General News Notes Of The Day, Daily Racing Form, 1919-07-16


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GENERAL NEWS NOTES OF THE DAY CHICAGO 111 July 15 Weather forecast Illi ¬ nois Missouri and Wisconsin Fair and somewhat cooler tonight Wednesday fair with moderate temperature Minnesota Fair tonight and Wednes ¬ day somewhat warmer Wednesday General fore ¬ cast Generally fair weather will prevail Jn this forecast district during the next two days except for local thunder showers in the extreme southern portion of the district today The temperature will be moderate from the plains states eastward tonight and in the western lake region and upper Mississippi valley Wednesday while higher tem ¬ perature will obtain to the westward westwardPARIS PARIS France July 15 Weary but still bent upon continuing its festivities until the last ounce of celcbrativc energy had been spent Paris kept up its Victory day celebration well into the small hours this morning Each of the traditional at ¬ tractions of the 14th of July the illuminations fireworks free performances in the national theaters and the street dancing found its particular crowd The climax of the nights proceedings however was the appearance of the Girandole especially brought from Florence where it was made for the occasion It consisted of a series of connected panels brilliantly illuminated by 25000 lamps and adorned with the portraits of the allied rulers arid celebrities together with inscriptions recalling the principal events of the war warWASHINGTON WASHINGTON D C July 15 Under existing conditions and with revenue they are now receiving the electric railways can not continue to perform the funcions expected of them John H Pardee president of the American Electric Railway asso ¬ ciation today told the federal electric railways commission The commission was appointed by President Wilson to investigate the situation con ¬ fronting local transportaion interests throughout the country countryPITTSBURGH PITTSBURGH Pa July 15 The government won its first point today in its fight against the sale of beer containing 2 per cent alcohol when Judge W II S Thomson in the United States District court overruled demurrers of officers and directors of the Pittsburg and Independence Brew ¬ ing companies to charges of violation of the war ¬ time prohibition law Each of the defendants nineteen Jn all was held in 1000 bail for the November term of court courtBUENOS BUENOS AIRES Argentina July 15 Govern ¬ ment reports show that 1000000 sheep and 100000 cattle have been drowned in floods in the southern part of Buenos Aires provinces The railways and telegraphic communication have been interrupted and several sections in that region have been com pletely isolated for more than a week from this cause The floods were due to a month of the heaviest rainfall ever recorded here hereVALPARAISO VALPARAISO Chile July 15 Eightyseven per ¬ sons are known to have been drowned and the loss of life may have been much greater in a hurricane which swept this port Saturday and Sunday Four ¬ teen vessels of various sizes were sunk and about a hundred lighters and other small craft were de ¬ stroyed The property loss is estimated at 200 000000 000000WASHINGTON WASHINGTON D C July 15 Intimations that the senate foreign relations committee might not arrange for early conference with President Wilson for discussion of the peace treaty and the league of nations covenant led to the suggestion today that Mr Wilson might begin his tour of the country sooner than he had planned plannedPITTRBURG PITTRBURG Pa July 15 Twentyfive persons were injured several probably fatally when light iiinfT struck a crowded Hamilton avenue street car1 at r th and Wood streets in the center of the down ¬ town district during a seven electrical storm tliii afternoon A number of women ind children were trampled in a panic which followed followedWASHINGTON WASHINGTON D C July 15 Practically un ¬ restricted trade with Germany was begun today by American exporters for the first timein two years

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