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II I !lit I ' II '1 II HAWAII LEGISLATURE ASKS GOVERNOR DOLE'S REMOVAL Honolulu, May 4, via Sau Francisco, May 11.--The first tertrtorial Legisla- ture of Hawaii came to an end on the evening of April BOth, according to Governor Dole, and on the next night, according to the majority ill both houses. The Legislature ended its ex- istence at loggerheads with the gover- nor, and without having passed a sin- "gle one of the impol.tant measures to which the home rulers were commit. ted, except the county government act, which the governor has killed by a pocket veto. The last act of the House on the ev- ening of the 30th was to pass a con- current resolution containing a memor- ial to President McKinley asking for the removal of Governor Dole. It was introduced by Representative Beckley, one of the native home rulers, and con- rains a long indictment of the execu- tive. Dole !s cbarged with having him doted the work of the session In refus- ing to co-operate. The President is asked in the resolution to use his in- fluence in behalf of an extra session of the Legislature to transact general legislation, which Dole refuses to grant. The concurrent resolution passed through both houses by large majori- ties, all the native home rule members voting for it. Governor Dole created a sensation in both houses by informing the commit. tee, sent to ask him for an extra ses- sion, that one of his reasons for not granting an extra session, was that he had been reliably informed that brib- ery was taking place. Both houses passed a resolution demanding proof. In reply the governor stated that gen- eral charges of bribery had been made in the local papers and on the floor of the Senate, but had not been investi- gated in spite of the appointment of committees, and that tile matter was being investigated by the government with a view of punishing the offenders if evidence against them could be ob- tained. The governor issued a procla- mation, calling an extra session for ap- propriation bills only, to commence May 8th. A review of the work of the Legisla- ture shows that the most important laws enacted were ar~income tax lab-, assessing two per cent. on all incomes above $1,000, and an act providing for a court to hear claims for damages re- sulting from the Chinatown fire, appro- priating $1,500,000 to pay claims that may be allowed. The failure of the loan bill will tie up public improve- ments for two years unless there is an extra session. Circuit Judge Humphreys is about to call a special grand jury to investigate the charges of bribery in the Legisla- ture. DATES OF THE PRESIDENT'S ARR|VAL AT COLORADO POINTS Denver. Colo.. May ll.--When Presi- dent McKinley takes breakfast in the state of Coloh-ado. he will be greeted by Governor Orman and the escort committee, appointed o accompany the President and his party through the state. As the schedule now stands the presidential train will a:rive at the state line about 5 o'clock in the morning of June 5th. At the meeting of the governor's committee in his of- flee last night it was decided that it would not be good form to insist upon welcoming the honored guest at that nnseemly hour, so plans were made to meet President McKinley at Glenwood Springs at breakfast time. The itinerary of President McKinley in Colorado has been completed by Su- perintendent Martin of the Denver & Rio Grands. It is possible that there will be ~me slight changes made in the time, but it was said at headquar- ters )esterday that they would be so sligh~ as to make no material differ- ence. The railroad company will send a pilot, an engine and one car, ahead of the presidential train in the state, so that the safety of the ~ain will be as- sured. This is the schedule: Arrive Salt Lake City, June 2rid, at t~ a. in, remaining In train on sidetrack until 9 a. m. Leave Salt Lake City, June 3txl, at 12 noon. Arrive Ogden, Utah, 1:30 p. m. Leave Ogden via Rio Grands West- ern railway, 4 p. m. Pass Salt Lake City without stopping. Arrive Grand Junction. Colorado, June 4th. at 5:15 a. m. Leave Grand Junction 5:30 a. m., via Denver & Rio Grande railroad. Arrive Glenwood 5:15 a. m. Leave Glenwood 11 a. m. Arrive Leadville 8:30 p. m. FIRST AUSTRALIAN PARLIAMENT OPENED Melbourne, May lO.--The opening of the first federal, Parliament, which took place at noon, was a mast Im- pressive ceremony. The exhibition building, the scene of the ceremony, sea~ 12,000 people, but the available space was taxed to the utmost. The decorations consisted of regimental standards, trophies of arms and floral festoons. In front of the royal chair was a small table on which was a telegraph key, by which the Duke of Cornwall and York was to flash "the opening sig- nal th~oughout the commonwealth, when t~e union Jack was to be simul- taneously raised in every settlement in the federation. The Majority of the audience was coml>osed of ladies. Brilliant. scatter- ed groups of army and navy uniforms gave color to the scene. The duke, through the black rod, then summoned the two houses, in accord- ante wit~ tl~ attest" formula of the British ParlLament, and the members filed in. The hundredth psalm was sung with al~ l~esent standing, and the Earl of Hopetoun read a ptwyer, after which the Duke of Cornwall and York made a le~la.v addre~ and declared Parlia- ment open- In the coarse of his re- marks he referred to the wishes of the late Queen, who. before her death, signed, his commission to open Parlia- ment He paid a tribute to the gener- ous aid rendered by the colonies in the South African war, .the splendid brav- ery of the troops uad the services of the squadron In China, and expressed the interest taken by King Edward VII. in the Australian people. Prolonged cheering greeted the con- clusion of the speech, which was re. hewed when a telegram of congratula- from King Edward was read. The entire audience thereupon rose as the first bars of the "Hallelujah (Tnorus" were played by the orchestra, and the chorus was sung by an opera company. "Rule, Britannia" followed. aRd finally the whole assemblage Join- sd in singing "God Save the King." A fresh blare of trumpets f~llowed, the royal Warty retired and the ceremony was over. EnEi~nd's GrowLng I'opulsUon. London, May lO.--Aecording to the returns of thisyear's census, the total Imputation of England and Wales is ~,526,191, or In other words an in. erase of 12.15 per cent. in the last ten years. The Increase for the decade he- tw~ 1@1 was 11.~ per c~nt. Ac~ cording to the census, ferty-e/,ght court. ties show Increases, while fourteen Show decreases. Leave Leadville 3:45 p. m. Arrive Salida 5:45 p. m. Leave Salida 5:50 p. m. Arrive Canon City 7:45 p. m. Leave Canon City 7:50 p.m. _ Arrive Pueblo 9:15 p. m. Leave Pueblo 9:20 a~ m. Arrive Colorado Springs 10:45 p. m. Leave Colorado Springs 10:50 p. m. Arrive Denver. June" 5th. at 1:30 a. m.. remaining in train on sidetrack until 8:30 a. m. Leave Denver, via Union Pacific rail- way, 12 noon. Arrive Cheyenne, Wyoming, 4 p. m. Leave Cheyenne 7 p. m. Arrive Denver 11 p. m. Leave Denver, via Denver & Rio Grande railroad, 11:10 p. m. Arrive Colorado Springs June 6th. at 1:40 a. m., remaining in train on side- track until 8:30 a. m. Leave Colorado Springs, June 7th, at 3:15 p. m. Arrive Pueblo 4:30 p. m. Leave Pueblo, via Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe railraod, 5 p. m. mountain time. AtTire Emporia, Kansas, June 8th, at 8:05 a. m.. central time. Mayor Wright yesterday received a letter, in verse, from Dr. Rufus G. Wells of St. Louis. suggesting that an incident of President's McKinley's vis- it to Denver be a ride in an enormous gas ballon, from which he might be seen by all beholders. The letter was referred to the transportation commit- me. There have been other extrava- gant propositions, as is usually the case on such occasions. The "unwrit- ten law" which prevents a President from leaving the United States during his term of office--to say nothing about common sense--would probably prevent his trying to get too near heaven. Gr~nd County's Big Trees. Denver. Colo.. May ll.--Forest Su- perintendent W. T. S. May has re- ceived directions from Washington to proceed at his earliest convenience to Grand county, this state, for the pur- pose of examining a remarkable grove of spruce trees to which the attention of the Department of Forestry has been called by H. Micheisen of this city. Michelsen says that the forest of silver spruce trees is second only to the big trees of the Yosemite In in- terest. The trees are six feet in di- amter and the grove covers an entire township of thirty-six square miles. He requested the department to have the region examined immediately with the object of setting apart the entire township as a forest reserve. Mr, Mlchelsen, as a forest expert, has ad- vised that a large tract north of the Grand river reservation be set apa~ from entry and retained as a pexma- nero forest reserve. ashley Coming Home. London, May 11.--Admiral Schley, who arrived yesterday, says: "I am here for a little rest and pleas- ure. I have not been in Londmt fen+ twenty-five years. I had an enjoyable cruise in the South Atlantic and the visits of our ships have done a lot of good to American relations there, and our reception was certainly most cor- dial." "No," said the admiral, in reply to a question, "I have nothing to say re- garding the Wee admiralty, or the pol- icy of the navy. I have kept my mouth shut and I intend to d~ so. When I get back to God's country I will make my will and prepare for my retirement In Ot'tober." Rae~d With ~t Cyetone. Hastings. Neh. May ll.--Thls vicin. ity was yesterday visited by a genuine cyclone. It tore up trees #nd demol- ished butldings. An engineer on a moving freight saw it coming, with trees and buildings in the air, and in a few minutes there was a wild race between wind and steam. ~ fortun. ately the twister changed its c~wme be. fore overtaking the train. It Is the first cyclone that ever made its appea~. once here. Hdavy hail followed. I~arge Colmalst M~ovememt~ San Francisco, May lO.--The South- ern Pacific passenger ~epartment re- ports that during the westbound colo- nist movement which began February 1st, and concluded May 5th, the num. bar of people from the East, both colo. nist and second class, was 20,434, as against 8.005 second class passangers for the same period of 1900. Of this number 16~45 traveled on colonist rates, NI II I I I Ill NIIII I[ [ COLORADO'S CAPITAL. Secretary Shute of the Horticultural ~ociety has arranged with the weather bureau fore supply of weekly crop bulletins, supplied by F. H. Branden- burg, local director, and will send them out over the ~tate regularly. C. P. Gillette, state entomologist, who has been working on the western slope, gives it as his opinion that the only way to exterminate the codling moth is to spray the trees seven or eight times a year instead of three times, as the fruit growers are now doing. Governor Orman has appointed the following water commissioners: Dis- trict 24, Melton Albert, Costilla county; District 24, Lewis Jarratt, Montezuma county; District 35, Charles MacMullan, Costlila county; District 37, A. Kal- quist, Eagle county; District 38, George XV. Hull, Eagle county. ~l~txe following timber patents have been issued: William W. Rickle, Frank G. Neville, Patrick Early, Alpheus B. Daughtry, P. Morris Winzie, Barbora A. Deans, Joseph L. S. Jackson, Bron- islaw Knott, William Sniff, William G. Mellen. Albert French, David Reed, each 160 acres, and Caleb K. Essing- ton, eighty acres. Senator Henry M. Teller, who was a caller at the office of Mr. Holland,' su- perintendent of fish hatcheries, an- nounced that one of his private lakes near Boulder will soon be stocked with channel cat and small-mouth bass. ,B. U. Dye of Rocky Ford will present the senator with the fish. Senator Teller is deeply interested in the fishing lakes and streams of the state. Hereafter visitors to the capitol building will find directories m the building on the walls of the vestibule at each of the four main entrances. These are in the form of a series of marble tablets, bearing the names of the several departments having offices in the capitol, framed in an elaborate bronze moulding indicating the floor and room number where each office may be found. Governor Orman has named the fol- lowing as the State Board of Live Stock Commissioners: E. M. Ammons, Douglas county; Conrad Schafer, Ar- apahoe; Ass Sterling, Weld; George E. Patrick. Pueblo; Samuel Hartzell, Park; L. D. Eskridge, ConeJoe; Mar- shall Nuckolls, Garfield; Edward N. Bowles, Yuma; Edward M. Derke, Delta. The appointments were made from a list submitted by the Live Stock Growers' Association, that only qualified men might serve. Governor Omnan has named ex-Gov- ernor Charles S. Thomas and Luther M. Geddard. formerly a member of the Colorado Supreme Court, as special counsel to represent Colorado and as- sist Attorney General Post In fighting the petition before the United States Supreme Court, wherein the state of Kansas seeks permission to begin a suit to restrain the state of Colorado from using the waters of the Arkansas river for irrigation. Should the pet|- tion be allowed they will assist in con- dnc.ting the case. When the governor first announced tbe committee to receive President Mc- Kinley he left off of the list all of the state officers except Lieutenant Gov- ernor D. C. Coates and himself. Some of the officials took this as a slight. The governor's action was because he was at a loss to know how to provide transportation for a larger committee. Ho~,ever, to heal the wounded feelings of "the state officerS, he has since named the following additional mem- bers of the committee: Treasurer J. N. Chipley, Attorney General C. @ Post. Secretary of State David A. Milts. Superintendent of Public In- struction Helen L. Grenfell, Auditor Charles N. Crouter. and Land Register John T. Joyous. It Is sald tha~ Mrs. Grenfell is the only woman official' in the United States who will assist in the entertainmeut of the President during his tour across the continent. Governor Orman has named the fol- lowing delegates to represent Colorado at the national conf+/enee on taxation to be held in Buffalo, New York, May 23d and 24th. Senator H. H. Seldom- ridge, Colorado Springs, 1,2 Paso coun- ty; Wolfe Londoner, Denver, Arapahos county; Senator James W. Bucklin, Grand Junction. Mesa county; Andrew Park, Pueblo, Pueblo county; Senator John A. Rush, Denver Arapahos coun- ty; George B. Weir, Holyoke, Phillips county; Peter Gorman, Denver. Arapa- hos county; Senator W. A. Hill, Fort Morgan, Morgan county; Professor Walter H. Nichols, Boulder, Boulder county; Dr. Charles S. Elder, Denver, Arapahos county. This conference will be held under the auspices of the National Civic Federation, which issued the following ealh "It Is probably not too much to say that for over ~ years we have veen building up in this country a system of taxatio~ that lacks co~ Jus- rice and in many instances common sense. Nearly every state is fighting with every other state until we now have confusion worse confounded. This conference will be the first at- tempt to work out some uniform prin- ciples and it is especially desirable that the representative, practical friends of tax reform in every ~tate be induced to attend and participate in this conference. It is not expected to settle any of the many problems In a two days' discussion, but it will be a beginning and may result In the appointment of a permanent commis- ,don to work out some basis for future action." Among the subjects to be discussed are: The interstate taxation of quasi-public corporations; taxation of personal property; taxation of mort. gages; separation of state and local revenues; taxation of the farmer; equitable assessment of real property; Inheritance tax; taxation Of cot,. poratioas; franchise tax; Income tax. Franklin. H. Head of New York Is chairman of the conference and on the executive committee are auen men as Edward F. Dunne, president of the Iroquois Club of Chicago; Edward Rosewater. editor of the Omaha Bee; E. P. Riley, president of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad Oompa- ny; Charles F. Warwick, former may- or of Philadelphia, and Samttel Gem. pars, president o~ the American Fed. eration of Labor.~The advisory court. oil includes several hundred of the most famoas men In the Industrial, professional, agricultural and seminar. fields of the country'. ill iillill ~ ,I ! I I1': II I/llfl] II I II I ~ I I I IIIII WASHINOTON GOSSIP. Twenty-six states have counties named after Washington, twenty-one after Jefferson, twenty-one after Jaek. son, and sixteen after Lincoln. Secretary Boot has approved a plan by which Brigadier General Breckin- ridge, inspector general of the United States army, will proceed to the Phil- ippines for an extended tour of iu- spectlon. The start will be made about June 20th, on the transport Ingalls, leaving New York by the Suez canal. One of the most interesting places In Washington for tourists has been a point a the soldiers' home, where the dome of the capitol could be seen dis- tinctly eta distance of three miles through several hundred acres of inter. vening , forests. It has been called "The Capitol Vista," and the guides and hack drivers always take their pa. trons there. Occasionally the growth of foliage would obstrnet the view in the springtime, but the officers of the soldiers' home would cut the branches away and have it kept open. When the atmosphere was clear and the sun was bright a good photograph could be ob- tained, and probably no other view in Washington has had so many films wasted upon it. But the attraction is gone. The capitol vista is permanently closed, for the great frame of the new government ,printing office has risen immediately in front of it and, e~tlrely I shuts off the view of the dome: [ An extensive resume of the organlza- [tion and varying conditions of the [Philippine native police force is con- talned in a s~atement by the War De- partment. Because of the poverty of the municipalities, the Philippine Com- mission appropriated $150.000 to pro- vide increased pay for the body and offered, through General MacArthur, further incentive in the way of in- creased compensation for cases of meritorious and faithful service. Late reports indicate that an efficient and loyal force of native police has 3sow been organized, with prospects of fur- there extension and increased ability. The total force numbers 6.349 officers and men, a great many of whom are on the "meritorious list" and receive additional pay. The body is concen- trated principally in northern Luzon, although the Viseayas, Mindanao. Jolo and southern Luzon have police forces of considerable strength. In many towns the men are fully uniformed. A committee of the National Civil Service Reform League which was se- lected tGtnvestigate the present condi- tion of the federal service suggests a change in the method of appointing Indian agents which might be com- mended on principle even if it were not shown to be advisable by particu- lar abuses of the o/flee. The appoint- ments as they are made now are wholly political. Senators from states in which reservations and agencies are located back their favorites for the position, and the choice is decided by the old spoils test. It may and does happeu that good men are sometimes appointed under this system that it is a mere chance, as it must always be where influence, not worthiness, is the determining factor. The change that is proposed is that appointments shall be made "by promotions from the super- intendents of Indian schools and from other high grades of the classified In- dian service, and by details from the arnly." Attorney General Knox gave his first official opinion to the Cabinet in con- nection with the return of the Wash- ington relics to the heirs of General Lee. He has made a thorough investi- gation of the circumstances under which these family heirlooms came into the possession of the government, and his report to the Presidem and his colleagues was "that Washington did so much for this country that we ought not to steal his sliver." The Lee heirs nave not yet called for the relics, and it is hoped that they will have the good sense to leave them in the ~a- tlonal museum, where they have been exhibited for the last quarter of a cen- tury, in order that the pt~blic may have the benefit. George Washington Curtis Lee, to whom the President has ordered them returned, is an aged man, over ninety and almost blind, Iiv. lng a retired life in a little farm house down in Virginia. His only brothe~ is a farmer near West Point in the same state, and the other heirs, Mary and Mildred Lee, have no fixed home, and spend most of their time in traveling and visiting friends. They have there- fore no ,proper place in which the relies can be exhibited and will be compelled to store them. The most important and valuable of the relics are a set of china presented to General Washing~ tot by th~ Society of Clnctunatl, his walking stick and his watch. The industrial interests of Cuba are beginning to perceive that their only salvation is in the annexation of their island to the United States, writes William E. Curtis to the Chicago Beo- ord. They have learned of the efforts of the secrethary of agriculture to im- prove the, e~+~+i, li!~ot Porto Rico, Hawaii and, th~,Plitliltllll islands, and realize that eomPeflt~n from those Islands is likely to prove disastrous to Cuba in the markets of the United States unless her planters can be admitted on the same terms. The United States Is the only market for Cuban products, and it is abso- lutely necessary m the prosperity of the Cebans. The grave danger to which they are exposed by the devete~ ment of the agricultural industries of the other islands Is now n set~ .topic of diseUssion In the Cuban I~S~. One of the leading newspapers of Havana calla attention to the impending da~ get: "Wtthout the use of ships or sol. diets, attd with only a few thousan~ dollars," it says, "the Department of A~riculture at Washington will estab- lish over-us a terrible embargo, the consequences of which will be our en- stavement to destitution. Secreta~ Wilson intends that Porto N~o and Hawaii shall furbish those articles which his nation now buys from us, in order that the money now expend- ed in foreign cotlntties may remain within the territory of the United States, Secretary Wilson IS estab- lishing the experiment stations in Por- to Rico and Hawaii to instruct the peo- ple what to produce from the soil and how to do it. Under his direction Porto Rico will produce the coffee in the United Ststes, and large quan~ of pineappl~,__oran~m, ban- anas, cock, aura, vegetables and frUlt~ which now come from Cuba i W~: I~ll~k~ I FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND MEN' TO BE AFFECTED BY A STRIKE Washington, May 13.--A general stglke, involving directly 150,000 ma- chinists, and indirectly 500,000 men In the metal-working trades, is expected to take place on May 20th unless some arrangement is effected in the mean- time. ThIs is the statement made last night by President James O'Connell of the International Association of Ma- chlnists, who has his headquarters in this city. The demands of the men, the refusal of which threatens to pre- cipitate the strike, Mr. O'Connell enid, are for a working day of nine hours and an increase of 12 per cent. in wages, or, in other words, ten hours' pay for nine hours' work. The matter, he said; has been under consideration for some time, and ev- ely effort has been made by the ma- chinists' association to avoid resorting to a strike, but such action, he says, Is now necessary if the workingmen hope to attain the end they are striving for. Some time ago t~rough the efforts of the international association and the National Trades Association, the em- ployers of about twenty-five per cenL of the men who would be affected by the strike, made concessions by which a general workday of nine hours was to become operative on May 20th of this year. The question of an increase of wages, however, or its equivalent, the granting of ten hours' pay for nine hours, remained unsettled. Saturday the representatives of the metal trades' association and the national association of machinists held a conference in New York, at which an attempt waS made to reach an agreement on the wage matter, so that the strike proposed for May 20th could be avoided. Mr. O'Connell, however, says that the employers refused to arbitrate the question of wages nationally, but that they expressed a willingness that this matter would be settled by employem locally, each individual case to be treat- ed as such. This method ~s unsatlsfae- tory to the representatives of the ma- chinlsts' association, who exprem the opinion that thIs would prolong indefi- nitely the settlement of the question. Upon his return to the city, Mr. 0'Oon- nell promptly prepared the order for the strike, and it was sent out by mall yesterday. Mr. O'Connell says that about 20@ firms whose employes represent prob- ably twenty per cenL of tile 500,000 men who will be affected by the propos- ed strike, have signed agreements for the reduction in hours of labor and the, increase of pay, so that the agitation on the subject already has beneflte~ them materially. For prudential reasons ~the executiv~ committee has determined not at this time to apply the strike order to the railroads. Whether it will be done i~ fhe future will depend altogether o~ developments. MRS. NI'KINLEY TOO UNWELL TO CONTINUE THE JOURNEY San Francisco, May 12.--The sud-' den illness of Mrs. McKinley has caused an unexpected change in the it- inerary of President McKinley. He arrived in this city quietly this after- noon, several hours ahead of the time scheduled. Tho state of Mrs. McKin- ley's bealth was such this morning that the President decided to leave Del Monte and bring his wife to this city immediately, to the home of Henry T. Scott, where she could have complete rest for a few days and where a spe- cialist could be consulted if necessary. A special of two cars and a locomotive was made up from the Presldcm's special, and at 12:30 o'clock the Presi- dent, Mrs. McKinley, Miss Barber, the President's niece; Secretary Cortelyou and wife, Dr. Rixey and Mr. H. T. Scott and wife, left Del Monte for San Francisco, leaving the remainder of the presidential party at Del Monte. Only a few hundred people greeted the President upon his arrival in thls city. His coming wa~ not generally known, and only those who chanced to see the bulletins posted by ~ news- papers, announcing that the President would reach the city at 4 p. m., await- ed the train. The President, in order to avoid the crowd that was expected to assemble at the Southern Pacific de- pot at Third and Townsend streets, left he train with his little parry at Valencia street, a station in the south- ern part of the city. BENEFACTION TO BE CONFINED TO.THE WEST Chicago, May 13.--After a tour of the West, including visits o several colleges which had been the objects of his benefactions, Dr. D. K. Pearsons has returned to Chicago and an- nounced that he has drawn a line through ~hieago and has disinherited everything and everybody east of that line from any share in the money he still expects to give away. Not one penny,. Dr. Pearsons says, ever will go to any institution east of Chicago. The million or two dollars which he intends to dispose of within the next year is all for the West. Dr. Pearson's statement was drawn out partly by the visit of a trustee of Mlddlebory (Vermont) College, who came here to seek an addition to his endowment fund. "I came back from Mlssour~ with my mind made up," said Dr, Pearsons to a reporter. "I have drawn a chalk line north and south through Chicago and I shall never go east of that line. "I have not forgotten Chicago and I am going to do something handsome for the city before long. I have my plans all laid now." Dr. Pearsous at last has retired from business in Ohicago. Hereafter ho will devote himself to gardening, raising ehickens and driving about the country near his place at Hlnsdale. Oklahom~ Land Ol~ntng Washington, May 13, -- Assistant Commissioner W, A+ Rlchards ef~ the general land office will lea~ here to-day for Oklahoma, where he will take charge of the work of suryeying the boundaries and or- gentling five proposed counties in the Kiowa, Comanche and Wichita lands to be opened forsettlement September 1st. It has be~n decided to dislribute the lands to settlers by allotment so that the ~ettsh u~ually incident to opening Indian reservations ~lll be avoided. The Indians rematuing on the reserva- tions and accepting lands in severalty will receive the first allotments an~ will get the best lands. Much of the remainder can he used only for ~razing purpoees, and none l~ as valuable as that opened for set- tlement uy previous occasions, ~ Do Y/or Love Us New York, May 13.--Hen. Hamilton Fish, who arrlved from ]~tWope-Satur- day, says: "The Euro~an nations are net in love with this country, They are Jell- ous of the United States +and her won- derfu1 progre~ and development, Then a~alfl~ there is a strong pro-Spanish feeilnf over there. PreSident McKin- ley, however, is looked on as a great man, and admired." De Wet oa a New ][kid Lenten, May 13.--General De Wet, according t@ a dispatch to .the Mail from Pret0rla, has t~mumed operations, and Is reported to have crossed into the Transvul with 2,000 men. W'htm the train, consisting of a bag- gage car and the President's spectral coach, stopped at Valencia s~ Mrs. McKinley was carried in steamer chair by two colored porters from the private car to a closed car- rings in waiting. She was heavily veiled and the President and Dr. Blx- by followed close behind. Mrs. Mc- Kinley was gent~ placed in the car- rlage, and the President and Dr. Rlxey took seats in the same vehicle. Th~ lh~sident was quite pale, and looke~ serious. The rest of the t~trty fol- lowed In carriage~. Mr. and Mrs. Scott had arrived at their residence ahead of the President, an@were wait- ing to receive their distinguished| guests. Mrs. McKinley was agallt lifted out and placed in an invalid chair and eaxrled into the house. ~cretary Cortelyon, wbeu qne~ tloned concerning Mrs. McKinley's con- dition, stated that there was nothing alarming in her present i~dispositlov. and that perfect quiet, and rest for a few days would restm-e her to her usual health. It was the impression, however, of those who, saw Mrs. Mc- Kinley that she is very Ill and that her present state may result in an en- tire change of ~he President's pro- gram. Mrs. McKinley is ssld to be suffer- ing from nervous proMratton brought on by the tiresome trip and a bone fed ~n one of her hands. TftE ROCKY MOUNTAIN CHAUTAUQUA PR0(IRA][ Denver, Colo., May 13.--Plans have been completed for the RoCky Moun~ taln Chautauqua at Glen Path, Palmer Lake, which will open Ju~ ISt. Many special numbers have been added to the program and features will be added fromtlme to time. It is pro- posed to have a special week of Bible study and a conference of association workers. The Sunday school Normal Institute, It is i)romised, will be much more com- prehenaive this year than In years. It ia specially for trainiilg teachers of Sunday school, Y. M. C. A. and young people's society wo~k. The officers of the assembly me: President, F. M. PrJ~ey; at~perinten, dent of instruction, Robert CoRman. D. D.; secretary, Charles F. Camille; assistant secretary, J. C. Baker; health commisat~ner, Dr. J. B, Kinley. Superintendents of the department~ are: Bible normal, Ray. B. B. Tyler~ primary and Supda7 school ktndergaro ten, Mrs. J. A..Walker; ~etence, l~of. Ira Eugene CUtler, University of Den- ver, and Prof. ~. Bethel, director of department of botany in the Colorade Academy of Science; expression of Del- sarte culture, ~rs. Mabel W. Edwards, instructor in oratory in Denver Uni- versity; miseroseopy, Dr. J. B. Kinley~ kindergarten, Miss Frances Shiland; musical director, Claude A. Rossignol; literature, Mrs. A. E. Shlpley, state Chautauqua secretary; of Iowa; lan. guage, Claude A. Rossignol. ~ve ~ Life for Another*s Indianapoll~ Ind., May 13.--While William PbelI~ of Richmond, Kentuc- ky, and James Staplebury of this city, ciea~g the inside of an eight- foot upright boiler at the Gersalin~ ~lla yeaterday an empioye turned o~ the steam, thinking the ceck was fight. It leaked, and the scalding ateam pour~ ed in on the two men. The only exit up a ladder. Both Jumped for the h~dder. Phelps reached It, Jumped~ ~.de and Shouted: ' You go first, Jim, you are married." Staplebury sprang up the Jadder and escaped with slight burtm. Thongh Phelps followed at his heel& his act of heroism,cast him his life. Both me~ ~tere being cooked when Phelps Jump+ aside. By the tlme he had followedt Staplebury up the ladder the flesh was dropp~g from his limbs. He lived fop two hours In great agony. "It was Jim's right to go first," he said quietly, "he is married." Phelps has been boarding at Staplebury'~ house. Rot& men are colored. Conf~on of Elterhasy Brussels, May 13.--The Independence Belge publishes affidavits ai+~ by Count Ferdinand Walsin ]B~terlm~y, before the French consul in London, admitting the authm, ship of the Drey- fus bordereaux and declaring that it was written with the connivance of Colonel Sandheri, ex-ehlef of the se- cret Intelligence bureau.