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Deputies sustains the government's policy toward
May 15.-The Russian upper house rejects the bill passed by the Duma to abolish trial by drumhead court martial....Socialists and Anti-Semites make the greatest gains in the Austrian elections.
May 17-The corporation of Dublin unanimously adopts a resolution condemning the Irish
Home Rule bill.
May 18.-Herr Dernburg is appointed head of
Germany's new ministry for the colonies.
April 20.-The Porte explicitly accepts the five
demands of the European powers.
April 22.-The reply of the Sultan of Morocco
to the French demand for indemnity shows a
in the war submitted to arbitration.
April 23.-A treaty of peace between Salvador and Nicaragua is signed at Amapala. April 25.-The protocol with reference to the
dent Fallières of France exchange visits at Paris.
new treaty with the United States.
all the American demands, chief of which is that
Nicaraguan and Honduran prisoners on the
May 6.-An agreement by which France and regarding their territories in the Far East is reJapan will be bound to observe the status quo ported as under negotiation at Tokio.
May 7-It is announced that Great Britain and Germany have reached an understanding with regard to their possessions in South Africa. ....Ecuador protests against the boundary agreement between Brazil and Colombia as preudicial to Ecuador's interests.
May 9.-It is announced in Paris that as Morocco's reply to the French demands is not satisfactory the occupation of Oudja will continue.
May 12.-Negotiations to establish a Japanese embassy at Constantinople are hampered by Turkish refusal to grant to Japan the supervision of internal affairs which is possessed by the
May 14-The German Reichstag, on third reading, finally passes the German-American commercial agreement, which is to take effect on July I and remain in force one year.
May 15-Signor Tittoni, the Italian Foreign Minister, in a speech before the Chamber of Deputies, explains the attitude of the powers toward the question of limitation of armament at The Hague.
May 16 The Moroccan Foreign Minister communicates to France the Sultan's decision to comply with her demands.... Chinese officials in Shanghai state that the famine relief has healed all breaches between China and the United States....The Nicaraguan Congress approves the peace treaty with Salvador.
OTHER OCCURRENCES OF THE MONTH. April 20.-Heavy snow and hail storms are reported from Colorado, Kansas, and other portions of the Southwest.
April 21.-Thirty-one persons are drowned by the sinking of a river steamer in the Neva, near St. Petersburg.
April 23.-New buildings at Glasgow University are opened....The gift of $1,000,000 by Miss Anna T. Jeanes, for the education of negro chil
THE MEETING OF KING EDWARD AND KING AL- dren in the South, is announced.
FONSO AT CARTHAGENA.
April 26.-The Jamestown Tercentenary Ex
May 19.-The Lowell, Mass., textile council votes to request an increase in wages of 10 per cent. in all of the seven great cotton mills of the city....Employees of the Woolwich (Eng.) Arsenal make a demonstration in Trafalgar Square to express their disapproval of the government's
THE HOUSE HUNTERS (BRYAN, TAFT, AND FAIRBANKS).
BRYAN: "That house looks good to me, if the present occupant really expects to give it up." From the Journal (Minneapolis).
A candidate who, unlike Theodore Roosevelt, will keep his mouth shut, whatever happens.