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GENERAL NEWS NOTES OF THE DAY. Ki soluW- norcd a clean-cut victory over Yanitie and 1 chance .e»lerday. Salem. Mas-., had a ,000,000 lire in the uiauu lactunng district yesterday. As a reoalt of action by the House, President Wilson will soon be authorised to sell the battle-ships Idaho and Mississippi to Greece. Secretary Bryan has virtually decided to suggest • Ira N. Morris of Chicago for the appointment as miiii-lcr either to Sweden or to Denmark. 1he Kaiser Wilhclm Canal, the largest la tin-world, was officially opened by Emperor William. The canal connect- the Baltic and tlie North seas. OliiinI announcement is made that King Feti rs abdication is only temporary and that he will re turn to the Servian throne as soon as he recovers his health. Bacatecas, regarded as the key to Mexico City, . has been captured by General Villas army with a * loss of i.otK in killed and wounded. Many prison eta and a large quantity of munitions ot war were captured bj the rebels. Henry Siegel and Frank L. Vogel. prime movers in a chain of department stores which laded some time ago and under indictment for grand larceny and violation of the state banking laws, will be tried in Geaeseo, Livingston County. New York, in October. Mrs. A. Caminetti, wife of the commissioner general of immigration and one Of the most active wossen in Democratic polities, may become a candidate for lieutenant -governor of California. The Republicans already have a woman candidate for lieutenant governor. Sir Thomas Uptons Shamrock IV.. challenger for the Americas COp, "» being sloop rigged again, but retain- tin longer bowsprit and will bare a bigger head sail than before. Whether this change win be permanent depends upon the result • •■ farther tests of the challenger with the alder Shamrock. Fear at war between Greece and Turkey is reced ing. Greece has communicated a new note to the powers, accepting the Portes proposal* that the property of Turkish refugees shall be exchanged for the prop t! of Greek refugees, and that a Graeeo-Turkish commission be appointed to mak.- ■ valuation of the propi rtie-. The a:-t Claiiin dry goods enterprises collapsed with the appoiatment of receivers iii New York for the wholesale bouse of the ii. 1!. Clatlin Company and the announcement that nearly thirty retail stores throughout the country would be closed. The liabilities of the tirin are estimated at 5,000.001 .iii.l the assets at more than i»,ooo.ooo. Overextended credit caused the failure, the largest of its kind in the history of the country. The paper of the lirui is said to be held by more than JJ.OOO banks. I lie mediators and the American and lluerta delegates signed a protocol that gives the final terms lor composing the international dlfferenci a between Hi. i nited siaics and the lluerta government. Simultaneously they announced that the mediation conference would take a recess and that meantime representatives of the eonstitutionaUsts and ion i-i 1 Bucrtaa dekegates in .Niagara l-alls would meet and attempt to end tile war between the Lluerta and Carran/.u forces. 1 he protocol sets forth: That the United States and Argentina, BraaU and Chile — the mediating countries —Shall recognize the new provisional government ami that henceforth dlplo ninth relations between the United States and Mexico shall be resumed. Thai the United States demands no indemnity and dues not further exact satisfaction lor any of the incidents connected with the patrol of Mexican Waters and invasion Of lie country. That a commission shall lie appointed to adjust private claims growing out ol tin revolu lion and international incidents.