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but one solution
of war problem
Only A rb i t r a t i o n Can
Allies Refuse to Yield. Single
Point, and Porte Stands
Firmly on Last Concessions.
Turkey Desires Interven?
tion of Powers, but Her
Enemies Fear It.
rjBpeetal Cabl? to The Times-Pisp^teh.)
London. January 4 ?Arbitration by
K: : ?. vs of r.ur.pe is a;i mat
.?an prat : ? resumption of the Ba;-,
kar. war agelC-t T.irkey. The Porte
rl. *:r-f ??n-.i. je is e .ally apparent;
from (He utterances of Kechad Pasha |
and Oama:. NUaaal Pasha, ottoman,
delegates to the peace coujVren? e. but \
the repreaentatlTaa of the Balkan i
J answer to which waa demanded by
; Monday afternoon. Rechad Pasha rc
I piled promptly and Uioatrioally thitt
i it vus uot necessary to wnlt until
! Monday, that he could reply on Sat?
urday Just as well. To-day Rachad
Vasha requested a postponement un?
For this action he made two expla?
nation* One was that the Turks de?
sired to give the allies time to east*
slder their position; the other was
that tlie Porte had ordered him to
await fresh instruction*. The allies
w.r< inspired with satUfectlou by the
latter statt ment. thinking tmu the
l*orte was wavering on the question ot
i?chad Pasha iifflrmcd aftetwlaa
[saying: "Atter having < eded more tei
I iltorv than that Which the entire sl
I lied states had before the war. Turkey
could not suffer the undeserved humil?
iation of . . ding artel ste has clung
to more from sentiment than from
territorial value. H.-.-ides, Adrlanople
ul'the Mussulman town par ?Kurilen.>'.
tin- vilayet of which it is the capital
having a j>?puiatlon of i.iso.uoo. only,
on.-tenth of which Is Itulgarian."
The PaJkan plenipotentiaries held
their most impjrtant council this af
teiti(.i<n. The Greek. .Servian and Mon?
tenegrin delegates u.^ked Dr. Paint
to stat?- frankly the real condition of
, . , . 1 i the. Bulgarian army he.-ause If they
why not get the best value you
they must he in a potsition to make
' .1. eris follow w >rds.
l>r. Daneff, in a solemn declaration,
I affirmed that Ihm) Bulgarian army ?vh?
I now la better condition than when the
j war began. Some defects which trie,,
I existed had baeii corrected; prepara
? tions which before the war were made
almost secretly were now conduct..1
: openly: the commlsarlat and sanitary
I arrangements and the securing of sup
I plies were completely satisfactory, and
LE SHOE vS
There's a vast multitude of
men who insist on paying juat
Fifteen Dollars for a Suit or
Some men do not appear to
care how poor a Suit ia?
they'll pay Fifteen Dollar?, at
If you're in the $15 Army, Sir,
can for your money.''
You can't get it at a depart?
ment store for $14.98, "wonder?
ful bargain," but you cam gat it
We go the limit of value
giving in our $15 Suits and
1.000 pairs Wo?
men's Samples, in
button and Blucher.
patent and tan,
"King of Shoes."
250 Men's Dress
Shoes, in patent and
vici, latest toes,
FE MEETING IN LONDON
vakavtes <?errlai, M. Mljotiskovlteb t Mvarteaegrol. Dr. Danes? ? Rof
Pepovitrh t Maafriesni, Or HUrrko \ Ualteb Oervlal. On the left
Haldane (the M>rd Ihaaeellori; centre of centre row?M. i.enos
thmd, Mr. Aaqulth < I.okll?b rreaalen, who steads m the estreme
he Italian authorities have
tlon over the Vatican, which
Tltorlal. but for fear that
ne might arise after the
lus X. It was thought bet
the question settled before
recesn in the wall large
a coffin has now been pre?
ise been bricked over so as
a slab of marble. >n which
nd age of His Holiness can
1. end has been prepared in
that there will be no delay
burial of the body, which
ter nine days.
? Father has now decided
idy of his predecessor. Leo
remain In St. Peter's. In
ng transferred to St. John's
of tAteran. ss the late Pope wished,
as Pope Plus X. is afraid that the anti
clericals might disturb tho funeral cot
tege. during the transfer of Hiv: oody.
Tbe 9*uth Lead*
The Census Bureau re-port on the
supply and distribution of cottou shows
that for tho first rime in tho history
of t ie coton spinning Industry the
amount of ootton ue-d in Southern
mllis exceeded that used in all other
Stat*? In any one year, and that the
number of actTve spindles In The c-ioutu
i n Tu ren.-e.i h.iif oT-i the
number operated in 1911.
Toe amount of cotton consumed in
the Pnited States during the year end?
ing August 11. 1*12. was S.l?7.?74
bales, and of this amount the quantity
conammed In mil other s*at- s. other
than the South was 'MS bales.
Wh'le the number of active spindles
in cotton producing Sbs?.ea Increased
more than 501. ooe. In all other .states
the 1reereas*?s aggregated leys than
good time to secure a really fine Piano at a re
kably low price and on terms that make owner
i easy for everybody.
i number of Rebuilt Used Pianos of well-known
:es priced at extremely attractive figures for
t's an unusual opportunity?If you're fond of
ic and want more than your money's worth in
io value come in and investigate these offerings.
?rgest Retailers of Victor Goods in the South?
st Broad Street, 41 Sycamore Street.
iond, Vs. Petersburg, Va,
For the next ten days the King will throw
his stock open to the mercy of the public.
New before have values as the King will show
been offered y ou at such prices.
Come and Be Convinced
1 lot Women's QUEEN QUALITY
Shoes to be put 00 sale Monday at.
During this sale thousands of pairs of High
Trice Sample Shoes will be put on sale at lees
than half price. Everything must go.
We Need Room
1,000 pairs DOROTHY DODD Wo?
men's Shoes to be sold this week at
The Sample Shoe King
Slippers, a 1 1
W o m e n's
I iers, all colors,
$4.00 Women's Satin Pumps, all colors. $1.98
$3.50 Women's Tan Russia Calf Button Boots, $ 1.29
2 5 0 pairs
odd and end
Fabrics and tailoring would
lead you to think the price
would be $20 or more.
527 E. Broad. (Near 7th.)
plies were completely
states .'.re leiuctunt to submit to ln
?rventi.;n. because they surmise that
the tripl. alliance and the triple eav
tapta v. : I be apt to recommend
n settlem. nt that would fire too rou' ti
territory end power la Ka*tera Eu?
rope to the Balkan alliance.
it was known to-night that the last
demands made by the Balkan pleni?
potentiaries are Irreducible. On tre
?Hhe- hanu the Turkish delegates are
to make further concessions. Tl.nl j- -
nas ? lay of things :h:? nrternoen.Iteeias. and if It Is supplanted by a
when the p. a.e conference was sched-1 n1)^.lr||,nw adrnlnlat ration, mobilise
uled to resume, and but for the ac- | ...._^_
? ion of the ambassadors of t'.le pow?
ers In securing the postponement un?
til Monday negotiations undoubtedly
would have been broken e&
I>r. Daaeft chief of the Bulgarian
envoys an*! spokesman fer all the al?
lies, in a statement to-night, clearly
left the Inference that the Balkan
state.- were not part ;cu?ariy anxious
for mediation, ar.d that tr.ey were
prepared to renew the war at an!'
? Apparently the Turks are try'ns
to shift en to our shoulders the re
speaslbillty for breaking ?ff peace ne
gi atlona." Dr. t>anefr said. "We are
prepar..; to meet that situation, We
aV< t.r.d at drUys. aael -Mondays
saeeflni surely will see either an
?areemesd .!r the end o: parley,
tiu.i i.iir DeSkeMe tu???.
?The Turks must then give us s
simple *yee' or no' answer. We will
^tand for no more procrastination and
COOtiahnesS No more intelligible cod"
'-ikres ?Iii do for adjournment
Turkey oar liiak.. it or leave it, but
I rer .-?.? u?ts must be done Mon?
Rumors that Bulgaria and Turkey
were negetlaXlnsj a secret agreement
between tnems- lves were strengthened
ta>-night ;. a oewa agoucy dispavctb from
Vienna, which sali stet ?'sar Ferdi?
nand of Bulgaria, and the Sultan
tlon will be ordered by the hot-headed
Roumanians at once. The Bulgarian
Oabtaet at 5>ofia is also deliberating
carefully before, taking tho fateful de?
I .me people think that perhaps the
P?ners r.-nuested f-day's postpone?
ment in order to look over the ul?
timatum of the allies, and see if th.i
territory was till right, or whether thej
B< sded it themselves. It Is very evi?
dent that there Is strong WeltpoUtlh
in t'e whole movement. M. Venezelos.
the .;roek Premier, Who was to be the
president for tne <lay, started at 3
o'clock to pay a visit to a friend.
-Yft?r this he went to St. James's Pal?
ace for the conference, but learned on
the way that the Ottoman delegates
had requested a postponement of the
sessio: till Monday.
It will b.? retelled thnt at yesterday's
session P.ei had Pasha, the leading Ot-I
toman del-gate, stated that Turkey did
not reaulrs till Monday to answer the
ultimatum of the allies. He said Tur- |
key wouM be ready to reply at 4 o'clock!
the rfg'nicnts had been brought up to
their full strength, so that while tnrc
months- ago they were facing the un?
known, th-y were now confronted by
a certainty. Adrtanoplc. he added, had
been reduced to such straits that it
would surrender as soon as the first
shell was thrown into the town.
Turkish Wimmi rut to rTIght.
Athens. January 4.?An official i|.tn
munloatloa issued \>y the Ministry of
Marln- thus describes an engagement
betwevD Oreek and Turkish warships
off the Dardanelles thli* morning:
??Croek destroyers cruising off the
strAlts annotinc.fi at 7:10 o'clock this
morning that fw > Turkish CTUlSers,
followed by six destroyere, had been
sighted at the entranca of the T>ar
danellea The whole tireeU sTuadron
immediately weignea ?~?*yivr gnd
steamed to meet the enc:uv.
"At lc,;25 A- M. the Turkish erahnjr.
the Medjldli-h. detached Itself from '
the other vessels, which remained tin- !
der the shelter of the forts of Srrtil 1
l?aprei and proceeded west of TOBI i IS
The SteSfMtell lired six or seven Shells
at two Qreeh destroyers cruising there. ;
and the latter replied. Th- enemy,
however, drew off into th? straits 1m
nie.liately they perceived the other
Greek SestrnyetV rwiln; up.
"At 1! .:. the ?eedJMfeh and the
TTamlh squadron, which rematnetj st
the entrance of the straits, and ad?
vanced west towards Teneaoe, where
for half ? nhour they exchanged shots
with tlie ?Ireek destroyers The Turk
ish cruisers were follawaS to m r. r
taln point by their destroyers
"The fight ended by tlie flight of the
enemy's wmreBtDS into the_ straits Im?
mediately they observed " the whole
Oreek fleet appfoaehlng on the
and easy wearing
One lot Women's
Sample Vici Button
and Blucher Shoes,
250 pairs S3.50 V
men's Sample Gi
metal Walking She
Men's $2.50 Work?
ing Shoes, guaran?
teed to wear.
Cor. 5th and Broad.
MEMBERS OF PEACE CONFER EN
more than lady
nre-ak >lay (oiue lo-Morr.m.
London. January 4.?I'nless Turkey
or the Balkan states can 'be prevailed
upm to recede from their present s'lff
j i.evked attitude, the peace niaTBtte
'] tioea have ar.ived at an sboelllle
i:ad arranged for a meeting j deadlw k. and Monday's meeting will
on the Chataija llnea. There 1 he the last of the conference,
v.-as 1.0 cuniirn.atiou of this. j The Turkisii delegates strongly af
l.. . d'l to-day increased their rates, Qm that they have offered all that
foi war risks from to 7~> per cent | they can. The Balkan delegates pro
ea the ground that hostilities in the . test with much vehemence that the
Bali ans prohabij wouid be resumed j ottoman Empire must surrender to
before end of January. , them what they consider to be tl.e
liirect. int. rvention by the ambassa-1 spoils ;i war.
d n of th< rreat powers was ail that | The diplomatic battle line has been
saved '.:.c peace conference from rup- j jraH.n at Adrlanople. If Turkey should
:ure this aftersMMaX The ambassa- . ton8ent to cede, her ancient capital
dettal eoarereall? aa were r"su::od at ? ririj tne strongest fortress now invest
rogm at the Foreign > ifhce, and when j f^?so far M impartial witnesaea can
t ?r?a that the. Turks and , J1I^ir<,> beyond the hope of relief?all
laltefc envoys Still were U.-aUlock-d j nijn<-,r questions c^uld be arranged,
.tiui would certainly fa.l of agreement! Th(> Turks declare they cannot give
thlt afternoon, the ambassadora de-| up Adrlanople under any ciroum
iggesl that the coaaerenca stanClS; the aihes declare that they
? called ..ff until Monday 'must.
Dl DaneS v. II the gueert of r.-echadi Yielding of Turkev on the question
. luocheen a' the Carleton. and; t), Xdrianople undoubtedly would pave!
r had reluct uatti aarreed that neith-;tK<. wa>. tmt a arener.tl settlement. Dr. j Butl;r had paid his'nn
er sM< ? concede any store, wneni jaaaafC, head of the Bulgarian celega
Ihe USaadOT called upot.; tJon> declared uncompromisingly to
. i^-e r 'lng the . ther am- \ f AV t;iAt uniess tne Sultan's envoys
aaad v ..a?-e< thai the conference! >UJWpt without the- alteration of a
be poetl ned. Bot* Turk and Bulgar- j woP,j. Friday's ultimatum, he and hM
tan ag.-t? ?? ' rolleapu-s will leave London Ttie?day
learlhM r.ra^e nanajer. | ,in , , .,.lr armies will give battle at
The rmnpllcataoa arising fro-n the1 Tchatalia the moment the period fiae-u
dispute as to what nompeiuaBon Bou-|by the armistice expires.
- receive for her neutrality This constitutes one of the most
dm .- as IS ralslnf a Oboat serl-j dramatic conflicts in the hlstor- of
..t bateiera that oeuntry aadjdfraeeasney, yet this situation has been
The r-;l?a.rs ;:re Dot erfJIina! foreseeei and expected from the first.
She Paid His
He Took to His
**?Mta Xewsom, a citizen of the Chel?
sea HIU section, preferred yesterday
to change his abode to the iKjirico
founty Jail, rather than part with cer?
tain funds due him from the r^nconao
tive Works, where he trad -s hla daily
at 11 lias for a reasonable coaapeaea
tion. N'ewsom also showed a atron".
t'Hd?ncy t<i refuse aid proffered him I
by a yeaaasj woman named I.ula But- j
ler, who turrr-d over to Deputy gfcsM B j
tlarnett enough money to pay his rtne 1
Mr. Clarnett told >T<-wsom that Mis?'
d he could i lo* His progress wa.<
go. The announcement seemed not to ' kahridoscopic.
pi-ase the prisoner. He emerged from j yUas p.utirr pauS?.d at
Seeted fle/t to right!?M. Veeesolae (Oreeeel. tndra Mkolloa teerTta). Stoyae
carlal. M. MadiarnfT Celaelle). Meatopha Iteahld Baaha < Turkey*. I leufenaot-t'oloi
of the centre row?M. SeeaSeeeSBa Kirfoeei: ?mnid mau In ceotrr row. oa left?I*i
dins (?Ssweee>| ant man la Mr Ldward Urej. thea Mr., Aaqultb, on the left of her
rieht of the centre row.
hie cell arid held a long conference 1
?ni'h the young woman, upbraiding her
for obtaining his release, and declin?
ing f.? give up his position behind th.
Tlie officer took a h.tnd and told him
that ike would have to get out. Belu. -
taptly jfewsom complied So slow was
the wate to
await him. Xewsom was not visible
to the naked eye. and. frar.tic. she
ran back to rhe jail. There she was
told of tn.- sudden change la pToW*
som's Itinerary, and the information
brought about a simitar change in her
own. foi she was last seen just as she
e :s <] .?
ry which the Rou
iania--.s .bn-.and out of what it Is ex
.c.-ie 1 v :.; : ? civ. n up by Turkey. The
t.ilgars. la fhet, have their own opln
>n h* to :he disinterestedness of the
. ? t: ' Ibunnf nla The resuit ia
? - cahtnel al Mechateei ia tot
Only those in the Innermost count il?
kr.ow whether the negotiations will
be finished Monday or whether thty
wili hast begin then.
Kvents have sasvad swiftly lr. the
last few dtiye. When the allies <ie
llv. red their ultimatum yesterday, an
his progress in passing out of the door I was about to overhaul Xewsom after
^b.at "his benefadtress l.ad preceded j a four-block chase along Cary Street
him by some feeg. and was already toward the heart of the city,
upon the walk beiow the steps. | Xewsom was sentenced to pay a fine
Then ft was that the departing pris- | ad $2."... and COO IS yesterday murtiins
oner gave what those who witnessed! *' V Magistrat? Sunday for btKtir.g p. I.
it think was an act of superb UahiaU-l PanSS the day previous. Be decline J
tude. He turned swiftly toward a back' to draw the money due him as wag
alley that led to Cary Street and obliv- a.ud chose to ?. rv? out hla sentence.
Rumor Current That One <
Other Faction Will Try to
ter to ha
King of Externals
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I,i8r.x>n, Portugal. January 4?The
political situation in Portugal dally
becomes worse and more tnreaten'ng-1
Ttumors are current every hour that|th( Tljltat
one side or the other Intends to over- he engra
turn the government, and force either
the proclamation of a dictatorship or
ttw> appointment of a provisional cabi?
The secret society of the carblnarlos
is Increasing in strength. It now
n.mbers 50.000 members, virtually ail
of whom are soclallats.
As the adherents of the two fac
tlona formed by the democrata on one
side and the coneervative groupa on I
the other, are fully armed with auto?
matic rifles, pistols and etoree of
bombs, there is imminent danger of s
The democrat* led by Dr. Affonso
Costa, refuse to Join a coalition gov?
ernment. As they number about hslf
cf the deputies and eenetors. the con?
servatives do not poeeess a working
majority in either house.
The Portuguese constitution does
not permit of a dissolution of parlia?
ment, and the preeldent of the republic
ta aeeking to allay the intense peraonai
rivalries and bring about a solutKn
of the difficulties.
Tbe Merit If Poaananra
Mr* ft r>rl,aoj Dfj.-r >?? M-ks.
Preps.?noe to qasntwy ken sad "(are m
repeat! r?eely ss4 ???e? - - ? . . , , .
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a C tev W, ? ? Oowae,
m ear e/ our best tethaa |i
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Tbe Best Bver OaeeJ
Ot 1 I Crime Chvytsa ft C ur? I beet <rted eea be?thT?f
Cowaa, PnevftMOis Cu'r-on er? grseo-cn?M Hmf teastlwi
?ad h tm el the hew neaed.es I eves eeed I sastrmMy
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Will Be Buried in Vatican
Crypt Near Tomb oi
fjapacia; Cable to the Timea?nHpa?eh.)
Rome, January 4,?Tbe Pope wl?h?e
to be burled In the Vatican crypta near
the tomb of Bt Peter, aad th*s h?e
raised a legal nueaUon. Under the
Italian law the burial of bodies In
'hurrhea I? prohlhlteeV Moreignor si
Pisognx in behalf of the rhipter et
the Basilica therefore, recently ma-'e
a formal appllearmn ,nT fn" n"ceeaary
dispensation, which the Italian a?v