The Independent Volume 99-100

The Independent Volume 99-100

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...and for conducting a systern of autocracy thruout the service were made in Washington by Edward Ryan, president of the Railway Mail Association. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee decided upon five reservations to the Peace Treaty which will be reported for incorporation in the resolution of ratification. One thousand emergency policemen were brought to the aid of the local police force in Pittsburgh in an attempt to break the strike of 3000 motormen and conductors. Warrants were issued against forty to fifty saloon owners and bartenders in New York City for disposing of beverages stronger than 2.75. In one day thirteen arrests were made. In the Middle States regatta in Philadelphia, the Intermediate eightoared shells, the Intermediate fouroared gigs and the quadruple sculls were won by New York oarsmen. Oyster stews and fries may be had from 25 to 30 cents in the small towns and up to 40 cents in the cities, according to market quotations made available at the opening of the oyster season. The American Government has established an additional credit in favor of Italy for $5,000,000. This makes the total of American loans to Italy $1,592,675,945, and to all the Allies $9,663,172,567. France demands that the Peace Conference compel the Germans to eliminate the clause in their constitution permitting German Austria to apply for admission to the German Republic in the future. The Motion Picture Theater Workers' Union is the latest organization to develop out of the actors' strike in New York City. The new union is drawing up demands for fewer hours and more pay. A great increase in the use of lemon and other flavoring extracts containing high percentages of alcohol is reported by the Treasury Department officials who keep in touch with...show more

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  • Paperback | 604 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 31mm | 1,061g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236792203
  • 9781236792204