General News Notes of the Day, Daily Racing Form, 1919-09-03


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GENERAL NEWS NOTES OF THE DAY BERLIN, Germany, September 2. German reports from Riga declare that Gen. Gough of the British army has proclaimed to the population of Petrograd that an attack is about to be made upon that city. The reports quote the proclamation as continuing: "As soon ns Petrograd has been freed from bolshevist tyranny, food will be sent." SEATTLE, Wash., September 2. President Wilson will review the Pacific fleet here at 4 p. 111. Saturday, September 13, according to telegrams from Secretary Tumulty received today by the chairman of Seattles presidential and fleet welcome committees. The historic battleship Oregon will be the reviewing ship, the wires said. COPENHAGEN, Denmark, September 2. As a result of negotiations at Versailles it has been decided Germany, within the next six months, shall deliver 20,000,000 tons of coal to France, as compared with the 43,000,000 tons provided for by the terms of the peace "treaty, a German official statement received here says. ST. PAUL, Minn., September 2. "The crest in lb? high cost of livini: has been reached, prices have already started downward and will continue. The drop later will bo considerable," said J. Ogden Armour, the Chicago packer, in an interview here this afternoon. LONDON, England. September 2. Joe Beckett, heavyweight champion of England, knocked out Eddie McGoorty, the American light heavyweight, in the seventeenth round of their bout at the National Sporting Club here tonight. The fight was scheduled to go twenty rounds. BELGRADE, Bulgaria, September 2. Numbers of Italian soldiers have been" massacred in severe attacks by Albanian clansmen, according to the Politika of this city. The remainder of the Italian troops retired toward Durazzo and other strong points. LAREDO, Texas, September 2. Two Amerieun aviation officers on border patrol duty were fired upon today by a group of Mexicans while flying up the Rio Grande, near here, and one of the officers was wounded in the head. SPRINGFIELD, 111., September 2. Charters of twenty-four coal mine locals in Illinois in rebellion against constitutional authority have. been revoked, Frank Farringtou, state miners president, au-nounced today,

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