Items of Interest

It is unlikely that any reader of the Sentinel in whatever part of the world he may be will not have learned the result of the presidential election in the United States long before this item is read. Under conditions that were unusually fair to all sides engaged in the great contest, the Republican party elected its national candidates by an overwhelming majority in the electoral college, and by a large majority of the popular vote as well. With Kentucky classed as doubtful, President McKinley received 292 electoral votes to Mr. Bryan's 142. The votes for members of the lower house of Congress give the Republicans a majority of 47, and as a secondary result of this election the Republicans will have a majority of 16 in the Senate. Nebraska. which was in doubt for several days after the election, has been finally put in the Republican column.

Senor Sexto Lopez, the representative of the Filipinos, who has been in the United States for some weeks was Interviewed after the election and asked the question what would induce his countrymen to stop the war. His reply was as follows:—

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