General News Notes of the Day, Daily Racing Form, 1919-10-30


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GENERAL NEWS NOTES OF THE DAY CHICAGO, III., October 29. Weather forecast: Illinois and Missouri Rain probably tonight and Thursday with rising temperature. Wisconsin Increasing cloudiness and warmer tonight, probably followed by rain and warmer Thurdny. General forecast: A disturbance which is now developing over the plateau region will move eastward, attended by precipitation over the greater portion of this forecast district within the next thirty-six hours. The temperature will be higher from the plains states eastward tonight and in the middle states Thursday, while colder weather will again overspread the northwestern states Thursday. WASHINGTON. D. C, October 29. Federal Fuel Administrator Harry A. Garfield discussed the threatened strike of bituminous coal miners today with Secretary Tumulty at the White House. Ho was summoned here from Williams College, of which lie is president. Dr. Garfield, who still has authority to function as fuel administrator, said he was in close touch with the strike situation and expressed confidence that a settlement would be reached without a walkout of the miners. BRUSSELS, Belgium, October 29. The Belgian ministry lias given its approval to a list of 1,150 German soldiers and civilians, who will be prosecuted on charges arising from violations of the laws of war at the time of the Invasion of Belgium or during the occupation of this country by German troops, according to the Independence Beige. The list will be sent to the peace conference in Paris. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., October 29. The strike order of the United Mine Workers, effective Friday midnight, stands. After two hours discussion at the conference here today, officials of the big union announced they had no idea of modifying the call for a cessation of work. President Wilsons pronouncement on the threatened industrial war had no defender in the conference, it was stated. PARIS. France, October 29. Governmental and municipal authorities and coal merchants virtually ndmit tho impossibility of finding a remedy for the situation which has arisen here because of the coal shortage. Although cold weather has not yet really begun, Paris is already feeling the pinch, and there is some suffering in the poorer quarters of the city. LONDON, England, October 29. The German peace treaty may come into effect on the anniversary of armistice day. It was announced by Cecil Harms-worth, undersecretary for foreign affairs, in the house of commons today that the government hopes the treaty would be formally ratified on November 11 and come Into force the same day. CLEVELAND, O.. October 29. Discovery of a radical plot to spread terror throughout the nation by another scries of bomb explosions next spring was announced by the police here today following tho arrest last night of five men and one woman, suspected of having planned the destruction of tho central police station. WASHINGTON. D. C, October 29. Americas apple crop will be 23,177,000 barrels, according to estimates of the department of agriculture, and the prices are the highest since apple growing became a business. ALEXANDRIA, Egypt, October 29. Two rioter3 were killed and ten others injured and twenty-seven policemen were hurt in a serious nationalist demonstration here. WASHINGTON, D. C, October 29. Chiefs of the national and international unions affiliated with the American Federation of Labor were called today to meet here December 13 "to formulate such actions as may be essential to safeguard and promote the rights, interests and freedom of the wage earners." WASHINGTON, D. C, October 29. The end of the senate battle over the forty-six amendments written into the peace treaty by the foreign relations committee seemed in sight today, the leaders hoping that a vote on the last group could be taken today or Thursday. WASHINGTON, D. C, October 29. More than thirty nations are represented here today for the opening of the international labor conference, created by the treaty of Versailles for the improvement and standardization of labor conditions throughout the world.

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