General News Notes of the Day, Daily Racing Form, 1919-11-12


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GENERAL NEWS NOTES OF THE DAY CHICAGO, 111., November 11. Weather forecast: Illinois Increasing cloudiness tonight; Wednesday unsettled, possibly rain or snow; colder in afternoon or night. Missouri Increasing cloudiness tonight: Wednesday probably rain or snow and colder. General forecast Generally fair weather is indicated from the Lake Michigan region westward to the northern Rockies, while precipitation will occur in the sections to the south either tonight or Wednesday. There is now prospect of a period of unusually cold weather throughout the middle and middle western states as the northwestern cold wave pushes southward and southeastward. WASHINGTON, D. C, November 11. The first anniversary of the signing of the armistice and the ending of hostilities in the world war was observed generally today throughout the United States. Governors of nearly a dozen states had proclaimed the day a legal holiday, while many mayors through proclamations and public statements called attention to the significance of the day. President Wilson, in a statement addressed to all Americans, declared "the reflections of armistice day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the countrys service, and with gratitude for the victory both because of the thing from which it had freed us and because of the opportunity it has given America to show her sympathy with peace and justice in the councils of nations." INDIANAPOLIS, Iud., November 11. An order calling off the nation-wide bituminous coal strike was to be issued today, following the decision of the general committee of the United Mine Workers of America early this morning to obey the mandate of United States District Judge A. B. Anderson issued here last Saturday. "Gentlemen, we will comply with the mandate of the court. We do it under protest. We rirc Americans. We cannot fight our government. That is all." This was the statement of John L. Lewis, acting president of the mine workers, announcing the decision, and other members of the conference, apparently worn, put by their long liours of discussion, declined to add to the statement of their chief and soon dispersed. INDIANAPOLIS. Ind.. November 11. United States District Judge A. B. Anderson at 10 a. m. today approved the order of the officials of the United Mine Workers of America rescinding the strike order of October 15. Attorneys for the miners promised to try to have it in the mails by G oclock this evening. The action was taken following a session of the general committee of the miners, which decided early today to comply with the mandate of the court Issued last Saturday. PARIS, France, November 11. Etienne Poulet, the French airman, lias covered more than 3,000 miles one-third of his flight from Paris to Melbourne. He arrived at Bagdad on November 5, nni the next day flew without a stop to Bushire, distance of 500 miles, in six hours and fifty minutes. November 7 he started for India, skirting the Persian Gulf. COLUMBUS. Ohio, November 11. Ohio last Tuesday voted against ratifying the federal prohibitior amendment by a majority of 641, according to complete official returns received today by the secretary of the state. The vote was: For ratification, 499,879; against ratification, 500,520. WASHINGTON, D. C, November 11. Victor T Berger, Milwaukee socialist, prepared to leave Washington today after being denied his seat in the house of representatives by an overwhelming vote late yesterday because of his "seditious utterances and acts during the war." HELENA, Ark., November 11. Judge J. M. Jackson of the Phillips County Circuit Court today sentenced to electrocution at Little Rock eleven negroes recently convicted of murder in the first degree in connection with the insurrection of October. PARIS, France, November 11. The principal morning newspapers Joined forces and produced an edition this morning under the title "Presse de Paris." This was necessitated by the strike of linotypers and typographers called last night. WASHINGTON, D. C, November 11. Officials of the United Mine Workers of America and representatives of the coal operators were invited today by Secretary Wilson to meet him here Friday to discuss a new wage agreement. WASHINGTON, D. C, November 11. Albert Edward, Prince- of Wales and heir to the British throne, arrived in Washington today to be welcomed by Vice President Marshall, acting for President Wilson. BREST, France, November 11. Albert, King of the Belgians, with Queen Elizabeth and Prince Leopold, arrived here today aboard the American transport George Washington from the United States. BERLIN, Germany, November 11. A plot to depose the Sultan of Turkey has been discovered, says a Constantinople dispatch dated Monday, received here today. TORONTO, Ont.. November 11. Canadas third Victory loan of 00,000,000 has been oversubscribed. The total today was .40,703,950. DUBLIN, Ireland, November 11. The Sinn Fein parliament was raided today by the authorities and nine members of it were arrested. ROME, Italy, November 11. A twenty-four hour general strike has been proclaimed in Florence.

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