General News Notes Of The Day, Daily Racing Form, 1918-09-03


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i GENERAL NEWS NOTES OF THE DAY Organized labor dedicated itself to the country r and to war for victory in the greatest Labor day parade yesterday Chicago has ever known A quarter of a million men and women at 9 oclock yesterday morning began marching out through the heroes arch at Monroe street and Michigan avenue while Lieutenant Sousa with a jacky band of 1300 thrilled them with The StarSpangled Banner BannerOne One million persons filled every street of the loop i to applaud the marchers and enter into the spirit of sacrifice with them themThe The biggest Old Glory flag in the world was unfurled from the LaSalle street side of the city hall as Simon ODonnell grand marshal of thq parade passed by With him Charles W Folds j General Paul Vignal of the French Mission and General Gudlielmotti of the Italian mission were td ride in line and back of them came a French 75 gun opponent of the Big Bertha presented to J Chicago labor by General Vignal VignalMajor Major General Thomas H Barry represented the American army and Captain W A Moffet the American navy A cannot shot following the un ¬ veiling of the memorial heroes arch was the signal 1 for starting the parade Men and women march ¬ ing twelve abreast poured forth to spread over the city saluting at each step flags of all nations and I countless flags of the United States StatesUnder Under the tentative program for President Wil ¬ sons speaking tour for the fourth liberty loan the president will probably leave Washington about September 30 to be away throughout the three weeks of the loan campaign period In a swing that may carry him to the Pacific coast he ex ¬ pects to make stops in nearly every section of the country It was learned yesterday that the presi ¬ dent has promised Senator Ashurst of Arizona that t if the itinerary will permit he will visit the e Grand Canyon of Arizona during the trip tripThe The British have penetrated the vitally im ¬ portant Drocourt Queiint switch of the Hindenburg line according to reports from the battle front 4 yesterday They have readied the western edge 5 of Cagnicourt about two miles northeast of Queant A large number of prisoners were taken in this for ¬ ward movement which was against extremely stub ¬ born enemy resistance The Germans had seven divisions massed on a front of five miles in this s area areaThe The allied forces on the western front have taken n a total of 128302 prisoners since July 15 it was s announced in an official statement from Paris yes ¬ terday In the same period L009 guns 1734 mine e throwers and 13783 machine guns were captured capturedPossibility Possibility of peace before the middle of 1920 0 was indicated in a memorandum written by the pres ident and accompanying the proclamation as a factor in determination of the president to maintain n the present price for the 1919 crop cropKJ KJ a proclamation issued yesterday President Wilson set 220 a bushel as the minimum price guaranteed by the government for the 1919 wheat crop A disinterested commission the president said will be appointed next spring to see whether the increased cost of farm labor and supplies would justify an inqrease in the above price priceThe The Drocourt Queant line was smashed through by the Canadians on a twomile front Field Marsh ¬ al Haigs men are reported to be in Drury and heavy fighting is progressing in favor of the British BritishAt At noon yesterday one hour after the gates of the United States war exposition in Grant Park were opened 40485 persons had passed through the main entrance entranceBritish British troops last night captured the villages of Saillisel and SaillySaillisel on the line north of Pennine todays war office announcement states

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