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Arrangements will be made in Washington ...

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Arrangements will be made in Washington for the assembling of the PanAmerican congress in this country next year. The congress will have one del├ęgate to its senate for each 5,000,000 of people, giving the United States about j twelve senatorial representatives. It is believed that the last census wil] disclose that nearly, or quite, one-third of the entire population of this nation are twenty-one years of age, or under. This raeans that we have more than i 000,000 of minors- youth and children- in this country. John Stephenson, who built the first American horse car, is more than eighty years old, but still vigorous and 1 getic. His mind is yet busy with inventions, and he can accomplish as much work in a day as a man many years his junior. The fastest vessel afloat is said to be the 3,200-ton English built warship intended for the Argentine government. She made 2L2 knots under ordinary draught, and 22.4 knots with forced draught.