Items of Interest

The twenty-sixth annual convention of the National Woman's Christian Temperance Union met at Seattle, Wash., October 20. The treasurer's report showed a balance of $3,435. The Willard memorial fund amounts to $3,268. In her address, the president, Mrs. Lillian M. N. Stevens of Portland, Me., recommended opposition to the seating of Congressman-elect Roberts of Utah. She said that in three-fourths of the State of Maine the prohibitory law was enforced as well as other laws. She hoped that other states would follow the example of Massachusetts. which has the first law in the world prohibiting vivisection in the schools.

Frank A. Vanderlip, of Washington. D.C., chairman of the Dewey home committee, received the following letter from the admiral:—

Washington, D.C., Oct. 26, 1899. Dear Sir: I acknowledge the receipt this day of the title deeds to the beautiful house presented to me by my countrymen. My heart is full of gratitude to them for this overwhelming expression of their regard for me, and I request that you will also accept and convey to the committee my heartfelt thanks for your and their efforts. Very sincerely yours.

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Archaeology Upsets Higher Criticism
November 2, 1899

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