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3fKw;Mn'5?srw. 5v Wts, is back of r the McNamara prosecution, were among "the number. ' .! PALL OF PEKIN IS ONLY A ' - QUESTION OF DAYS ,Xuan Shi ,Kai Ceased Efforts to Arrange Terms Between-Emperor and Rebels. ' f Shanghai Nov. 8. Yuan Shi Kai has ceased his efforts to ar range terms between the emperor -.and the rebels. He is on his way to Pekin, accompanied - by a . picked bodyguard. Yuan is between two fires. The Manchus oppose him on the ground that his ideas are too pro gressive, and he has incurred the 'enmity, of the radical revolution ists by his advocacy of acceptance of the imperial edict, which grants certain concessions, but . does not satisfy the constitution alists, who demand an actual re public. It is suspected Yuan will pro claim himself dictator on his ar rhal at the capital, seeing in this the only means of restoringorder in China. He has told, the court tha,t peace is an impossibility un til the reforms promised are ac tually put into effect that mere promises are futile to stem the tide of revolt. Revolutionists claim that Gen. Wu, who was assassinated yes terday in Shan Si province by .members of the imperial guard under his command, was killed on 'direct orders from the govern ment Hi death-has aroused the rebels to a frenzy, and they are advancing on the capital from every direction. The fall of Pekin is considered a question only of days, perhaps hours,-and the flight of the em peror is already rumored. A' Manchu plot Has been discov ered for a general massacre when the overthrow of the throne be comes a certainty. The Chinese are perparing to resist it, and the first sign of a' Manchu outbreak will start a desperate battle. - " cyo ' Lifeless Body of MrsHorwitch Found by Police This Morning The lifeless "body of Mrs. Eliz abeth Horwitch, 6434 S. Paulina street, was found by the police early this morning -on the side walk in front of 1717 W. Harri son street. No marks of violence were visible on her body, and the cause of' her death ii a mystery; that is baffling thepolice. The theory that she was drug ged and then robbed w&S not ten- able, as a diamond ring and dia mond earrings she always wore, were untouched. ' There was nothing about her clothes, which were of expensive quality, to identify herand her name was unknown until several hours after her death." A daugh ter identified the remains after she had called up the police and. asked them to find her mother. Three cardinals in hand and a pope in the prospect is'the cheer ful situation of the Catholics in America. '-"