General News Notes Of The Day, Daily Racing Form, 1919-06-01


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GENERAL NEWS NOTES OF THE DAY General weather forecast The southwestern dis ¬ turbance will move slowly northeastward during the next thirtysix hours attended by general showers from the plain states eastward Following the passage of this disturbance considerably cookr weather will overspread practically all portions of this1 forecast district districtPLYMOUTH PLYMOUTH England May 31 Greeted by three British airplanes the American naval seaplane NC4 commanded by LieutenantCommander Albert dishing Read completed her transatlantic flight here at 220 oclock this afternoon 82 a in Chi ¬ cago time The actual flying time of the NC4 was as follows Rockaway Beach to Chatham put in for repairs 8 hours 51 niinutcs Chatham ta Hali ¬ fax N S 3 hours 51 minutes Halifax to Trepassey N F 5 hours 45 niinutcs Trepassey to Horta Azores 15 hours 13 minutes IIortii to Ponta Dclgada 1 hour 44 minutes Ponta Delgada to Lislxiii 9 hours 44 minutes Lisbon to Mondegw River approximate time 1 hour 30 minutes Mondcgo River to Ferrol Spain 3 hours 7 minutes Ferrol to Plymouth 0 hours 59 minutes Roekaway to Plymouth 5 hours 51 minutes minutesWASHINGTON WASHINGTON D C My 31 The government treasury receipts will be cut alxmt 100000000 a year through the repeal of the luxuries taxes pro ¬ vided by a bill passed by the house this afternoon Pressure for immediate repeal of this legislation was so great that Chairman Fordney of the ways and means committee said immediate action wis necessary He announced he would follow with another bill repealing tax on soft drinks which is estimated to yield 21000000 There is also a strong demand for repeal of the automobile tax which is estimated to yield over 100000000 The bill passed today repeals the taxes on carpets and rugs picture frames trunks valises purses and handbags umbrellas fans and all mens and womens apparel apparelAGUA AGUA PRIETA Sonora Mexico May 31 Bare ¬ foot and bruised Franklin B Harding chief con sulting engineer for the Chicago Exploration and Development Corporation walked Into town this morning from the companys properties at Telamer Sonora bordering on the state of Chihuahua about 225 miles south of here Mr Harding said Karly last Tuesday morning the mining camp was attacked by a band of Villa followers and was looted lootedCOPENHAGEN COPENHAGEN Denmark May 31 A Hclsing fors dispatch to the Extrablad today reported that the Finnish cabinet had decided to issue a formal declaration of war against soviet Russia The date of the declaration will be fixed after consultation with the allied missions it was said saidCOPENHAGEN COPENHAGEN Denmark May 31 Denmark is demanding 0000000 damages from Germany for shipping sunk by German submarines during the war it was learned today todayPARIS PARIS Prance May 31 The allies intend to stand by the peace terms already announced in spite of the protests and requests of the Germans in their various notes

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