories; printed books, pamphlets and greater component part, and clothing ex newspapers, bound or unbound, maps, clusively of cotton; rope, cordage and photographs, printed music and paper for twine of all kinds; colors, crude and pre music; paper for printing newspapers; pared, with or without oil, inks of all quicksilver; loadstones; hops; sulphate of kinds, shoe blacking and varnishes; soap, quinine; gold and silver in bars, dust or toilet and perfumery; medicines, pro coin; samples of merchandise the duties prietary or patent, and all others, and on which do not exceed $1; also packages drugs; stearine and tallow manufactured or coverings in which the articles named in candles; paper for printing, for dec are imported, if they are usual and proper prating rooms, of wood or straw for for the purpose. wrapping and packing, and bags and boxes of sandpaper and paste

GERMANY same,

(proclaimed Februboard; leather and skins, tanned, dressed,

ary 1, 1892). varnished or japanned, of all kinds, in

ARTICLES TO BE ADMITTED FREE cluding sole leather or belting; boots and

INTO GERMANY AFTER FEBRUARY shoes in whole or in part of leather or 2, 1892.-Bran, malted germs; flax; agriskins; trunks, valises, travelling bags,

cultural productions not otherwise desigportfolios and other similar articles in

nated; horse hair, raw,

hetchelled, whole or in part of leather; harness and

boiled, dyed or laid in the form saddlery of all kinds; watches and clocks,

of tresses and

spun; bristles; raw of gold, silver or other metals, with cases

bed feathers; bed of stone, wood or other material, plain

feathers, cleaned

and prepared; hides and skins, and ornamented; carriages of two or four

raw (green, salted, limed, dried), and wheels and pieces of the same." It is understood that flour, which, on

stripped of hair for manufacturing leath

er; charcoal; wond bark and tan bark; its exportation from the United States,

residue, solid, from the manufacture of has been favored with drawbacks, shall

fat oils, also ground; live animals and not share in the foregoing reduction of

animal products not mentioned elsewhere; duty,

also beehives with live bees; colts folThe provisional arrangement as set forth in the Transitory Schedule came to an

lowing their dams; wool, including animal end on July 1, 1892, and on that date was

hair not mentioned elsewhere, as well as

stuffs made thereof; wool, raw, dyed, substituted by the definite arrangement as set forth in Schedules A, B, C and D.

ground; also hair, raw, hetchelled, boiled,

dyed, also curled. SALVADOR (proclaimed Decem

ARTICLES TO BE ADMITTED ON

PAYMENT OF DUTIES SPECIFIED. ber 31, 1891).

(Rate in marks per 100 kilograms.) ARTICLES TO BE ADMITTED FREE Wheat, 3.50; rye, 3.50; oats, 2.80;

buckINTO SALVADOR AFTER FEBRUARY wheat, 2.00; pulse, 1.50; other kinds of 1, 1892.-Animals for breeding; corn, rice, grain, not specially mentioned. 1.00; barbarley and rye; beans; hay and straw for ley, 2.00; rape seed, turnip seed, poppy, forage; fruits, fresh; preparations of flour sesame, peanuts, and other oleaginous

products not specially mentioned, 2.00; mon and oysters in cans; fishing apparamaize (Indian corn). 1.00; maize (malted tus of all kinds; fruits and vegetables, barley), 3.60; anise, coriander, fennel and fresh and dried, when not canned, tinned caraway seed, 3.00; lumber and timber: or bottled;

gas fixtures and pipes; gold (a) raw or merely rough-hewn with axe and silver coin of the United States and or saw, with or without bark, oaken bullion; hay and straw for forage; houses barrel staves, .20; (b) marked in the di of wood, complete; ice; india rubber and rection of the longitudinal axis, or pre gutta-percha goods, including waterproof pared or cut otherwise than by rough clothing made wholly or in part thereof; hewing, barrel staves not included under implements, utensils and tools for agri(a), unpeeled osiers and hoops, hubs, fel. culture, exclusive of cutlasses and forks; loes and spokes, .30; (c) sawed in the di lamps and lanterns; lime of all kinds; rection of the longitudinal axis, unplaned locomotives, railway rolling stock, rails, boards; sawed cantle-woods and other railway ties, and all materials and appliarticles, sawn or hewn, .80. Wood in ances for railways and tramways; marble cut veneering: unglued, unstained parts or alabaster, in the rough or squared, of floors, 5.00; hops, also hopmeal, gross, worked or carved, for building purposes 14.00; butter, also artificial butter, 17.00, or monuments; medicinal extracts and meat, slaughtered, fresh, with the ex preparations of all kinds, including proception of pork, 15.00; pork, slaughtered, prietary or patent medicines, but exclufresh, and dressed meat, with the ex sive of quinine or preparations of ception of bacon, fresh or prepared, 17.00; quinine, opium, gange and bhang; paper game of all kinds (not alive), 20.00; of all kinds for printing;

paper of cheese, except Strecchino, Gorgonzola and wood or straw for wrapping and packing, Parmesan, 20.00; fruit, seeds, berries, including surface-ccated or glazed; photoleaves, 1 wers, mushrooms, vegetables, graphic apparatus and chemicals; printdried, baked, pulverized, only boiled down ers" ink, all colors; printing presses, or salted, all these products so far as types, rules, spaces and all accessories for they are not included under other num printing: quicksilver; rosin, tar, pitch bers of the tariff, juices of fruits, berries and turpentine; "salt; sewing machines, and turnips, preserved without sugar to and all parts and accessories thereof; be eaten, dry nuts, 4.00; mill products shipbuilding materials and accessories of of grain and pulse, to wit: ground or all kinds, when used in the construction, shelled grains, peeled barley, groats,

equipment or repair of vessels or boats grits, flour, common cakes (bakers' products), 7.30; goose

of any kind, except rope and cordage of grease, and other

all kinds, including wire rope; starch of greasy fats, such as oleomargarine, Indian corn or naize; steam and power sperfett (a mixture of stearic fats with

engines, and machines, machinery and oil), beef marrow, 10.00; horses, each,

apparatus, whether stationary or porta20.00; (a) horses up to two years old,

ble, worked by power or by hand, for 10.00; bulls and cows, 9.00; oxen, 25.50; agriculture, irrigation, mining, the arts calves less than six weeks old, 3.00; hogs,

and industries of all kinds, and all neces. 5.00; pigs, weighing less than 10 kilograms, 1.00; sheep, 1.00; lambs, .50.

sary parts and appliances for the erection

or repair thereof, or the communication GREAT BRITAIN (proclaimed of motive power thereto; steam bollers

and steam pipes; sulphur; tan bark of February 1, 1892).

all kinds, whole or ground; telegraph ARTICLES TO BE ADMITTED FREE wire, telegraphic, telephonic and elecAFTER APRIL 1, 1892, INTO BRITISH trical apparatus and appliances of all GUIANA, TRINIDAD, TOBAGO, BAR kinds for communication or illumination; BADOS, THE LEEWARD ISLANDS trees, plants, vines and seeds and grains AND THE WINDWARD ISLANDS, EX of all kinds, for propagation or cultivaCEPTING GRENADA-SCHEDULE A. tion; varnish, not containing spirits; Animals, alive, to include only asses, wall papers; watches when not cased in sheep, goats, hogs and poultry, and horses gold or silver, and watch movements unfor breeding; beef, including tongues, cased; water pipes of all classes, matesmoked and dried; beef and pork pre rials and dimensions; wire for fences, served in cans; belting for machinery, of with the hooks, staples, nails, and the leather, canvas or india rubber; boats like appliances for fastening the same; and lighters; books, bound or unbound, yeast cake and baking powders, zinc, tin pamphlets, newspapers, and printed mat and lead, in sheets, asbestos, and tar ter in all languages; bones and horns; paper, for roofing; packages or coverbottles, of glass or stoneware; bran, mid ings, in which the articles named are dlings and shorts; bridges of iron or imported, if they are usual and proper for wood, or of both combined; brooms, the purposes. brushes, and whisks of broom straw ARTICLES TO BE ADMITTED INTO candles, tallow; carts, wagons, cars and PLACES NAMED WITH 50 PER CENT harrows, with or without springs, for REDUCTION OF DUTY-SCHEDULE B. ordinary roads and agricultural use, not "Bacon, and bacon hams; boots and including vehicles of pleasure; clocks, shoes made

wholly or in part of leather; mantel or wall; copper, bronze, zinc and bread and biscuit; cheese; lard and its lead articles, plain and nickel-plated, for compounds; mules; oleomargarine; shooks industrial and domestic uses, and for and staves." building; cotton seed and its products; ARTICLES TO BE ADMITTED INTO crucibles and melting pots of all kinds; PLACES NAMED WITH 25 PER CENT eggs; fertilizers of all kinds, natural and REDUCTION OF DUTY-SCHEDULE C. artificial; fish, fresh or on ice, and sal -"Beef, salted or pickled; corn or maize;

cornmeal; flour of wheat; lumber of pitch • The Importation of books is subject pine, in rough or prepared for buildings; to the provisions of copyright laws. petroleum and its products, crude or re

fined; pork, salted or pickled; wheat." Wheat in this

schedule does not apply to Trinidad, but the duty on flour there is not to exceed 75 cents a barrel.

ARTICLES TO BE ADMITTED FREE AFTER APRIL 1, 1892, TO JAMAICA AND ITS DEPENDENCIES-SCHEDULE A.-Same as Schedule A for British Guiana, etc., omitting copper, etc., canned salmon, medicinal extracts, etc., and salt; and adding coal and coke; drawings, paintings, engravings, lithographs and photographs; galvanized iron and roofing iron; proprietary or patent medicines, recommended by their proprietors as calculated to cure disease or alleviate pain in the human subject; shooks and staves; sugar, refined; and tallow and animal greases.

SCHEDULE B-JAMAICA, 50 PER CENT REDUCTION.-Bacon and bacon hams; bread and biscuit; butter; cheese; lard and its compounds; lumber of pitch pine, in rough or prepared for buildings, to be reduced to 9 shillings per 1,000 feet.

SCHEDULE C-JAMAICA, 25 PER CENT REDUCTION.-Beef, salted or pickled; corn and maize; oats; petroleum and its products, crude or refined; pork, salted or pickled; wheat. NICARAGUA (proclaimed March

12, 1892). ARTICLES TO BE ADMITTED FREE INTO NICARAGUA AFTER APRIL 15, 1892.-Animals, live; barley, Indian corn, wheat, oats, rye and rice; seeds of all kinds for agriculture and horticulture; live plants of all kinds; cornmeal; starch; beans, potatoes, and all other vegetables, fresh or dried; fruits, fresh or dried; hay, bran and straw for forage; cottonseed oil and all other products of said seed; tar, resin and turpentine; asphalt, crude or manufactured in blocks; quicksilver for mining purposes; coal, mineral or animal; fertilizers for land; lime and cement; wood and lumber, in the rough or prepared for building purposes; houses of wood or iron; marble, in the rough or dressed, for fountains, gravestones and building; tools and implements for agricultural and horticultural purposes; wagons, carts and handcarts; iron and steel, in rails for railroads and other similar uses, and structural iron and steel for bridges and building; wire, for fences, with or without barbs, clamps, posts, clips and other accessories, of wire not less than three lines in diameter: machinery of all kinds for agricultural purposes, arts and trades, and parts of guch machinery; motore of steam or animal power; forges, water pumps of metal, pump hose, sledge hammers, drills for mining purposes, iron piping with its keys and faucets, crucibles for melting metals, iron water tanks and lightning rods; roots of galvanized iron, gutters, ridging, clamps and screws for the same; printing materials; books, pamphlets and other printed matter, and ruled paper for printed music, printing paper in sheets not less than 29 by 20 inches; geographical maps or charts, and celestial and terrestrial spheres or globes; surgical and mathematical instruments; gtones and fire bricks for smelting furnaces; vessels and boats of all kinds, fitted together or in parts; gold and silver in bullion, bars

or coin; packages or coverings in which the articles named are imported, if they are usual and proper for the purpose. HAYTI (proclaimed March 13, 1892) suspending Reciprocity.

HAYTIAN PRODUCTS TO BE DEBARRED FROM FREE ADMISSION INTO THE U. S. AFTER MARCH 15, 1892, AND SUBJECTED TO DUTIES NAMED.-All sugars not above No. 13 Dutch standard in color shall pay duty on their polariscopic tests as follows: All sugars not above No. 13 Dutch standard in color, all tank bottoms, syrups

of cane juice or of beet juice, melada, concentrated melada, concrete and concentrated molasses, testing by the polariscope not above 75 degrees, seven-tenths of one cent a pound, and for every additional degree or fraction of a degree, shown by the polariscopic test, two-hundredths of one cent a pound additional; all sugars above No. 13 Dutch standard in color shall be classified by the Dutch standard of color, and pay duty as follows: All sugars above No. 13 and not above No. 16 Dutch standard of color, 1% cents a pound; all sugars above No. 16 and not above No. 20 Dutch standard of color, 19 cents a pound; all sugars above No. 20 Dutch standard of color, 2. cents a pound; molasses testing above 56 degrees, 4 cents per gallon; sugar drainings and sugar sweepings shall be subject to duty either as molasses or sugar, as the case may be, according to polariscopic test; coffee, 3 cents per pound; tea, 10 cents per pound; hides, raw or cured, whether dry, salted, or pickled, Angora goat skins, raw, without the wool, unmanufactured, asses' skins, raw or unmanufactured, and skins, except sheep skins, with the wool on, 14 cents a pound. HONDURAS (proclaimed April

30, 1892). ARTICLES TO BE ADMITTED FREE INTO HONDURAS AFTER MAY 25, 1892.-Animals, for breeding purposes; corn, rice, barley and rye; beans; hay and straw for forage; fruits, fresh; preparations of flour in biscuits, crackers, not sweetened, macaroni, vermicelli and tallarin; coal, mineral; Roman cement; hydraulic ime; bricks, fire bricks and crucibles for melting; marble, dressed, for furniture, statues, fountains, gravestones, and building purposes; tar, vegetable

and mineral; guano and other fertilizers; machinery of all kinds, including sewing machines, and separate or extra parts for

the same; materials of all kinds for the construction and equipment of railroads. Materials of all kinds for the construction and operation of telegraphic and telephonic lines; materials of all kinds for lighting by electricity and gas; materials of all kinds for the construction of wharves; apparatus for distilling liquors; wood of all kinds for building, in trunks or pieces, beams, rafters, planks, boards, shingles, or flooring: wooden staves, heads and hoops, and barrels and boxes for packing, mounted or in pieces; houses of wood or iron, complete or in parts; wagons, carts and carriages of all kinds; barrels, casks and tanks of iron for water; tubes of iron and all other accessories necessary

for water supply:

wire, barbed, and staples for fences; plates , houses of wood or Iron, complete or ir of iron for building purposes; mineral parts; fire brick, lime, cement, shingles ores; kettles of iron for making salt; and tiles of clay or glass for roofing, and sugar boilers; moulds for sugar; guys for construction of buildings; marble, in slabs, mining; furnaces and instruments for columns, cornices, door and

window assaying metals; scientific instruments; frames, and fountains, and dressed or un models of machinery and buildings; boats, dressed marble for buildings; piping of lighters, tackle, anchors, chains, girtlines, clay, glazed or unglazed, for aqueducts sails and all other articles of vessels, to and sewers; wire, plain or barbed, for be used in the ports, lakes and rivers of fences, with hooks and staples for same; the republic; printing materials, including printed books, bound or unbound; printed presses, type, ink, and all other ac- music, maps, charts and globes; materials cessories; printed books, pamphlets and for the construction and equipment of newspapers, bound or unbound, maps, railways; materials for electrical illumiphotographs, printed music, and paper for nation; materials expressly for the conmusic; paper for printing newspapers, struction of wharves; anchors and hoistquicksilver; loadstones; hops; sulphate of ing tackle; railings of cast or wrought quinine; gold and silver in bars, dust or iron; balconies of cast or wrought coin; samples of merchandise the duties fron; window blinds of wood or metal: on which do not exceed $1.

iron fireplaces or stoves; machinery, inGUATEMALA (proclaimed May and mining, and separate parts of the

cluding steam machinery for agriculture 18, 1892).

same; gold and silver, in bullion, dust or ARTICLES TO BE ADMITTED FREE

coin. INTO GUATEMALA AFTER MAY 30, AUSTRIA-HUNGARY (proclaimed 1892.--Live animals; barley, corn maize, and rye; cornmeal; potatoes, peas

May 26, 1892). and beans; fresh vegetables; rice; hay Austria-Hungary admits free of duty and straw for forage; tar, pitch, resin, after May 25, 1892, all the articles turpentine and asphalt; cottonseed oil merchandise, the product of the United and other products of said seed; quick- States,"named in the commercial treaties silver, mineral coal; guano and other which Austria-Hungary has celebrated fertilizers; lumber and timber, in the with Germany and other nations, on the rough or prepared for building purposes; terms stated in the treaties."

or

or

EXTRADITION WITH NORWAY. Secretary Gresham and Minister Grip of Article II of the treaty read as folon November 8 exchanged ratifications of lows: "(6) Embezzlement by public offthe Norwegian Extradition treaty. This cers; embezzlement by persons hired or treaty, which was concluded on June salaried, to the detriment of their em7, is a duplicate of the extradition ployers; larceny. (7) Fraud or breach of treaty negotiated between the United trust by a bailee, banker, agent, factor, States and Sweden and ratified on March trustee or other person acting in a fidu18, with two exceptions. These occur ciary capacity, or director or member or in the third article, and consist of the officer of any company, when such act is omission from the list of extraditable made criminal by the laws of both councrimes of "housebreaking or shop tries, and the amount of money or the breaking" and "obtaining money. val value of the property misappropriated is uable securities, or other property not less than $200, or kroner 740." It by false pretences, or receiving money, may be also that housebreaking can be valuable securities, or other prop held under the third section of the same erty, knowing the same to have been em article, which reads: "(3) Robbery, debezzled, stolen or fraudulently obtained, fined to be the act of feloniously and when such act is made criminal by the forcibly taking from the person of anlaws of both countries and the amount other money or goods by violence or putof money or the value of the property ting him in fear; burglary." The new fraudulently obtained or received is not treaty is otherwise similar, in the list of less than $200, or kroner 740." There ap offences covered, to all the conventions pears, however, still to remain ample relating to extradition recently negotiated provision for the extradition of embez by the United States. It went into effect zlers, for the sixth and seventh sections on December 8.

SEA WATER'S SATURATION. German scientists, who claim to have

percentage of chlornatrium in the sea made most careful computations, declare

is the same at all depths. Assuming that

the average depth of the sea is a half that if all the salt in the sea waters of

(German) mile, there are then 3,400,000 the globe was extracted the amount cubic miles of sea water. A cubic mile would be greater than the land, so far as of sea water contains, on the average, the latter appears above the surface.

about twenty-five kilograms of salt. The The statement is that the seas cover 73 3,400,000 cubic miles of sea water would per cent of the earth's surface, estimated therefore contain 85,000 cubic miles of at 9,260,000 (German) square miles. The distilled pure salt.

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