General News Notes Of The Day, Daily Racing Form, 1918-08-02


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GENERAL NEWS NOTES OF THE DAY In asking for a vote of credit of 700000000 luiuuil 350000000 in the House of Commons yesterday Andrew Itunar I iw the chancellor of the exchequer said that the largeness of the amount was not due to increased expenditures but to the fact that Parliament was about to adjourn He hoped he said that not more than one more vote ivould be necessary before the end of the financial year yearXine Xine American congressmen who with the mem ¬ bers of the naval committee of the American house of representatives make twenty members of con ¬ gress now in London arrived there yesterday morn ¬ ing from France and Italy They had visited the Americans on the Marne front saw the fighting there and said that they wen prouder than ever of America AmericaStreet Street and elevated railway employes in Chicago numlMring 13500 men yesterday were awarded by tin national war labor board in Washington an in ¬ crease in wages estimated to aggregate 4507000 a jcar To pay this increase the heads of the Chicago transportation companies declared an in ¬ crease in fares at least to G cents would be im ¬ mediately necessary necessaryGermany Germany is contemplating the recall of Ambassa ¬ dor Mumm from the Ukraine and the handing of passports to tlie ambassador of the Ukraine in Ber ¬ lin pending the clearing up of the situation in Kiev according to an Exchange Telegraph dis ¬ patch from Amsterdam under Wednesdays date dateThe The Xev York Evening Post has been sold to Thomas W Lamont of J P Morgan Co by Os ivnld Garrison Villard and his fellow stockholders acting through the four associates to whom Mr Villard recently gave an option on the property propertyA A telegram from Washington yesterday announced that Illinois quota of unskilled labor for war work for August and September would be 40230

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