General News Notes of the Day, Daily Racing Form, 1914-05-13


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GENERAL NEWS NOTES OF THE DAY. All American citizens who were willing to |. its are now out of Tampico. Mrs. Harriet TIce, who claimed to be the orb mil of tin-kens Little Nell in the Old Curiositv Shop, died in Loudon Monday. The BraaBtea minister to Mexico has obtained ■ promise of the release ol United siat, consul Silliman, on c Iltiou that he shall have Mexico iuimediatelj . flic hospital -hip Solace, en route from Pet i i ran io New Nork. will return to Mexico after Iran fet ring sixty-two patients to the naval hospital al NViv York, v.iih medical store- tor the Beet ia Mexicaa waters. Seven persona were killed bj an explosion la the engine room of Hit- old Dominion ship Jefferson, mar ape Henry, Momla night Several were injured. The Bbip returned to Norton., i, it ti,, dead ami injured and I Inu resumed her interrupted trip to New York. The average ral- of wages in forty of the leading cities of the United States for more than siU-ot the principal Industries was higher May 15 1813. than .May 15. loii, with the single exception of the pay of mill wmk carpenters, which snowed no change. The greatest average Increase was for marble setters 8.6 per cent. John Redmond Williams of Denver, a member of the Colorado Legislature who served through Hie term of 101.", ami is now holding a seat, did not secure linal naturalization papers until January 20. 1814, it has just become known, Williams -aid be only recently learned that he was not a citizen of ihe United states when nominated for oaVe. II is not believed tears enacted with his rote will be affected. Premier Asquith in Hie house of commons pledged the British government to introduce an amend Ing bill to the home rule measure in the hope of passing it by agreement between the parties. If this offer i- accepted, the original home rule bill and the amending bill will become law practically simultaneously. This, lie contended, was the only proper way of carrying tint any agreed settlement which might be reached. Two suits, totaling 8800,080, were tiled against John F. Jclke. millionaire manufacturer of oho margarine, ami the company which bears bis nam., by District Attorney James n. Wilkerson in the United States District Court al Chicago. Ihe suit follows the conviction of Mr. Jclke and seven colleagues. The proceedings, according to Mr. wn hereon, are to recover the amount of laves of which the government was defrauded, with interest. Ihe statue of Abraham Lincoln to be erected in Lond l year will slant! in Canning hhclosare, in Parliament gnjasre, the American peace eeh-teaary committee aaaoaaeea. The statue i- to be a duplicate of Saint. Gaudens stal f Lincoln in Chicago. It is to be dedicated on Lincolns birthday in 1915, which is within three tlavs of the of the signing of the treaty of Ghent. Nearby tire the statues of Peel, Palmers ton. Disraeli. Cromwell ami Canning. Authoritaiive ligiires on the lirst sK month- operation of the Underwood-Simmons tariff law show that there has been an increase of imports, a decrease ol exports, a falling off of revenues from tariff charges, and a slowing down of manufacturing business. The Imports Increased 57 per cent, over the same period last rear, while the exports declined 11 per cent. Nofhu llhstaniltiiy * * the increase in imports, practically all in foodstuffs, tin- cost of living lias not gone down. Members of the cabinet, after a prolonged Cog ference with President Wilson on the Mexican situs Hon. declared the president maintained COnJMeaee thai mediation would succeed and that further rl on- consequences In Mexico would be averted. Mosl of the dl t iission. it was said, related to media Hon and tin views to be presented on behalf ■■! this government by Justice Lamar and Frederick W. I.clunaiiii when the South American envoys seek t hi-views ..r Hie United states ami Maertas represents lives at the Niagara Falls conference.

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