General News Notes of the Day, Daily Racing Form, 1919-09-09


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GENERAL NEWS NOTES OF THE DAY CHICAGO, 111., September 8. Weather forecast: Illinois Fair and continued warm tonight and Tuesday, except probable showers and cooler in nortli portion Tuesday. Missouri and Kansas Generally fair and continued warm tonight and Tuesday. General forecast The heat wave wjll. break in the upper Mississippi and middle Missouri valleys and the western lake region Tuesday, but in the sections lying to the south no. relief is probable. Conditions will become unsettled in this vicinity Tuesday, with possible showers, but no extensive rain is anticipated. NEW YORK, N. Y., September 8. Gen. John J. Persuing set foot on Americaii soil today for the first time in more than two years. In behalf of a gratcil nation New York, in holiday dress, welcomed the commander of Americas 2,000,000 victorious crusaders, hero of the world war, responsible head of the army that turned the; tide of battle at Arerdun and St. Miiiiel welcomed him witli joyous pride and unrestrained emotion, giving vent to its enthusiasm by all of the time-honored means that men have to exalt a chosen personage and pay just tribute to distinguished natipnal. service. PITTSBURGH, Pa., September S. A fire which broke out in the plant of the Central Elevator Company this afternoon completely destroyed that building with 300,000 bushels Of grain; damaged the plant of the Mackintosh-Hempill Engine Building Company and adjoining buildings and menaced a large part of the downtown section before it was controlled. The loss is estimated at 050,000. WASHINGTON, D. C, September 8. The peace treaty will be reported to tho senate next Wednesday noon, Chairman Lodge of the foreign relations committee said today. It is planned to call up the treaty for debate beginning next Monday. Senator Lodge declined to predict how long the senate would require to dispose of the treaty.- NEW YORK, N. Y., September 8. Babe Ruth drove out his twenty-sixth home run of the season here this afternoon against the Yankees at tho Polo grounds, thereby establishing a new worlds record. Buck Freeman, who previously held the record, made twenty-five home runs in one season. ARCIIANGIJL, Siberia, September 8. A great fire has bee:i burning furiously for more than two days on Maim asa Island in the Gulf of Archangel. Timber and saw mills tor three miles 6ii botlf sides of the gulf have been destroyed. Estimates of the damage place it at 00,000,000 rubles. HAMBURG, Germany, September S. Tlie first sailing vessel to leave for the United, States since the outbreak of war, the three-master Reiherstcig, sailed from Hamburg in ballast for Philadelphia yesterday. The vessel will return with1 2,000 tons of mineral oil. COBALT, Ont., September- 8. A -strike involving 23,000 miners which lasted six weeks was brought to a close yesterday when the miners union voted to accept the terms of settlement offered by the mine managers. The men will resume work today. . . - GALVESTON, Texas, September S. Three hundred and fifty Villistas were killed, and 800 rebel cavalry mounts captured in three days fighting between Mexican federal troops and Villa forces in the State of Durango, according to aii official statement received here today by Mexican Consul Fierro. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Friday, September 5. From 200 to 300 persons are dying daily in Petro-grad from cholera, according to advices from that city. Owing to the lack of medicines and food many of tho hospitals have been closed... i PARIS, France, September S. The supreme council of the peace conference today Informed Itoumania that she must sign the peace treaty witli Austria without reservation or abstain altogether from signing. ROTTERDAM, Holland, September S. Fire on the wharves here today destroj-ed ,000,000 worth of. cotton.

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