The American Review of Reviews Volume 37

The American Review of Reviews Volume 37

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...of New York City, for failure to enforce the excise laws. March 13.--In the prosecution of the Pennsylvania Capitol frauds, four of the defendants are found guilty, after a seven-weeks' trial. March 16.--Governor Hughes, of New York, appoints ex-Chief Judge Charles Andrews, of the Court of Appeals, as commissioner to hear certain charges brought against District Attorney Jerome, of New York County. March 18.--The State Republican Convention of Iowa instructs for Secretary Taft, indorses Senator Allison (Rep.) for re-election, and approves the tariff-revision plank in the Ohio Republican platform. POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT-FOREIGN. February 18.--A British royal commission, with Lord James of Kierford as chairman, is appointed to investigate the manufacture of whiskey.... A new ministry is formed in Queensland, of which Mr. Kidston is premier and chief secretary....In the German Reichstag the colonial estimates are considered. February 19.--The Governor of Natal signs a warrant releasing 1500 native prisoners. February 20.--The trial of the Russian officers concerned in the fall of Port Arthur concludes at St. Petersburg; General Stossel is condemned to death The French Senate approves the policy of the government in Morocco....Russian naval plans call for the expenditure of over $1,000,000,000 in the next nine years. February 21.--The National Liberal Federation of Great Britain meets at Leicester. February 22.--The French naval officer Ullmo is found guilty of treason and is condemned to transportation for life. February 24.--Nunzio Nasi, former Italian Minister of Public Instruction, is sentenced by the Senate sitting as a high court to eleven months and twenty days in prison for thefts from the state treasury. February 26.--The Czar of...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 27mm | 939g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236760425
  • 9781236760425