General News Notes of the Day, Daily Racing Form, 1919-12-19


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GENERAL NEWS NOTES OF THE DAY CHICAGO. 111.. December IS. Weather forecast: Illinois Fair tonight; unsettled in north portion tonight and Friday; probably light snow; warmer in south portion tonight. Slightly colder Friday in north and central portions. Missouri Generally fair tonight ami Friday; somewhat warmer in east portion tonight, colder In northwest portion. General forecast Unsettled conditions will continue in the western lake region and the upper Mississippi valley tonight and Friday, with light snow, while from Wisconsin and Illinois westward generally fair weather will prevail. The temperature changes will not lie decided. CHICAGO. 111., December 18. Members of the "hie five" packers here confirmed today reports from Washington that they are discarding all their interests except those directly concerned with the handling of the nations meat supply. The dissolution process, it was conceded, is being carried out under an "agreement" with Attorney-General Palmer. It also was stated frankly that the "agreement" was made under government pressure. WASHINGTON. I. C, December IS. All general appropriations for 1021 will lie pared down "in accordance with strictest economy" exeept as to the postoff ice .and naval departments, the estimates of which are less than for the present year. Majority leader Mondell of Wyoming told the house today when the first urgent deficiency bill of this session was brought up. BERN. Switzerland, Dccemlier 18. Reports of a fresh wave of isiuroms in tin- districts of the Ukraine occupied by Gen. Denikius forces are printed by the Leiiiltcrg newspaper Cazetta Vis-rrouka. according to I.eniltcrg reports todav. The newspaper declares that 3,0MI Jewes were killed in Kkateriuoslav alone: MEXICO CITY. Mex.. December IS. Earthquake shocks at ! oclock last night caused some excitement among the people following "the publication of numerous reports that the end of the world was due today. No damage resulted, although the shocks were more severe than those commonly felt in Mexico City. NEW YORK. N. Y.. December IS. Emma Goldman- and Alexander Berkman have their trunks packed with heavy clothing and canned goods and aief ready to Im decried to Russia on five minutes n.ilire. I lurry Weinberger, their counsel, announced loflay. FIUMK. Wednesday. December 17. Obstacles to the withdrawal of Gabriele dAnniiuzios forces brought about a new turn in the Fiume situation today and may block accept. -nice of proposals made by Geii. BaJoglio, Italian chief of staff.

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