Items of Interest

Reports from Honolulu say: Republicans and Democrats each held their conventions on September 24. Each party named a native Hawaiian for delegate to Congress. The Republican nominee is Hon. Samuel Parker, chairman of the Hawaiian delegation to the national Republican convention at Philadelphia. The Democrats have put up Prince David Kawananakoa, who would have been in line for succession to the Hawaiian throne if the monarchy had lasted.

The board of visitors to West Point for 1900 has submitted its report to the Secretary of War. The board considers it unfortunate that so much time during the first year is devoted to elementary subjects, and recommends that the standard of admission be raised.

Siege of the Foreign Legations
October 11, 1900

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