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He could do this with a battle
front only 30 miles long, and if
his army be not too demoralized,
could offer a desperate resistance.
But it is a question just how de
moralized his army now is, pen
ned up as it is in the triangle
formed by the Black Sea, the
Bosphorous and Sea of Marmora,
and a long 'line of Bulgarian bay
onets. Detailed reports of the battle
at Lule Burgas are lacking, but
there is little room to doubt that
the slaughter on both sides was
Dispatches, from Belgrade and
Athens show a steady advance of
the Servian and Greek armies.
They will soon bein control of
Macedonia and all of Albania ex
cept Scutari, where the Turks
still are .holding out, and wher.e a
Montenegrin assault was re
pulsed. Athens. Queen Olga has left
for the front to join King George.
Vlf necessary I shall shoulder
a musket and fight in the ranks
for my country," she said before
Paris. The shooting of the
Russian airman, Popoff, while
making a reconnaisance oyer Ad
rianople for the Bulgars, is caus
ing great excitement among avia
tors. Popoff is the first airman killed
in actual warfare, and his being
brought down proves that flying
machines are not nearly as safe
from attack from the ground as
The Turks first tried to bring
Popoff down by rifle volleys.
When this failed they used shrap
nel and were successful.
Belgrade. A report that Aus
tria and Russia have got Rou
mania to promise to object if the
allies try to seize too much Turk-
ish territory to suit' the powers
has caused intense anger here.
The plan is said to be for Rou
mania to step in at the last mo
ment and interfere in the parti
tion, getting as a reward a slice of
Roumania not only did not get
into the fight, but very plainly
showed her Turkish sympathies.
Vienna. Austria reported to-..;
be negotiating with Servia as to
the split-up of Turkish territory.
Paris: Tsar Ferdinand will
have his flannel underwear de
spite the cruel fortunes of war.
Ferdinand recently sent an
aide to this city to buy the under
wear for him. The aide was sud
denly recalled before he could
get the underwear.
Now the young and beautiful
wife of the aide has purchased the
unmentionables and will take
them to Sofia.
Landlady You believe in mus
tard plasters ,doctor?
M. D. Rather! I always order
them for patients who call me out
in the middle of the night when ,
there's nothing the master with
Ireland was first described as,
the "Emerald Isle" in the poem,,
called "Erin," by Dr. -Drennan,
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