Is composed of members elected every second year by popular vote, the amount being determined by the census taken every ten years. An Act of Congress passed February 16, 1882, based on the result of the census of 1880, provided that the House is thenceforth to be com-posed of 325 members, but since then four new States have been admitted into the Union, who have in all five members making 330 members apportioned as follows :

No. State of Mem

Alabama.................... 8

Arkansas....... ............ 5

California.................... 6

Colorado.. .................. 1

Connecticut.................. 4

Delaware.................. 1

Florida...................... 2

Georgia.............. ........10

Illinois......................20

Indiana......................13

Iowa.......................11

Kansas..................... 7

Kentucky....................11

Louisiana.................... 6

Maine....................... 4

Maryland.......«............ 6

Massachusetts................12

Michigan............ .......11

Minnesota................... 5

Mississippi................... 7

Missouri.....................14

No. State of Mem.

Montana..................... 1

Nebraska..................... 3

Nevada..................... 1

New Hamipshire.............. 2

New Jersey.................. 7

New York...................34

North Carolina............... 9

North Dakota................ 1

Ohio....................... 21

Oregon............,........ 1

Pennsylvania................28

Rhode Island............... 2

South Carolina............. 7

South Dakota................ 2

Tennessee....................10

Texas.........................11

Vermont.................... 2

Virginia....................10

Washington................1

West Virginia................ 4

Wisconsin.................... 9

In addition to the representatives from the States, each organized territory is entitled to one delegate, who has the right to debate on subjects in which his territory is interested, but is not entitled to a vote.

The salary of Members of Congress is $5,000 per annum, with traveling expenses (20 cents per mile both ways).

United States Land Offices

A complete list of the United States Land Offices as follows:

Aberdeen, S. Dak. Ashland, Wis. Bismarck, N. Dak. Black foot, Id. Bloomington, Neb. Boise City, Id. Boonville, Mo. Bozeman, Mont. Buffalo, Wy. Burns, Ore. Camden, Ark. Carson City, Nev. Central City, Colo. Chadron, Neb. Cheyenne, Wy. Coeur d'Alene, Id. Crookston, Minn. Dardanelle, Ark. Del Norte, Col. Denver, Col. Des Moines, Ia. Devil's Lake, N. Dak. Duluth, Minn. Durango, Col. Eau Claire, Wis. Eureka, Nev. Evanston, Wy. Fargo, N. Dak Folsom, N. M. Gainesville, Fla. Garden City, Kan. Glenwood Springs, Col. Grand Forks, N. Dak. Grand Island, Neb. Grayling, Mich. Gunnison, Col. Guthrie, Indian T. Hailey, Id.

Harrison, Ark. Helena, Mont. Humboldt, Cal. Hunstville, Ala. Huron, S. Dak. Independence, Cal. Ironton, Mo. Jackson, Miss. Kingfisher, Indian T. Kirwin, Kan. La Grande, Or. Lake View, Ore. Lamar, Col. Larned, Kan. Las Cruces, N. M. Leadville, Col. Lewiston, Id. Lincoln, Neb. Little Rock, Ark. Los Angeles, Cal. Marquette, Mich. Marysville, Cal. Marshall, Minn. McCook, Neb. Menasha, Wis. Miles City, Mont. Mitchell, S. Dak. Montgomery, Ala. Montrose, Col. Natchitoches, La. Neligh, Neb. New Orleans, La. North Platte, Neb. North Yakima, Wash. Oberlin, Kan. O'Neil, Neb. Oregon City, Ore. Prescott, Ari.

Pueblo, Col. Rapid City, S. Dakota Roseburg, Ore. Roswell, N. M. Sacramento, Cal. Salina, Kan. Salt Lake City, Utah San Francisco, Cal. Santa Fe', N. M. Seattle, Wash. Shasta, Cal. Sidney, Neb. Sitka, Alaska Spokane Falls, Wash. Springfield, Mo. St. Cloud, Minn.

Stockton, Cal. Susanville, Cal. Taylor's Falls, Minn. The Dalles, Ore. Topeka, Kan. Tucson, Ari. Valentine, Neb. Vancouver, Wash. Visalia, Cal. Wa-Keeney, Kan. Walla Walla, Wash. Water town, S. Dakota Wausau, Wis. Yankton, S. Dakota

When the Legislatures of Different

States Meet and When State

Elections are Held

States

Legislature Meets

State Elections

Alabama,

2d Mon.November

1st Mon. August

Arkansas

Tues. after 2d Mon. Nov.

1st Mon.Sept.

California

1 st Mon.Dec.

Tues. after 1st Mon. Nov.

Calorado

1st Wed. Jan...........

Tues. after 1st Mon. Nov.

Connecticut ...

Wed. after 1st Mon. Jan

Tues. after 1st Mon. Nov.

Delaware.....

1st Tues. Jan.

Tues. after 1st Mon. Nov.

Florida.......

Tues. after 1st Mon. Jan,

Tues. after 1st Mon. Nov.

Georgia

2d Wed. Jan............

st Wed. Oct.

Illinois

Wed. after 1st Mon. Jan.

Tues. after 1st Mon. Nov.

Indiana

1st Wed. Jan

Tues. after 1st Mon. Nov.

Iowa

2d Mon. Jan

2d Tues. Oct.

Kansas

2d Tues. Jan

Tues. after 1st Mon. Nov.

Kentucky

1st. Mon.Dec

1st Mon. Aug

Louisiana

1st Mon.Jan

Tues. after 1st Mon. Nov.

Maine

1st Wed. Jan

2d Mon. Sept-

Maryland

1 st Wed .Jan

Tues. after 1st Mon. Nov.

States

Legislature Meets

State Elections

Massachusetts .

1st Wed. Jan

.Tues. after 1st Mon. Nov.

Michigan......

1st Wed Jan

.Tues. after 1st Mon. Nov.

Minnesota......

Tues. after 1st Mon. Jan..

Tues, after 1st Mon. Nov.

Mississippi

1st Mon. Jan

.Tues. after 1st Mon. Nov.

Missouri

Last Mon. Dec

Tues. after 1st Mon. Nov.

Montana

1st Mon. Jan

Nebraska

Thur. after 1st Mon. Jan..

Tues. after 1st Mon. Nov.

Nevada

1st Mon. Jan............

.Tues. after 1st Mon. Nov.

New Hampshire

1st Mon. Jan

Tues. after 1st Mon. Nov.

New Jersey.

. Mon. before 3d Tues. Jan.

.Tues. after 1st Mon. Nov.

New York.....,

1st Tues. Jan

.Tues. after 1st Mon. Nov.

North Carolina.,

Wed. after 1st Mon. Jan..

Tues. after 1st Mon. Nov.

North Dakota.. ,

1st Mon. Jan

.Tues. after 1st Mon. Nov.

Ohio............

2nd Mon. Jan

.Tues. after 1st Mon. Nov.

Oregon

2d Mon. Sept............

1st Mon. June

Pennsylvania..

1st Tues. Jan

.Tues. after 1st Mon. Nov.

Rhode Island...

May and Jan

...........1st Wed. April

South Carolina..

4th Tues. Nov...........

.Tues. after 1st Mon. Nov.

South Dakota. ..

1st Tues. Jan

.Tues. after 1st Mon. Nov.

Tennessee

1st Mon. Jan

.Tues. after 1st Mon. Nov.

Texas..........

2nd Tues. Jan

.Tues. after 1st Mon. Nov.

Vermont

.1st Wed. Oct............

1st Tues. Sept

Virginia

1st Mon. Dec

.Tues. after 1st Mon. Nov.

Washington

, Tues. after 1st Mon. Nov.

West Virginia...

1st Mon. Dec............

.Tues. after 1st Mon. Nov.

Wisconsin

.Tues. after 1st Mon. Nov.

Biennial sessions of Legislature and elections in even years, as 1890, 1892, etc., in Alabama, Kentucky, Missouri, Oregon and Vermont. Biennial sessions in odd. years, as 1891, 1893, etc., in California, Tennessee and Virginia. Biennial sessions in odd years (elections in the years immediately preceding) in Pennsylvania, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and West Virginia. Triennial sessions, 1890, 1893, etc., in Michigan.