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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 10, 1912, Image 7',
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TURKISH FRONTIER ONE
Vienna, Oct 10. Austria mob
ilizing four army divisions for
service in Balkans.
St Petersburg. 1,800 cars
ready to move 80,000 men to Bal
kans at first sign of Austrian in
terference. Government has given
$1S;000,000 to six banks to stop
Paris panic spreading here.
. Cettinje, "Montenegro. Whole
turkish frontier in flame of war
today. . '
Heaviest fighting at Detchitch
mountain, along Scutari road, and
Montenegrin army attacked
Turks entrenched in Paninitza
mountains early yesterday.
Six Turkish cannon, one after
another, silenced by Montenegrin
rifle fire. Turks retreated to
Detchitch mountain. Strong en
Montenegrins advanced, but
murderous artillery and rifle fire
held them back, mowing down
men by hundreds.
Heavy Turkish reinforcements
were landing on shores of LaTce
Scutari all through night.
King Nicholas, orfthis side of
frontier, in chief command of
Montenegrin army. Crown
Prince Danilo in active command
at front. Prince Peter, youngest
son, as captain of artillery, fired
first shot in war. Prince- Mirko,
second son, acting as aide de
camp to father.
Turkish general-at Podgoritza
committed suicide as Montene
grins opened fire because orders
from Consvtantinople put more ex
perienced officer over him.
GRAND BLAZE OF WAR
Vienna. Dozens of villages
along Turco-Montenegrin fron
tier in flames. Women and chil
dren butchered. Wounded peas
ants fleeing into mountains for
broke out between Turks and
Bulgars near Kissura and Tun
bush. No details.
Reports of massacre of Turks
at Turtukai in Bulgaria near
Roumanian frontier confirmed.
Belgrade, Servia. Premier
Pasitch has returned negative an
swer to Austro-Russian peace
makers. Said integrity of Bal
kans must be upheld.
dor? of powers presented general
note to Porte today urging re
forms in Turkey's European
London. All hope of peace in
Balkans given up by diplomats.
Sultan would face revolution if
he yielded now. Tsar Ferdinand
of Bulgaria, King Peter of Servia,
and perhaps King George of
Greece, would lose their thrones
and perhaps their lives if they did
Bulgaria and Servia expected
to present ultimatums to Porte by
Sunday. Greece hanging back
because mobilization of its army
Constantinople. Sultan pray
ed over relics of prophet in Top
Kapu mosque for success of Ot
toman arms today.
Paris. Aeroplane will be big
factor in war for first time in history.
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