General News Notes Of The Day., Daily Racing Form, 1915-03-25


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GENERAL NEWS NOTES OF THE DAY Five articles bearing on the Japanese demands upon China were initialed as concluded by the Chinese foreign minister Lu Cheng Hsiang and Eki Hioki the Japanese minister at a conference held at the Japanese legatimn All the articles con ¬ cern Manchuria China agreed to the following stipulations First The Japanese governments con ¬ sent shall be obtained before a loan is made with a third power involving the pledging of local taxes Jn smith Manchuria Second The Japanese govern ¬ ments consent shall be obtained whenever permission is granted to a subject of a third power to build a railway or when a loan is made with a third power for the building of a railway iu south Manchuria Third If he Chinese government In south Man ¬ churia employs advisers or instructors for political financial or military purposes the Japanese govern ¬ ment shall first be consulted Fourth The transfer of the KlrinChaiigsun railway to Japanese control for ninetynine years The lifth article was proposed by China and provides for the continuance of such treaties as are not affected by the present treaty treatyPassengers Passengers and crew of the Mallory line steamer Denver were taken off by the Atlantic Transport liner Manhattan 1300 miles from New York where the Denver was found by the liner St Louis leaking badly and in apparent danger of going down ac ¬ cording to a wireless dispatch The Denver which was on its way to New York from Bremen reported itself leaking and Ju distress in a wireless call at 3 oclock Monday afternoon Several steamers in ¬ cluding the St Louis Manhattan Megantic Oorsi cin and the Aestris picked up the call and hurried to the point indicated indicatedOfficial Official announcement of a large American credit to England is expected within a week The initial grant will probably be 100000000 but the full amount wanted by England and her allies is under ¬ stood to be 250000COO Details will not be ar ¬ ranged until J P Morgan arrives iu London toward the end of this week Negotiations have been be ¬ gun at New York by the French government for a substantial credit and 50000000 may be decided u pen Details have not been settled settledAttorney Attorney General Gregory has instructed the United States district attorney of Porto Rico to In ¬ stitute libel proceedings against the German steam ¬ ship Odenwald wliich attempted Sunday to leave Sail Juan harbor without clearance papers Under these proceedings the vessel may be held in the cus todv of a marshal pending settlement of the question whether it shall be forfeited to the United States under the recent joint resolution of congress pre ¬ scribing penalties in such cases casesRevolutionary Revolutionary organizations throughout China are seizing the opportunity furnished by the negotiations with Japan to renew their activities for the over ¬ throw of the government of President YuanShiKai Their agitation is bringing thousands of members into their organizations The revolutionists accuse President YuauShlKai of plotting to surrender Chinas national rights nnd to make the Chinese slaves of the Japanese JapaneseNaval Naval otlicials are working out plans for the dis ¬ patch of a warship to Yucatan Mexico which will carry more than 000000 belonging to American manufacturers to move the sisal hemp crop The hemp Is needed to make binding twine and if its movement were further retarded manufacturers say the safe harvest of the American wheat crop would be threatened The money is now at Calves ton awaiting shipment shipmentFor For the first time in the history of prize fightiu in the western hemisphere the pariniutuel betting machines will be used iu connection with the Tohn soiiWilliinl match at Havana Jack Curley has sold the betting privileges for a sum that will go a loug way toward paying the expenses of tho light Only two proitositions will face the bettor on the machines Wlllard and Johnson and the public will make its own odds oddsThe The second appeal of Charles Becker former po ¬ lice lieutenant of New York city convicted of the murder of Herman Koscnthal was argued in the Court of Apiveals yesterday On Beckers first con ¬ viction the court reversed the trial courts decision and remanded the case for a new trial Justice Samuel Sealmiy who presided at Beckers second trial will not participate in rendering the decision decisionThe The Italians are fortifying the Dodekaiiese islands formerly the Turkish S oradcs in the Aegean sea with heavy caliber gnus and numerous steamers are said to be taking munitions there The Dode ¬ kaiiese islands better known as the islands of tho White sea lie off the southern part of the west coast of Asia Minor The principal islands are Stam palia Leros Patmos Nikaria and Kalyinnos KalyinnosThe The viceroys council announces that the govern ¬ ment of India has decided to take over all stocks of wheat and fc fix selling prices The government will export such quantities as may be considered expedient using the present eiw rtiiig firms as commission agents The state will seize all in llated profits due to the enhancement of the worlds price of wheat wheatPractically Practically every liquor firm outside of Alabama doing a shipping business with consumers in that state joincd iu a bill filed in the equity court at Montgomery seekng mandatory injunctions to pre ¬ vent the Southern Express company from refusing to accept liquor shipments into Alabama in excess of amounts fixed by the new Bouner antiliquor shipping law lawThe The government of China has ordered 240000 worth of tin plate a total of 70000 boxes to b rolled by the American Sheet and Tin Plate com ¬ pany at Pittsburgh No statement as to the purpose of the order was made but advices said that China would place other orders there in the near future owing to the great difficulty of securing English or Welsh tin tinTlie Tlie Kalian government is said to have denied a request made by Germany that a mission sent to Krythrea be permitted to continue its journey through that district into Abyssinia Italys refusal is reported to have been based Ux u the belief thai the object of the mission was to incite an attack by Abyssinian upon British forces in the Sudan SudanA A French commission of inquiry into the capture by a French cruiser of the American steamship Dacia while on a voyage from the United Stales to Rotterdam with a caro of cotton on Imard has de ¬ clared the seizure valid The case now goes Ivfore the French prize court which Is allowed two months to hand down its decision decisionThe The house of the New Jersey assembly passed the senate bill amending the seven sisters anti ¬ trust laws by permitting a corpwatiou to buy the stock of another corporation for investment pur iwses but not for voting power powerAVith AVith cries of Give us bread Give ns work 10000 miners thrown out of employment by the clos ¬ ing of mines as the result of the war paraded the streets of Murcia in Spain SpainMrs Mrs Mary Anna Jackson widow of Gen Ston wall Jackson died at her home at Charlotte X C yesterday yesterdayThe The battleships Missouri Ohio and AVisconsiu have been ordered placed in commission on April 1

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