National Geographic : 1900 Mar
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE THE LENTEN COURSE. The subject of this course is THE GROWTH OF NATIONS, as illustrated by the geo graphic and social development of leading European nations. This course of six lectures has been projected with the view of bringing out the elements of national power, and emphasizing the importance of individual character and of natural con ditions in shaping national growth. The course will be complementary to that of last season on " The Growth of the United States." The lectures will be delivered in COLUMBIA THEATER, F STREET NEAR TWELFTH, 4.20 to 5.30 p . in., on Tuesday afternoons, during March and April. March 6. -The Netherlands . . . . . Professor J. HOWARD GORE, Columbian University. (With a General Introduction by the President.) March 13.-France . . . . . Professor JEAN C. BRACQ, Vassar College. March 21.* Austria-Hungary . . . . Professor WILTIAM Z. RIPLEY, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. March 27. -Germany . . . . . Professor JOHN L. EWELL, Howard University. April 3.- England . . . Dr. EDWIN D. MEAD, Editor of the New England Magazine. April 1o. - Russia . . . . . Professor EDWIN A. GROSVENOR, Amherst College. * Prof. Ripley's lecture on Austria-Hungary will be delivered on Wednesday, March 21, at the usual hour. HENRY ROMEIKE'S BUREAU OF PRESS CUTTINGS, ino Fifth Avenue, New York, Reads every paper of importance published in the United States, and through its European agencies in London, Paris, Berlin, and Vienna every paper of important e published in Europe and the British Colonies. One subscription on any given sub ject will bring notices from the United States, and if desired also from the European papers. Write for terms. ESPECIALLY VALUABLE IN 1900. "THE MOVEMENTS OF OUR POPULATION," By HENRY GANNETT, Geographer of the U. S. Geological Survey, IN THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE, Vol. V, No. 2. In this article Mr. Gannett shows the numerical increase of the population of the United States, its geographic distribution over the country, and its composition as regards sex, race, and nativity, not only at present but in past times. Nineteen charts illustrate the text, showing the proportion of (-ermans, French, British, Canadians, etc., to our total population, the centers of population during each decade since 1790, the proportions of urban and rural population since 1790, and other information valuable in this year of the twelfth census of the United States. By mail for 50 cents. NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE, Corcoran Building, Washington, D. C. Please mention this Magazine when writing to advertisers.