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Completion of detailed plans for the Sather Campanile, the beautiful granite tower that is to be erected soon where the University of California flagstaff now stands, has been authorized. Three hundred feet high, it will be one of the greatest bell-towers in the world, the Campanile of Venice exceeding it by only twenty feet in height, and the tower erected by Giotto in Florence falling thirty feet below it. It will be thirty-six feet square at the base and will cost two hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars.

The Massachusetts state board of railroad commissioners has approved the so-called "Parsons plan" for accomplishing the river front development in the city of Springfield. This plan contemplates a transfer of the tracks of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Company from the east side of the river to the west side, and requires extensive alterations in the existing union station in that city in order that all of the railroads may be accommodated.

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"ONLY IN THE THRONE"
March 22, 1913
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