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. THE WAR SITUATION
Berlin. Austria has massed
90,000 troops on Servian and
.Montenegrin frontiers. Bulgaria
has told Servia she will back her
up in defying Austrian dictation.
Both Servia hp.d Montenegro are
ready to seize Adriatic ports.
Constantinople. Sultan fears
the declaration of a republic and
wholesale arrests of Young Turks
are being made today.
If a republic is declared Chef
ket Pasha, who led the force
which captured Constantinople
and deposed Sultan Abdul Ha
mid, is certain to be president.
St. Petersburg. Bulgars re
newed attack on Chatalja at dawn
todaj Turks are more than hold
ing their own.
London. British rnarines are
guarding United States embassy
Situation there is now very
threatening for foreigners, and
all embassys are under heavy
United States has only one
.small guardship, the Scorpion, in
the Golden Horn. Scorpion could
only land six men. British offer
ed Ambassador Rockhill 116 ma
rines. He accepted gladly
Two United States cruisers on
their way to Constantinople are
not likely to arrive for another
Constantsa, Roumania. Five
thousand new cases of cholera
break out in Turkish army de
fending Constantinople every
-troops have dispersed concerted
attack of Bulgarian army on the
Chatalja line of defense. First
decisive victqry of Turks.
"Vienna. Since Turkish vic
tory at Chatalja the Turkish
diplomats are not in such a hurry
to have the powers intervene to
Buda Pest If Turks repeat1
their Chatalja 'victory' Bulgars
will need to retreat from Con
stantinople. Winter is coming ori, Tsaf.
Ferdinand has no more reinforce
ments io send to the aid of the
army" before Constantinople. Fer
dinand must either advance or re
treat. If he retreats, Turks will have
time to reinforce their shattered
armies with vast hordes 'from
Asia before warm weather would
make fighting possibleagain.
Bucharest, Roumania. 12,000
Turkish soldiers died xf cholera
Three thousand stricken men
were brought into San Stephano'
last Wednesday and leff without
'medical attention, food or-water
for 24 hours
When a man is taken sick on a
Turkish armored train he is
kicked off to die.
Berlin. Turkish government!
has notified Germany that Serbs
and Greeks are committing most
frightful atrocities hx Albania.
Enid Earl, actress, is the third
to accuse Prosecutor Eddie of
Los Angeles of contributing to
her delinquency. - Somebody's
surely trying to make Eddie a.
'way up record as a contributor, ,