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- GREECE REFUSED AID TO ALLIES
Berlin, via Sayville Wireless.
Contradicting allied-assertions that
Greece and entente powers reached
an agreement, Athens dispatches in
Frankfurter Zeitung declare Lord
Kitchener's mission failed and the
Greeks expect an ultimatum and the
withdrawal of allies' diplomatic rep
resentatives. London. "Watch Russia!" This
is word that came today from a re
liable source, lending strength to the
rumors that have been circulating
among military men for several days
that eastern front will produce one of
greatest campaigns, of war this win
ter. Reports that the Germans have
evacuated Mitau and drawing back
along wide front from Riga region
brought further confirmation. It is
no longer a military secret here that
Russian line has been strengthened
two-fold by arrival of fresh troops,
large supplies of ammunition and big
War of the Balkans, now engross
ing public attention, will soon fade
from limelight, it is believed here. Fe
rocious fighting of the past few weeks
will give way to desultory trench bat
tling. Franco-Flanders front is ex
pected to produce no more big drives
from either side until next spring.
Task of furnishing real talk of war
this winter, according to London ru
mors, is reserved for czar's new
armies of 3,000,000 men.
Corps after corps of newest Rus
sian legions, from Steppes of Siberia,
great province of Archangel and pro
vinces of Vologoa, Viatka and Perm,
fearless fighters, trained and well
equipped, are moving toward Russian
front, ready to join hands with Ger
many's worst enemy, winter.
Reports that German and Austrian
ranks in east are beginning to thin
are not credited here. But thing that
enabled Germans to make their great
drive through Poland last spring and
summer preponderance of heavy
guns and munitions is counted upon
to give Russians advantage when
they btgin to drive them back.
Vienna. Germanic allies control
whole of Blackbird plain today.
Official reports say they are now
beating the country between the
plain and Montenegrin frontier for
fleeing Serb detachments. Organ
ized opposition to invasion appears to
have disappeared entirely in North
Serb army, as predicted, has brok
en into guerilla bands. With these
considerable trouble is being experi
enced. They are familiar with the
country and are constantly ambush
ing and cutting up small German,
Austrian and Bulgar bodies of troops.
Against main Teutonic forces they
no longer attempt standup fighting.
Germans' aim is to prevent brok
en remnant of Northern Serb army
from getting through Montenegro
and Albania to force in south, in
which case it would be necessary to
defeat it again. Montenegrins who
made a dash through Austrian lines
into Sanjak encountered Austrian
force south of Novibazar, 20 miles
from their frontier, and were routed
after desperate fight
Rome. Lord Kitchener arrived '
at. Italian headquarters opposite the l
Austrian front and is in conference
with King Victor Emmanuel ' and
Gen. Cadorna, Italian commander.
London. Norwegian steamship '
Klar sunk by submarine. Eight of ' '
crew landed. ir
Berlin, via Sayville Wireless.
Serb prisoners in German, Austrian '
and Bulgarian hands now number
101,000, headquarters reports to war
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