In our last issue we acknowledged the receipt of the preliminary announcement of the Congress, which forms a handsome pamphlet of 102 pages.
We note that the preliminary organization of this vast and important undertaking is commensurate with the objects in view. A satisfactory and suprising degree of forwardness is shown in the work, and there now remains the detailed preparation in the organization of the different Sections.
A series of general regulations have been adopted that shall be applicable to future Congresses, and a number of special regulations for the government of the Congress to be held next September in Washington, D. C. The registration fee has been fixed at $10 for residents of the United States. The official languages of the Congress are Spanish, French, Portugese and English. All papers are required to be printed in abstract not later that July 10, 1893, each abstract not to exceed