General News Notes Of The Day, Daily Racing Form, 1919-07-10


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GENERAL NEWS NOTES OF THE DAY CHICAGO 111 July 9 Weather forecast Illi ¬ nois Partly clouds weather probably local thun ¬ der showers late tonight of Thursday in north and central portions continued warm followed by some ¬ what cooler Thursday afternoon or night in north and central portions Missouri and Kansas Partly cloudy tonight and Thursday continued warm General forecast The indications are for local thun ¬ der showers tonight or Thursday in portions of Iowa Illinois and Wisconsin while generally fair weather is probable over the remainder of this fore ¬ cast district until Thursday night The temperature will continue above the seasonal normal generally although slightly cooler weather is probable in the upper Mississippi valjcy arid western lake region Thursday afternoon pr night nightWEIMAR WEIMAR Germany July 9 The initial step to ¬ ward raising the great war indemnity imposed on Germany by the allies was taken here this afternoon when Dr Mathias Erzberger vicechancellor and minister of finance introduced ten new revenue bills designed to increase the Income of the republic by 900 per cent The measures provide forr Expro priation of largefortunes special taxation rtn all fortunes increased during the witr taxation on the profits of real estate transactions taxation on amusements inheritance taxes a federal tax on the profits by German states from the sale of lands used for military purposes during the war addi ¬ tional faxes on sugar three bills for additional taxes on Tobacco hiatches and playing cards cardsWASHINGTON WASHINGTON D C July 9 President Wilson returned to his desk today after an absence of four months at the peace conference to find such a mass of official business that it probably will be two weeks before he can start on his tour of the coun ¬ try speaking for the peace treaty and the league of nations Plans for the tripi have riot yet been completed but it was said at the White House that the President probably would so time his schedule as to reach tho Pacific coast at the time of the arrival there of the newly created Pacific fleet which is to start from Hampton Roads for San Francisco about the middle of this month monthINDIANAPOLIS INDIANAPOLIS Jnd July 9 Under threat of the Federal government tp quarantine the state against shipment of wheat because of disease ravag ¬ ing the crop a program of drastic action was mapped out by Governor1 Goodrich today Prank M Wallace state entrnomolpgjst was dispatched to La Fuyctte to cooperate with Purdue University The governor ordered the burning of four hundred acres of diseased grain and he will ask the legis ¬ lature to reimburse the farmers whose crops are destroypd destroypdSEATTLE SEATTLE Wash July 9 Alaskas fish ac ¬ cording to government statistics will return more revenue than the countrys gold deposits said Prof Henry B Ward head of the department of zoology of the University of Illinois who is here todaj on his way to Alaska on a mission for the United States bureau of fisheries Salmon caught in Alaskan waters last year brought 71000000 wholesale at the northern canneries Prof Ward said saidPITTSBURGH PITTSBURGH Pa July 9 United States At ¬ torney R LT Crawford fiied information against the Pittsburgh Brewing company in the United States District Court this noon charging violation of the war prohibition law Federal Judge W H S Thompson issued summons to the company and bench warrants for the arrest of eleven officers of the company named in the information arid sent United states marshal Short out to round them tip tipWASHINGTON WASHINGTON D C July 9 The newly or ¬ ganized Pacific fleet vill sail from Hampton Roads for the west coast Saturday July 19 It was announced at the navy department today that final arrangements were completed at a conference in New York yesterday between Secretary Daniels and Admiral Hugh Rodman commander of the fleet fleetNEW NEW YORK N Y July 9 The Irish race in Ireland and abroad intends to keep up the fight until the flag of the Irish republic flouts over every inch of Irish soil read a statement given out by Edward Dunne who with Frank P Walsh returned from Europe yesterday on the linor Lu Savole SavoleDOUGLAS DOUGLAS Ariz July 9 More than 100 criminal complaints alleging kidmining in the Bisbee do portations of July lli 1917 today were placed in th hands of Justice of the Peace Jacks who has left f6r Bisbee to hold coiirt and Issue warrants of arrest for the persons named iii the complaints complaintsTOLEDO TOLEDO Ohio jyly U Gatu receipts of the heavyweight championship cpnfqst between Jack Dempsey and Jess Willard liere July 4 were un ¬ officially announced last night at approximately 451000 The attendance promoter Tex Rickard said was between 120000 and lilOOO lilOOOWASHINGTON WASHINGTON pi C July 9 John W Davis Amt ricuri uknlxiHsador to Great Britain is limit istooil to hav been sikleetetl as the American representative 011 the ih riiiaiiiiiit court of intorimtiimul justKe which is to lie formula by the cdimcH of the IWIKIIC of nalionsf i iWASHINGTON WASHINGTON pi1 July 9 United Press House Vrts and any lined up today for tho thoclimax climax of the prohibition fight which will be bereached reached when the twelve hours allowed for dvbaVe

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