General News Notes of the Day, Daily Racing Form, 1919-01-10


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GENERAL NEWS NOTES OF THE DAY PARIS, France, January 0. The initial peace treaty probably will be signed lefore the end of February, the Pall Mall Gazette stated today. Germany has again approached the allies with a view to having the negotiations concluded as soon as possible. The feeling in the allied countries appears to favor the utmost expedition possible, the Pall Mall Gazette added. WASHINGTON D. C. January 9. The profits of the "Big Five" packers have Junipcd from 7,000,-000 to 480,000,000 .a. year, since 1908, . Edward L. Burke of Omaha, declared this afternoon, as spokesman for the American. National Live Stock Association before the House interstate commerce committee, when it resumed its probe of American meat conditions. WASHINGTON, D. C January 9. General weather forecast: The indications are for generally fair weather in this forecast district the balance of the week. The temperature will Ik- lower tonight in Illinois and Wisconsin, but will rise in the northwestern states tonight and from the plains states eastward Friday. BERLIN, Germany, January 8, via Copenhagen, January Si. German troops, supiMrting the Ebert government, entered Berlin today and drove back the Spartacidcs. The troops came from Potsdam. There was a struggle at the offices of the Wolff Bureau, where four loyal soldiers were killed. NEW YORK, N. Y.January 9. Fifteen thousand "marines" employed in unloading and loading freight, etc., from railroads and vessels in New York harlor walked out at i a. m., with the result that the handling of all freight in thatdistrict is generally tied up. WASHINGTON, D. f!., January 9. The Fifth Liberty loaii drive will be brought to a close before May 1, it was learned at the Treasury Department today. The exact date for starting the drive had not been determined.

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