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The Great Lakes

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-Tlic foUowiiig tabularstatement, taken from a report of the state GoI oiogist of Michigan, pn tente somc curious mul inluresling fucls. Tho ciiflerence in tlie daplH ol these lnkcs is vcry remarkablc. Tlic botto:ns ot fakes Onlario and Superior wou!d nppear to bu ncarly on ihc saine level. Michigan nnd Iluron 35C root yrcaior clevntion upon tho 6urfaco, sink deej'crinto the car'.h by nbout 150 fcet. tiian Ontario, h is computad that tliese lakes coniain more ilian onolulf of all tho fresh water upon I thc -■ ti 1 1 1 :Lakce. Mean Icngih. Mcanbrcadth. Arcasq. m. Superior 400 8) 32,000 Michigan 82) 70 22.0ÍJ0 Hnron 10 80 29,000 Groen Bay 100 20 2,0) Ee 24) 4a 7,400 Ontario 180 :?5 G 300 1 St. Clair 20 14 36jÜÜ.CG!) Lakes. Mean Dcpth. Elcvation. Superior 900 fcet C9o fcet Michigan I070 573 Hurón ]000 5373 St. Clair 20 570 Erie 84 5G5 Ontario 500 232The Rcv. Thomas Spencer, the eloquent advocate of Tempcrance wiio huu visited us from England, states that the pcoplc of England, Ircland and Scoiiand, pay $-10,000,000 or.nually fqr tobáceo 1