General News Notes of the Day, Daily Racing Form, 1919-11-02


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! GENERAL NEWS NOTES OF THE DAY CHICAGO, 111., November 1. Weather forecast: Illinois Generally fair tonight and Sunday, preceded by unsettled in east portion; cooler tonight In south portion with frost; somewhat warmer Sunday. Missouri Fair tonight and Sunday; cooler iu south and east ventral portions tonight; wanner Sunday. General forecast Generally fair weather will prevail over most of the districts from the upper lakes and middle Mississippi Valley westward to the Rockies, but in the latter section some rain is again indicated. The temperature will be somewhat higher Sunday in the middle states. Latest developments in the coal strike are: The government lias ordered all coal in transit in the railway territory covered by the western regional directors commandeered and will be apportioned later in accordance with priority of orders, according to information given out at the office of regional director Aishton. W. A. Brewerton, manager of the OGara mine of the Sangamon County Coal Mining Company at Springfield. 111., announced today that ho had received an order from the quartermaster generals office of the United States nrmy directing him to continue operation of the OGara mine, which is working on government contracts. According to union claims 400,000 miners were out on strike before noon Saturday. Mine operators early Saturday had announced no plans for carrying on the mining, despite the precautionary steps taken and promised by the federal and different state governments. From headquarters of the central department of the . United States army, which embraces most of the nations great coal fields, 110 reports of additional movements of federal troops into the mining zones had been announced, WASHINGTON, D. C, November 1. Under authority given by Congress to retain 18,000 commissioned officers in the army until the end of the fiscal yeilr, the war department has decided to retain in their presen emergency grades, about 100 general officers, including General March and Lieutenant Generals Huritjr Liggett and Robert - L. Dullard. There will be fifty-five major-generals, headed by Leonard Wood, commander of the central department. WASHINGTON. D. C. November 1 Bv a vote of 9 to 2 the Senate agricultural committee todav ordered n favorable report of the MeNary bill to continue the United States suar equalization board during 1920 and to authorize it to buy sugar crops next year. CHEYENNE, Wyo., November 1. Oil royalties at the rate of 2 a minute, ,000,000 n year, are being paid to the state of Wyoming, and bv this time next year the rate will be ?3,O00,O00 a year. Then Wyoming may become a taxless state. CONSTANTINOPLE, November 1. Pirates concealed in the steerage of the . sldp Maria overpowered the crew tthile the vessel recently was bound, from Novorossysk for Batum, and robbed the passengers, obtaining T.0,000,000 rubles. NEW YORK. N. Y., November 1. A seat on the New York Stock Exchange sold for 00,000 today, agaiust 3,000 paid yesterday.

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