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KITCHENER BACK IN
London. Lord Kitchener arrived
in London today. Kitchener will re
port at once to King Ge'OFge and Pre
mier Asquith concerning observa
tions on Gallipoli peninsula and at
Salonika and consultations with
King Constantine of Greece, King
Victor Emmanuel of Italy and Gen.
Cadorna, Italian commander.
Paris. France called boys of 18 to
colors today. Chamber of deputies
passed a bill providing for such call
and 250,000 youths subject to mili
tary service represent class of 1917.
London. British steamship Dot
teral sunk by submarine.
Berlin, via Sayville Wireless.
Heavy reinforcements of troops en
gaged in attack on Goritz failed to
win any ground for Italians.
Berlin, via Tuckerton Wireless.
Pursued by Turkish forces, British
still in retreat from vicinity of Bag
dad. Lisbon. Premier Affonso Costa's
reorganized cabinet was sworn into
office today. Will be presented to
Amsterdam. Germany expects at
tack in the Balkans on all four sides.
Attacks will be resisted by Bulgars
and Turks and a thin sprinkling of
German emperor's visit to Austro
Hungarian ruler Monday is believed
here to have related to plans for this
The Berlin general staff is under
stood to look for Balkan attacks as
follows: Russians and perhaps Rou
manians on the north; Russian at
tempts at a landing on Bulgarian
Black sea coast; French and British
and surviving remnant of Serbs in
south; Italians and Montenegrins
through Albania in west.
Bulgars to defend their own north
ern frontier; a few Germans and
practically as many Turks as may be
needed will nil gaps.
Turks, it is believed, will predomi
nate against allies in south with
strong German detachments and
enough Bulgars to represent Bulga
ria's claim to possession of Serbian
Austrians will be called on to op
pose expected Italian advance
through Albania. Owing to severe
winters in Balkans it is thought un
likely there will be much more seri
out fighting this season, but terrific
campaign is expected early in spring.
Vienna. Austria has launched a
tremendous campaign against Mon
tenegro. Operations began on mountain
kingdom's northeastern frontier,
from Sanjak of Novibazar. Austro
Hungarian forces reported already
across river Lim, which parallels the
frontier about 10 miles to eastward,
Border marked by mountain chain
between Lim and Chebotina. Monte
negrins are strongly entrenched.
Recognized it will take desperate
fighting to dislodge them.
Sofia. Bulgars are pushing their
conquest of Serbian Macedonia rap
idly toward Greek frontier. South
ern Serbs and French reported in
general retreat and British in too
small force to figure seriously in the
Main Bulgar movement is along
the Prilep-Monastir road in direction
of latter town. Last Serb position at
Ornarejeka, critical point in Monastir
operations, occupied by Bulgars.
French falling back along Tzerna
river are burning bridges in attempt
to oheck Bulgar pursuit
New York. Federal Judge Howe
refused to strike from record in the
trial of Hamburg-American line offi
cials testimony relating to steamer,?
Maria Quezseda said to have ODerr
Turks are I ated under direction of Captain Boy-
scheduled to guard Black sea coast. -Ed, German naval attache.