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GENERAL NEWS NOTES OF THE DAY CHICAGO, 111., September 4.-Weather forecast: Illinois Partly cloudy tonight and Friday; somewhat cooler in northeast portion tonight. Missouri, Iowa, South Dakota, Nebraska and Kansas Partly cloudy tonight and Friday; not much change in temperature. General forecast: The weather conditions throughout the middle western states will continue much the? same during the next two or three days. No rain of consequence is at present anticipated, except possibly in the northern Rocky Mountain region. The temperature will continue close to - the seasonal normal. BOSTON, Mass., September 4. Immediate resumption of business relations with Germany and Austria was advocated today by Elbert II. Gary, chairman of the board of directors of the United States Steel Corporation, in an address before the animal meeting of the American Bar Association. Mr. Gary prefaced his speech with a declaration that the majority of the people of America were in favor of the peace treaty and the league of nations and that he would assume that it would be adopted without material change. CANTON, ., September 4. Justice William It. Day of the United States Supreme Court here today denied a writ asking for a stay of execution in the case of the State of Ohio against the Columbus Packing Company, in which seventy-five tons of pork, said to have been held in violation of the law. was seized by the prosecuting attorney of Franklin County. It is said the pork will be placed on the market and sold at once. NEW YORK, N. Y., September 4. Ban Johnson, president of the American League, testified in court today in the hearing of the Mays injunction suit that he owns 8,riO0 worth of stock in the Cleveland team. He advanced .00,000 to the team in 1910, got .?."0,000 from James C. Dunn later and took stock as collateral f or the rest. COBLENZ, Germany. September 4. Marshal Foch, the allied commander in chief, lias decided upon the extent of the territory in the Rhineland to be held permanently by American forces. Its area will be twice as large as that which has been .under American jurisdiction since the last combat division left for home. PARIS. France. September A. The supreme council of the peace conference has- decided to grant the request of the Austrian peace delegation for two days delay in the time for presenting the Austrian answer to the terms of peace. COLUMBUS, Ohio. September 1. Wearied, footsore Columbus struggled valiantly to work this morning, the second day of the street car strike, hopeful that Friday morning would, see the end of the tie-up. SYRACUSE, N. Y., September 4. The Lawsou plane was badly damaged in binding here this morning-, following "a flight from Buffalo. No one was injured.