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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 24, 1912, Image 30',
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fiedf than Kirk Kilissa, and at
Kirk Kilissa the Bulgarians had
the advantage of hill positions
surrounding the city.
Kirk Kilissa was garrisoned by
the third army corps of Turkey.
If it was taken the loss of life
must have been enormous.
One dispatch said today that a
Bulgarian army corps is trying to.
turn the Turkish flank by a rapid
march down the coast of the
Black Sea. If Tsar Ferdinand
should be successful in this, the
Turks would be caught between
Athens. Greeks have been
completely victorious over Turks
and are driving enemy northward
before them, capturing ammuni
tion, guns and supplies.
Belgrade. Reported that Ser
vians are gradually closing in on
Uskub. No report here of Ser
vian defeat at Kumanova.
Sofia. Strong Turkish force
sallied out from eastern fort un
der cover of darkness last night,
and was discovered and wiped out
Redoubt after redoubt is falling
into Bulgar hands, and each one
is being filled with the corpses of
its Turkish defenders.
Bulgarian airman made reck
less flight above Adrianople last
night, and got complete map of
defenses of city. Was fired at
hundreds of times, but escaped
The next advance of the Bul
garian army on Adrianople will
be general, and at the point oi
Mexico City. Entire city here. J
is shocked over the announce
ment that Diaz and his officers
would be shot, together with one
of every ten men of his command.
Rebel force at Vera Cruz num
bered about 2,000 men, so that
approximately 200 must die. They
will draw lots, the ones drawing
mark of death will be court-martialed
Gen. Beltram, who command
ed the forces taking Vera Cruz,
yesterday, will preside over the
court-martial of the rebels to be
shot today. '
-Col. Diaz Ordaz, Diaz's cousin,
has not been captured, but a de
tachment of federal troops are on
his trail, and it is expected at any
moment that he will be made pris
oner. Col. Jiminez, federal officer shot
in the leg -when the government
forces entered Vera, Cruz, was not
People here have looked upon
most of the revolutionary move
ments indifferently. They dis
played more interest in the Diaz
movement, however, than in any
of the others.
Diaz was at one time governor
of the state of Oaxaca and served
in the army under his uncle, the
New York. United Press to-
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gram from President Madero of
Mexico. k &
"Federal" troop's" easy capture 61
the principal port" of Vera Cruz,
with Felix Diaz commander of
the rebel movement there insures
the speedy pacification of the en
tire country. Foreigners are as-,
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