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Latitude and Longitude Table.

(LONGITUDE RECKONED FROM GREENWICH,)
Specially prepared for THE WORLD ALMANAC.
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Acapulco, Mex... ..16 50 56 N.
Adelaide, S. Australia.34 55 38 8.

..12 46 40 N.
.42 39 13 N.
36 4750 N.
40 27 42 N.
31 11 43 N.
42 22 17 N.
42 16 48 N.
38 58 54 N.
49 42 0 S.
.13 48 56 S.
64 32 6 N.
54 21 13 N.

Aden, Arabia...
Albany, N. Y.*.
Algiers
Allegheny, Pa
Alexandria, Egypt
Amherst, Mass.
Ann Arbor, Mich.*
Annapolis, Md.*.
Antipodes Island
Apia, Samoa.......
Archangel, Russia
Armagh, Ireland.
Aspinwall, S.A., Lt
Astoria, Ore.............
Athens, Greece
Attu Island, Alaska.
Bahia, Brazil.
Baltimore, Md..
Batavia, Java.
Belize, Honduras..
Belle Isle, Lt..
Berlin, Prussia
Bermuda, Dock Yard...32 19 24 N.
Bombay
Bonn, Germany*
Bordeaux, France...
Boston State House

9 22 9 N.
46 11 19 N.
37 58 21 N.
..52 56 1 N.
13 037 S.
.39 17 48 N.

6 740 S. .17 29 20 N. ..51 53 0 N. ..52 30 17 N.

...........................

..18 53 45 N.
..50 43 45 N.
..44 50 17 N.
42 21 28 N.

Bridgetown, Barbadoes.13 542 N.

Brussels, Belgium".
Buenos Ayres....
Calcutta..
Callao, Peru, Lt.
Cambridge, Eng..
Cambridge, Mass. 1
Canton, China.
Cape Cod, Mass., Lt.
C. Hatteras, N. C., Lt.
Cape Henry, Va., Lt.
Cape Horn

H. M. S.
639 41.8 W.
914 20.3 E.
2 59 55.8 E.
455 6.8 W.
01211.4 E.
5 20 2.9 W.
159 26.7 E.
450 4.7 W.
534 55. 2 W.
5 556.5 W.
11 54 52. 3 E.
11 26 59.7 E.
2 42 14.0 E.
0 26 35. 4 W.
5 19 39.0 W.
8 15 18.8 W.
13454.9 E.
11 32 49.6 E.
234 8.4 W.
5 6 26.0 W.
7 713 7 E.
5 52 46.7 W.
341 29.5 W.
053 34.9 E.
4 19 18.3 W.
451 15.7 E.
0 28 23.3 E.
0 2 5.4 W.
4 44 15.3 W.
3 58 29.3 W.
50 51 10 N. 0 17 28.6 E.
..34 36 30 S. 3 53 28.9 W.
.22 33 25 N. 5 53 20.7 E.
12 4 3 S. 5 9 3.0 W.
52 12 52 N. 0 022. 7 E.
.42 22 48 N. 44431.0 W.
.23 635 N. 733 46,3 E.
42 221 N. 4 40 14, 6 W.
35 15 14 N. 5 2 5.0 W.
36 55 29 N. 5 4 2.0 W.
.55 58 41 S. 4 29 5.0 W.
Cape May, N. J., Lt.. 38 55 56 N. 4 59 50. 7 W.
Cape Good Hope, Lt....34 21 12 S. 113 58.0 E.
Cape Prince of Wales ...65 33 30 N. 11 11 56.8 W.
Charleston, S. C., Lt... ..32 41 44 N. 5 19 32.0 W.
Charlottetown, P. E. I...46 13 55 N. 4 12 27.5 W.
Cherbourg, France
0 632.5 W.
Chicago, Ill.
550 26.7 W.
0 42 53. 8 E.
537 41.3 W.
5 137.4 W.
5 19 21.9 E.
156 3.7 E.
050 18.8 E.
352 46.0 W.
6 59 47.6 W.
0 25 21.1 W.
012 3.1 W.
8 13 47.1 W.
433 49. 2 W.
15416, 0 W.
5 25 51.1 W.
045 1.5 E.
1 735.6 W.
619 9.7 W.
0 24 36.8 E.
0 17 10.6 W.
0 21 23.3 W.
0 0 0.0-
4 14 21.1 W.
039 53,8 E.
449 7.9 W.
5 29 26, 0 W.
9 49 20.5 E.
736 41.9 E.
1031 28. 0 W.
527 12.3 W.
5 710.7 W.
0 36 44,7 W.
0 12 17.3 W.
Lt. denotes a light-house.

Christiania, Nor.
Cincinnati, O."
Clinton, N. Y.*

49 38 54 N.
41 50 1 N.
59 54 44 N.
39 8 19 N.
43 317 N.
655 40 N.
..41 030 N.
....55 41 13 N.

Colomba, Ceylon....
Constantinople
Copenhagen

Demerara(Geo' town Lt) 6 49 20 N.

39 40 36 N.

53 23 13 N.
55 57 23 N.
48 25 40 N.
Lt...48 31 25 N.

Denver, Col. *.
Dublin, Ireland*.
Edinburgh*..
Esquimault, B. C., Lt.
Father Point, Que.,
Fayal, Azores
38 32 9 N.
Fernandina, Fla. ......30 40 18 N.
Florence, Italy. ..43 46 4 N.
Funchal, Madeira ..32 38 4 N.
Galveston, Tex.
29 18 17 N.
Geneva, Switzerland...46 11 59 N.

Glasgow, Scotland*
Gibraltar

Greenwich, Eug.
Halifax, N.S.
Hamburg, Ger.
Hanover, N. H.
Havana, Cuba...
Hobart Town, Tas.
Hong Kong, China".
Honolulu (Reef Lt.).

55 52 43 N.
36 630 N.
51 28 38 N.
44 39 38 N.
5333 7 N.
43 42 15 N.
23 921 N.
12 53 25 S.
22 18 12 N.
21 17 55 N.

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43 437 N.
13 4 8 N.
.40 24 30 N.
14 35 25 N.
43 18 18 N.
37 49 53 S.
.19 26 2 N,

Nain, Labrador..
Naples*

619 5 N.
.45 30 17 N.
.55 45 20 N.
* 37 20 24 N.
.48 845 N.
56 32 51 N.
40 51 46 N.
Nashville, Tenn. *.. .36 854 N.
Nassau, Bahamas .25 537 N.
Natal, S. Africa*.
29 50 47 S.
New Haven, Ct.
41 18 36 N.
New Orleans (Mint).. .29 57 46 N.
New York (Colu, Col. )* 40 45 23 N.
Nice, France*..
43 43 17 N.
Norfolk, Va. (Navy Yd) 36 49 33 N.
North Cape...
71 11 0 N.
Northfield, Minn. *. 44 27 42 N.
Odessa, Russia.
46 28 37 N.
Ogden, Utah*.
41 13 8 N.
Oxford, Eng. (Univ.)*...51 45 34 N.
Panama, Colombia...... 857 6 N.
Para, Brazil.....
1 26 59 S.
Paris, France*.
..48 50 12 N.
Pensacola, Fla., Lt......30 20 47 N.
Pernambuco, Brazil, Lt. 8 322 S.
Port au Prince, Hayti...18 33 54 N.
Philadelphia, Pa. *. .39 57 7 N.
Point Barrowt
71 27 0 N.
Portland, Me.
43 39 28 N.
Port Louis, Mauritius...20 846 S.
Port Said, Egypt, Lt......31 15 45 N.
Port Spain, Trinidad.....10 38 39 N.
P. Stanley, Falkland Is. 51 41 10 S.
Prague, Bohemia". .50 519 N.
Princeton, N. J.. 40 20 58 N.
Providence, R. I.
.41 49 46 N.
Quebec, Que. *.
.46 47 59 N.
Richmond, Va.
.37 32 16 N.
Rio de Janeiro*.
22 54 24 8.
Rochester, N. Y.*. 43 917 N.
Rome, Italy.
41 53 54 N.
Saigon, Cochin-China*.10 46 47 N.
San Diego, Cal...... ..32 43 6 N.
Sandy Hook, N. J., Lt...40 27 40 N.
San Francisco, Cal. *. ..37 47 28 N.
San Juan de Porto Rico. 18 28 56 N.
Santiago de Cuba
20 016 N.
Savannah, Ga........ 32 452 N.
Seattle, Wash...
4735 54 N.
Shanghai, China.
31 14 42 N.
Singapore, India...
11711 N.
St. Helena Island. 15 55 0 S.
St. John's, Newfo' land..4734 2 N.
St. Louis, Mo. *.
.38 38 4 N.
St. Petersburg, Russia*..59 56 30 N.
Stockholm*
.59 20 33 N.
Suakim, E. Africa, Lt.....19 7 0 N.
Sydney, N. S. W. .33 51 41 S.
Tokio, Japan"..
35 39 17 N.
Tunis (Goletta Lt. )........36 48 36 N.
Utrecht, Netherlands*...52 5 10 N.
Valparaiso, Chile.. .33 153 S.
Venice, Italy*
.45 26 10 N.
Vera Cruz, Mex., Lt. .19 12 29 N.
Victoria, B. C., Lt.. .48 25 26 N.
Vienna, Austria".
48 13 55 N.
Warsaw, Russia*.
52 13 6 N.
Washington, D. C. * .38 55 15 N.
Wellington, N. Z. *. .41 18 1 S.
West Point, N. Y. *. .41 23 22 N.
Williamstown, Mass.*. 42 42 30 N.
Yokohama, Japan.........35 26 24 N.
Zanzibar (E. Consulate) 6 943 8.

Madison, Wis.
Madras, India".
Madrid, Spain*.
Manila, Lu
Marseilles*.
Melbourne, Vic.*.
Mexico (city)*
Monrovia, Liberia.
Montreal, Que. *.
Moscow

Mount Hamilton, Cal.
Munich.

H. M. S. 55737.8 W. 520 59, 4 E. 014 45, 4 W. 8 3 50,0 E. 02134,6 E. 9 39 54, 1 E. 636 26.7 W. 04315.7 W. 454 18.7 W. 230 17.2 E. 8 634.1 W. 0 46 26.1 E. 4 642.7 W. 057 1.8 E. 54712, 0 W. 5 927.8 W. 2 4 1.2 E. 4 51 42, 1 W. 6 013. 9 W. 4 55 53.6 W. 0 29 12. 2 E. 5 511.0 W. 142 40.0 E. 61235.8 W. 2 3 2.2 E. 727 59.6 W. 0 5 0.4 W. 518 8.8 W. 314 0.0 W. 0 9 20.9 E. 54914.1 W. 219 27.8 W. 4 49 28. 0 W. 5 038.5 W. 1025 0.0 W. 4 41 1.2 W. 3 49 57.7 E. 2 915.5 E. 4 6 2.5 W. 3 51.26. 0 W. 057 40.3 E. 4 58 37.5 W. 4 45 37.5 W. 4 44 52.6 W. 5 944,0 W. 252 41. 4 W. 510 21.8 W. 049 55.6 E. 7 6 48.7 E. 748 38.7 W. 456 0.6 W. 8 942. 8 W. 4 24 29, 8 W. 5 322.0 W. 5 24 21.7 W. 8 919.9 W. 8 555.7 E. 655 25.0 E. 0 22 52,0 W. 33043.6 W. 6 0 49.1 W. 2 113.5 E. 11214.0 E. 2 29 16. 6 E, 10 4 49.5 E. 918 58. 0 E. 041 14.5 E. 02031.7 E. 4 46 34,8 W. 049 22. 1 E. 62431.8 W. 8 13 33.8 W. 1 521.5 E. 124 7.4 E. 5 815.7 W 1139 6.5 E. 455 50.6 W. 4 52 50, 4 W. 9 18 36.9 E. 2 36 44.7 E

Key West, Fla., Lt...24 32 58 N.

Kingston, Jam
Lisbon, Portugal*.
Liverpool".

.17 57 41 N.
..38 42 31 N.
..53 24 5 N.

• Observatories,

Highest latitude in U. S.

territory.

Races of Mankind.

THE following is compiled from the arrangement by Ethnologist Figuier and others:

WHITE RACE,

European
Branch.

Aranean
Branch.

Hyperborean
Branch.

Mongolian
Branch.

Sinalc

Branch.

Hindoo Branch. Ethiopian Branch.

Malay Brauch.

Southern
Branch.

Northern
Branch.

Western
Branch.

Eastern

Branch

Teutonic Family.......Scandinavians, Germans, English.
Latin Family. ......French, Spaniards, Italians, Moldo-Wallachians.
Slavonian Family...... Russians, Finns, Bulgarians, Servians, Magyars, Croats,
Tchecks, Poles, Lithuanians.
......Greeks. Albanians.
.....Egyptians, Berbers.
.... Arabs, Jews, Syrians.

..Persians, Afghans, Kurds, Armenians, Ossetines.
...Georgians.

HEIGHT.

Greek Family.
Libyan Family.
Semitic Family
Persian Family.
Georgian Family
Circassian Family......Circassians, Mingrelians.

YELLOW RACE,

Lapp Family......
...........Samoiede, Kamtsehadale, Esquimau, Tenissian, Jukaghirite,

and Koriak Families.

Mongol Family .......Mongols, Kalmucks, Buriats,
Tunguse Family. Tunguses, Manchus,
Turk Family..
Yakut Family
Chinese Family........Chinese.
Japanese Family ......Japanese.

Indo-Chinese Family.. Burmese, Siamese.

BROWN RACE,

Hindoo Family..
Malabar Family.
Abyssinian Family..
Fellan Family.
Malay Family
Polynesian Family

Micronesian Family....Ladrone, Caroline, and Mulgrave Islanders.

RED RACE,

Andian Family.

.......Quichuas (or Incas), Antis, Andians, Araucanians,
Pampean Family....... Patagonians, Puelches, Charruas, Tobas, Moxas, Abipous,etc.
Guarani Family. ..Guaranis, Bocotudos.
Southern Family. ...Aztecs, Mayas, Lencas, Othomis, Tarascas, etc.
Northeastern Family..Cherokees, Hurons, Iroquois, Sioux, Apaches, Comanches,
Creeks, etc.

Northwestern Family. Chinooks, Digger Indians, Nootkans, etc.

BLACK RACE,

5 feet

5 feet 1 inch

5 feet 2 inches.

5 feet 3 inches..

5 feet 4 inches...

5 feet 5 inches...

5 feet 6 inches...

5 feet 7 inches..

5 feet 8 inches..

5 feet 9 inches...

5 feet 10 inches..

5 feet 11 inches.. 6 feet

6 feet 1 inch

6 feet 2 inches...

6 feet 3 inches....

Turcomans, Kirghis, Nogays, Osmanlis.
Yakuts.

Caffre Family...
Hottentot Family.
Negro Family..
Papuan Family.

Fijians, New Caledonians, etc.
Andaman Family......Andamans, Australians.

Height and Weight of Men.

TABLE OF AVERAGE HEIGHT AND WEIGHT OF MALES, BASED ON ANALYSIS of 74,162 ACCEPTED
APPLICANTS FOR LIFE INSURANCE AS REPORTED TO THE ASSOCIATION
OF LIFE INSURANCE MEDICAL DIRECTORS,
Age. Age. Age. Age. Age. Age.
Age.
40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59 60-64 65-69
Pounds. Pounds. Pounds, Pounds. Pounds, Pound3.
133 134 134 134 131
134 136 136
134

Age. Age. Age.
15-24 25-29 30-34 35-39
Pounds. Pounds. Pounds. Pounds.
120 125 128
131

129

131

136

122 126
124
128
127 131

131

133

136

138

138

137

134

136

139

141

141

140

131

135 138

140

143

144

145

144

134

138

143

146

149

148

138

142

153

153

142

147

158

163

146 151
155

150

Sikhs, Jats, Rajpoots, Mahrattas, Bengalese, Cingalese.
.Malabars, Tamals, Telingas.

Abyssinians, Berabras, Gallas.

Average.
115
120

125

5 feet 3 inches.......... 130

5 feet 4 inches........

135

5 feet..
5 feet 1 inch.............
5 feet 2 inches.........

Fellans.

Malays, Javanese, Battas, Bougis, Maccassars, Dyaks, Togals.
Maoris, Tongas, Tahitians, Pomotouans, Marquesans, Sand-

wichiaus.

154

159

165

170 177
176

184
181 190

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140

5 feet 5 inches.........
5 feet 6 inches.......... 143

141

147

145

147

150

151

150 152

155

156

160

161

154
159
159 164 167

157
162

165

166

170 171
175

164 169

173

170

179

180

185

186

192

194 200 203

Mini-
mum.
98

102

106

111

115

175

181

A Height and Weight Table compiled by a Committee of the Medical Section of the National Fraternal Congress, 1900, which is the analysis of 133,940 applications of selected risks, in a few instances differed very slightly from the above.

HEIGHT AND WEIGHT OF WOMEN. The following table gives the relative height and weight of women, all ages. The weight of ordinary clothing, however, is included:

Height.

119

121

138

141

145

149

153

158

163

167

168

172

168 173 174 178

177 177

183

182

183

189

188

189 196 194 194 204 201 198

188

195

158

163

Maxi-
mum.

Average.

145

..........

Height.
132 5 feet 7 inches
138 5 feet 8 inches
148
144 5 feet 9 inches ..........
155
150 5 feet 10 inches......... 160
155 5 feet 11 inches.
165
................. 170

161 6 feet....

165

180

185

189

192

......

140

143

147

151

156

162

168

174

180

Mini

mum.

123

126

131

136

138

141

185.

189 192

Maxi

mum.

167

170

179

184

190

196

Metric System of Jeights and Measures.

THE METRIC SYSTEM has been adopted by Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru, etc., and except Russia and Great Britain, where it is permissive, by all

European nations. Various

names of the

preceding systems are, however, frequently used : In Germany, kilogram - 1 pound ; in Switzerland, 3-10 of a metre -1 foot, etc. If the first letters of the pretixes deka, hrcto. kilo, myria, from the Greek, and deci, centi, mill, from the Latin, are used in preference to our plain English, 10, 100, etc., it is best to employ capital letters for the multiples and

small letters for the subdivisions, to avoid ambiguities in abbreviations: 1 dekametre or 10 metrés - 1 Dm.; 1 decimetre or 1-10 of a metre -1 dm.

"The METRE, unit of length, is nearly the ten-millionth part of a quadrant of a meridian, of the distance between Equator and Pole. The International Standard Metre is, practically, nothing else but a length defined by the distance between two lines on a platinum-iridium bar at 00 Centigrade, deposited at the International Bureau of Weights and Measures, Paris, France.

The LITRE, unit of capacity, is derived from the weight of one kilogram pure water at greatest density, a cube whose edge is one-tenth of a metre and, therefore, the one thousandth part of a metric ton.

The GRAM, unit of weight, 18 a cube of pure water at greatest density, whose edge is one-hundredth of a metre, and, therefore, the one-thousandth part

of a kilogram, and the one-millionth part of a metric ton.

The Metric System was legalized in the United States on July 28, 1866, when Congress enacted as follows:

**Tbe tables in the schedule hereto annexed shall be recognized in the construction of contracts, and in all legal proceedings, as establishing, in terms of the weights and measures now in use in the United States, the equivalents of the weights and measures expressed therein

in terms of the metric system, and the tables may lawfully

be used for compnting, determining, and expressing in customary weights and measures the weights and measures of the metric system,

The following are the tables annexed to the above;

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Kilclitre or stere. 1,000 1 cubic metre.....

1. 308 cubic yards.... Hectolitre....

100 1-10 of a cubic metre. 2 bush, and 3, 35 pecks... Dekalitre.

10 10 cubic decimetres. 9.08 quarts. Litre 11 cubic decimetre..

0.908 quart. Decilitre.

1-10 1-10 of a cubic decimetre. 6.1022 cubic inches. Centilitre.

1-100 10 cubic centimetres... 0.6102 cubic inch. Mmiltre .....1-1000 1 cubic centimetre..... 0.061 cubic inch.

264, 17 gallons,
26. 417 gallons,
2.6417 gallons.
1.0567 quarts.
0.815 gill.
0.338 Auid ounce,
0.27 fluid dram,

Miller or tonneau...
Quintal.

Myriagram..
Kilogram or kilo

Hectogram...

Dekagram

Gram....

Decigram
Centigram.

Milligram

Names.

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Litres
Quarts.

METRIC TO CUSTOMARY,

Number
of

Grams.

1,000,000
100,000

10.000

1,000

100

10

1

10.155

1-10.764 1 1.196 2.0.310 221,528 2 2.392 3-0.465 332,292 33.558 40, 620 443.055 4- 4.784 5 0.775 553.819 5- 5.980 6.-0.930 6_64.583 6 7.176 71.085 775.347 7 8.372 8.1.240 8 86.111 8 9.568 910,764

9.1.395 9 96,874 LIQUID MEASURE,

METRIC SYSTEM-Continued.

1-10
1-100
1-1000

TABLES FOR THE CONVERSION OF METRIC WEIGHTS AND MEASURES INTO

CUSTOMARY UNITED STATES EQUIVALENTS AND THE REVERSE. From the legal equivalents are deduced the following tables for converting United States weights and measures:

Litres
Gallons.

Metres Ins 139.37 278.74 3-118.11 4157.48 5. 196,85 6236,22

74275.59 22.96583 77.6552787-4,349597-17.78 8-314.96|8.26, 24667 88.7489898_4.97096 8_20.32 8 9-354,33 9 29,52750 99, 842500 95, 59233 9 22.86

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SQUARE MEASURE.

CUBIC MEASURE.

WEIGHTS.

Me

2

Kitome- |Ins, Cen-{
Metres-Fect. tres- Yards. tres Miles. timetres Feet Metres.
13.28083 1-1,093611 10.62137 1 2.54 10.304801
2- 6,56167 22. 1872222-1.24274
3- 9.84250 33.280833 | 31,86411
4 13. 12338 44.374444 4 2.48548
516, 40417 5 5.468056 5_3.10685
6 19,68500 66,5616676–3.72822

5.08
3, 7.62
4-10, 16
5-12, 70
6–15, 24

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Weight of What Quantity of Water
at Maximum Density.

1 cubic metre...

1 hectolitre.

10 litres...

1 litre......

1 decilitre..

10 cubic centimetres...

1 cubic centimetre...

1-10 of a cubic centimetre....

10 cubic millimetres..
1 cubic millimetre..

LINEAR MEASURE,

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CUSTOMARY TO METRIC.

EQUIVALENTS IN DE-
NOMINATIONS IN USE.

A voirdupois Weight.

Yards Me- Miles Kilotres. metres. 1-0.914402 1 1.60935 20.609601 21.828804 2 3, 21869 30,914402 | 3-2, 743205 3 4,82804 41.219202 | 43,657607 14... 6.43739 51.524003 54.572009 5 8.04674 61.828804 6-5.486411 6 9,65608 7—2, 133604

76.400813 7-11, 26543

2. 438405 8-7.315215 812.87478

2. 7432059_8, 229616 914, 48412

2204.6 pounds. 220.46 pounds. 22.046 pounds. 2. 2046 pounds. 3.5274 ounces, 0.3527 ounce. 15.432 grains. 1.5432 grains, 0.1543 grain. 0.0154 grain.

638.709
7 45. 160
851.612
958,063

Fluid

Ounces
Centilitres

SQUARE MEASURE.

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LIQUID MEASURE,

Quarts
Litres.

Gallons

Litres.

51.691 5-5.2834

6-2,028

7-2.367

66,3401

7-7.3968
88.4534

10.338

1...,1.0567 10.26417

2 0.676 22.1134 20.52834 31.014 33.1700 3.0.79251 4.1.352

4-4.2267 41.05668

5-1.32085
61.58502
7. 1.84919
8 2.11336

8 2.705

9 3.043 9 9.5101 | 92.37753

12.8377 10.35239
2 5.6754 20.70479
38.5132 31.05718
4-11.3509 4 1.40957
514.1887 5.1.76196
617.0264 62.11436
719, 8642 7-2.46675
8-22, 7019 8.-2.81914
925, 5396 93.17154

12.957

10.94636 1 3.78543

21.89272
32.83908
4.3.78544

2 5.914
38.872
411.829
5-14.786 54.73180
6-17.744
720.701
823.659
926.616

27.57087 311, 35630 4-15. 14174 5.18.92717 65.67816 | 622, 71261 76.62452 726.49804 87.57088 8 30, 28348 98,51724934, 06891

METRIC SYSTEM --Continued.

WEIGHT (AVOIR DU POIS).

1.0.1543 1. 35. 274 12.20-162 120.9842
2.0.3086 2 70.518 2 4. 409212_1.9681
3_0.4630 3_105,822 3. 6.61386 3_2.9526
4..0.6173 4.141. 096 4 8.8181943,8308
5_0.7716 5-176,3706_11.02:11 5.4.4210
6.0.9259 6 211.644 6_13, 227733 6-5, 8152
7.1.0803 7-246.918 7_15, 43235 726.8894
8.1. 2346 8-282. 192 8.17.6:3697 8_7.8736
91.3889 9-317.466 9..19.84159 98,8578

16.4799 1. 28, 3495 1.0.45359 1.1.0161 2-12.0598 2 56.6991 2.0.90719 2...2, 0:321 3.19.4397 385, 0480 3.1.36078 33 0182 4-25,9196 4-11:3.3981 4.1.814:37 4.1,042 532.3995 5.141.7476 52, 26796 5.5. 0803 6.38.8793 6.170.0072 6_2.72156 626, 04163 715,35927_198.4467 13.17615 7.7.1124 8.31 5391 8226. 792 8_3.62874 881284 9_58,3190 9205. 1457 927.082:33 99.1445

THE METRIC SYSTEM SIMPLIFIED. The following tables of the metric system of weights and measures have been simplified as much as possible for THE WORLD ALMANAC by omitting such denominations as are not in practical, everyday use in the countries where the system is used exclusively.

TABLES OF THE SYSTEM.
Length:-The denominations in practical use are inlllimetres (mm. ), centimetres (cm.), metres
(m.), and kilometres (km.).

10 mm.-lcm, ; 100 cm. -1 m.; 1,000 m. - 1 km. NOTE. - A decimetre is 10 cm.
Weight.-The denominations in use are yrams (5.), kilus* (kg.), and ions (inetric tons).
1.000 g.-1 kg. ; 1.000 kg. Imetric toll.
Capacity. The denominations in use are cubic centimetres (C. c.) and litres (1.).
1,000 c.c. 11. NOTE. -A hectolitre is 100 1. (seldom used).

Relation of capacity and weight w length: A cubic decimetre is a lltre, and a litre of water weighs a kilo.

APPROXIMATE EQUIVALENTS. A metre is about a yard; a kilo is about 2 pounds; a litre is about a quart; a centimetre 18 about *inch; a metric ton is about same as a ton; a kilometre is about 34 mile; a cubic centimetre is about a thimbleful; a nickel weighs about 5 grams.

PRECISE EQUIVALENTS.
1 acre.........

.40 hectar..
40471 mile..

1.6 kilometres...... 1.609 1 bushel.......... 35 litres ...........35, 24 1 millimetre

.039 inch...

0394 1 centimetre.

.39 inch.......
3837 1 ounce (avid)...

grams..... ......28,35 1 cubic centimetre .061 cubic inch... 0610 1 omuce (Troy). 31 grans.

...31. 10
1 cubic foot........
.028 cubic metre. 0253 lpeck

8.8
litres.

8. 809
1 cubic inch....
16 cubic cent. † 16.39

1 pint...

.17
litre

.4732 1 cubic metre.. 35 cubic feet.....35.31 1 pound..

.15
kilo.

1.136
1 cubic metre..
cubic yards... 1.308 i quart (dry).

1.1

litres......... 1. 101 1 cubic yard.... .76 cubic metre... .7615 1 quart (liquid). .95 litre...

.9164 1 foot... 30 centimetres 30.48 1 sq. centimetre. .153

1550 1 gallon......... litres...... 3.785 1 sq. foot.....

.093 sq. metre..

0929 1 grain......... .065 gram...... .0648 1 sg. inch.

6.5 sq. c'timetr's. 6. 452 1 gram.......

15 grains.... 15. 43 1 sq. metre........ 1.2 Sq. yards......... 1. 196 1 hectar.. 2.5 acres...... 2. 171 1 sg. metre.. 11

89. feet....

10.76 1inch 2.5 millimetres, 25, 40 1 sq. yard.

.84 sq. inetre .8361 1 kilo...

2.2

pounds ......... 2. 20.5 1 ton (2.000 lbs. .91 metric ton.. 9072 1 kilometre.

.62 mile...
6214 1 ton (2, 240 lbs.

metric ton....

1.017 1 litre....

91 quart (dry)... MS11 ton (metric)..... 1.1 ton (2.000 lbs.) 1.102 1 litre 1.1

ton (2, 240 lbs.) . 9842 1 metre...................

quarts (lig'd) 1.037 1 ton, metric )....
3.3
3.281 1

.91
metre...............

.9114 *Contraction for kilogram. t Centimetres.

28

1.3

Sq. inch.

3.8

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Minimum Teights of Produce.
The following are minimum weights of certain articles of produce according to the laws of the
United States :
Per Bushel.
Per Bushel,

Per Bushel.
Wheat..

.60 lbs. White Potatoes.... ...60 lbs. Hungarian Grass Seed......50 lbs. Corn, in the ear.. .70 Sweet Potatoes, .55 Tiniothy Seed....

45 Corn, shelled.

Ouions.
.57 Blue Grass Seed..

44
Rye....
50 Turnips.

Hemp Seed

44 Buckwheat..

48
Dried Peaches.

Salt (see note below).
Barley...

48
Dried Apples.

26
Corn Meal......

48 Oats.

(lover Seed..

60
Ground Peas.

24 Peas.

.60
Flax Seed

56
Malt....

34
White Beans..
.60 Millet Seed...

.30
Bran...............

20 Castor Beans..

46

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SALT.-Weight per bushel as adopted by different states ranges from 50 to 80 pounds Coarse salt in Pennsylvanla is reckoned at 80 pounds, and in Illinois at 50 pounds per bushel. Fine salt in Pennsylvania is reckoned at 62 pounds, in Kentucky and Illinois at 55 pounds per bushel

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