Massachusetts10,288First-class battle-shipS.10,403T. S.16
Oregon10,288First-class battle-shipS.11,111T. S.16
Brooklyn9,215Armored cruiserS.18,769T. S.20
New York8,200Armored cruiserS.17,401T. S.18
Texas6,315Second class battle-shipS.8,610T. S.8
Olympia5,870Protected cruiserS.17,313T. S.14
Chicago5,000Protected cruiserS.9,000T. S.18
Baltimore4,413Protected cruiserS.10,064T. S.10
Philadelphia4,324Protected cruiserS.1,815T. S.12
Newark4,098Protected cruiserS.8,869T. S.12
San Francisco4,098Protected cruiserS.9,913T. S.12
Monterey4,084Barbette cruiser, low free-board monitorS.5,244T. S.4
Miantonomoh3,990Double-turret monitorI.1,426T. S.4
Amphitrite3,990Double-turret monitorI.1,600T. S.6
Monadnock3,990Double-turret monitorI.3,000T. S.6
tary of War. Nothing is more probable, said the Richmond Inquirer, in 1861, than that President Davis will soon march an army through North Carolina and Virginia to Washington ; and it called upon Virginians who wished to join the Southern army to organize at once.
The first fruits of Virginia secession, said the New Orleans Picayune, on the 18th, will be the removal of Lincoln and his cabinet, and whatever he can carry away, to the safer neighborhood of Harrisburg or Cincinnati—perhaps to Buffalo or Cleveland.
The Vicksburg (Miss.) Whig of the 20th said: Maj. Ben McCulloch has organized a force of 5,000 men to seize the Federal capital the instant the first blood is spilled.
On the evening of the same day, when news of bloodshed in Baltimore reached Montgomery (see Baltimore), bonfires were built in front of the Exchange Hotel, and from its balcony Roger A. Pryor, of Virginia, in a speech to the multitude, said that he was in favor of an immediate march on Washington.
At the d
mber of paupers fell off 2,000.
Even England seems to have met with some success in dealing with pauperism, for the paupers comprised 5 3/10 per cent. of the population in 1863, 4 6/10 in 1871, and only 2 per cent. in 1882.
The experience of Buffalo, in this country, has been as instructive as it is gratifying.
During the first ten years of the existence of the Buffalo Charity Organization Society—namely, from 1877 to 1887—the pauperism of the city decreased, so far as statistics indicaty that society in 1878-79, Mr. Rosenau, the secretary, was able to state that, so far as he knew, 458 families had never been applicants for charity since 1879, and only 81 were met with in 1887. Mr. Rosenau further said that, if the citizens of Buffalo would furnish the society with funds and workers, the close of 1897 would see the city practically free from pauperism, and, he hoped, with very little abject poverty within her limits.
Mr. Kellogg, of the New York society, in his fifth annual