General News Notes Of The Day, Daily Racing Form, 1919-08-20


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GENERAL NEWS NOTES OF THE DAY CHICAGO 111 August 19 Weathr forecast Illinois Fair and somewhat warmer tonight Wednesday partly cloudy and warmer in north and central portions Missouri Fair and warmer to ¬ night Wednesday partly cloudy warmer in north ¬ eastern portion General forecast The indications are for mostly fair weather in this forecast dis ¬ trict during the next thirtysix hours The tem ¬ perature will be higher in the eastern portion of the district while somewhat cooler weather will overspread the northwestern states tonight and the plains states Wednesday WednesdayMARFA MARFA Texas August 19 Lieut H G Peter ¬ son and Lieut Paul H Davis army aviators held prisoners by Mexicans since last Wednesday after being forced to land tiie preceding Sunday on Mexican soil early today were released by Mexican bandits after payment of 7500 of the 15000 demanded Capt Matlaek who took the ransom money across the border paid half the ransom money for the release of Lieut Peterson and when Lieut Davis was delivered to him he galloped away with the lieutenant without making the final pay ¬ ment mentCAXDELARIA CAXDELARIA Tex August 19 via army field telephone to Marfa Troops of the Eighth Cavalry crossed the Mexican border at 040 oclock this morning in pursuit of the bnndits who held aviators Peterson and Davis for ransom Davis and Peterson accompanied the troops acting as guides Aviators are cooperating with the cavalry as scouts to locate the bandits on the Mexican side flying over the Ojiuaga district south of Candelnria CandelnriaLONDON LONDON England August 19 A Russian bat ¬ tleship a cruiser a transport and a guardship were sunk by Kritish naval forces in a sea engagement with the Bolsheviki in the Gulf of Finland on Sunday said a news agency dispatcli from Hel singfors today The British lost only three motor boats boatsWASHINGTON WASHINGTON D C August 19 General Pershinjt will sail for home on the first available transport sailing after August 31 the commander inchief of the American Expeditionary Forces to ¬ day cabled Secretary Baker BakerWASHINGTON WASHINGTON D f August 19 The repeal of the daylight savings law was passed by the house today over the Presidents veto by a vote of KJ to 101

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