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TO INVADE ULSTER GOVERNMENT PREPARING FOR MILITARY OCCUPANCY OF UNRULY PROVINCE. Reports of the Threatened Arrest of Sir Edward Carson, and Other Lead of Unionists, Who Made Dra matic Exit From House. London.—Grave events are Impend ing In Ulster, according to the Union ist newspapers, and a rumor Is cur rent that the government Is prepar ing for the military occupation of the province. There are Indications that' a crisis has been reached. A vote of censure on the British government, which was moved in the house of commons by Andrew Bonar Law, leader of the opposition, was re jected on Thursday, 345 to 252. Arthur J. Balfour, summoned by Mr. Law, made a hurried return from the Ri viera and arrived in London in time to participate in the division. There wgre reportB also of the threatened arrest of Sir Edward Car son and other leaders of the Ulster Unionists, but it was officially de clared there was no truth in the state ment that warrants bad been signed tor such arrests. Sir Edward Carson, however, made & dramtic exit from the house before the debate was con cluded, to catch a train for Belfast. Austin Chamberlain declared Thurs day night that Sir Edward had beon called away in response to sudden de velopments in Ireland. Other union ists asesrted that the Ulstermen can no longer be restrained from an out break and that Sir Edward's mission Is to endeavor to hold them In check. lobbyist says: "Unless all omens are false, blood will be spilt In Ulster before the house of commons sees Sir Ed ward Carson again." The Daily Telegraph's LONG FIGHT FOR HOME RULE. Ireland Has Striven for Over a Cen tury for Home Rule Measure. London.—Ireland has striven, fox home rule without a moment's cessa tion ever since the Irish parliament was abolished and the legislative union of Great Britain and Ireland was proclaimed on January 1, 1801. In the 113 years that have pasbed since that date the agitation has gone on under various forms, pacific and violent, led by such patriots as Dan iel O'Connell, William Smith O'Brien, Charles Stewart Parnell, O'Donovan Rossa and Michael Davltt, to mention only a few of the more prominent. These were succeeded by the Red monds and the Healys, who are in the forefront of the movement today. The present agitation has been mainly brought about by the practical certainty that Premier Asquith's Irish home rule bill would become law without the consent of the house of lords. Sir Edward Carson is at the head of the agitation against home rule among the Unionists of Ulster. He and several other leading men took the initiative in organizing an army of Ulster volunteers to resist the introduction of home rule for Ire land in its entirety. They insisted that Ulster should be left out of its operation. The chief point at issue in Ireland Is the religious one. Out of a total population of about 4,500,000, approxi mately 600,000 are Protestants of vari ous denominations. Must of theBe are found In the four Ulster counties of Londonderry, Antrim, Armagh and Down. The other five counties of Ul ster are predominantly Catholic. As a matter of fact, Ulster returns seven teen Nationalists and only Blxteen Unionists to parliament. There is considerable difference be liween the people of the eastern part of Ulster and those of the rest of Ire land. Many of the Ulsterites are de scendants of English settlers sent there by Cromwell to foster the agri culture and industries of Ireland after he had subdued the country. Others are descendants of Scottish oonvenanters. Not all the Protestants of Ireland are against home rule. Par nell himself was a Protestant. Conscience the Guide. Minneapolis.—The only aid needed to Interpret the Sherman anti-trust taw and the supreme court decision thereon ta a man's own conscience, according to former President William H. Taft, who addressed the law school of the University of Minnesota. Two Miners Killed. Ottumwa, Iowa.—Two men were killed by an explosion in a mine at Buxton, on Thursday. Nineteen mules also were killed. The accident oc curred at the • ho Wiring period and was followed by a cave-in. California Ranchman Murdared. Oakland, Cal.—Bound, gaged, tied to a. wagon wheel, robbed and shot, Fred erick Altschweger, a wealthy ranch owner, died in a sanitarium of a wound inflicted Thursday night. The robber obtained »4. Lake Named for President's Wife. •Washington.—Lake Ellen Wilson is now the name of a beautiful body of water in Glacier National park. Sec retary Lane has so named it in honor or the president's wife. It is b mile long and half a mile wide. Hooslers Favor Primary Law. Indianapolis.—Indiana Democrats in tfie state convention here Thursday, heeding the wishes of President Wil son and Secretary Bryan, declared In favor of a state-wide direct primary taw. Entire Crew Drowned. Bremen, Germany.—An unidentified three-masted schooner was sunk and her crew drowned through a collision in the North Bea with the North Ger man-Lloyd liner Kaiser WUhelm der Grosse. IS RAVAGING SECTIONS OF THE COUNTRY, MURDERING. ROB BING AND BURNING. wViite Outlaws Massacre Three Hundred Townsfolk Who Resist Their En trance Into Market Town; Wolf and Hit Mob of Chinese Peking, China.—Outrages by bri gands in central China are assuming alarming proportions. Several associated with the noted outlaw White Wolf are ravaging sections of the country, murdering and i-obblng the people and burning their property. The latest exploit of the bandits was the massacre of 300 townsfolk who were resisting their entrance In to an Important market town close to Slang Yang Fu, province of Hupeh. Seven-tenths of the town was! burned and the population ruined financially. Oil the occasion of the recent sack ing of Kingtzokwan, province of Ho nan, the local troops were command ed by a general, formerly a nqted bri gand chief, who was given his army appointment during the recent lutlon. The measures of the government to 1 deal with the situation are inadequate and there is every prospect of the development of brigandage tel dimen sions beyond Its control. The revolutionary element is still strong throughout the country. Ar rests and executions are frequent. The entire northern army will short ly be employed in the suppression of the brigandage. bands revo IVINS OPPOSES INTERVENTION. Deplores Talk of Sending American Soldiers Into Mexico. Salt Lake City.—The Herald-Repub lican publishes the following special from El Paso, Texas: In an address at Thatcher, Sunday, A. W. Ivins, Mormon apostle, who was lit charge of the Mormon colonies in Mexico up to the time the rebels looted them snd forced the colonists to leave the country, deplored the talk in the United States for Intervention in Mexico. "International law does not require a country to treat foreigners better than it treats Its own peqple," he •aid, "yet demagogues In this country •re clamoring for a war that would cost thousands of lives because for eigners have not been treated better than natives. The regular aHny can not fight such a war; It is not big enough. The ill-clad Mexican soldiers arp patriotic and they would resent outside interference juBt as we would have resented such an interference in our civil war. A great army of Amer ican volunteers would be necessary. "In our last Invasion of Mexico the American soldiers were never halted, yet in one battle they lost 4.000 dead and so hardened to the horrdrs of war were the Mexicans that thify hauled the skulls of the victims Into Mexico City and made the bones Into but tons." TRAPPED ON TRE8+LE. Utah Woman Meets With ^stal Acci dent In Oregon. Portland, Ore.—-Mrs. Tessfe Ellis of Salt Lake was almost Instantly killed Sunday afternoon by an elebtrlc ^rain at Errol Btation. on the Ettacada in terurban line, when her left foot be came fastened between tied In a tres tle, and her companion, George Ml chelle, steward at the Oregon hotel, was unable to loose her in time. Michelle lost his life in the attempt Mrs. Ellis fainted when slje saw the train coming down upon her. chelle strove to release her Bhoe and held her up until It was too late for him to seek safety. Mi Gas Poisoning Kills Two. New York.—Gas poisoning Sunday caused the death of Hlranl J. Collins, 82 years old, and his wlf4, Anna W„ aged 81, in a furnished rooming house in Brooklyn. They were found wi.h hands clasped. Murdered by Cannibals. Sydney, N. S. W.—Natives In the north of Malekula, Island of the New Hebrides group, have murdered and eaten six native teachers from the Walla island mission station, it be came known Sunday. Aviator Killed In Switzerland. Basel, Switzerland.—An named Borrer was killed Sunday. His machine had reached a great height when it was seen suddenly to dip forward, and fall to the ground. Borrer was but nineteen years old. Wife Charged With Murder. Dubuque, Iowa.—Mrs. Dora Brazzell has been indicted by the Dubuque county grand jury for the murder of her husband Charles Brbzzell. a mo torman, who was found murdered in his home here. aviator Famine in Cape Verde Islands. Boston.—A serious famine is re ported in the Cape Verde islands In dispatches received here Saturday. It is stated that many persons have died of hunger and herds ol| cattle have perished. Mexicans Impose 5 Per Cent Tix. Douglas, Arlz.—Circulars have been Issued by the war land <|ommission of Sonora, announcing a 5 per cent tax on all property owned by Mexicans, "movable or immovable " effective at Property owned by foreigners once, will be exempt. Boy Shot In Play. Kansas City. Mo.—jWhlle playing "jail" with two other small boys at his home here, Richard Bright, 9 years old, was shot ii the stomach and fatally wounded. EMBARRASSING MOMENTS you CiöffA /WPLE FOR TT.MHER 1SNT Hfc A NICE MONITOR 15 THAT"! THE NEW flMlTld ? 6 i\j m ÏÏÏÏÏÎ1 Rk -the «tv* MONITOR GENERAL VILLA CLEARS THE FEDERALS FROM HIS PATH Advance Guards Driven Into Torreon From 8uburb* and Rebels Will Attack Stronghold, Durango, Mexico.—Having cleared the way for a direct attack on Tor reon by his success on Friday and Sat urday in establishing a base here and driving In the federal advance guards from Maplmi, Tlahualllo, Sacramento, Noe, Brlttlngham smaller points In the environs of the Huerta stronghold, General Francisco Villa, the rebel chief, left here Sun day for the south. Junction and Before leaving for the front. Gen eral Villa said he doubted whether the fédérais would make further re sistance until bis assault on their main position takes place, although there were rumors that the enemy would make a show of resistance at Gomez Palacio, a suburb of Torreon, reached by street car, and noted for its big railroad shops. Ex-Ssnator Clark Has Close Call. Helena, Mont.—A special to the In dependent from New York City says: "Former Senator W. A. Clark of Mon tana narrowly escaped death when a derrick and a fourteen-ton girder fell at the new building here of the Equitable Life Insurance company. Only the stoutness of the bridge over the sidewalk saved him. Four work men were not so fortunate, and of three taken to the hospital one Is dead. Blackmailer Faces Four Charges. Ogden.—Four Indictments, totaling 14 counts and charging Joseph Henry Martin, alleged blackmailer, with us ing the United States mails in fur therance of a scheme to defraud, were returned by the federal grand Jury for the northern division of the Utah court on Friday. Business Section Burned. Winnipeg, Mian.—The business sec tion, of Dumrea, Man., on the Cana dian Northern railroad, 144 miles southwest of here, was wiped out by a fire Friday. The town hall. Inter national Harvester company's ware house and ten stores were destroyed. The loss is »150,000. ARTHUR CAPPER ■ ». v ■; » -. Arthur Capper of Topeka has an nounced his candidacy for the Repub lican nomination for governor of Kan sas. Two years ago Mr. Capper was the Republican candidate for governor and was defeated by Mr. Hodgew by 29 votes. Insane Farmer Suicides. Ogden.—Henry Roberts, 78 years old, tihe owner of several farms In Davis county, committed suicide late Friday at his home in Layton. He shot himself in the head with a pis tol while temporarily Insane. Rowan and Carpenter Draw. Boise, Idaho.—Marty Rowan of Salt lake and Jack Carpenter of Boise fought to a draw here Friday night In a ten-round boxing match. It was one of the fastest exhibitions seen here in years. Hoppe Still Champion. New York.—Willie Hoppe of this city retained his title of world's champion at 18.1 balkllne billiards here Friday night, by defeating George Sutton of Chicago, 600 points to 228, in twenty-one innings. Bank Clerk Short $17,000. St. Louis.—A clerk of the Third Na tional ^-ank of this city is short »17, 000 in his accounts, according to an nouncement by F. O. Watts, president of the bank, who claims the clerk ha-; been stealing for four years. 9 ENGLISH SOLDIERS REFUSE TO FI6HT IN IRELAND Members of the Doreet Regiment Throw Down Arme When Notified They are to be Transferred. London—A mutiny of two compan ies of the Dorsetshire regiment sta tioned In Belfast is reported by the Pall Miall Gazette. The Pall Mall Gazette's says: battalion of the Dorsetshire regiment were paraded In Belfast Saturday and notified that they were being trans ferred elsewhere, they threw down their arms. A sergeant stepped for ward, saluted the officers and said: "We will have no home rule here." This Is thought in some quarters to be an exaggerated version of the reports of unrest amoug the regular troops in Ulster. message "When the men of the First Belfast, Ireland.—A letter to the provisional authorities received from an officer at the Curragh station, states that more than 100 officers had resigned, including all the cavalry of-' fleers. General Sir Arthur Paget, com manding the troops In Ireland, had them paraded and told them, accord ing to the letter, that -he had "an express order and request from the king to ask every officer to go as ordered, that they might never be called upon to fight, and that if they refused to go there might be a mu tiny in the army, which would mean a revolution In England, and in six months there would be no king and no army." KING GEORGE AS PEACEMAKER. Is Using Every Influence to Avert Bloodshed In Ulster Controversy. London.—King George assumed the role of peacemaker on Saturday in an effort to prevent threatened trou ble in Ulster. Just what the result of his majes ty's conciliatory move will be Is a matter of conjecture, but It Is known that the king is using every influence to avert bloodshed in the Ulster con troversy. His majesty had long conferences with the prime minister, Mr. Asquith, the secretary of state for war, Col onel Seely, and several other high of ficers, and afterward summoned Field Marshal Lord Roberts. The latter has been criticized by the liberals for utterances which they construed as , encouragment to those officers who have resigned from their regiments. Claims Benton Was Stabbed. Washington.—'William S. Benton. British subject, was not shot by Gen eral Villa, but was stabbed to death in Villa's office at Juarez by Major Rudolfo Fierro, according to persons believed to be conversant wLh the findings thus far of the special Mexi can commission appointed by General ■Carranza to investigate Benton's death. Miss Starr Exonerated. Chicago.—Miss Elle# Gates Starr, Joint founder with Jane Addams of Hull House, was found not guilty of interfering with the police and resist ing arrest. Miss Starr was accused of obstructing the police in connec tion with the waitresses' union boy cott of a restaurant here. Killed by Accident. Colorado Springs.—While repairing a revolver. F. S. MacJohnstone, aged 66, a cabinet-maker, grandson of the famous confederate general, Sidney Johnstone, accidentally shot himself In the breast. He died twen ty minutes later. Four Meet Death In Fire. SL Louis.—The fourth body has beep recovered from the ruins of the St. Louis Seed company's building, which was crushed by the collapse of part of the Missouri Athletic club ruins. Albert Opens Court for Boys. Chicago.—Chicago's boy's court, said to he the first of Its kind in the world, opened Wednesday as a branch of the municipal courL The court will deal with cases of boys between 17 and 21 years of age. Fugitive Hides in Hills. Bingham, Utah.—Mike Mandlch, who was shot Tuesday night by Mike Lenaich, a Servian, in a poolroom in Highland Boy, died Wednesday. Le nalch Is still at large, and is said to be entrenched in the hills east of Riverton. Criticises Public Schools. New Orleans.—Public schools were attacked as inefficient and school laws as Inadequate by speakers at the clos ing session of the tenth national child labor conference here on Wednesday. COST OF LIVING PARCELS POST TO CARRY PRO DUCTS OF FARM TO THE DOOR OF THE CONSUMER. Postmaster General Issues Order Pen mltting Use of Crates and Boxes for Farm Products to be Shipped Through the Mails. Washington. — Preliminary steps taken by the postofflee department Monday to perfect itB plan for reducing the cost of living by having the parcel post carry pro ducts of the farm directly to the door of the consumer. Ten cities were selected to begin the work of establishing direct con nections between producer and con sumer, Postmaster General Burleson having already issued an order per mitting the use of crates and boxes for butter, eggs, poultry, vegetables *nd fruit shipped by parcel post Orders went to the postmasters at Boston, Atlanta, St. Louis, San Fran cisco, Baltimore, Detroit, La Grosse, Wls., Lynn, Mass., Rock Island, 111., and Washington directing them "to receive the names of persons who are willing to supply farm products In re tail quantities by parcel post" Print ed lists of these names, showing kind and quantity of commodity available, will be distributed among town and city patrons. sri n ALASKANS CELEBRATE. Picturesque Parade Feature of Rail road Celebration. Seattle.—Passage of the Alaska railroad bill by congress was cele brated on Saturday and at many points In Alaska Saturday night. It was the occasion also of the vernal equinox, which means for Alaska the approach of the long days of sunshine and the unlocking of the frozen riv ers, In Seattle a long parade, thé most picturesque ever seen here, moved through thf principal streets. The tone of the banners carried was one of -the jubilation over the ap proaching development of the rich territory in the north. Pack horses, dog teams and men with gold rock ers, shoulder packs, fur hoods, picks and shovels were in line. Some of the men had crossed Ohllkoot pass In the Klondike days and had stamped ed to the gold camp discovered. Negro Lynched in Alabama. Clanton, Ala.—While a company of militia was hurrying from Mont gomery and before a sheriff's posse with Charles Young, a negro, could reach this city, a mob captured the prisoner and lynched him. Soldiers Will Arrest Mother Jones. Denver.—Adjutant General John Chase, who arlved Saturday from the coal strike district, said that he had given orders to arrest "Mother" Mary Jones on sight if she returns to Trin idad. Marie Jansen Dies. Milford, Mass.—Marie Jansen, a comic opera favorite twenty-five years ago, died here Friday, aged G5. She was known oft the stage as Hattie Johnson. MISS LUCY BURLESON Æ w -■ •> ¥ S*® Hi I . " , à. Mies Luoy Burleson, the postmaster general's pretty daughter, le attending the seaslona of the 8ociety for the Study of Socialism just formed at Georga Washington university, where she Is a student. She la an anthuai aatlc Democrat, but llkaa to aao all sldea of a question. Suspend Increase in Rates. Washington.—Proposed increase in transcontinental freight rates to and from certain points in California was suspended on Saturday by the inter state commerce commission until July 30th. Longworth Again a Candidate Cincinnati. Ohio.—Former Congress man Nicholas Longworth has an nounced himself» as a candidate for the Republican ^nomination for gress In the First Ohio district. Long worth was defeated In 1913. Draw Lesson From Fire. New York.—Every clergyman In the city received a letter from Fire Commissioner Adamson asking him tc call to the< attention of,.h»is congrega tion toe lessons of the Triangle Waist company fire. Allerton Left Four Million. Chicago.—The value of the estât of the late Samuel W. Allerton. cap* talist. has been estimated to be $ 000,000, in a petition filed In the pr bate court by the widow and son Mr. Allerton. con IDAHO STATE NEWS Two sawmill» may be established at Welser at an early date if negotiations now under way meet with success. Thomas B. Martin of Boise has bees appointed United States marshal ol Idaho to succeed Shad L. Hodgin, Ro publican. Mrs. J. B. Nlederkorn has the dis tinction of being tine only woman member of the Idaho Falls Commer cial club. Mrs. J. F. Ryan was found dead In her room in a rooming nouse at Wal lace, the death being the result of heart failure. One of the pioneers of Idaho, and a man for many years prominent is public life in Idaho, passed away in A. B. Moss of Payette, who died last week of typhoid fever. Willi» m Seders, aged 85 years, died of old age at his home at Moscow. He was a well-known horseman, having Oeen a devotee of the race tracks in Chicago and in western coast eitles. On a recent visit to Lewiston, for mer Governor Frank R. Gooding made the estimate that the loss to Idaho hog growers the past year, as a result of hog cholera, reached the sum of » 2 , 000 , 000 . The school election held at Inkom to determine whether or not bonds should be Issued to build a new school house resulted tn favor of the proposition. The new building will cost something over »12,000. By reason of his recent .appoint ment on the committee on public buildings and groundB, Senator Brady finds himself better cared for In the matter of committee assign ments than any other senator of short service. Because Interests that wish to bid on the Idaho-Oregon Light & Power company when it is put up for sale ire not yet ready, the receiver's sale, scheduled for last week, was post poned until May 18, by order of Judge Dietrich. The first Community banquet of Po catello was held at the Commercial club rooms, March 17, with nearly 250 townspeople present. A number ol live wires from surrounding cities and a few leaders from adjoining states were present. One-halt the Idaho lands of the Northern Pacific Railway company ire to be surveyed this year. This lotion means that they will be placed in such a position that patent may issue on them and they will then be subject to taxation. Franke Greene, superintendent o. the Mullan schools, died at the Provi dence hospital, after suffering Intense agony for three weeks from the In juries he received when crushed un der a slab of rock in the Morning mine at Mullan, on February 28. It Is estimated that the cost of hauling the crops of 1913 to the rail road have cost the people of Curlew valley enough to grade the roadbed cf a railroad from Monument, Utah, to Holbrook, Idaho, and this may be ihought seriously of before long. In dismissing the charge of man slaughter against Dr. C. C. Smith, an osteopath, of King Hill, the last chap ter In the famous "starvation case" Is written. This case attracted a great deal of attention in southern Idaho, lue to the peculiar features surround ing It. A bill will probably be presented at the next session of the legislature pro hibiting fishing in the reservoir at the Magic Dam or in the backwater for miles. The northern limit would be Malad Hot Springs, and the southern the diversion dam just below the Magic Dam. The traffic department of the Boise Commercial club has taken the mat ter up by petition to the officials of the Oregon Short Line, asking them to change the name "of the road to the Idaho Short Line, in as much as ninety per cent of the mileage of the road is located within the state of Idaho. Secretary Childs, of the Idaho State League of Commercial Bodies, has is sued a call to the secretaries of the various allied organizations over the state to meet in Pocatello on April 20, to discuss problems common to all the organizations. A complete atlas of Canyon county Is being prepared. The compilation of the work will require about 18 months and will include a complete description of every parcel of prop erty in the county, together with the owner's name. Passengers arriving on the trains from Rlparla, says the Lewiston Trib une, report the lower river orchards now In bloom, the sight being a most welcome one to passengers coming from eastern sections, where but a tew days ago they left mid-winter conditions. AU teachers of the Caldwell public schools making application for re election have been retained by th* school board to serve for the year 1914-16. William M. Morgan, of Moscow, one of the best known Idaho attorneys, tong identified In public life, has an nounced his candidacy under the non partisan Judiciary law, as a primary candidate for a position on the su preme bench to succeed Justice Ait able. According to estimates of the Mouai tain States Telephone & Telegraph company. In the plan for scheduling the possible business of the future. It will require 871 houses or apartments to make Pocatello a dty of 15,000 within five years. Once again the Mackay dam in toe Lost River just above the town of Mackay Is under fire. This Is the key to the Big Lost River irrigation project. An enormous amount money has been expended in its con struction and it is now contended thal the dam will not hold water. To convey 50,000 acres of land to the forestry department of the Uni versity of Idaho is the purpose of i bill just introduced in congress. Its Intention la that the government shall I deed toe land to the forestry school ' os on endowment o' AMERICAN SOLDIERS FIRE ON MEXICANS SHOOT DOWN FEDERAL SOL DIERS WHO PURSUED REBELS ACROSS THE BORDER. Trouble Was Caused by Mexican Fédérais' Persistant Firing Upon Fleeing Rebels Who Sought Safe ty on American Soil, Eagle Pass, Texas.—Mexican fed eral soldiers who attempted to pursue a defeated rebel force escaping to thq United States in safety, met sharp re sistance on Monday from United States cavalry of border patrol at McKee's crossing, above Del Rio, Texas. When the three horses held by the American troopers had been shot down the Americans returned the fire across the Rio Grande and after the exchange of shots, the Mexicans withdrew, bearing with them dead and wounded. No Americans were hurt. How many of the Mexican soldier» were killed or wounded is not known. The clash across the international line was precipitated, according to of ficial reports to headquarters here on Monday, by persistent firing of the fédérais at the fleeing rebels who had gained American territory and surren dered to' United State» troops. Washington.—The war department stands squarely behind Brigadier Gen eral Bliss, commanding the United States forces on the border, in his de< termination to Inflict prompt punish* ment upon Mexicans of any faction who wilfully fire across the line and endanger American life and property. BRITISH CABINET COWED. Restore Disobedient Generala to Their Commands. London.—The defection of the army offlcere*who refused to serve In Ul ster Is now a closed incident, but its consequences are likely to prove far reaching. Premier Asquith and Col onel Seely, secretary of state for war, made explanations before an excited and turbulent house on Monday that the affair was the result of a misun derstanding. The misunderstanding, it was infer red, although they did not directly say so, was due to misconstruction of the government's plans by the command ing general. Sir Arthur Paget, where by he Informed the officials In Ire land that they were to move on Ul ster for a repressive campaign. General Paget and three senior of ficers from the Curragh camp—Gen eral Gough, Colonel McEwan and Col onel Parker—were summoned to Lon don for a conference. According to official statements the misunderstand ing has been cleared away, and these officers returned to Ireland Monday night. WIL80N WANTS QUICK ACTION. Expresses Anxiety for Early Vote oq Panama Tolls Question. Washington.—President Wilson a» serted Monday that in seeking the re. peal of the Panama tolls exemption he not only was asking that the na tion do that which It was bound iq honor to do, but was going the way of the majority in the Democratic par ty. He pointed out that when the Panama canal act was passed, a ma. jorlty of the Democrats then In the house voted against the tolls exemp tion and 'that only by a coalition of a minority of Democrats with a number of Republicans did the measure be come a law. This announcement was taken in administration circles as the presi dent's answer to the argument that the Baltimore platform made the canal tolls exemption a Democratic measure. Idaho Woman Slays Husband. Rigby, Idaho.—Mrs. George I« Parks shot her husband Monday, and he died shortly afterward. They met after being separated for some time. Recently Mrs. Parks brought divorce proceedings against her husband, but was denied a decree. Japanese Diet Prorogued. Tokio. —The Japanese diet was pro rogued on Monday by the owing to the inability of the house of peers and the house of tlves to agree on the appropriation for the navy. emperor representa Dies at Age of 109. Manitowoc, Wls.—Wisconsin'a old. est woman. Miss Katherine Chudzin ski, died Monday at the age of 109 years, she possessed a remarkably retentive memory of incidents which happened in her girlhood. Dorr Paye the Penalty. Boston.—William A. Dorr cuted in the electric chair waa exe _. . at the Charlestown state prison early Mon day for the murder of George E. Marsh of Lynn, a retired facturer. soap manu Cattlemen Charged With Murder. Grand Junction, Colo.— T. D. Bow Mitchell man. Dale and George Hughes, . all prominent cattlemen, were arrested Monday on an indict ment charging them with the murder of Peter Swan son, seven years ago. Frost in Florida. Tampa, Fla.—Vegetable crops were damaged, but little harm, it is To lieved. was done citrus fruits by » light frost Monday night over the greater part of the Florida peninsula Ice formed as far south Florida. as central Bold Robber Loots Bank. Altoona, Pa.—A robber on Monday shot the cashier of the Union _ bank of this city, wounded a depositor and got away in an automobile with aboul $500 of the bank's money.