INTERNATIONAL: Summer Portents

Last week the winds blew and the rains came and they beat upon the earth, which, though it is founded as on a rock, happened to shake violently at the same moment. As if shrugging off the effects of a long, hard winter, the earth twitched, with varying degrees of violence: 1) in a small section around Santa Barbara, Calif, (where last year, to a day, destructive temblors came); 2) over a larger section in the Mediterranean basin, from Italy to Crete and Egypt; 3) and nearer the Equator, at Singapore and...

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