Today is Monday, Nov. 19, the 323rd day of 2001. There are 42 days left in the year. On this date in 1863, President Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address as he dedicates a national cemetery at the site of the Civil War battlefield in Pennsylvania.
In 1794, the United States and Britain sign Jay's Treaty, which resolves some issues left over from the Revolutionary War. In 1831, the 20th president of the United States, James Garfield, is born in Orange, Ohio. In 1919, the Senate rejects the Treaty of Versailles by a vote of 55 in favor, 39 against, short of the two-thirds majority needed for ratification. In 1959, Ford Motor Co. announces it is halting production of the unpopular "Edsel." In 1969, Apollo 12 astronauts Charles Conrad and Alan Bean make man's second landing on the moon. In 1977, Egyptian President Anwar Sadat becomes the first Arab leader to visit Israel. In 1985, President Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev meet for the first time as they began their summit in Geneva.
November 19, 1976: Youngstown's recently overhauled police vice squad flexes its muscles by raiding two gambling and drinking spots on the South and East sides, arresting 27 persons.
Some 800 persons attend opening ceremonies for Goodwill Industries' annual Dolly Derby as winners in the doll-dressing contest are announced.
The Mahoning Women's Center performs no abortions on the day the center was scheduled to begin after a federal judge refuses to intervene on the center's behalf in a dispute over a city law regulating abortion clinics.
November 19, 1961: Youngstown Finance Director Abe Harshman says that he appreciates the support given by both Republicans and Democrats for him to continue in his job when Mayor Harry Savasten takes over, but under no circumstances will he continue beyond the present term.
Members of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia national honorary professional music fraternity presents its fall recital in the C.J. Strouss Memorial Auditorium at Youngstown University, under the auspices of Dana School of Music.
Former Mayor Charles P. Henderson and his wife are guests of honor at a celebration marking the 10th anniversary of the appointment of a group of 22 rookies to the Youngstown police force.
The Youngstown Social Security Office moves to the site of the old Strand Theater at 35 Central Square. Extensive alterations have been made to accommodate the agency, which had outgrown its offices at 135 W. Commerce St.
November 19, 1951: Youngstown and Campbell cannot levy a higher income tax on corporations than individuals , the Sixth District appellate court in Toledo rules.
The Youngstown Municipal Railway Co. exceeded its allowable profits for the first three quarters of the year by about $6,500, but Michael M. Malmer, vice president and general manager tells city council that he will not negotiate lower bus fares. In fact, Malmer tells Third Ward Councilman Anthony B. Flask, higher fares may be needed.
Youngstown Mayor Charles P. Henderson is on his way home from a 10-day tour of the nation's defenses. He was one of 80 U.S. mayors who made the trip under sponsorship of the Secretary of Defense.
November 19, 1926: A committee of the Mahoning County Bar Association finds there has been misconduct among its membership, but recommends no disbarments. It issues an order to its members: stop ambulance chasing.
A fire of unknown origin destroys the Zenus Inn, a famous landmark of Bristol Township, seven miles north of Warren. Damage is estimated at $12,000.
The Rev. Charles Henry Higginson, widely known Youngstown minister and former pastor of Primitive Methodist Church, dies at the home of his daughter on Fairgreen Ave. He was 63.
Four Youngstown firemen injured when their fire truck collided with a streetcar are released from St. Elizabeth Hospital. They are James Coyle, Joe Kinney, Dan Dyce and James Neville. Firemen James Lane is still hospitalized.