General News Notes of the Day, Daily Racing Form, 1919-11-18


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GENERAL NEWS NOTES OF THE DAy CHICAGO, 111., November 17. Weather forecast: Illinois Fair tonight;, somewhat colder in east portion; fair Tuesday and Wednesday -with moderate temperature. Missouri Fair tonight; somewhat cooler in south and east central portions; fair Tuesday and Wednesday with moderate temperature. General forecast: The Indian summer type, fair weather with moderate temperature, will continue for several days from Lake Michigan and Illinois westerward to the Rockies. FIUME, November 1G. Delayed Gabriele dAn-nunzios latest exploit appears to have made him master of the entire Dalmatian coast. It secured the adherence to his side, it lias developed, of Admiral Millo, commander of the Italian occupation forces in Dalmatla, thus giving DAnminzio a continous command from the Austro-Italian armistice line north of Fiume, southward to Ragusa, just to the north of Cettinje, covering all the approaches to the Dalmatian coast. Federal Judge George A. Carpenter today upheld the constitutionality of the war-time prohibition law and the Volstead enforcement act in the case brought by Hannah and Hogg asking that District Attorney Charles F. Clyne and Collector of Internal Revenue Julius F. Smietanka be enjoined from enforcing the dry measures. Judge Fitzhenry of Peoria concurred in the opinion. WASHINGTON, D. C. November 17. President Wilson will pocket the peace treaty if it contains the Lodge reservations, he told Senator Hitchcock at a conference today at the White House. "The President has read and considered the Lodge reservations," Senator Hitchcock said, "and lie considers them a nullification of the treaty and utterly impossible." WASHINGTON, D. C, November 17. Operators in the soft coal industry today considered calling upon the department of justice to enforce more vigorously the federal court mandate against the striking .miners and to force resumption of work in those districts where the men walked out Nov-vinlKr 1. ST. LOPIS, Mo.. November 17. The individual right of free speech is subject to qualifications in tithe of war. according to a dicisiou rendered here today by Judge Hook of the United States Circuit Court of Appeals, affirming the eighteen-month prison sentence of John C. Seebach of Red Wing. Minn. PHILADELPHIA, Pa.. November 17. Six Hog Island shipyard workmen were killed and nine others injured today when a motor truck on which they were riding to work was struck by a train at a grade crossing. The accident was due to the heaviest fog expariniced here; in many years. MADRID, Spain. November 17. A heavy fall of snow and rain lias caused floods in many parts of Spain. No serious damage has as yet been reported, but Seville, Cadiz aiid Huclva are threatened. The floods inundated the town of Alcala de Heiiares, seventeen miles northeast of Madrid. WASHINGTON, I. C, Novembsr 17. The conference of wage scale committees in the central competitive bituminous coal field was postponed today at the request of the operators, who were not ready to submit a counter proposal to the demands, received from the miners Saturday. WASHINGTON. ,1. C, November 17. Tlio government .by an opinion today ill the Supreme Court, won its fhjht to hare canceled patents fur 0,000 acres of California oil land valued at 0,000,000 alleged to have been obtained trough fraud by the Southern Pacific company. MEXICO CITY, Mcx.. November 17. El Tereo, Mexico Citys famous bull ring, was the scene this afternoon of the first bullfight since the sport was forbidden in the federal district by President Car-ranza, almost three years ago, 17,000 persons attending. WASHINGTON, D. C, November 17. The Supreme Court today consented to hear on November 20 cases from New York Federal Courts involving the constitutionality of war-time prohibition and the Volstead ciiforement act. PARIS, France, November 17. The status of the Imperator and other German ships aggregating 170,000 tons, now in the possession of the United States, was discussed by the supmere council today, but no action was taken. WASHINGTON, D. C, November 17. At the request of President Wilson, Secretary Glass will accept the appointment as senator from Virginia to succeed the late Senator Thomas S. Martin, It was announced today at the White House. CHICAGO, 111., November 17. Two men were reported killed and twelve injured, some of them perhaps fatally, when a hydrogencrating tank in the Armour plant at Forty-third street and Racine avenue exploded today. MADISON, Wis., November 17. The Wisconsin Supreme Court today sustained the validity of both the soldiers bonus law and the soldiers educational measure. WASHINGTON. D. C, November 17. The Supreme Court will take a recess next Monday until December 8. :

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