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MILITIAMEN ORDERED TOSHOOT
MEN WHO PICK. UP STONES
Buffalo, N. Y., April 9. Sergt R.
W. Ruhl, 74th regiment, command
ing a troop of mounted scouts patrol
ling street car property, was fired on
by vone of a gang of men while riding
along the street shortly before noon.
Soldiers gave chase, but could not
find the man who fired the shot
Orders have been issued by Gen.
Welch to shoot in case any man is
seen to pick up a stone.
W. B. Fitzgerald, pleader of the
2,000 striking conductors and-motor-men,
today protested, to Gov. Sulzer
against the sending of militia into
. "We had to strike . to get our
, rights," said the labor leader. "If the
state troops are ordered out they
will assist the company and intimi
date workmen. We have been and
still are willing to submjt'to arbitra
tion. The company has refused."
Three regiments of mihtia have
been, ordered to the city. An. attempt
to operate cars with strikebreakers
caused numerous disturbanceslate
City officials asked the representa
tives of the car company to agree fo
arbitration, but the appear was -denied.
The company is relying on the '
.militia to aid its fight against the
union and enable it to run cars with
POPE'S CONDITION CRITICAL
' Rome, April 9. Pope Pius X., who.
passed a fairly restful night, had a
return of fever this afternoon and his
condition is regarded as slightly more
critical. Cardinal Merry del Val
stated that the Pope was suffering a!
relapse of influenza, but it is learned
from reliable sources that the Pontiff
has nephritis, an effeclibn of the kid-,
neys, similar' to Bright's disease.'
Four -thousand. Catholic pUgrims
wdrld, here.forthe celebrations comr1;
memorating Cohstantine year, knelt ,
inSt Peter's cathedral and. prayed,:
that the life of Pope Pius X. may be
spared. s '
MAGISTRATE THREATENED IN .
London, April 9. Justice Sir
Charles Montague Lush, the magis
trate who sentenced Mrs. Bmmeline
Pankhurst, militant suffraget leader,
to three years' in jail, received anony
mous letter threatening him with
death, which Scotland Yard is inves- .
Mrs. Pankhurst is still on hunger
strike, this being her sixth day. .
The 'home ofilce positively states
that no attempt has been to forcibly
feed her. Mrs. Pankljurst's vitality
and ,the way she bears up under her
prolonged fast has astonished tha
Miss Zelie Emerson, the Michigan -suffraget,
said to be broken in health,
is hidden in a private hospital since
her release from Holloway jail last
'night and her mother is guarding the
door o'f the Tibspital to frustrate all
attempts to see, the suffraget
Indianapolis, Ind. Appeal of con- i
victed men in dynamite conspiracy1)
case will be filed before Judge,Ander
son in local Federal Court, according
to statement of attorney for defense.
Washington. Senator Clifton of"
West Virginia introduced a bill for $9
mihimujh wage for women and non
employment of girls less than. 15. '
Washington. Dr.M Mary Walker,
the.-only woman permitted'by act of
congress to . wear men's clothes, 1
stated that Miss Zelie Emerson, j
American suffraget, yesterday releas- '
ed from Holloway prison, should be T
brought to U. S. and tried for "of-
fenses against agnation with which '
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