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There Is no fear of oar planet becoming over-populated at present, The entire population of the world (now estimated at 1,400,000,000) conld stand on the space now oooupied by New York, Brooklyn, oad Jersey Cflty. The States of New York would In this <ray acoommodate five hundred times the present population of the world. The entire population of the world, plaoed tide by side, and allowing 2ft for esoh person, would enolrcle the earth twenty times. The States of Maine, New Hampshire, and Veraooot, taken together, are as large as England. Any one of the States of Georgia, Illinois, lowa, and North Carolina Is as large as Englaud. X tnsas is as large as England aod Scotland together. Ireland le about the sza of Maine. Franoe Is twice ait large as England, Wales and Sootland together. Texts la thirty-five times as large as Massachusetts, or as large as Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Mas saohasetts, Kbode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Ohio,' and Jocjlana oombined. The entire population of tbe United States eoald ba provided for In the State of Texas, allowing enoh man, woman and obild four tores of land, The population of the world oonld be provided for m tbe Doited States, allowing each perien one and a half acre.

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ROOM IN THE WORLD YET., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2138, 30 May 1889

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ROOM IN THE WORLD YET. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2138, 30 May 1889

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