General News of the Day, Daily Racing Form, 1935-04-22


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1 GENERAL NEWS OF THE DAY ! g e France and Russia have quarreled over the military alliance, which was supposed to be signed Saturday and negotiations have been suspended indefinitely if not completely broken off. The Illinois relief commission virtually has dismissed state finance officers from control of federal funds. France has added to its official gambling activities by the creation of a sweepstakes patterned after the one in the Irish Free State, with the Grand Prix de Paris as the race on which tickets will be sold. The restoration of the Hapsburg monarchy in Austria is said to be supported by Premier Mussolini of Italy. The United States house of representatives late Friday passed the "social security bill" providing old-aged pensions and unemployment insurance. The Illinois state tax commission, has announced that the present levy system "insufficient and chaotic," and urges a speedy revision. Amelia Earhart, noted woman flyer, hopped off from the Burbank, Calif, flying field Friday night on a non-stop good will flight to Mexico City. A woman named Mrs. Mary Ann Coheys, eighty-one years of age and born in England, who has lived in the United States for forty-five years was finally naturalized Friday in Logansport, Ind.

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