General News Notes Of The Day, Daily Racing Form, 1918-12-13


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GENERAL NEWS NOTES OF THE DAY NEW YORK December 12 George G Ward has declined to accept the managership of the cables of the Commercial Cable Company and the Western Union Telegraph Company according to an announce ¬ ment made public today by Clarence II Mackay president of the Cable Company in i letter to Post ¬ master General Burleson who offered Ward the appointment Mackay in his letter said that Mr Ward has not taken over control of the Western Union cables and has no intention of doing so because lie will not run risk of violating the Slier mail antitrust act for combining competing cable systems systemsWASHINGTON WASHINGTON December 12 That the United States may have to float a 7000000000 Vic ¬ tory bond issue in addition to the billions already raised through Lilx1ty Bond issues as indicated by Secretary iMcAiluo when lio apiuared at an executive session of tins House AVsiys ami Means Committee this afternoon to urgu that Americas allies be granted an additional loan of a billion and i half members of the committee afterward said saidBERLIN BERLIN December 12 BrigadierGeneral Har ¬ ries and Lieutenants Gaillard and Scliellins of the American commission for the repatriation of war prisoners arrived in Berlin lust night They were the first American officers to arrive in Berlin since the signing of the armistice They had a twcntyfivehoiir ride from Spa Belgium the foTiner German headquarters headquartersLONDON LONDON December 12 Allied parliamentaries at Troves may not negotiate with the German envoys on the hitters request for an extension of the armistice on the ground that the present German government does not represent the people said tin Kxcliansrc telegranh dispatch from Copenhagen today giving tlu Berliner Taseblatt as authority for tin information informationPARIS PARIS December 12 Gold received from Russia by the Germans amounting to more than W 000 HK has arrived in Paris and been deposited in the Bank of France according to an official statement frdm the Friiich ministry of finance The money is credited t the common acvouiu of the allies iu iuwufffrwity wufffrwity wHU tup terms of tuc urmistive AAASIIINGTOX December 12 General weather forecast The soutlnvestern disturbance will ad ¬ vance northeastward across the district accom ¬ panied by rain except possibly snow in the more northerly sections tonight anil Friday The tem ¬ perature will continue moderate for the season as there is no cold weather in prospect prospectWASHINGTON WASHINGTON December 12rSecretary Daniels is expected to urge absolute government ownership of all wireless communication within the jurisdiction of the United States wbeir he appears before the conference the House Merchant Marine Committee will hold today on tlie Alexander radio control bill billWASHINGTON WASHINGTON December 12 The Tinted States government lias warned the republics of Chile and Peru that those persons who cruise agitations tend ¬ ing to lessen the prospect for permanent peace throughout tlie world will be clianicd with grave responsibility before tin world for their actions actionsWASHINGTON WASHINGTON December 12 Tlie issuance of treasury certificates to the amount of S OO000000 dated December lt in anticipation of th Fifth Liberty Loan wis announced by Secretary McAdoo today The certificates are dated December 19 and payment is due May M 1919 1919WINNIPEG WINNIPEG Man December 12 C W Rowley manager of the Canadian Bank of Commerce of AVinnineg one of the big financiers of Canada has unbounded confidence that Canada will pass tlirou h the reconstruction period without difficulty and go on to greater prosperity prosperityWASHINGTON WASHINGTON December 12 Information reaching the State Department today indicated that the general strike called in Cuba is a result of I AA AA and enemy propaganda The report said order was being maintained in affected districts districtsAVASIHNGTON AVASIHNGTON December 12 The transport Martha Washington carrying l7 i American soldiers anil 110 officers sailed from Kninee on December it for the United States Chief of Staff General March announced this afternoon afternoonAMSTERDAM AMSTERDAM December 12 Extensive riot oc ¬ curred AVcdn day in Anssis Iioemia accorlins to dispatches from Prasuv ami mathiir guns yud rjfjvs were used ganst Uic ui b3

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