General News Notes of the Day, Daily Racing Form, 1919-10-21


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GENERAL NEWS NOTES OF THE DAY CHICAGO. 111.. October 20. Weather forcast: Illinois Showers tonight, probably followed by clearing Tuesday morning; not much change in temperature. Missouri Partly .cloudy and cooler in west and central portions; probably showers in extreme east portion tonight; Tuesday generally fair. General forecast The indications are for showers this afternoon and tonight and in the middle and upper Mississippi valley and the western lake region, probably continuing Tuesday in the latter section; light snow is probable tonight in North Dakota; the temperature changes will, not be important. WASHINGTON, D. C, October 20. Steps to prevent an abnormal increase in the price of sugar because of the existing shortage were taken today by the department of justice. Attorney General Palmer notified beet sugar refiners, who have been withholding their product from the market until the price situation became more stabilized, that the United States sugar equalization board had determined that ten cents was a fair price to be charged the wholesalers, and any charge in excess of that amount would be regarded as a violation of the food control act. WASHINGTON, D. C, October 20. Reaffirming his refusal to negotiate with representatives of labor unions not employes in tho plant of the United States Steel Corporation, Elbert H. Gary, chairman of the corporations board of directors, informed Chairman Lane of the national industrial conference, and Frank Morrison, secretary of the American Federation of Labor, today, that he would not recede from his stand for the oien shop. WASHINGTON. D. C, October 20. Authority of Ohio state officials to confiscate and sell food held in cold storage longer than authorized under a state law was in effect sustained today by the Supreme Court, which refused to review uppeals in proceedings growing out of the seizure of 125,000 pounds of pork of the Columbus Packing Company. NEW YORK, N. Y., October 20. Five hundred soldiers of the regular army were landed here today from the transport George Washington to attempt to end the congestion at the army piers in Rrooklyn caused by the longshoremens strike. IOWA FALLS, Iowa. October 20. Two men were killed, another may die and several others were more or less seriously injured following two explosion in a fire which destroyed the produce plant of Swift and Co. here lateSuuday. WASHINGTON? D. C. October 20. President Wilson had a good night and lias recovered from the attack of -indigestion which he had yesterday. Secretary Tumulty said today, after a talk wth Rear Admiral Grayson, the presidents physicion.

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