cash to Pope Leo than any other country in the world. The clouds are thickening in Europe, and rumora of war are beard from various parts of the continent. A war, from present prospecta, ia imminent. The prospect ia now that there will be no settlement of the fiahery trouble at present, and the only hope now, as a result of the convention ie, that there will be a broader basis of understanding between Canada and the United States and that if other questions arise they may be ainicably settled. They certainly will not be if Canada shows her natural disposition, aa she seems unwilling to accedo to anything. The Detroit Free Presa says of the posttuaster general: " Mr. Dickinsou ia rapïdly acquiring as faat friends in Washington as be has ia Michigan. It is oommon talk on the floor of the house that he is one of the moat easily aocessible, agreeable, prompt and thorough business members of the oabinet. There is no hour of the day when he will not receive and listen to men who have business that requires at tention. He has alwaya been a great worker, aa bis Michigan friends know, and it does not seetn to ruftie a hair of bis head to attend to half a dozen tbinga at a time hour after hour and day in and out, as is demanded in bis exacting position. Michigan residente and Michigan visitors are proud of the Michigan member of the cabinet as he is of the state."