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New Orleans. Mrs. J. B. Bohanna,
widow of Clinton, 111., man she killed,
says she fired to save her honor. Be
lieved jealousy. -. .
Paris. M. LouisGressard killed
549 snakes in 3 days' hunt.
St. Louis. Following lead of ex
Gov. Francis, Everett L. Payton
'smashed glass in rear door of closed
platform car because conductor shut
uoor in his face. Arrested.
Panama. David Marks, American
member Panama joint land commis
sion, seriously ill.
Madison, Wis. Strike of carpen
ters and affiliated workmen in prog
ress since June 1 called off. Declar
ed carpenters guaranteed 45-cent
London. Mrs. Emmeline Pank
hurst, released from jail for 11th
time July 12 under cat and mouse
act, re-arrested last night.
Norfolk, Va. 4 people killed and
scores injured in colhsion between
electric train and (Joal train.
London. Suffraget hatchet-woman
mutilated painting of Thomas
Carlisle in National Portrait Gallery.
Washington. Threatened strike of
employes of railroads west of Chi
cago greatly troubling administra
tion. Offices of federal mediation
board may be tendered railorad broth
erhoods and officials in effort to pre
vent -walkout of the men.
lola, Kan. W. C. Hughes, vice
pres. Emporia Nat. Bank, probably
fatally injured and two others severe
ly hurt when train crashed into auto.
THE MEXICAN SITUATION
Mexico City, July 17. Gen. Car
ranza, or other representatives of the
constitutionalists, will arrive in Mex
ico City at an early date to attend
peace conference which will be called
dv provisional president Carbaiai.
who announced that he will attempt
to bring the warring factions of the j
republic together. Declared the con
stitutionalists will accept the invita
tion for a conference.
It is generally accepted that Pres.
Carhajal's plan for the establishment
of peace in the republic provides for
the installation of the constitutional
ists in power at an early date.
Little information has been receiv
ed as to the whereabouts of Gen.
Huerta. Railroad and government of
ficials refuse to even state his destina
tion. It was reported, however, that
the special train bearing the dictator
and Gen. Blanquet stopped for the
night at San Marco.
Juarez, Mex., July 17. After Fran
cisco Carbajal surrenders the Mexi
can national government to the revo
lutionary party, Mexico City will be
occupied by five thousand troops
from each of the three divisions of
the constitutionalist army, led by
Generals Francisco Villa, Alvaro Ob
regon and Pablo Gonzales. Heading
the entire force, as commander-in-chief,
will be General Venustiano Car
ranza. This is the tentative plan of oc
cupation submitted to General Villa
today by General Carranza and un
qualifiedly approved hy Villa.
Negotiations are also said to be in
progress between Villa and the com
manders of the other two divisions to
appoint General Felipe Angeles commander-in-chief
of the army, after
the occupation of Mexico City, invest
ing Carranza with civil authority
only. It is said this has met with
the approval of many leaders.
A "sweet girl graduate" at the Min
nesota School of Agriculture did a
"washing" on the stage as her con
tribution to the graduating exercises
held recently. With a blue gingham
apron slipped over her white grad
uating frock she manipulated the
washing machine and explained how
the "family wash" may be done
scientifically and-she got more ap
plause than the wirl who "essayed"
about "The Pleasure- of Memory."
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