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Lisbon, Nov. 13. It was re
ported heer today that "Manuel
Pardinas Y. Zarrate, assassin of
the Spanish prime minister, died
at police headquarters in Madrid
some time after he shot himself.
Those who gave out the report
were men whose information
about revolutionary develop
ments is generally correct. They
added that there is no doubt Zar
rate was an anarchist. (
"Butcher" Weyler is said to be,
the strongest candidate to suc
ceed Canalejas as premier. Wey
ler has been successful as captain-general
of the Catalan prov
inces. Ex-Premier Moret today de
clined an offer of reappointment
to succeed the assassinated prime
The bitterness of feeling in
Spain today can be told from
what happened when arquis
Prieto, foreign minister, eulogiz
ed Canalejas in announcing his
murder in parliament.
The conservatives and liberals'
cheered Prieto wildly. The Re
publican deputies sat in stony silence.
DECIDE NOT TO OPERATE
After a conusltation of physi
cians, it was decided today not to
operate on former United States
Senator William Lorimer.
Lofimer is now in the Presby
terian hospital, suffering from a
severe attack of appendicitis. He
passed a good night, and was
resting better today than yesterday.
STILL AFTER HOME RULE
London, Nov. 13. Prime Min
ister Asquith today moved for a
reconsideration of the anti-home
rule vote of last Monday.
Speaker Lowther ruled that
Asquith's motion was in order, al
though he added that it was with- -
Asquith said it did not matter
about precedtn, and that a recon-
sideration was absolutely neces
sary. Bonar Law, the Tory leader,
savagely attacked the cabinet for
not resigning. He quoted from a -
.bitter attack made by Asquith on
former Prime Minister Balfour
when Balfour refused to resign
after a defeat in the house.
"The only honorable course for '
the "present Liberal cabinet is tof
resign or dissolve parliament and
force a general election," said
PULLS NOVEL STUNT
New York, Nov. 13. Rodman
Law went 300 feet above the
Hudson in a baloon and exploded1 t
the airship with 150 pounds of
dynamite in order to prove that
Melvin Vaniman and his four'
companions, killed when Vani
man's dirigible blew up at Atlan-2
tic City, could have saved them-
to the earth. Law himself float
ed gracefully to the water in a'
parachute. He was -unhurt.
Besides proving that Vaniman -might
have saved himself, Law
collected $1,000 from a moving '
picture firm for his stuj 3 -