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During the Intertional Exhibition of 1873 at Vienna a society was formeel for the coileotion of statistios relative to the East. This society issues a mounthlv jourual, and from its pages the Paris Journal Offlaicl reproduces some facts about the population of Turkey which will be of interest at tbe present time. The figures are taken from official almanacs printed at the capitals of the Vilayets or Turkish districts. Oonstantinople, which formsa separate district, has C80,000 iuhabitants. The male population of each district, aecording to religious denominations, is as follows : Vilayet. Mttsmlmann. Íítm-Noalem Bos&ia 309,522 30G 707 Honastir 485.993 417 805 .Tuuiua 2.50,7 1'.l 467 001 Salónica L24, 8S8 124 157 Adrianoille 235,587 401 143 Danubo 455,707 715,938 Total 1,862,440 2,433,56 The total male population of Turkey, oxcluding the vassal states and islands, is 4,976,000- in round numbers, 5,000,000. Assuming the equality of the sexes, this would give a total üopulation of about 10,000,000. Mk. E. E. Miner, of Greensburg, Ind., while on a visit to Cincinnati during the Cincinnati Oonvention, was so unfortunate as to lose his pockot-book, containing $200 or ,300 and some valuable papers. The thief appropriated to his own use what was available and then inclosod the pocket-book and papers in a miniature coflin, and with some sarcastic comments as to ita age and amouut of servitude writtea on the outside, expressed it to the pwner,


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