National Geographic : 1902 Nov
GEOGRAPH Treasurer-Mr Robert Garrett. Secretary-Dr George B. Shattuck. Board of Trustees-President, Daniel C. Gilman; Mr Chas. J . Bonaparte, Mr Waldo Newcomer, President Ira Rem sen of the Johns Hopkins, Gen. Lawra son Riggs, Mr Bernard N. Baker, Dr Fabian Franklin, Mr R. Brent Keyser, President L. F. Loree of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company, Mr Eu gene Levering, Mr George R. Gaither, Prof. William B. Clark, Mr Blanchard Randall, Dr Harry Fielding Reid, Su perintendent of Public Schools James H. Van Sickle, Mr Robert Garrett, Mr C. Morton Stewart, Dr Bernard C. Steiner; Mr Gilbert Fraser, British Consul; Mr George A. Von Lingen, German Consul; Mr Antonio C. de Ma galhaes, Brazilian Consul; Mr J. R. Foard, Mr Robert Ramsay, Dr George B. Shattuck, Mr George Cator, Mr John E. Hurst, Mr William H. Perot, Dr John F. Goucher, Mr Charles K. Lord, and Dr R. W . Woods. DECISIONS OF THE U. S. BOARD ON GEOGRAPHIC NAMES October 1, 1902 Blackman ; stream flowing from Chemo Pond, Penobscot County, Maine (not Chemo nor Nichols). Calabasas ; arroyo, peak, post-office, and town ship, Los Angeles County, California (not Calabazas nor Calabaces). Chaparral ; gulch, post-office, and railroad sta tion, Yavapai County, Arizona (not Chap aral). Chemo ; pond, Penobscot County, Maine (not Nichols). Chestatee ; militia district (Lumpkin County), and river, Georgia (not Chostatee nor Chosteta). Chocowinity; bay, creek, post-office, and town ship, Beaufort County, North Carolina (not Chockowinity). Conetoe; creek in Edgecombe and Pitt Coun ties, post-office, railroad station, and two townships (Upper and Lower) in Edge combe County, New York (not Coneeto, Coneto, Congeto, nor Keneighton). Conoho; creek, post-office, railroad station, and village, Martin County, North Caro lina (not Coniho nor Goose Nest). ic NOTES 409 Elkahatchee; creek in Coosa and Tallapoosa Counties, Alabama (not Elkehatchee nor Elkhatchee). Indian Guyan ; creek in Gallia and Lawrence Counties, Ohio (not Guyandotte nor Indian Guyandotte). Lattintown; post-office in Marlboro, Ulster County, New York (not Lattingtown nor Latintown ). Malibu; creek, land grant, and point, Los Angeles County, California (not Malaga, Malibo, Topanga Maliba Sequit, nor To panga Malibu Sequit). Padelford ; creek, post-office, railroad station, and village in Canandaigua township, On tario County, New York (not Paddlefords). Powells; post-office and railroad station,Marion County, West Virginia (not Powell) Roquist; creek and pocoson (swamp), Bertie County, North Carolina (not Rocquist, Roquest, Roquewhist, nor Rakwis). NOTE -From the Catawba word " rak wis," meaning turtle. Rosier; cape, Penobscot Bay, Hancock County, Maine (not Rozier). Siquis; arroyo or creek, Los Angeles County, California (not Isique, Sequit, nor Siquit). Soque; post- office and river, Habersham County, Georgia (not Sookee nor Soquee). Stevenston; post-office and railroad station, Warrick County, Indiana (not Stephen son, Stephenston, Stevans, nor Stevens). Named after Judge Stevens. Swarte; hill, Ulster County, New York (not Black, Crosiers, Swarts, nor Swartz). Symmes; creek, Gallia and Lawrence Coun ties, Ohio (not Simms). Tesnatee ; creek, gap, militia district, and post office, White County, Georgia (not Tes nata nor Tessantee). Topanga ; canyon, Los Angeles County, Cali fornia (not Tobanao, Tobanca, nor To pango). Tranters ; creek, forming part of boundaries of Beaufort, Martin, and Pitt Counties, North Carolina (not Trantus). Unicoi; gap and turnpike, White and Towns Counties, Georgia (not Unicoy). Census of the Philippines. -Mr. Henry Gannett is on his way to Manila to as sume expert statistical charge of the approaching census of the islands. Mt. Foraker. -Careful measurement by the Brooks party in Alaska the past season showed that Mt. Foraker, the twin peak of Mt. McKinley, is about 17,000 feet high instead of 20,000.