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CJLMABt .... OOLORAXXX Tom Murray, a prominent hat mer chant of Chicago, says: "It Is a dis grace to get rich,” and to avoid the disgrace Mr. Murray will henceforth give half the proceeds of his business to the poor and needy. A French scientist has discovered that plants are very sensitive to poi son. The higher plants, as well as fungi, enable us to detect the presence of copper, mercury and other toxic substances, which chemical analysis does not detect. What sort of a halo ought an Alas kan saint to wear? A mission worker thinks that the frost and ice encom passing the face and head of a mission ary bishop, when he appeared to make his expected visit at Circle City, con stituted the kind of a hnlo appropriate to sainthood in that region. Telephone poles and wires are held. In Krueger vs. Wisconsin Telephone Co. (Wis.). 50 L. R. A. 298. to make an additional burden upon a street, for which compensation must be made to the owners of the land as a condition of such use. and this decision is in ac cord with the majority of the prece dents, as shown by the note in 24 L. R. A. 721. The Navy Department at Washing ton has received a fine oil portrait of R. W. Crowninshleld, who was secre tary of the navy from 1814 to 1818. The portraits of American naval secretaries now are about complete. Secretary Whitney’s portrait has not been ob tained as yet, however. Acting Sec retary Hackett recently urged him to add his portrait to the collection. The Philadelphia Academy of Nat ural Science has been enriched by one of the most curious collections ever known —a collection of locks of hair from the heads of all the presidents of the United States from Washington down to McKinley. These are accu rately authenticated and neatly ar ranged in an appropriate case, and In some Instances are accompanied by family coats-of-arms. In Hawaii enormous quantities of ducks are raised by the Chinese upon the edges of the ocean. Twice a day, within restricted areas, they are per mitted to eat the young fish which swim in the Inclosed coves. Fish are reported to be growing scarcer every year and by some this diminution is at trlbuted to the wholesale destruction of the young fry by the Chinese. Although 74 years old, Gideon Haw ley of Erie. Pa., is still running an en gine on the Lake Shore railroad. He began, railroading In 1846 and has been with the Lake Shore since 1852. A few days ago Hawley was put through a severe examination, the railroad offi cials believing that It was about time he should retire. To the surprise of the company not a trace of color blindness or dim vision or defective hearing could be found. According to a report by United States Consul Grout, a recent experi ment in wireless telegraphy off the coast of Malta has resulted in the suc cessful transmission of a message 134 miles. The message was received in an unexpected way. While experi menting on a ship In the open sea the operators were surprised to receive a message in Jtalian asking the position of their ship. It was afterward found that the message came from an Italian war vessel at Syracuse. Noiseless baseball, as distinguished from the game played largely with the lungs, may not be so far distant as it seems to many despondent lovers of a sportsmanlike game. A graduate publication, representing a well-known college, declares that the adoption of a noiseless game would do more good to that institution than winning the championship. The campaign motto of a baseball nine ought to be, "Give an opponent every opportunity to do his best—and then beat him!” A row dy may resort to barbaric yells as a means of defeating an antagonist, but a gentleman is bound to refrain from debasing methods of gaining a tri umph. All shining buttons, buckles and or naments are to be dispensed with in the new military uniform for German forces. A grayish brown cloth will be used for coat, trousers and cap. War without glitter will be less fascinat ing as the years go by, and that is well. Nothing ought to disguise its real significance. Only the patriotic sense of duty will make men engage in war when it shall have been stripped of its romance, and when its deadly purpose shall be written in every fea ture. If there were no men to bury, no bills to pay, war would be a popu lar resource of excitement seekers; but graves and debts are accompani ments which mock at romantic theo ries about campaigns and battles. The woman who designed Mrs. Grover Cleveland’s gown for two in augural balls was sentenced to five days in the New York goal for drunk enness on Wednesday. She is Mary Culllamore, forty-one years old, known as the "needle woman of the gaol.” In the past year she has spent 273 days In prison for intoxication. During her terms of imprisonment she spends her time in planning party dresses for the wives of the judges who sentence her. Often she comes out of her cell with SIOO or more earned in this way. Her friends have given her up as hopeless. FERRY BOAT SINKS WITH OVER ONE THOUSAND PASSENGERS New York. Juno 15.—The wooden side-wheeler Northfleld. whleh has been in the service of the Staten Isl and Ferry Company for tin* past thir ty-eight years, was rammed last night by the steel hulled propeller Mau.li Chunk, used as a ferry boat by the Central Itailroail of New Jersey. The collisioß occurred just oIT the Staten Island ferry slip at the foot of White hall street, and in less than twenty minutes afterward the Northfleld, which was crowded with passengers, sank at the outer end of the Spanish line pier, in the East river. The Mauch Chunk, which was badly damaged, landed two dozen passen gers who were aboard of her. Over 100 of the passengers of the sunken Northfleld were dragged out of the wa ter by people alongside shore and the crews of the fleet of river tugs, which promptly responded to the ferry boat’s call for help. A few of the North field's passengers were hurt In the ac cident and the i»ollce believe that some lives were lost. Captain Daniel Gully of the tugboat Mutual, who saw the ferry boats crash together, says that Immediately after the collision lietween twenty-live and thirty of the passengers leaped into the water and that many of those per ished. Captain Gully also declared that he is sure that over 100 of the North field’s passengers were drowned. The captains of other tugboats who were early on the scene, are inclined, how ever, to think that the disaster was not so serious as regards loss of life. Thus far no dead bodies have been recov ered. The reason for such difference of opinion as to the extent of the disaster Is that the wildest excitement pre vailed on the Northfleld. The tug Mu tual saved in all about seventy-live per sons from the Northfleld and the tugs Unity and Arrow saved lwtwecn them 150 persons. Two policemen of the Old Slip station claim to have rescued nearly thirty people between them. As soon as the crowd which had followed the sinking ferry boat along the riyer front were able to render tiny aid they worked with n will, and in many In stances men sprang into the water to save life. The greatest service was rendered by the tug boats, which cir cled around the Northfleld and made a bridge to the Spanish line pier. Men and women clambered over the tugs to the shore. The swift running flood tide and the question of which boat had the right ROUGH WEATHER FOR JUNE AT VARIOUS COLORADO POINTS Pueblo, Colo., June 15.—(Denver News Special.)—Snow shovels were got out by business men in that portion of the city south of the river into yes terday afternoon to clean from their sidewalks two Inches of hall which came down in about twenty minutes. In some places the hail was driven into drifts that reached a depth of eight or ten Inches. Streets, sidewalks and roofs were so covered as to give the appearance of midwinter. North of the river there was considerable hall, the storm sweeping in from the west and traveling southeast. Some of the hailstones were ns large as marbles and reports of damage* are expected from ranchmen having berries and oth er small fruits. lteports coming in last night from ranches east of the city along the Ar kansas, In the highly cultivated sec tion around Vineland, Artman and Av ondale, are to the effect that while there was a drenching rain with some linil no damage was done. Off to the southwest the hail was severe, hut in that section less tin mage is likely to result than east of the city. Boulder, ’Colo., June 15.—Boulder county was visited by a hall storm be tween 8 and 4 o’clock yesterday morn ing. followed by a rain storm which lasted all day. Farmers In from the surrounding country say that the dam age was great between Marshall and Longmont, though the. hail belt was not greater than n quarter of a mile in width on the average. In places it spread out for a mile. Its general course followed what is known ns “Gunbarrel road,” going north from the coal camps to Longmont. Its southern terminus was the Shanahan ranch at Marshall. Alfalfa was laid low, but it is thought it can be saved. Wheat was cut and pelted into tin* ground to such a degree as to be a total loss. The hall was of unusual size. Thomas Ivincnle. the water com missioner of District No. 0, says at N1 COLORADO SPRINGS’ QUARTO-CENTENNIAL Colorndo Springs, Juno 15.—The Quarto-Centennial Jubilee Association of this city lias arranged a remarkably attractive program for the celebration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the admission of Colorado into the Union, and now appeals to city and county officers and all public-spirited citizens throughout the state to aid in making the event worthy of the state and the occasion. They desire that as nearly as possi ble every city and town in the state shall be represented by some suitable float or other appropriate feature ns a part of the historical parade which will take place on August 3rd. the third and last day of the celebration. The program will Include historical pageants and parades illustrating pre historic Colorndo life. Indians and Pu eblos; the Spanish life, hunters and trappers cowboys, prospectors—in fact, our past and present. It is expect ed that Vice President Roosevelt will be here to deliver an address on the growth of tills region during the quar ter century, and the Roosevelt Rough Riders will have their national en campment during the jubilee. There will be many bands of music, pioneer gatherings, receptions and historical addresses. Indian races and dances, a street fair and “midway,” profession al league base ball games daily, splen did historical fireworks, excursions to of wny wns the muse of the disaster. Captain Abraham Johnson was in charge if the Northfleld and Captain S. C. Griffin wuh in command «»f the Mauch Chunk. Each lays tho blame for the collision on the other. The Northfleld, with a load of pas sengers. variously estimated at SOO and 1.200, at 0:01 p. m. started out of the west slip at Whitehall street for St. George. Staten Island, and at P in. the Mauch Chunk left the railroad slip at Cominunpow for Whitehall street. The latter craft was abreast of the barge office at the Battery when the Northfleld came out of the slip. An exchange of whistles between the boats was foil wed by the crash. As the bumping of the ferry boats is not unusual In this harbor the passen ger on the Northfleld did not for a minute or so realize the seriousness of the collision. When, however, two firemen ran up on deck to save them selves from the inflow of water and the Northfleld was being driven at full speed up the East river instead of down toward Staten island, and all the time screeching for help, they knew that something serious hud happened. Then commenced the panic, which continued until the Northfleld went down. At no time was the Northfleld more than 500 feet out in the river be yond the bulkjiead line, but the tide was running with the velocity of a mill race, and had the vessel sunk out In the stream only the tugs would have been able to give assistance. Captain Abraham Johnson of the Northfleld was arrested aliout mid night on a charge of criminal negli gence. Captain Griffin of the Mauch Chunk went to his home In Jersey City not long after the accident occurred. Offi cers of the Jersey Central railroad gave assurances that Captain Griffin would make his appearance in court to answer to a technical charge of man slaughter. The only person reported missing up to midnight was George H. Kopper. janitor of the Criminal Court build ing. There were twelve teams on the Northfleld and they all perished. The officials of the Staten Island ferryboat said that there were prob ably not over 000 passengers on the Northfleld at the time of the collision. The passengers say that the usunl rush hour crowd was aboard, and that It numbered fully 1,200 men, women and children. Wot tlic hailstones were an Inch In di ameter. At White Itock the hall lay six inches deep at 7 o’clock this morn -188. . * Victor. Colo., June 14.—A heavy rain and snow storm occurred here about 1 o’clock this afternoon. Hall also fell. Tlie weather lias not cleared to-night. Cripple Creek, Colo., June 14.—This lias been one of the worst days in the matter of weather that tlie camp lias seen In many a day. At an early hour this morning until 0 o’clock to-night It has been raining and snowing al most continuously. The snow that fell In Cripple Creek and Victor almost melted as soon ns It struck the ground, but the hills and mountains show a covering of snow in places several inches In depth. Granada, Colo., June 14.—A heavy rain fell here this afternoon. Tlie wind blew a gale during the rain and forced the water into every crevice of houses and stacks of hay. Hall fell during tlie intter part of the storm, do ing much damage to gardens and some to fruit. The rain fell so heavily and with such force that many chickens were drowned before they could reach shelter. One person reports a loss ot nearly 100 in this way. Some damage was done the alfnlfa already cut, but this is balanced many times over by the benefit to the range which was in very bad condition from tlie late dry weather. Holyoke, Colo.. June 14.—Rain lias fallen almost constantly in this coun ty in the last forty-eight hours. A driving rain from the northwest made its nppenrnnee here this afternoon about 4 o’clock. Full crops of all kind are assured by these rains. Some hail accompanied the rain, but not enough to do much if any damage. The rains have done some damage to the crops in the woy of drifting soil over corn that lias been listed after it has come up and leafed out. the top of Pike’s Penk nnd to Cripple Creek, and a genuinely grand celebra tion. The following Is a list of the officers of the association: John Shields, president: I. X. Stevens, vice presi dent; Irving Howbert. treasurer; Gil bert McClurg, secretary. Executive committee: I. N. Stevens. John G. Shields. I>. B. Fairley, Phillip B. Stewart. Don (*. Goddard. George Rex Buckman, Gilliert McClurg. The railroads will grant a specially low rate of fare from all sections of the state. Transport Ingnll* I apMze*. New York, June 15.—While the Unit ed States transport Ingalls was in the balance dry dock at the Erie basin, South Brooklyn, yesterday afternoon, where it was about to undergo exten sive repairs, it suddenly slipped from the blocks and capsized, one man Is known to have been killed and many were Injtired. There were about 210 carpenters, machinists and other laborers at work on the vessel nnd dock at the time. Thirty Italian laborers were shifting ballast in the hold nnd it is feared that all or most of them were drowned. Sunstroke* In Chicago. Chicago, June 15.—Although the tem perature was milder yesterday there are three deaths attributed to the heat of the last three days. The dead are: Frank Blackley, John Lang and Carl lUese. COLORADO NOTES. The chief of police of Pueblo has ap pointed a dog catcher aud put him on the war path. It. F. Ha wait, father of Representa tive C. F. Kuwait of Gunnison, died suddenly of heart failure at Salida ou the Oth instant. An active canvass is tq be made In Pueblo for the state fair fund. The sum of $14,000 has already been pledged In large amounts. The University of Denver will con duct a summer school at the request of many students and outsiders who have signiiied their desire to attend. The National Association of Master Blacksmiths will meet In Denver August 13th. It Is expected that 250 members will be in attendance. The postofficcs at Florence' and Rocky Ford. Colorado, have been ad vanced by the Postoffico Department from third to second-class offices. The salary of the postmaster at Den ver has been raised from $3,900 to $4,<XX>. At La Junta, from SI,BOO to SI,OOO, aud nt Aspen lowered front $2,- 200 to $2,100. Governor Orntnn and staff are ex pected to take part in the Fourth of July celebration at Victor, which is to be a big, one with exercise* ou the . 3rd, 4th aud sth. lu the Western Base Ball League up to June 10th, Colorado Springs had won fourteen games and lost sixteen, and the Denver club had won twelve and lost eighteen. A company has been organized to build new stock yards In Fast Pueblo. It is stated that the company will be operated Independently and not con nected with any railroad The trustees of Colorado College, at Colorado Springs, have appointed a committee to raise money for a greater endowment fund to keep pace with the rapid growth of the institution. The fruit growers of the Grand val ley will meet nt Rifle July Oth to ot gnnlze a Garfield county horticultural society, the chief object being self protection and mutual advancement. The Rocky Mountain News Printing Company Is erecting a $75,00 build ing on Weltou street near Seven teenth street. In Denver, for Its own use, aud will put In two new presses to cost $55,000. At n meeting of the Jewish citizens of San Francisco It was decided to es tablish a Pacific coast directors’ com mittee of the Denver Howpltul for Con sumption, which henceforth Is to be a national Institution. W. It. Lee, ex-deputy game warden at Glenwood Springs, recently re ceived 30,000 brook trout from the Gunnison hatchery. They were at once dejioslted In the streams tributary io the Grand and Roaring Fork rivers. A lady writes from Connecticut to ask If the Indian war whoop Is still heard on the plains and among the mountains of Colorado. Unfortunately, madam. It Is not; It has been super seded by college yells ten times more ferocious. Pueblo proposes to hove a genuine state fair next fall. Each county In Colorado will have a vice president, and the superintendents and assistant superintendents of the departments will be chosen without regard to their residence. Director of the Mint Roberts told a Denver reporter that the Denver mint when completed will be the largest 1n the world and that It will probably be finished within a year and a half. Judging from past progress It will be nearer a decade aud a half. At a special election at EUlora the citizens by a vote of 37 to 1, ratified the actions of the trustees In granting a franchise for the use of the streets by Messrs. T. B. Whitted of Denver. William B. Ogden ami W. 11. McLeod of Boulder for electric light purposes. At Trinidad a largely attended meet ing of business men and property own ers was held and a strong and active taxpayers’ league formed. Committees were appointed to assist the county as sessor in the work of assessing the proiierty of the county under the new law. The annual election of the American Association for the Advancement of Science will be held in Denver August 24th to 80th. This association has af filiated with it several other societies. Great preparations are being made at Cripple Creek for the meeting of the Trans-Mississippi Commercial Con gress, July lOtli to 20tli. There is talk that Cheesman lake, tile immense new reservoir now lu process of construction by the Denver Union Water Company in the South Platte canon, will be utilized to fur nish electrical power for Denver and other itoiuts, and also to run electrical suburban railways to be controlled by tlie Water company and the Den ver Thatnway Company. Sergeant Ivy Baldwin, the govern ment aeronaut, who won fame in the war In Cuba, lias returned to Colorado, and will build a balloon and thoroughly test it in Denver during the summer. He intends to make it one that can be kept high in the air for a great length of time. In the fall he will take it to the Atlantic const, where he is to con duct experiments with balloons and immense kites. The new pottery plant nt Golden will be in the trust, which was recently or ganized nt East Liverpool. Ohio. Dis patches from that place tell of the eon nidation of all the pottery plants and the absorption of independent plants. The promoters of the combine are looking for a suitable site near GoF den, where a large plant will l»s erect ed. The Golden clay is said to be par ticularly adapted to use in the manu facture of pottery. The promoters of the new concern expect to make Gol den the center of the i>ottery industry in tlie West. According to the statement of the In surance Press of New York the amount paid to citizens of Colorado on life In ! surance policies during the year 1900 1 was $1,772,470, of which amount Den \ ver received $773,895. The record of claims of SIO,OOO or more paid during 1900. ns reported to the Insurance Press, is as follows: Alpine—F. E. Ty ler, $57,001. Colorado .Springs—Thom as E. Connelly. $10,000; 11. B. Moore. $13,700. Denver—James M. Burt. $lO,- OOO; Edward A. Durbin. $10,073; Na thaniel T. Hill. $40,000; Wilbur C. I»throp, $20,000; William Ruth, $15,- OUO. GREAT WESTERN RAILROAD COMBINATION PERFECTED Chicago. June 17.—That the Jlurrl nmn combine has secured control of tPe Chicago. Milwaukee & St. Paul, nml that a composite agreement lias been ninth* to perfect a community of Interests among roads with tracks enough to twice belt the globe, is gen erally accepted in railroad circles. Tin* sudden departure of Mr. Harrimau for the East, accompanied by John M. 'Mitchell of the Illinois Trust and Sav ings bank, was announced in support of the statement that Mr. Mitchell and other bankers would furnish the funds for the completion of the Mil waukee and St. Paul transfer. The meeting of the western oflleinls with llarrlman is believed to have been the result of tin* recent contro versy over the control of Northern Pa cific stock, which drove short holders to cover at SI,OOO a share. A few small roads out of Chicago are hot parties to the agreement, but It Is un derstood that they will consent to any thing that will maintain rates anil end the squabble that has been kept up in the past among the various western lines. It was asserted to-night that all the roads west, northwest and southwi*st from Chicago to the Pacific coast will l>e controleil In future by the follow ing interests: JLiues west of Chicago to the Pacific AGUINALDO’S SUCCESSOR WILL SURRENDER HIS ARMY Mr.niln. Juno 17.—Colonels Infant and Gulvnra, representative of Gcu> oral Cullies, yesterday signed the name of tlielr principal to an agree ment to surrender. Under the terms of this agreement General ('allies Is to assemble his men at Santa Cruz, La guna province, ns quickly as possible, and there surrender himself and I.ls command to the American authorities. The exact numlier of his force is un certain. but there wUI probably be more than f>oo. For more than a year past General Cailles has commanded the Insurgent forces oiterating on the east side of Hay lake*, north of Manila. He is said to boa French half-caste, and during the last revolution he has acquired a reputation for vindictiveness and cruelty. The society of Mnndu-Cnts. whose practice it was to assassinate and bury alive those of tlielr countrymen wlv> accepted American sovereignty whenever the hitter fell into tiioir hands, operated with the cognizance. MRS. KENNEDY FOUND GUILTY OF MURDER Kansas City, Mo., Juno 17.—A Jury In the Criminal Court Saturday decid ed that Lulu Prince-Kenn'edy was guilty for having killed lier husband, Philip 11. Kennedy, January 10th lust, and assessed her punishment at ten years in the penitentiary. When the verdict was read this remarkable twenty-year-old prisoner, whose cool Indifferent manner lias for live months battled the Jail officers who have had her in charge, looked straight aliead of her. She neither burst out crying nor moved u muscle. The murder of Kennedy occurred January 10th lost, in the new Ilidge building, in the center of the business district. Kennedy, who was contract ing agent of a transportation company, was sitting at ills desk in ids otiice when colled to the door by Dr. Cross, the woman's physician. Mrs. Kennedy followed the physi cian closely, asked her husband if he Intended to live with her, and. receiv ing a negative answer, began shooting. She fired five shots, all of which took effect, and any one of which would have proven fatoL Kennedy died nl most Instantly, the only words escap ing his lips being: “It wasn’t her gun.” Before taken away by the police, the woman kicked the prostrate man in the lace, remarking: "You will never seduce another girl.” Thomas Ken nedy. a brother of the dead man, tried to wrest the revolver from Mrs. Ken nedy’s hand, when he was struck down by her brother. Will Prince. The couple were married in the Cir cuit Court February 4tli. aud two days before he was killed Kennedy brought suit to have the marriage set aside, al leging duress, and (‘barging W. C. Prince, the girl’s father, and Will Prince with forcing him to marry her at the point of a revolver. Death of Father Dyer. Denver. June 17.—Itev. John L. Dyer, known all over the West as "Father” Dyer, “the snowshoe itinerant,” died last evening at 6:30 o’clock at the home of his daughter. Mrs. Abide Streeter, in University Park. The end had been expected for several weeks. Ever since his last illness, which commenced the latter part of last April, the sturdy mountaineer had been steadily failing, being unable to partake of solid food. I The cause of death was shock from paralysis, but for weeks his sturdy con stitution fought successfully against the ravages of diseases and the weak ness of old age, for he was just eighty nine years and three months old yes terday. Up to half an hour before death came he was conscious and though not strong enough to talk he could answer all questions by a nod of his head. Gathered about the death bed were his daughter, Mrs. Streeter, and her husband. Samuel Dyer of Crip ple Creek. “Father” Dyer’s son, and a number of friends. Itev. John L. Dyer was the pioneer preacher and missionary of the Itoeky mountain regions. Before the white man had made village or city at the foot of the great range and when the men and women who are to-day past middle age read upon their school maps the words, "Great American Desert” applied to practically all the country west of the Mississippi. Father Dyer, preaching the gospel of love, had in vaded the territory and sown the seeds of itis religious belief. lie blazed the way that others might easily follow. const, by Ilnrrlmnn. Kuhn, Loeb & Co. and the* Rockefellers. I.ines northwest from Chicago by Ilill and Morgan. Lines southwest from St. Louis, by Could and the Rockefellers. Lines southwest from Chicago, by the Atchison. Topeka & Santa IV. t,» which will be added before long the Chicago, Itock Island and I*acitic. .T. Plerpont Morgan and E. 11. liar liman, however, will he the real dicta tors and direct the policy to be pur sued by these companies, thus cstalv lishiug tin* ••community of interest- • which has been the dream of Mr. .Mor gan. Following is a list of the railroads ami tlielr mileage which the combin ation is said to include: Itond— . Mileage Santa Fe. . n.liHt Southern Pacific 7.'1l i Union Pacific 4.4.i'.» Northern Pacific 4.r>'_’4 St. Paul d.liu Northwestern r»,077 Iturlington 7.150 Missouri Pacific Croat Northern 5.127 Vldoago & Alton sit Wabash 2.52^ Total 55,502 if not the support of General Caill • At one time rallies offered a reward of $lO for the liemls of all Amerlcuus brought to him. and more recently of fered a reward of SIO,OOO for the head of Captain Edward N. Jones, Jr., of the Eighth infantry. ('allies was a man with considerable Influence with the Filipino people and an aggressive tighter. He kept his fol lowers well in hand, his system of mo bilization being excellent. In the mountains of Laguna province, where ('allies practically confined his opera tions. he had many advantages over the American troops frequently sent dislodge him niul rendered their efforts futile. He is credited with the Sina loa n affair of hist year in which a few American troops were badly cut up. losing more than fifty per cent, of tiie number engaged. ('allies at one time declared himself to be Aguinaldo's successor. He and General Malver were the only two troublesome iusurgent leaders remain ing in Luzon. To Colonise Palestine. Philadelphia. Jutfe 17.—The fourth annual convention of the Federation of American Zionists began here vcsrA day with a larger attendance than o\W* before In its history. Delegates from every section of the country were present. The aim of Zionism is to es tablish in Palestine a legal home for the oppressed ami j>erseouted Hebrews of Russia, Itoumania and other Euro pean countries, and to furnish them with an asylum by consent of the pow ers. where they will have an oppor tunity to begin life anew, under more favorable circumstances. Greetings were received from Baron Rothschild and Max Xordau. An effort was made to amend the constitution by making it obligatory upon every member of the federation before becoming a delegate to the con vention to purchase a share in the Jewish Colonial Trust of London. The ameudmeht was voted down. A committee appointed to devise ways and means of establishing a He brew newspaper includes Rabbi S. S. Wise of Portland. Christian Kmleavor Convention. The Christian Endeavor convention held at Colorado Springs on the loth instant elected the following officers: President, H. R. Chapman, Colorad * Springs; vice president, James D. I lusted. Cripple Creek: recording sec retary, W. C. Wright. Colorado Springs: corresponding secretary. Miss Ella J. Queen, Denver; treasurer. Bert L. Kinte, Greeley: superintendent mis sion department. Miss Jessie Aiken. Colorado Springs; superintendent Christian citizens’ committee, W. E- Lefflngwell, Denver; superintendent junior department. Miss Nellie M. A' Hams, Cherry; district vice presluWt. Miss Marion Cordingly, Denver; J. L«‘ Roy Stockton. Greeley; H. J. 01m stead, Colorado Springs: C. E. B. Ward. Grand Junction; John A. Clark and Rev. M. D. J. Sanchez, Antoni to; press sui>erintendent. Miss Jessie Ed wards, superlntendent-nt-large, Rev. J. W. Saunders. The next state convention will In* held at Leadville. Mr*. McKinley Much Better. Washington. D. C.. June 17.—Mrs. McKinley’s lirst request after her ill ness was to have Marine Band con certs resumed at the Wldte House. She received lady friends in the sick chamber and had an old-time Saturday night. Yesterday tin* President spent most of the time with ids sick wife. Improvements on the President’s homo at Canton are about completed, and everything will be in readiness for oc cupnny by the Ist of July. If Mrs. Mc- Kinley's condition permits her re moval by that time she will be taken t«► her Ohio home, where it is believed the chances for permanent improve ment will Im* greater than in Washing ton. Hope is expressed that she may be able to travel by the Ist of July. National Killtorial Association. Buffalo, N. Y.. June 15.—When the National Editorial Association con vened yesterday the law committee precipitated a warm debate by submit ting a report in favor of excluding from the mails all newspapers that give premiums. John A. Sleleher of New York letl the opposition to the report, which was dually adopted* Albert Tozier of Portland Oregon, was elected president. The next con vention will be held at Hot Springs.