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ITALY TO JOIN BALKAN CAMPAIGN ARMIES?
GATHER FOR GIGANTIC BATTLE
London. Italy has agreed to lend
sufficient aid to the allies in their
Balkan campaign--tQ insure their
complete success. "
Athens. Skirmish'ing which has
progressed intermittently for sev
veral days between the Bulgars and
the Anglo-Pranco-Serb allies along
about a 90-mile northwest and north
east line across Southern Serbia is
merging today into a big general
Berlin, Via Sayville Wireless. The
Serbian main army is racing for free
dom through the valleys and moun
tain denies south of the Western Mo
rava. The Bulgarians and Austro
Germans who have been operating
along the Orient railroad are pursu
ing at the best speed the broken
Bucharest. Bulgarians are des
perately resisting Franco-British ad
vance today along 60-mile line ex
tending from vicinity of Veles in
Southern Serbia to region southeast
of Strumnitza on Buigar side of the
Their attempt to check allies seems
vain. Latter have now occupied the
town of Gradsko and are moving for
ward steadily, French artillery clear
ing way for Franco-British infantry
and cavalry forces. Northeast of
Veles Buigar retreat verges on rout,
with French chasing fugitives.
Bulgarian losses are enormous.
Allies are constantly bringing up re
inforcements from Salonika.
Rome. Greek smugglers are fur
nishing German and Austrian subma
rines in Mediterranean with fuel and
Orders were given by admiralty to
day for systematic hunt of these pur
veyors of necessities to enemy.
If this source of supplies can be cut
off it is believed Teutonic undersea
boat campaign will be ended, so far
as Western Mediterranean is con-Horned.
Sofia. Hot pursuit by Bulgarians
of Serbs who are trying to escape to
westward from Morava valley still'
progresses today. Bulgars taking
many prisoners and great quantities
London. But one survivor, who'
has landed, is accounted for today
from crew of British steamship
Rhineland, sunk by German subma-
Athens, via London, Nov. 11 (De
layed.) King Constantine dissolved'
Greek parliament tonight He named
Dec. 19 for the next national election."
M on astir, Serbia. Allies are firmly
established in Southern Serbia. Mon
astir, Prilep and region around them
were in danger for a time from on
coming Bulgars, but French saved:
them when they recaptured Veles
Refugees who fled from Prilep ar6'
returning. News of detention by Bul
gars of Lady Paget, Englishwoman
engaged in nursing wounded Serbs in
district taken by invaders, has been
Austria faces great difficulty in
controlling its Croatian and Dalma--tian
subjects, who, sympathizing"'
with Serbs, are deserting from theP
Austrian ranks in great numbers and:
DRAFT LAW FOR ENGLAND
London, Nov. 12. That all unmar
ried men of military age throughout1,
the British isles who have not already,'
enlisted will be drafted without fur-i1
ther ceremony next month is consid1';
ered a certainty today. ""
Director of Recruiting Lord Derby's
announcement that the government5
will keep its promise -after Nov. 30
to see that single men are takerf'
ahead of those who have families is0
accepted as all the more significant5
in view of the fact that Derby haaP
hitherto opposed conscription. N6T
pledge has been given that married'1
men will not be taken later if needed?