General News Notes Of The Day, Daily Racing Form, 1919-08-02


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GENERAL NEWS NOTES OF THE DAY CHICAGO 111 August 1 Weather until 7 p m Saturday For Chicago and vicinity Fair tonight and Saturday with moderate temperature and mod ¬ erate northerly winds For Illinois Generally fair tonight except thundershowers this afternoon or tonight in southwest and extreme southwest por tlons somewhat cooler tonight in south portion Saturday generally fair with moderate temperature temperatureCHICAGO CHICAGO 111 August 1 State and city offi ¬ cials believe today that the race rioting on the south side virtually is over although a condition of armed vigilance exists throughout the riot zone with 0000 troops of the five state regiments and the 2000 special police on guard The bayoneted rifles and machine guns of the olive drab clad soldiers and the polished wooden clubs of the police ¬ men were just as much in evidence today as yes ¬ terday when the outbreaks were brought prac ¬ tically to a close It is believed that there will be no more serious disorder although the police are on the alert for conditions Monday when col ¬ ored employers of the big stockyards packing plants have been notified to return to their Jobs Gov Lowden said today that he believed the riots bad simmered down enough to allow him to leave Chicago for his summer home Sinnissippi Farm near Ore ¬ gon 111 and that he would go if the street car inen In tlieir referendum voted the strike off Chief of Police Garrity said that if present condi ¬ tions prevailed many of the special policemen will be taken from the riot zone toinorrovv lie said however that the troops will remain for several days after the street car strike is settled settledCHICAGO CHICAGO 111 August 1 American railways were threatened today with a tieup as the result of a strike of shopmen which centers in the tChi cago district The situation is so serious that Pres ¬ ident Wilson this afternoon asked Congress to act in the matter More than 100000 men in this district embracing an area within u radius of 200 miles of tha city were called out at 10 oclock A strike has also been ordered on sixteen southeastern lines and a meeting of the executive board was to be held in Chicago this afternoon to discuss plans for extending the walkout to all DES MOINES Iowa August 1 Iowa coal miners are preparing to present demands to the operators for increased wages and a sixhour day and if their demands are not met will strike J C Lewis president of District 13 United Mine Workers of America declared today

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