General News Notes Of The Day, Daily Racing Form, 1919-07-06


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GENERAL NEWS NOTES OF THE DAY WASHINGTON D C July 5 Two American destroyers were ordered today to proceed toward the Bay of Fundy to lend any required assistance to the British dirigible R34 which reported it was fighting a head wind over Nova Scotia with its fuel supply getting low The destroyers will put out from Boston with orders to establish radio commu ¬ nication with the dirigible as quickly as possible and also to keep in touch with the Otter Cliff Me wireless station The message to the navy depart ¬ ment was received at 11 a m five minutes after one addressed to the British admiralty reporting that the R34s fuel supply was getting low The ship was then flying across Nova Scotia against a strong head wind windLONDON LONDON England July 5 It is understood that Gen John J Pershing commanderinchief of the American armies in Europe has postponed his visit to London to July 17 planning to remain until July 19 He may be accompanied by a composite regiment of 3000 American troops representing all thu units still aligned with the allies in France If the date of his visit given above is confirmed opportunity will be provided for the Americans to participate in the peace celebration July 19 and march with the British troops in this city cityCHICAGO CHICAGO 111 July 5 The first test case under the war prohibition lav in ithe Chicago federal courts will be brought next Monday when District At ¬ torney Clyne files a direct information against a prominent Chicago brewer The brewer whose name 1ms been withheld will be accused of manu ¬ facturing beer of more than onehalf of 1 per cent alcohol after May 1 and of selling it after July 1 The evidence in the case was gathered by Col L G Nutt chief of the local revenue agents agentsEL EL PASO Tex July 5 Francisco Villa and sixty followers were seen going southeast toward Satevo Chihuahua yesterday afternoon a telegram re ¬ ceived here from Chihuahua City today stated Satevo is fortyfive miles southeast of San Andreas where Villa captured or killed forty home guards and executed the mayor Tuesday Sutcvo ia on the main road to FarraL LONDON England July 5 A proclamation signed by Ernest Ileydebraud leader of the Ger iii tm cpusarvative party in the former reichstag says the party declares war on the government and intends to use its whole strength to re ¬ establish the monarchy a Copenhagen dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph Company reports reportsMADISON MADISON S D July 5 Nine bodies were re ¬ covered from the wreck of the pleasure boat Re ¬ liance here early today which foundered forty rods off shore after striking a stump It was es ¬ timated that thirtytwo persons were aboard the boat when the accident occurred Reports say that seven bodies are still in the water waterLONDON LONDON England July 5 Field Marshal Hin denburg former chief o the German staff says he is responsible for the acts of German main head ¬ quarters since August 1916 and also for the procla ¬ mation of former Emperor William concerning the waging of warfare and asks President Ebert so to inform the allies alliesWASHINGTON WASHINGTON D C July 5 Advices from Lisbon to the state department today reported that the general railroad strike called last Tuesday had affected the greater portion of train service in Portugal except on the lines south and southeast of the capital Some sabotage has been reported reportedFLORENCE FLORENCE Italy July 5 Noise of firing in the outskirts of the city has increased the alarm caused by the cost of living disorders here The red flag hns been hoisted in many places here and elsewhere in the Romugna district by what are termed local Soviets SovietsHAVANA HAVANA Cuba July 5 Passengers arriving here from Mexican ports state that in the Peto district of Yucatan 2000 Mayo Indians have joined the ranks of Felix Diaz rebel army armyWASHINGTON WASHINGTON D C July 5 Army demobiliza ¬ tion figures today show u iiresent army strength of about 930500 men Discharges to date have totaled 2755707 139680 officers and 2626027 men menDENVER DENVER Colo July 5 Fivecent street car fares were restored In Denver at midnight when the ordinance repealing the sixcent rate went iu to effect

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