A MAFIA THREAT.
AMERICAN CONSUL WARNED. (Received 8.30 a.m.) ROME, March 18. The Mafia secret society has sent a letter threatening to kill Mr. Bishop, the American Consul at Palermo, if he con-1 tinues to incite the authorities against I snspects. " I Members of the Mafia, in broad day- | light in the streets of Palermo, murdered i an American detective named Petrosini for investigating the connection between I ( tte Mafia and the Black Hand. The present threats probably arise out of the investigations following that murder.
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