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Jer Constantinople, the war is
over. If Ferdinand refuses to so
agree, it may begin again.
The war has been one of the
shortest in history. The .real fight
ing did not begin until the first
week of October.
Military experts throughout
Europe were convinced that Tur
key would prove an easy victor
because of the German training of
her army. ;
Instead, Turkey has not won a
single big engagement, and six
weeks after the beginning of the
war the Sultan has practically no
territory left and is suing for
Cholera is spreading: rapidly.
400 deaths occurred in one army
Berlin. It is believed here that
the danger of a general European
war is over, and that the Balkan
allies will get little out of the war.
Bulgaria will get the Turkish
province of Roumelia; Salonika
will probably be taken by the
Powers; Servia will get a trade
agreement with Austria instead
of a port on the Adriatic; Mon
tenegro will get a few more miles
of coast line ; Greece will get a lit
tle territory north of its present
boundary; Albania will be declar
ed a semi-independent province
under the nominal sovereignty of
Turkey; the Sultan will retain
Constantinople, and a narrow
strip of territory.
These are the present plans of
the powers, but it may be that the
Balkan allies will yet feel them
selves strong enough to combat
this filching of the territory they
struggled so hard for.
Bucharest. A boat loaded
with Roumanian soldiers sank
while crossing Calarasi lake.
Forty-four out of the 49 passen
gers were drowned.
Athens. Turkish troops have
destroyed 11 villages in Southern
Albania, according to a dispatch
The inhabitants were nearly all
Greeks. About 1,800 of them were
slain. About 6,000 of the women,
children and old men escaped into
the mountains, where they are
f o o
EXPECT REPORT TONIGHT
The report of the postoffice in
spectors on "Dr." Lauren de Lau
rence, chief of the Black Rose and
the White Willows, and, until the
police interfered, master of the
"temple" presided over by a
wobden Indian at 3340 Michigan
avenue, is expected tonight.
On that report will depend the
action of the federal authorities
in the case. It is said that the
postoffice inspectors have evi
dence that Laurence sent drugs
and immoral literature through
RIOTS CLOSE SALOONS ,
DesMoines, Ial, .Nov.' 14. Sa-
loons were closed here today by"
order of Mayor Hanna. 3
The police and sheriff still are .
quarreling about what action'
should' be taken to prevent "
further rioting. J
Gov. Carroll has threatened to
send 4,000 soldiers to the city if x
they are needed to keep orders J