Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
bosch must have surrendered to
London. The United Press re
ceived the following telegram
from King George of- Greece
through the Hellenic foreign of
"The King has received your
message and commands me to
forward you this reply:
" 'Thanks for the interest you
manifest on behalf of the Ameri
can press in the war Greece is
waging in the cause of civiliza
tion and humanity. I am glad to
inform you that my army is vic
torious everywhere and is advanc
ing steadily. (Signed)
" 'Coromilas, Minister of Foreign
Just after sending the telegram
King George left Athens for the
front on the royal yacht Amphi
trite. Athens. Turkish troops out
raged inhabitants of Servidje be
fore fleeing from advancing
Seventy women and children
were massacred outright, but this
was merciful compared with the
mutilations more horrible -than
death committed upon the sur
vivors. Budapest. Most extraordin
ary thing about Balkan campaign
is number of kings and princes ac
tively in the field.
Three reigning monarchs and
10 princes are in the field now. A
fourth monarch King George of
Greece is on , his way to the
Tsar Ferdinand of Bulgaria has
achieved the greatest distinction.
He has been at the front since the
beginning of the war, and in
active command of the troops.
The credit of the fall of Kirk
Kilissa belongs to Ferdinand,'
and if Adrianople falls the credit
of that history-making event will
Ferdinand broke his arm by:
falling from his horse three days
ago, but insisted on keeping the
field. He will not allow any but "
ordinary soldiers' rations be serv
ed on his table.
King Peter of Servia makes his ,
headquarters at Vranje. Outside
of his lextreme difficulty in keep
ing on his horse, King Peter gets'
along all right.
King Peter's son, the Crown'
Prince Alexander, has been con
stantly in the field and in active
command of the Servian armies.
King Nicholas of Montenegro,
that fiery old monarch who defied
all the power of Austria some
years ago, has been in active com
mand of the Montenegrin troops x
since the beginning, and has!
shown remarkable skill as a com-
Nicholas' two sons, Crown"
Prince Danilo and the Princes'
Mirko and Peter all have been'
promoted for bravery on the field
since the war started.
Crown Prince Constantine of
Greece has been uniformly suc
cessful in his invasion of Turkey;'
and has exposed-himself time and
When the Greek premier tele
graphed the prince objecting to
his-runninginto-danger, Constant r
tine telegraphed back: