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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 2

Logansport, Indiana
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Tuesday, April 14, 1891
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$2.50 PER MONTH. A Luxury Only of the Rich, Now Within Reach of All. Not a cheaiD Photoeranli Edition 01 the Encyclopaedia Britanmca, but a revised and re-written work printed from new tvne bound in elegant style and for less than one-fourth the cost of the Oid Work.' anti-slavery agitation-, and other vital issues,of that time, the rise and fall of Know-nothingism, and the birth of the Republican party. All that is true of the States is equally true of the cities. In dealing with the great commercial centres of the country the compilers of the AMERICANIZED ENCYCLOPAEDIA have with great labor and expense obtained the statistics of growth and development, of population and manufactures, direct from the civic authorities, the board of trade and chambers of commerce in each city, or from qualified writers on the spot. It has been necessary to entirely rewrite the articles on such cities as New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, Boston, Indianapolis, Cincinnati, Cleveland, St. Paul, Minneapolis, New Orleans, Louisville, Denver, and a hundred others. In addition to this the entire omission by ths Encyclopaedia Britannica of such incipient metropolises as Tacoma, Seattle, and the flourishing iron towns of Alabama and Tennessee, has been supplied, and the figures for the current year obtained. BROUGHT UP "TO THE YEAR. The AMERICANIZED ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA not only covers all subjects treated of in the original work, and a very large number of additional subjects, but brings its historical and statistical matter up to date (1890). Of the forty-four states which compose the American Union, the Britannica, ninth edition, knows only thirty-eight as such, the remainder being still in their territorial condition, Dakota undivided, and Oaklahoma entirely omitted. In treating of these States and Territories also the statistics 'given in the original are those of bygone time. The British work gives the population, the agricultural, and the manufacturing statistics of Alabama'for the year 1690, and complacently compares them with the data for 1860 Arkansas, California, Colorado. Connecticut, Delaware and Florida are similarly treated; for Georgia we have the population and manufactures of 1870, and the cotton crop of 1876. For the other States the figures for iSSo are given, and in Wisconsin, which comes near the end of the book, there is reference to a census of 1885. In the AMERICANIZED edition the populations are those of THE CENSUS OF 189O, the statistics of production the latest published by state authority or obtainable by correspondence. The United States of flmerica Beginning, with the earliest discoveries and settlements, the rise and progress of our institutions, the extension of our territory, the development of our commerce, our' home.-and foreign policy, our growth from a few scattered settlements to a nation of sixty-three millions of people, have been traced with a trenchant pen. For historical accuracy, plain and intelligent statement .of'.fact,-and general completeness of detail, there is no existing compendium of the history of the United States from 1590 to 1890 which can be read wit more pleasure'and profit. From-the inauguration of Washington to that of Benjamin Har rison the history of each presidential term, with the measures o home and foreign policy advocated and adopted during each, is nar rated tersely and truthfully. The advance of the country in population and its material condi tion at each decennial period are noted, it being believed that thus th reader can obtain_ a better photograph of the actual condition o affairs at any given period than would be conveyed by acres of es says and bushels of dry statistics. No element of importance in th< political life of the country, no factor in its progress, is omitted. Immigration, the agricultural and mineral development, the multiplication of manufacturing industries, the introduction of labor-saving ma- ckinery, all are dealt with. Then follows the history of party politics, the debates in Congress on the Kansas-Nebraska question, the of his father, who died in 1834; of William III., forty years Kino- p f Holland; or of the present rulers of Belgium, Denmark, Greece, Italy Turkey, Austro-Hungary, or any other nation. It omits not only the reigning Czar, but his predecessor (killed in i88i);not only the late Alfonso XII. of Spain, but his predecessor, Amadeo, who abdicated in 1873. I* contains no memtion of the Queen of England, the Arnolds Auerbach, the German novelist; Walter Bagehot, the great authority on economies; Sir Samuel Baker and his interpid wife; the late Marshal Bazaine;theEarlof Beaconsfield, who was twice Prime Minister : of England; Count von Beust, the Chancellor of Austro-Huno-ary, Prince Bismarck; Prof. Blackie: the novelists Black 'and Blackmore; Louis Blank and Blanqui, the French publicists; Karl Blind, Rosa Bonheur, Boulanger, Bradlaugh, John Bright, Robert Browning and Lady Burdett-Coutts. It is silent as to Ethan Allen, Bancroft, Banks, Ban-on, Beecher, Beauregard, Bell, Benton, Biddle, Elaine, the Blairs, Daniel Boone, the Booths, Brickinridge, Bryant, Burnside, and Aaron Burr. .•---.' ; .-. ENTIRELY NEW ARTICLES. Among the subjects not treated at all in the Encyclopaedia Brit annica, and upon which original articles have been specially prepared for the AMERICANIZED work, we have only space to name a rew-of the more important, as follows: Gettysburg, Battle of. Registration, U. S. Grand Army of the Republic. Republican party. Granger Movement. ~ Greenback party. Hell Gate improvements. Independence, Declaration of. Industrial exhibitions. Infantry, American. Interoceanic Canals. Jetties. Journalism. ... Liquor laws. . Militia, U, S. Monroe doctrine. Navy, American. Oklahoma. Palliser gun. Palliser projectiles. Peninsular campaign^ Pension system. Petersburg, Seige of. Phonograph. Political Conventions. Prohibition party. Public lands. Repudiation. Requisition. Safe Deposit Companies. Shenandoah campaign. Shiloh, Battle of. Signal Service. Smithsonian Institution. Spokane Falls. Stanford University. Strikes, U. 'S. Tacoma. Tammany. Tariff. Thanksgiving. Trade, Boards of. Trusts. Vagrants. ' Vicksburg, Seige of. Whig party. Wilderness campaign. Yosemite. 3,834, Specially Compiled Biographies of Persons Eminent in some Branch of Life- Work, and whose lives are Historical, have been embodied in the O Not one of them appearing in the I G I- ]Nr A The old English woak knows nothing about William I. of Ger- nany, his son Frederick, and-his grandfather, the preeent Emperor, t has no method of Don Pedro, fifty years Emperor of Brazil, or even FOR ORE WEEK ONLY. The publisher of this work, will have in Logansport this week, a number of trained solicitors—thoroughly competent to explain its merits, who will call upon you with sample volumes and solicit your order. Those who desire this great literary gem, should avail themselves of this liberal offer and secure it NOW while the opportunity s presented. HOI TO 6ET THIS GRIST ME, On payment of $5-°° down and signing contract to pay $2.50 month for ten months, we will deliver the complete work in en volumes, cloth binding, and agree to send DAILY JOURNAL to ou for one year FREE. . Or cash $28 for books and paper one year. In Sheep Binding—$6.00 down, 83 per month, ,or $34 cash. In Half Seal Morocco Binding—$6.50 down, 83.25 per month, or $36 cash. W. D. PRATT, Pub. JOURNAL, - Logansport, Ind

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