General News Notes of the Day, Daily Racing Form, 1919-10-17


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GENERAL NEWS NOTES OF THE DAY CHICAGO, 111.; October 10. Weather forecast: Illinois Partly cloudy and colder tonight, probably frost; Friday fair; slightly warmer in the afternon. Missouri and Kansas Fair and colder tonight with frost; probably heavy Friday; fair with rising temperature. General forecast: Fain weather will prevail throughout this forecast district tonight and Friday. The temperature will be lower tonight in the eastern southern portions of this district, with heavy frost over most sections. The temperature will rise in the northwestern states tonight and throughout the district Friday. WASHINGTON, D. C. October 10. Capt. Lowell M. Smith, who made the best flying time in the west bound return flight in the transcontinental airplane races, is definitely out of the contest and will return to his post by rail, it was stated today at air service headquarters here. His machine was destroyed accidentally by fire last night after lie had made a safe lauding at the Buffalo control station, but the ruling made was that, inasmuch as the flicht was to test reliability of planes pri marily, Captain Smith could not be permitted to continue his flight to San Francisco in another ship. DUBLIN, Ireland, October 10. Defying the order of the government and the commander in chief in Ireland, the twelfth annual convention of the Sinn Fein was held at midnight in the Mansion House. It lasted three hours. Notwithstanding all precautions taken to prevent the meeting the complete order of business was carried through.

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