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I PRESIDENT McKINLEY'S MESSAGE.…

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I PRESIDENT McKINLEY'S MESSAGE. { I President McEinIey's Message was delivered to the United States Congress on its assembling at Washington on Monday. It deals at great length with the Chinese que&tion. The policy of the United States it deSnes as that of seeking a solution which may bring permanent peace and safety to China, pre- serve Chinese territorial and administrative unity, protect all rights guaranteed to friendly Powers by treaty and international law, and safeguard for the world the principle of equal and impartial trade with all parts of the Empire. The President main- tains that the action and diplomacy of his Govern- ment have been in accordance with this aim, and dis- cusses the Russian and French proposals from the same standpoint. After describing the relations of the United States with Ftance and Germany as amicable, the President says that friendly relations with Great Britain continue. He states the solution attained in respect of American gooda seized as contraband on their way to the Boer States. The Message commends the Eay-Pauncefote Treaty to the earty attention of the Senate, reports continued progress and activity in external trade, and recommends the reduction of the internal revenue taxes to the extent of 30,000,000dols. Mention is made of the con- tinuance of the insurrection in the Philippines. The President recommends that for the present the army should be maintained at a strength of 100,000 men, and be approves the proposals of the Secretary of the Navy in regard to the construction of new war vessels.

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