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SHOT BY VILLA HIMSELE.

AMERICA LOTH .TO INTERVENE

LONDON, February 26. "The Times," in.a leader, says an mpression is growing in America that Pilla, despite his denials, shot Benton vith his own hand. On his own ac:ount he tried him -by court-martial. Vhat right has Villa to constitute j uch a court for .thetrial of foreigners? Jy the law of .nations Villa is a private ndividual, as neither the United Itates nor any .other Power has re■ognised him .as & .belligerent. .. • I The Washington correspondent of Hie "Times" says .that whatever the Hesult -of the investigation, the AdKinis»ration does not intend, unless Krced^ to make an active move to Hiring Villa to book, and hopes by a Hiiraclo to avoid armed intervention if

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SHOT BY VILLA HIMSELE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8805, 27 February 1914

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SHOT BY VILLA HIMSELE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8805, 27 February 1914

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