General News Notes of the Day, Daily Racing Form, 1914-12-16


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GENERAL NEWS NOTES OF THE DAY. The Hobson resolution for national prohibition of the sale of" inloxieating liquors will eonijiiaiid a 11111-iorilv . of votes in the bouse, according to a poll taken by The Chicago Tribune, but unless lher i.s a change , In sentiment between now and Diicembcr 22, it will Tail to get the necessary. t-thirils vide : l . send I it to the senate for actlfrn. ,rA ""Similar poll :jhos i that the resolution proposing a constitutional amend ment granting suffrage to woman probably will fail to get even a majority in the house. Gen. Carrauza is preparing a protest, supplemental to his recent note to the American government, against any action by American -troops at Naco, Mex. He emphasized the fact that lie would regard as hostile any attempt of the United States to interfere by force on the international boundary. Secretary of War Garrison has ordered more troops sent to Naco, Ariz. Distinct improvement was reported by attending physicians iu the condition of Arthur Brisbane, New York editor, who lias been seriously ill of Intestinal trouble in Atlanta for several days. Mr. Brisbane has been removed to a hospital, where his physicians decided an operation will not lie necessary unless more serious complications develop. Manila reports are to the effect that insurrectionary unrest is manifest in Cavite province. The military and naval authorities are taking the utmost precautions for the protection of the naval station. The cause is the impending return of the insurrecto, General Bicharte, a fugitive for sedition. Announcement of the sale of 24,200,000 pounds of Hour to the government of Holland was made at Kansas City by the sales agent for mills in Kansas. The contract involves more than a half-million dollars. J. B. Forgan of Chicago was elected president of the federal advisory council, the only body authorized by the federal reserve bank law to give advice to the federal reserve board. Complete returns on the New Zealand elections show 240,000 for continuance of the present licensing laws against 240,000 for national prohibition. President Wilson lias announced his opposition to the literacy test iu the immigration bill pending in the senate. The New York American League baseball club has been sold to Col. Jacob Ruppert for about 50,000. Mt. Lassen, iu California, is again in eruption.

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