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ondaga, Syracuse; Minnisink Valley, Port AMERICAN HISTORICAL ASSOJervis; Oneida, Utica; Westchester, White
CIATION Plains; Jefferson Co., Watertown; Mohawk Valley, Canajoharie; Johnstown;
Originated at Saratoga, N. Y., SeptemYonkers, Yonkers; Schoharie Co., Scho
ber 10, 1884. Headquarters, Washington, harie; Newburg; Ulster Co., Kings D. C. Officers--President, George F. ton: Chautauqua, Jamestown; Buffalo,
Hoar, LL, D.; vice-presidents, Richard S. Buffalo; New-England, Long Island, Storrs, D. D.,'LL. D., and James Scouler, Brooklyn; Tarrytown, Tarrytown; Water
LL. D.; treasurer, Clarence W. Bowen, loo, Waterloo; Rochester, Rochester;
Ph. D., New York City; secretary, HerGenesee Co. Pioneer Assn., Batavia; Cay
bert B. Adams, Ph. D., LL.D., Johns uga Co, Auburn; Albany Institute, Albany.
Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md.; asNorth Carolina-Chapel Hill; North
sistant secretary, A. Howard Clark, NaCarolina, Greensboro.
tional Museum, Washington, D. C. ExOhio-Hist. and Philosophical Soc. of ecutive Council --Hon. Andrew D. White, Ohio, Soc. of ex-Army and Naval Offi Justin Winsor, LL. D.; Charles K. Adams, cers, German Pioneer Soc., Cincinnati; LL.
D.: William W. Henry, Dr. G. Western Reserve and Northern, Cleve Brown Goode, George B. Adams, Henry land; Ohio Archaeological and Hist. Soc., Adams, J. L M. Curry, Theodore RooseColumbus; Licking Co. Pioneer Hist. and velt, Archaeological Soc., Newark; Western Ohio Pioneer Assn., New-Carlisle; Fire UNIVERSITY EXTENSION. lands, Norwalk; Ashtabula Co. Pioneer Assn., Jefferson; Sandusky Co. Pioneer The University Extension movement and Hist. Soc., Fremont; Pioneer Soc., in America was started in 1890, and is a Madisonville; Geauga Co., Chardon; Ma system of instruction for adults embracing honing Valley, Youngstown; Pioneer Soc., lecture courses, determined upon by each Marietta; Lorain Co., Elyria; New-Cen local organization, with classes, written tury, Marietta.
work, examinations and certificates. The Oregon-Pioneer and Hist. Soc.,
"unit of instruction" in New-York is a
Astoria; Oregon Pioneer Assn., Butteville.
course of ten, and in some places of six
or twelve weekly or fortnightly lectures, Pennsylvania-Library of the Archives
preceded by the class for students and folthe Moravian Church, Bethlehem;
lowed by a special conference or class. Hamilton Library and Hist. Assn., Car
The "unit of organization" is a committee lisle; Franklin Co., Chambersburg: Bucks of citizens or the directors of a literary or Co., Doylestown; Lutheran, Gettysburg;
social club, willing to assume the local Dauphin Co., Harrisburg; Linnaean Sci
management of the course. Lecturers are ent. and Hist. Soc., Lancaster; Crawford
secured through the central office, either Co., Meadville; Moravian, Nazareth; New.
from the faculty of a neighboring college port, Newport; Montgomery Co., Norris
or from the society's regular staff. town; Am. Philosophical Soc., Pennsyl
The University of the State of Newvania, Numismatic and Antiquarian Soc.,
York has an extension department in the Friends' Hist. Assn., Catholic, Presby
Capitol, at Albany, with Melvil Dewey as terian, Am. Baptist, Philadelphia; Pitts
director; Myrtilla Avery, director's asburg and Western Penn., Pittsburg; Brad
sistant; Eugene Whitney, honorary inford Co. Hist. Soc., Towanda; Wyoming
spector for Western New-York, Rochester. Hist. and Geological Soc., Wilkesbarre; Needed advice and suggestions are given Lackawanna Inst. of Hist. and Science,
to centres organizing or in process of orScranton; Lutheran, Harrisburg.
ganization, and saves unnecessary dupliRhode Island-Newport, Newport; Hist. cation of local expenses by effecting coand Economic Science Assn., Brown operation among centres in all parts of Univ.; Rhode Island, R. I. Soldiers and the State. Sailors', Providence.
American Society-115 South 15th-st., South Carolina-South Carolina, Charles Philadelphia. Dr. William Pepper, honorton.
ary president; Prof. E. J. James, presiTennessee Tennessee, Nashville.
dent; Prof. E. T. Devine, secretary; F. B. Texas - Galveston, Galveston; State,
Miles, treasurer. Austin.
Chicago University, Chicago, Ill.-NaVermont--Middlebury, Middlebury; Ver
thaniel Butler, director; Oliver J. Thatch
er, correspondence-teaching secretary. mont, Montpelier; Bennington; Rutland Co., Rutland.
Cleveland Society-Prof. E. O. Stevens,
Adelbert College, Cleveland, Ohio, secreVirginia-Southern, Va. Baptist, Rich
tary. mond College Hist. and Geograph. Soc.,
Connecticut Society-Edward O. Nourse, Virginia, Richmond; Eastern Va., East
secretary. ville; Roanoke College, Salem; Peters
Ohio Society--Prof. James Chalmers, burg, Petersburg. Washington-Whitman, Walla Walla;
Ohio State University, Cleveland, secre
tary. State, Tacoma.
Colgate University-Prof. Ralph W. West Virginia-West Virginia, Morgan-Thomas, secretary, Hamilton, N. Y.. town.
Rochester University-J. E. Whitney, Wisconsin-Milwaukee Pioneer
secretary, Rochester, N. Y. Milwaukee; State, Madison.
Brown University-Prof. W. H. Munro, (The above list is abbreviated by drop director, Providence, R. I. ping the two words "Historical Society Wisconsin Society-Prof. E. A. Berge, where it follows the name.)
secretary, Madison, Wis.
Rutgers College Society-Prof. Louis its annual membership during the last Bevier, secretary, New-Brunswick, N. J. eight years has averaged more than 4,000,
Colby University Society-Prof. S. Ma that of 1894 being 5,500. Annual meeting thews, secretary, Waterville, Me.
in July. The Board of Trustees (five memKansas University Society--Chancellor bers) and the president constitute F. H. Snow, Lawrence, Kan.
executive financial council. The Associa
tion has a permanent fund of $40,000. SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION. Founded in 1846, on the bequest of James
AMERICAN LIBRARY ASS'N. Smithson, of England, and located at Officers-President, John C. Dana, DenWashington, D. C., in the centre of one of ver, Col.; vice-presidents, Henry J. Carr, the largest Government reservations. The Scranton, Penn.; Charles R. Dudley, Dentotal amount of the original bequest was
ver, Col.; Theresa West, Milwaukee, $541,379, which has been swelled by sub Wis,; secretary, H. L. Elmendort, St. sequent additions to about $900,000. The
Joseph, Mo.; treasurer, George W. Cole, President and Vice-President of the Unit Jersey City, N. J.; recorder, C. Alex Neled States, the Chief Justice and the heads son, New York City. The A. L. A. of the executive departments (the Secre organized in 1876 and incorporated in tary of State, Secretary of the Treasury, 1879. Its present membership numbers Secretary of War, Secretary of the Navy, some 600, comprising leading librarians Postmaster General, Attorney General, and libraries of all parts of the United Secretary of the Interior, and Secretary of States, together with other persons interAgriculture) form the institution. The ested in its work. The association seeks business of the institution is conducted by
in every practical way to develop and a Board of Regents, consisting of Chief
strengthen the public library as an essenJustice Fuller, chancellor; Vice-President
tial part of the American educational sysAdlai E. Stevenson, three United States
tem. It therefore strives by individual etSenators, three members of the House of
fort of members, and where practicable Representatives--John B. Henderson, J.
by local organization, to stimulate public B. Angell, Andrew D. White, William
interest in establishing or improving Preston Johnston and Gardiner G. Hub
libraries, and thus to bring the best readbard. There is also an Executive Commit
ing within reach of all. The next general tee of three members. Secretary of the
meeting will be held in Cleveland, Ohio, institution and of the Board of Regents,
AMERICAN GEOGRAPHICAL SOUnder the charge of the Smithsonian Institution
the National Museum: keeper, S. P. Langley; assistant secretary
Headquarters, No. 11 West Twentyin charge, G. Brown Goode; chief clerk,
ninth-st., New-York City; membership, W. V. Cox. Bureau of Ethnology: direc about 1,500; organized, 1852; monthly tor, J. W. Powell; ethnologist-in-charge,
meetings from November to May. OffiW. J. McGee. Bureau of International cers-President, Charles P. Daly, LL. D.; Exchanges: curator, w. C. Winlock. The vice-presidents, Gen. Egbert L. Viele, w. National Zoological Park: superintendent,
H. H. Moore, Rev. C. C. Tiffany, D. D.; Frank Baker. Astrophysical Observatory: foreign corresponding secretary, Profesaid, acting in charge. R. C. Child.
sor W. Libbey, jr.; domestic corresponding secretary, James M. Bailey: recording
Anton A. Raven; treasurer, NATIONAL EDUCATIONAL ASS'N. secretary,
Walter R. T. Jones; councillors-Francis Officers-President, N. C. Dougherty,
M. Bacon, D. O. Mills, Levi Holbrook, Peoria, Ill..; secretary, Irwin Shepard, Morris K. Jesup, Gustav E. Kissel, Henry
Parish, Winona, Minn.; treasurer, I. C. McNeill,
Chandler Robbins, William
King, Kansas City, Mo.; vice-presidents, N. M. Hamilton, Henry. Holt, Clarence Butler, New-York City: Mrs. A. J.
Austin G. Fox, Alexis A. Julien, Charles Peavey, Denver, Col.; W. H. Bartholo A. Peabody, Rear-Admiral Bancroft Ghermew, Louisville, Ky. N. C. Schaeffer, ardi, U. S. N. Harrisburg, Penn.; W. N. Sheats, Talla Objects: To encourage geographical erhassee, Fla.; Henry Sabins, Des Moines, ploration and discovery; to investigate Iowa; E. B. McElroy, Portland, Oregon; and disseminate new geographical inforC. G. Pearse, Omaha, Neb.; Henry R. mation by discussion, lectures and publiPattengill, Lansing, Mich.; R. H. Hal- cations; to establish in the chief maritime sey, Oshkosh, Wis.; T. B. Lewis, Ogden, city of the country, for the benefit of comUtah; Sstelle Reel, Cheyenne, Wyo.
merce, navigation and the great industrial
and material interests of the United States OBJECTS-To elevate the character and a place where the means will be afforded advance the interests of the profession of of obtaining accurate information for pubteaching, and to promote the cause of lic use of every part of the globe. The sopopular education in the United States. ciety has a geographical library of 25.000 Its departments are: Superintendence of volumes, and a large and valuable collecNational schools, higher instruction, sec tion of maps, charts and atlasses relating ondary education, industrial education, to every part of the world. It publishes art education, music education, business a bulletin and an annual journal, and coeducation, elementary schools, kindergar- operates and interchanges information en instruction and a National Council of with 200 domestic and foreign geographiEducation. It has 200 life members, and cal and other scientific societies.
RED CROSS SOCIETY. tal abstinence; the instruction of the Headquarters, Washington, D. C. In youth in scientific temperance and incorporated October 1, 1881; reincorporated dustrial training, also the rescuing of April 17, 1893. Objects: The relier of suf
inebriates by way of a medical cure. The fering by war, pestilence, famine, flood,
total membership is about 10,000, includfires and other calamities of sufficient
ing the State organizations in Maine, Ver
mont, magnitude to be deemed National in ex
New-York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, tent. The organization acts under the Iowa, Illinois, Missouri and Minnesota. In Geneva treaty, the provisions for which
addition to the general officers each State were made in international convention at
organization has its president, and each Geneva, August 22, 1864, and since signed department has a secretary. by nearly all civilized nations. The United States gave its adhesion by act of Con
WOMEN'S BOARD OF FOREIGN gress March 1, 1882, ratified by the Con
MISSIONS. gress of Berne, June 9, 1882; proclaimed Officers: President, Mrs. Henry N. by President Arthur, July 26, 1882. In all
Beers, New-York; vice-presidents, Mrs. Red Cross countries stringent laws are in W. E. Dodge, Mrs. Robert B. Booth, Mrs. force protecting the name and sign of the W. Packer Prentice, Mrs. A. F. SchauffRed Cross, and until similar laws are ler, Mrs. Theodore Weston and Mrs. John passed by the United States Congress it Gillespie, of New-York; Mrs. Henry will be impossible to form branches or in Childs, Buffalo; Mrs. E. A. Huntington, crease the membership. Officers: Presi- Auburn; Mrs. William Alling, Rochester; dent, (and treasurer), Clara E. Barton, Mrs. Horace Eaton, Palmyra; Mrs. H. Washington, D. C.: vice-presidents, George Kennan, Baddick, N. s., aná
Quigley, Louisville, Ky.; Miss S. E.
Gilbert, Utica; Mrs. D. M. Miller, BrookStephen E. Barton, New-York City; gen-lyn; Miss E. L. McPherson, Boston; Miss eral secretary, Walter P. Phillips, New
E. A. Clark, Watertown, and Mrs. H. H. York City; financial secretary, George H. Pullman, Washington, D. C.; general field
Farnham, Port Jervis; treasurer, Mrs. C. agent, Dr. J. B. Hubbell, Red Cross, Ind.;
P. Hartt, New-York; assistant treasurer, directors, (in addition to the officers),
Mrs. Halsey L. Wood, New-York; secrePeter V. De Graw, Washington, and Dr.
taries for foreign correspondence, Miss Joseph Gardner, Bedford, Ind.
Frances B. Hawley, New-York; Miss C.
Mrs. D. P. Reisch, Mrs, George P. WoolTHE NATIONAL WOMAN'S sey and Mrs. c. 0. Kimball; secretaries CHRISTIAN TEMPER
for home correspondence, Mrs. William ANCE UNION.
Dulles, jr., Mrs. James S. Dennis and Mrs.
F. P. Powers, New-York; secretaries for General Officers.-President, Miss Fran young people's societies, Miss A. M. Davces E. Willard, Evanston, Ill.; correspond- ison, Mrs. Hector B. Hitching, recording ing secretary, Mrs. Katherine L. Steven- secretary, Miss M. L. Blakeman, Newson, Boston; recording secretary, Mrs. York. Next meeting, Syracuse, N. Y., Clara C. Hoffman; treasurer, Miss Helen April 8, 9, 1896. M. Barker; vice-president-at-large, Mrs. Lillian N. M, Stevens, Portland, Me. The society is the lineal descendant of
DAUGHTERS OF LIBERTY. the creat temperance crusade of 1873-74, Objects: To promote social intercourse and is a union of Christian women for ed and mutual improvement, visit the sick ucating the young, forming a better pub- and distressed, perpetuate American prinlice sentiment, reforming the drinking ciples, in harmony and conjunction with classes, transforming by power of Divine the United American Mechanics, maintain Grace those enslaved by alcohol, and se the publio school system of the United curing the entire abolition of the liquor States of America, prevent sectarian intraffic. It is the largest society ever com terference therewith, uphold the reading posed exclusively of women and conducted of the Holy Bible therein and promote entirely by them. It has been organized the happiness and prosperity of the order in every State and Territory of the Na in general. All members in the Order of tion, Great Britain, Canada and Australia, United American Mechanics, and "any Hawaiian Islands, New Zealand, India, white lady of American birth, or born Japan, Madagascar and South Africa, under the protection of the American
flag, 16 years of age or over, not engaged NON-PARTISAN W. 0. T. U.
in the manufacture or sale of intoxicating
liquors as a beverage, are qualified for President, Mrs. C. Cornelia Alford, Ber-membership." Officers: National Councilnardstown, Mass.; vice-president, Mrs. T.
lor, W. N. Simons, Norwalk, Conn., NaB. Walker, Minneapolis, Minn.; recording tional vice-councillor, Evan G. Badger, secretary, Mrs. Florence C. Porter, Cari-Philadelphia, Pa.; secretary W. 0. bou, Me.; treasurer, Mrs. Howard M. Ing- Staples, New Haven, Conn.: treasurer, G. ham, Cleveland, Ohio.
H. Burton, New-York City. Next conven. Organized at Cleveland in January, 1890tion, Manchester, N. H., Aug. 18, 1896. as a protest against the attitude of the W. C. T. U. toward political parties.
An amendment to the constitution was adopt
MEDAL OF HONOR LEGION. ed in November, 1891, providing that the Officers: Commander, Charles M. Betts right of individual members to take part Philadelphia; senior vice-commander in political and denominational work John H. Cook, New York City; junio should not be abridged. The objects are vice-commander, Richard S. Straub, Owe the promotion of temperance through to go, N. Y.; chaplain, Edmund English
Philadelphia; adjutant, William W. Wray, ure, a revival of the old lyceum. By 122 South Seventh-st., Philadelphia; means of debates on American topics of judge-advocate, S. E. Pingree, Hartford, the day and political problems the young Vt.; historian, Julius Stahel, Washington, men are made familiar with current isD. C. Membership, 250 out of about 1,000 sues. They are led to interest themselves who have been awarded by Congress a in practical politics, chiefly municipal afmedal for conspicuous examples of brav fairs, working in any party, for partisanery and heroism. In addition to the orig- ship is not recognized by the League. inal members there is also a second class Much attention is given to the develop chosen through nomination by their pa ment of a patriotic spirit by means of the rents. If there is no son, a daughter is ritual and the general sentiment of the eligible to the second class. Next meet League, which now numbers about 40,000 ing, Boston, Mass., April 9, 1896.
members. A monthly magazine, The New Century." is the organ
of PATRONS OF HUSBANDRY,
League, and is edited by Walter Church, This order was founded on December 4, 1866, its special objects being "to develop AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF a better and higher manhood and woman
CIVICS. hood among ourselves; to enhance the comforts and attractions of our homes,
Headquarters, No. 38 Park Row, Ner. and strengthen our attachments to our
York, N. Y. Objects: "To promote everypursuits; to foster mutual understanding
where, and through all practicable agenand co-operation; to maintain inviolate cies, including home influences, educaour laws, and to emulate each other in
tional institutions, the press and the platlabor; to reduce our expenses, both indi
form, the integrity, intelligence, patriotvidual and corporate; to buy less and pro
ism and vigilance which are essential to duce more, in order to make our farms
the common weal under the rule of the self-sustaining: to diversify our crops, people." and crop no more than we can cultivate;
Officers: President, Henry Randall to discountenance the credit system, the
Walte, Ph. D.; faculty, E. B. Andrews, mortgage system, the fashion system, and D. D., LL. D.; Edward Brooks, Ph. D.; every other system tending to prodigality Francis M. Burdick, LL. D.; James H. and bankruptcy."
Canfield, Graham Taylor, D. D.; William There are thirty-eight State organiza
W. Folwell, LL. D.; H. D. Slater, A. J. tions, and over 27,000 subordinate granges
Palmer, Robert C. Spencer, Daniel G. have been established, but very many
have Thompson, Woodrow Wilson, Ph. D., LL ceased to exist. The headquarters are at
D.; Arthur B. Woodford, Ph. D. Board of 514 F-st., Washington, and the principal Trustees: President, vacant; Cephas officers of the National Grange are: Mas- Brainerd, New-York City, vice-president; ter, J. H. Brigham, Delta, Ohio; overseer,
Colonel Charles H. Denison, New-York Aaron Jones, Indiana; lecturer, Alpha City, treasurer; H. R. Waite, secretary: Messer, Rochester, Vt.; chaplain, O. H.
Dr. C. N. Hoagland, Brooklyn, N. Y., Hale, New-York; treasurer, Mrs. Eva s.
auditor. McDowell, Penn Yan, N. Y.; secretary, John Trimble, Washington, D. C.
SOCIETY OF NAVAL ARCHI
TECTS AND MARINE
ENGINEERS. Officers: President, Wilson L. Gill; sec Officers-President, Clement A. Griscom, retary, John Winthrop Hegeman, 230 West Philadelphia; vice-presidents, Naval ConThirteenth-st., New-York City: treasurer, structor Theodore D. Wilson, U. S. Navy: La Salle A. Maynard. The league is non Charles H. Cramp; George W. Melville, sectarian, non-partisan, permanent in
Engineer-in-Chief, U. S. Navy: George character, National in scope. It proposes W. Quintard, Irving M. Scott, Francis A. to teach a knowledge of the country by
Walker, ex-Engineer-in-Chief Charles H. prescribing a course of reading in Ameri
Loring, Naval Constructor Philip Hichcan history and government; by publish
born and Rear-Admiral R. W. Meade, U. ing a monthly magazine devoted to the
S. Navy; William H. Webb. Secretary principal interests of American citizens,
and treasurer, Naval Constructor Wash such as American history, the principles of the Government-National, State and
ington L. Capps, U. S. N., Washington. local; the origin, growth and present con
The society was organized on May 10, dition of the chief industrial enterprises
1893, and it has a membership of nearly
600. in the country: the history and importance of transportation in all its forms, such as railroads, canals, steamshi lines AMERICAN SOCIETY OF NAVAL and the contributory inventions of the telegraph, the telephone, etc.
discussion of subjects relating to naval LYCEUM LEAGUE OF AMERICA, and marine engineering and architecture
Officers--President, James Logan Gor and its great developments, and the pubdon; secretary, Oliver J. Hackett. Head lication of professional information relatquarters, Boston, Mass.
ing to those important scientific departThe Lyceum League was organized in ments of the world. It was organized in 1891, for the purpose of training young January, 1889, and its total membership men in the duties of citizenship. The is about 400. It publishes a quarterly method chosen was the debate; in a meas magazine devoted to its professional sub
jects. Its officers are: President, Chief, cise thereof, or use the property or credit Engineer James H. Perry, U. S. N.; sec of the United States or of any State, or retary and treasurer, Past Assistant En any money raised by taxation, or authorgineer R. S. Griffin, U. S. N. The head ize either to be used, for the purpose of quarters are at the Navy Department, founding, maintaining or aiding, by apWashington, D. C.
propriation, payment for services,
penses or otherwise, any church, religious AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CIVIL
denomination or religious society, or any
institution, society or undertaking which ENGINEERS.
is wholly, or in part, under sectarian or Organized, 1852. Headquarters, No. 127 ecclesiastical control. East Twenty-third-st., New York City.
The annual meetings of the League are Objects: The advancement of engineering held on the second Thursday in November. knowledge and practice, and the maintenance of a high professional standard AMERICAN MEDICAL ASS'N. among its members. Total membership, 1,808. Annual meeting, third Wednesday
Officers-President, R. Beverley Cole, in January, each year. Officers: President, San Francisco, Cal.; vice-presidents, J. J. George S. Morison; vice-presidents, Chisholm, Baltimore, Md.; J. C. Le Grand, Charles C. Martin, Joseph M. Wilson, Montgomery, Ala.; A. P. Clarke, CamDesmond Fitz Gerald, Benjamin M. Her bridge, Mass.; T. P. Satterwhite, Louisrod; secretary, Charles Warren Hunt;
ville, Ky.; permanent secretary, Dr. Wm. treasurer, John Thomson; directors, Fos
B. Atkinson, No. 1,400 Pine-st., Philadelter Crowell, Henry G. Prout, Alfred phia, Penn.; assistant secretary, J. McNoble, Frederic P. Stearns, John T. Fan
Fadden Gaston, jr., Atlanta, Ga.; treasning, Olin H. Landreth, William H. Burr, urer, Henry P. Newman, Chicago. Next Joseph M. Knap, Bernard R. Green, T. annual meeeting at Atlanta, Ga., May 5, Guilford Smith, Robert B. Stanton, Henry 1896. D. Whitcomb, Augustus Mordecai, Charles The objects of the society are the cultiSooysmith, George H. Benzenberg, George vation and advancement of medical knowlH. Browne, Robert Cartwright, Fayette edge; the elevation of the standard of medS. Curtis.
ical education; the promotion of the usefulness, honor and interests of the med
ical profession; the enlightening and diAMERICAN SOCIETY OF ME
recting of public opinion in regard to the CHANICAL ENGINEERS. duties, responsibilities and requirements Organized April 7, 1880. Headquarters, of medical men; to encourage and emulate 12 West Thirty-first-st., New-York. Its
a concert of action among medical men total membership is about 2,000, who are
and to facilitate and foster a friendly inresidents in 38 States, Great Britain,
tercourse between those who are engaged
in it. Canada, France, Germany, Japan, China,
The estimated number of physicians of Sweden, Norway, Mexico, Cuba, Italy, Switzerland, Belgium and South America.
this school is 100,000; number of colleges, The officers are: President, John Fritz,
100; professors and instructors, 1,800. The Bethlehem, Penn.; vice-presidents, F. H.
libraries of the schools equal 50.000 volBall, New-York City; Jesse M. Smith, De
umes. The buildings, lands and scientific troit, Mich.; M. L. Holman, St. Louis,
apparatus are worth $4,000,000. There are Mo.: George W. Melville, U. S. N.,
State societies in all the States, and five Washington, D. C.; Charles H. Manning,
Territorial societies; there are also about Manchester, N. H.; Francis W. Dean,
850 local or district, and an aggregate Boston, Mass; treasurer, William H. membership of 45,000. Wiley, 43 East Tenth-st., New York City: secretary, Professor F. R. Hutten, 12 ACTORS' FUND OF AMERICA. West Thirty-first-st., New York City.
Incorporated 1882. Headquarters, 12
West Twenty-eighth-st., New-York City. NATIONAL LEAGUE FOR PRO President, A. M. Palmer; vice-presidents, TECTION OF AMERICAN
Louis Aldrich, Edwin Knowles; treasurer,
Charles H. Hoyt; secretary, Daniel FrohINSTITUTIONS. Incorporated, 1889; non-partisan and un
The fund assists sick persons connected sectarian. President, William H. Par in any capacity with the dramatic prosons; vice-president, Dorman B. Eaton;
fession of the United States, and provides
for their decent burial. The last annual general secretary, Dr. James M. King: treasurer. William Fellowes Morgan. Of
report, June 4, 1895, showed total receipts fices, 1 Madison-ave., New-York. Objects:
for the year, $32, 106.49; expenditures, **To secure constitutional and legislative $37,000; total assets, $224, 162.44. safeguards for the protection of the common school system and other American ANCIENT ORDER OF UNITED institutions; to promote public instruction in harmony with such institutions, and
WORKMEN. to prevent all sectarian or denominational Officers Supreme Lodge.-Past Supreme appropriations of public funds." The Master Workman, Lewis L. Troy, ChiLeague proposes to secure this amendment cago; Supreme Master Workman, Joseph to the Federal Constitution:
E. Riggs, Lawrence, Kan.; Supreme Fore"Neither Congress nor any State shall man, J. G. Tate, Hastings, Neb.; Supase any law respecting an establishment preme Overseer,
W. S. Robson, La of religion, or prohibiting the free exer Grange, Texas; Supreme Recorder, M. W.