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Relative Rank Of Cities

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Tho cities of New York, Philadelphia and Brooklyn maintain the samo relativo raök as to population that tliey did in 1860. Thero has been considerable shifting of places, howover, ainong those that HoWconstitute the remainder of the twenty foreraost cities of the Union : During the last ducado St. Louis has ascended the scale from the cighth to the fourth. Chicago in a similar proportion, changos from tho ninth to the flfth. Baltimore, which iu 1860 was th.) fourth, retrogades to the sixth. Boston pursues the saraedirection, from the fifth to the seventh. Cincinnati retires a step from the seventh to the eighth. New Orleans falls back from the sixth to the ninth. San Francisco, tnlung a noble forward leap, vaults from the fifteenth to the tenth. Buffalo lagsbehind from the temtU to the eleventh. Washington malíes a stride from the fourteenth to the twelfth. Newark, Ne-w Jersey's thriving metropolis, drops, nevertheless, from tho eleventh to the thirteesth. Louisvillc, twelfth in rank in 1860, is now assigried io the fourteenth. Cleveland, fo-jr i4fej forward, mounts from tho ninefesnth to the fifteenth. Pittsburg atone retains the samo relativo rank now as then, the sixteenth. Jersey City risis frota twentieth to the importance oí the seventeenth. Detroit recedís from tiio seT'ntcenth to tha eigbteentb. Milwankeo from the eighteenth to the nineteenth. Albany, which was, -ten years ago, tho thirteenth, now tskes the old place of Jersey City as the twentictb.


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