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To place the bones of Christopher Columbus in a $4,000,000 memorial lighthouse. To erect the lighthouse in a park near Santo Domingo* already set aside by the Government of the Dominican Republic. To offer $50,000 in prizes for lighthouse designs. Such were details of a project announced, a fortnight ago, by the Governing Board of the Pan-American Union, at Washington. Already the Dominican Government has appropriated $300,000. The rest will be raised by general appeals throughout the Americas.

*Capital of the republic of the same name, in the island of Haiti, West Indies, Santo Domingo is the oldest existing settlement of white men in the New World.

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