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Greek Torpedo Boat Blows Up Warship
Daring Act of Hellenes in Harbor of Saloniki
IN SAVAGE RAGE
Reports of Terrible Atrocities in
Slaying of Christians in
Towns of Epirus
slopes of the Istrandia mountains in
Thrace, it undoubtedly will be reck
oned among the world's great strug-
Almost uninterruptedly for four days
and three nights, the battle has pro
ceeded, the moon having afforded suf
ficient light at night for the armies
to continue their fierce onslaughts.
Turk and Bulgar are locked in a grap
ple which will bo broken only by the
derisive defeat of one or the other.
The dearth of news from the front
Wednesday and Thursday had given
rise to a feeling of despondency, and
•ional rumors of Turkish reverses
1 currency. Official reports today
proved these rumors to be unfounded.
Telegrams from various sources gave
favorable accounts of the military situ
ation. The Turkish forces were re
ported not merely to have been hold
ing their own, but to have effected an
important advance which was threat
ening the Bulgarian rear. If this Turk
ish column joins hands with the gar
rison at Adrianople the Bulgarian army
will be practically surrounded and its
It is alleged that, realising the
gravity of the situation, the Bulgarian
commanders have withdrawn the army
at Kustenje and their forces before
Adrianople and that these troops are
being hurried to support the center of
the main Bulgarian army.
THOUSANDS OF WOI'XDED
Some idea of the desperate nature of
the fighting is gathered from the fact
that more than 5.000 wounded soldiers
arrived in Constantinople tonight from
the front. Fortunately, a majority of
the bullets drilled clean holes in their
victims, and these will heal rapidly.
Indignation and surprise were ex
pressed here today over the fact that
a Greek torpedo boat had succeeded in
entering the gulf of Saloniki last night,
despite the mines and heavily armed
forts, and had blown up the Turkish
battleship Feth-I-Bulend. The com
mandant of the forte will be called to
account for permitting this incursion.
The movement of troope to the front
continues. A battalion of Kurdish and
Albanian volunteers marched through
the streets of Pera this evening on the
way to the railway station. The men
were cheered and appeared to be In
the best of spirits.
STEPS TO CHECK MASSACRES
Aβ a result of a meeting Thursday
of the heads of the diplomatic missions
to consider the situation in Constanti
nople the marquis de Pallaviona, the
Austro-Hungarian ambassador and
dean of the diplomatic corps, today
visited Xoradunghian Effendl, the
foreign minister, and called his atten
tion to the necessity of adequate meas
ures to maintain order Jn the city.
Among the measures the government
has in mind in event of further Turk
!*h reverses is the dispatch of an army
division to stop all fugitive soldiers
between Tehatalja and Constantinople.
Tie city at present Iβ tranquil, busi
ness is proceeding as usual, though the
keenest interest is being taken in the
military drama in the Thracian hills.
ATHENS, Greece, Nov. I.—The Turk
ish battleship Feth-I-Bulend was sunk
last night in the gulf of Salonikl by
a Greek torpedo boat. The Greeks
commander's daring enterprise was
carried out under the guns of the
Turkish forts without being observed
and the torpedo boat escaped un
Lieutenant Vothis. comouidtr of the
torpedo boat that last night sank the
Turkish battleship Fetb-l-Bulß.nd at
Salonikl. today sent the following re
port of the incident to the government:
'The forts of Karahui) were Hashing
their searchlights unceasingly between
th* estuary of the Karavofanaro and j
the mouth of the Vardar river*, but T|
r**sed safely in. Making full steam i
for Salonlki I arrived at 11:20 o'clock'
in the evening.
"T discovered a Turkish cruiser at the
Wt extremity of a pier. At the right
extremity there were other vessel?, in
rluding a Russian warship.
"I maneuvered cautiously and escaped
detection and launched a torpedo at a
distance of 150 meters from the star
board side of my vessel. Then turning
slightly to t'w left I launched another
from the portelde. Then I steamed
■ way at full speed to a safe dixtance. ;
and, again turning, I discharged a ]
torped • at the breakwater.''
"Then Ruch an explosion was heard
that we thought a cannon ha-l been
fired on i-nd. After tht; llrst explo-
Blon we noticed lights moving about'
on the cruiser and heard whistles
blown. The officers' quarters were lit
up by the explosion, which occurred
at a spot a little forward of the right
volumes of smoke poured
from the funnel and the vessel lurched
: (1 by tho bowp. I then departed
at full speed, passing in front of Kara- j
bun. which certainly had been apprised !
of the event from Saloniki, a? the for- j
tre«s blazed all of its searchlight?.
tre pawed unnoticed I carried
out a promise previously made my gun
and ttred a shot at the fortress
froji} a range of 2,.'.00 meters''
Turks Confirm Report
fSTANTINOPLrE, Nov. L — The
sinking of the Turkish battleship
Feth-I-Beiend Hy a Qreek torpedo boat
in the gulf of Kalonikl \m confirmed in
a dispatch from Saloniki. The war
ship sank in live minutes. Part of the'
. rt-w wtl nu shore at the time, so tiiat j
lumber of lives lost t* :i"t known, i
r the Fr-t ii-l-Bulend J
- sa\ cd. Ho repi>rts I
torpedo boat enten
r unexpectedly at midnight and
two torpedoes at the tit< % rn
of the Turkish vessel, which began to j
sink immediately. The commander,)
engineers and four bluejackets j
thrown Inte the water and res-!
ate. Tho bollera of
the Danube inid»r Hoi
g tlie Husso-Tuiklsh war of
GREEKS MASSACRED BY TURKS
ATHENS, Nov. I.— Accounts arc published here of a massacre
of Creeks by Turks in the town of Servia, just across the Creek frontier
in Turkey. The reports say the fleeing Turkish troops, in passing through
the village of Metassa ordered the Creek inhabitants to follow them on
peril of being massacred by Turkish cavalry.
On refusing 52 of the Creeps were made prisoners and taken to
Servia and lodged in the jail, in which were 73 others of their compa
triots. Later the governor of the prison told the Creeks they were free
and ordered them to leave the building. On emerging, the Creeks were
surrounded by soldiers and an'armed mob who began a massacre.
Only four of the Greeks escaped with their lives. When the mas
sacre was over a soldier cut off the noses and hands of the dead men.
Dispatches from Aria say that Turkish atrocities in Albania are con
tinuing and that the inhabitants of Epirus are fleeing to Aria and the
r WAYOF BUTTING IN
PARIS, Now I.—A policy of territo
rial disinterestedness in the Balkan*?,
if France, Russia and Great Brit tain
have their way, will replace the now
discredited shibboleth of "status quo"
as a basis of collective action by the
great powers should the time arrive for
a redistribution of sovereignty in Tur
key through the victory of the allied
Balkan states over the Turks.
This self-sacrificing ordinance would
apply only to the nations constituting
the concert of Europe, as there Is no
longer any suggestion of opposing the J
aspirations of the Balkans for national
It is recognized that the Balkan
states must have their respective slices
of territory should the Turks finally
acknowledge defeat, but it is feared
that any attempt by outsiders to put
their hands in the grabbag would lead
to the European conflagration.
A full agreement as to the new for
mula which is to cement the accord of
the powers has not been reached.
France, Russia and Great Britain are
ready to subscribe to it, but Germany,
Austria and Italy hesitate.
M. Poincare, the French premier who
is working untiringly for peace, does
not despair of rallying all the powers
under the banner of "disinterestedness"
which he believes is the surest means
of avoiding a general war.
Balkans Will Play Lone Hand
BELGRADE, Nov. I.—The Stampa
says it learns that the porte has sent
two delegates to Vienna to request
Austria's friendly Intervention to re
establish peace, but declares the Bal
kan powers will refuse to negotiate
with an intervening power and will
deal directly with Constantinople.
SOFIA, Nov. I.—The Bulgarian troops
today occupied the Turkish town of
Demotica, thus completely cutting off
the possibility of cwnmnnieation be
tween Adrianople and Constantinople,
Details thus far of the rout of the
Immense Turkish army by the Bul
garians show that the Bulgarian force 3
were numerically far inferior.
The Turkish army is reported to have
aggregated 200,000 men. It included
the garrison that had retreated from
the fortress of Kirk-Kilise, as well as
the main body of Turkish troops that
had advanced from Constantinople. It
comprised practically the whole of the
Turkish troopr remaining in Europe
apart from the garrisons of Adrianople.
Saloniki. Monastir, Janina, Scutari and
a few other towns.
This great army was under the per
sonal command of Nazim Pasha, min
ister of war and commander in chief,
who was assisted by some of the
ablest Turkish generals.
The fight opened with the discovery
by the Turks of a number of Bulgarian
cavalry scouts. The Turks brought in
their outposts and those were followed
by lines of Bulgarian skirmishers, who
were succeeded by the main Bulgarian
army in fighting formation.
The battlr, which was destined to last
several days and result in the defeat
of the Turks, was soon in progress all
along the line. *
The Bulgarian troops frequently de
livered flerre attacks, sometimes fit
one. point, sometimes at another, along
the Turkish lino, extending from Lule
i Burgas to Sarai.
The Turkish troops offered desperate
resistam-e, but were unable to with
stand the onslaught of the Bulgarians,
and finally they fled in profit disorder
toward Tchorlu. in the south.
The losses of the Ottoman army are
[ reported * n have been cunmious in
I dead, wounded and prisoners, as avcU
las anmmnition and other .supplies.
MILITARY TRAIN CAPTIHKD
The capture of a third Turkish mili
tary train near LiUle-Burgas before the
J battle was an immense advanta^: , "' to
the Bulgarians, as it furnished them
with more facilities for the transporta
tion of their troops and supplies to the
I district where the lighting took place.
The. Turkish cruiser Hamidieh dis
charged nine shells yesterday at the
Cape Mine lighthouse, between the Bul
garian ports of Burgas and Verna. The
lighthouse was damaged. The Bulga
rian government intends to
j against the bombardment of a building
devoted solely to peaceful purposes.
CZAJt THANKS SOLDIKRS
King Ferdinand has wired the com
mander In chief of the Bulgarian army
on the Bunarhissar-Lule-Burgas line as
■J < ongratulate you and your men of
jail ranks on the glorious victory gained
; over, the, enemy and express to you all
i gratitude"from the bottom of my heart.
jMay the Almighty grant you further
i and more glorious victories. My
j thoughts are ever with you. my valiant
iVi BOMBARD TOWNS
RIEKA. Montenegro. Nov. I.— The
bombardment by the Montenegrins of
the towns of Tarabosch and Scutari
continued through Thursday. Large
numbers of wounded soldiers have
been brought here.
•3 OUT MORE MEN
BELGRADE. Nov. I.—A third levy of
conscripts has been ordered by the
Servian war office. The men, a.« soon
as they are equipped, will be dis
patched to the territory occupied by
the Servians in Macedonia, where they
wiil act as a reserve* ,
THE SAfr FRANCISCO CALL, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1932.
U NAZIM'S REPORT
L.ONDOX, Nov. I.—The perplexity
rising , from the policy of the govern
ments engaged in war io southeastern
Europe in totally excluding newspaper
correspondents from the xone of hos
tilities is more pronounced than ever
An extraordinary Buries of dispatches
from Naxim Pasha, the Turkish com
mander in chief, claiming that the
Turkish' army had recaptured Bunar
hissar and was still holding its own
against the Bulgarian advance, was
published in Constantinople today.
In the absence of independent testi
mony, however, various assumptions as
to the accuracy of these telegrams are
They may be belated dispatches re
ferring to early stages of the struggle
or may be mere representations for
the benefit of the Turkish population.
On the other hand, they may mean
that the Bulgarian victory was not so
complete as was represented by Sofia,
or possibly the nine divisions of Turk
ish reserves the reports of yesterday
said had been ordered to the Turkish
center may be holding back the Bul
Tt'RKS IN DIFFICULT POSITION
Except for the general statement that
the Turks were retreating on Chat
aldja, fighting rear guard actions, no
details of the battle were forthcoming
from Sofia today; but the arrival of
6,000 wounded men in Constantinople
tells its own story of the sanguinary
character of the encounter. Despite
optimistic reports from the Turkish
side, it is not believed here that the
Turkish army can retrieve itself.
All indications from Sofia are that
the allies are determined to dictate
terms of peace from Constantinople.
That is the construction placed on an
editorial from the official newspaper
Mir, published at Sofia, and in other
official intimations that the Bulgarians
apparently expect to be in Constanti
nople within a fortnight.
OXE MORE STBOXG HXE
Whether this will be possible de
pends upon- the strength of the Chat
aldja fortified lines, which for nearly
a century have been considered an im
pregnable stronghold, from which the
Turks would dare the world to expel
EMplomatlc activity over the situation
continues in the European capitals,
but the Balkan allies in their present
mood are not disposed toward any
A rough estimate places the Turkish
casualties in three days of fighting at
■ LEAVE FOR WAR
Fifty additional volunteers we're sent
to the seat of war last night by the
Servian National Defense league. They
left unostentatiously and will join the
company which left here last Wednes
day for New York. These patriots, to
gether with others which have been
pouring into New York for the last
week, will board a specially chartered
steamer that will sail for Antivary.
C REEKS OCCUPY
ATHENS. Nov. L—Tire Greeks today
occupied the Turkish island of Samo
thraki in the Aegean sea. Its popuTa
tion numbers about 5,000, most of whom
SAILOR DROWNED AT WHARF -Jean TtaMSM,
a Mfler <~>u Uμ lYeadi ?*esel Ann" do I'.t"
Ihkuo, was ilruwnivi at 11 O'cUtct yesterday
morn!os wliilo atteapttoc to hoard the s>hip nt
t!r'> )iiwar<l street wbnf. Wrt vrn* m
'ihouins rss a uative of fc'ruce, ;;2
Tcnrs old :iml married.
I have at least one case pro
nounced impossible by some
dentist or surgeon. Every
day I perform successfully
the alleged impossible oper
ation and I do it ■without
Don't that tell a story?
Third Floor Diinuc Bldjr.,
Stockton and Ellis Ms., at Market,
Offices In Los Angolos, Babersfleld,
San Diego and Brooklyn, 3. 1.
FOE WITH KNIVES
Unparalleled Scenes Witnessed!
in Big Battle by an Aus
VIENNA, Nov. 2.—The Rcichspost
this morning prints a story sent by its
correspondent with the Bulgarian army,
Lieutenant Wagener. It is dated from
the Bulgarian headquarters Thursday
evening and says:
"I have just returned after having
spent three days at the front. The great,
final buttle entered the decisive phase
Thursday morning , the Bulgarian
left wing at Buti*Ur,hissar took the of
fensive with mlerhty impetus.
"The prelude? «£ the final crash at
arms was a mu»de**>us opening engage
ment which laJ&'-'ltonday resulted very
favorably for the jSilgarians. especially
on the right wiaar at I>ule Burgas.
TURKS BRING VP RESERVES
Tuesday morning when the mighty
Bulgarian countfer attack was delivered
against the right wing" the Turks'
front ranks were already simply run
down by a startling assault executed
with unparalleled dash, yet they suc
ceeded in sustaining the fight by con
tinually bring up reserves.
"At the same time the Bulgarian
right wing attacked the Turkish posi
tions at Lule "Burgas from Eskl Babe,
and Yenikln and'drove the Turks from
the fortified positions back on Lule
Burgar. The -Bulgarian infantry was
splendidly supported by artillery which
at critical moments succeeded in hold
ing down the Turks by an annihilat
"With the help of the g"ims, most of
the Turkish positions were taken by
bayonet assaults. Some of them, how
ever, were stormed without artillery
"The dash of the Bulgarian infantry
was unparalleled. Four hundred feet
and farther from the enemy's lines
whole rogrimenta rose like one man and
hurled themselves in one solid charg
ing mass on the enemy, without halt
ing, still firing and despising all cover.
Their officers were powerless against
this burning frenzy to get at the Turk
with the knife or bayonet. All at
tempts to hold the troops in leash were
fruitless. One regiment hurled itself
on the enemy on the mere order of a
sergeant, totally disregarding its offi
cers' orders to halt and lie down.
"Tuesday's fierce engagements had
resulted successfully for the Bulgarians
both at Bunarhissar and L.ule Burgas,
but the Turks brought up the whole
of their reserves and held their ad
vance in check.
"Early Wednesday morning strong
Bulgarian forces were brought by
forced marches from Adrianople and
renewed the attempt to break through
the center of the Turkish position. The
Bulgarian attack fell partly on the
Turkish troops drawn up in the forest
and partly on intrenched positions.
"After heavy forest fighting and con
tinually repeated murderous bayonet
assaults the Bulgars succeeded by
noon in co-operation with an attack
delivered simultaneously at Lule Bur
gas, in rolling up the whole Turkish
'Here in the early afternoon began
a general retreat on the line at Lule
Burgas and Dederkeni, along , the rail
way and in the direction of Tchorlu.
The Bulgarians immediately took up
the pursuit and continued to press the
enemy with extraordinary energy.
The Turks' reUgat degenerated Into
wild flight. MeftrtWhfle on their own
left wing south of Bunarhissar, the
Bulgarians had enveloped the Turks
from the northeast.
ipl StFrancisWcdd Bβ
What a Residence Park in a Metropolis Means
A N EXCLUSIVE residence park in a metropolis is not a suburb. It is
**• not a village removed from the city and consisting of a variegated col
lection of houses, cottages, bungalows, stores and saloons. In the great
Eastern cities residence parks are laid aside in the most desirable section
of the metropolitan area. Within their boundaries no shops are permitted.
The houses measure up to a certain artistic standard. The streets smd boule
vards are wide, usually lined with trees and flowers. Although part of the
city, they arc removed from the bustle and noise. They have an air of se
clusion, an atmosphere of refinement and substantial comfort.
Because of their restricted area, the property in such parks is extremely
valuable, and continually increases in value.
What St Francis Wood Is
ST FRANCIS WOOD is San Francisco's reel- balustrades, immense urns and seats are In the
dence park. It is situated in the most desrlr- classic school of the Italian Renaissance. There
BM , portion o< S Ut ro Fore.t, npon a wooded B ,ope,
overlooking lake and ocean and hills. It is, and The streets will be of concrete with asphaltic
always will be. secluded, though the city grow wearing surface; there will be armored concrete
hard upon its boundaries. The work of the archi- curbs; the electric, gas and water supply will be
m ,„. landscape e ngi nee r «U an . rtM . ££,"££
standard for (be houses. TMse restrictions regu- j n keeping with the architectural scheme,
late them. No stores or apartment houses are The finest existing residence parks have been
permitted. studied in the planning of St Francis Wood. It
In the laying out of the drives and boulevards is a reeidence park without, peer in this country,
and in the arrangement, and division of lots, the The property must constantly increase in value,
mechanical rule has been set aside and the con- It is at present selling at $20 r front foot under
tours of the slopes followed. The streets' are iis actual value. There is no property like it;
lined on either side with trees and parking strip 3 the demand is increasing. Now is the time to
for flowers and ??rass. buy for home or investment.
The architectural features—the wide and im- A very desirable installment plan has been
posing entrance, the raised courts, the fountains. devised for those who wish to purchase on par
poole and sunken gardens with peristyle and tial payments.
Visit St Francis Wood Today
Go by automobile through Golden Gate Park On Saturday afternoon and Sunday ©«r atttomo
along the south drive to Nineteenth, thence over biles meet, these cars at Twentieth avenue and
this avenue to Sloat boulevard. Shortly after Lincoln way and will take you over Nineteenth
turning oa?t on the boulevard you come to St avenue boulevard to St Francis Wood. If more
Francis Wood. Our own automobiles are always 12 on Mission
at. your command for a visit to St Francis Wood. Aftpr , Tanuary 1% m3> Enis fctreet carg w , n
(Telephone Sutler 21,1.) rnn over Twentieth avenue from Lincoln way
Should you go by street car, take No. 20 on direct to the entrance to St Francis Wood. There
the Ellis street line at Fourth and Market streets. will be cars every ten minutes.
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Schooner Osprey Is Destroyed
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Dashed to Pieces Upon Rocks
Captain H. Jacobson of San Francisco, formerly master of the schooner
Berwick, who lost his life in wreck of the Osprey.
All Persons Aboard 111 Fated Craft Lose
Their Lives in Raging Sea
boiling bar it could be eeen why the
crew of the vessel did not get ashore.
Fragments of the vessel were lifted by
each succeeding wave and pounded Into
kindling on the rocks and piling of the
partly submerged jetty.
Little of the wreck was to be seen
on the first trip out, and when the
birdmen swooped down again there
was no sign of what once had been
the handsome little craft.
At dawn, when the Osprey first was
discovered In distress, the tug Rescue
went out and got near enough to
throw a line to Captain Gus Johnson,
BRENNER MUST FACE
TRIAL IN NEW YORK
[Special DUpatch to The Call]
SACRAMENTO, Nov. I.—Jacob Bren
ner, under indictment for having
abandoned hie wife in New Tork city
in 1907, arrested in San Francisco on
the charge and who fought extradi
tion, must return to face trial. The
demand of the governor of New Tork
on the govera&y of California for
the prisoner was approved yesterday.
Brenner was in the automobile busl-
ness in San Francisco.
Continued From Pagre 9
but the doomed vessel's master ap
peared to have gone violently insane.
Hβ broke away from the line and a
huge wave washed it into the boiling
Captain H. Jacobson of San Fran
cisco, a passenger, also lost his life.
When the airship was coming back
from the bar it passed directly over
and several hundred feet above the
members of the life saving crew, who
were starting in an attempt to cross
the bar and search for the wreck.
The crews on all the vessels In the
harbor cheered the airship on Its re
MONTE CRISTO UNDER
FIRE OF THE REBELS
WASHINGTON, Nov. I.—Monte Crtsto,
a town of 5,000 in tire Dominican re
public, on the north coast, 70 miles
from Porto Plata, has been under fire
by the rebels since Sunday, according
to state department advices. Few
Americans are there.
BENEFIT PERFORMANCE—A benefit perform
ance of the throe act comedy, "Der Herr Sena
tor." will be prpwntefl tn the Orrnan lan-,
griage tomorrow afternoon In the Con
at 2:15 o'clock, to rai*e funds for th» widow
and children of the late Carl Stlppekohl, who
■wan killed recently In an automobile accident.
WINS IN DEBATE
University of California Men
Are Defeated in Twentieth
BERKELEY, Nov. I.—Honors in the
twentieth annual intercollegiate debate
between Stanford and the University of
California, held here tonight in Har
mon gymnasium, were awarded to the
Stanford team after one of the most
interesting: forensic battles in the his
tory of the annual contest.
The question debated was: '"Resolved,
I that California should establish a series
of endowed, nonpartisan. general news
papers." The affirmative side was up
held by the California team, composed
of A. W. Drury, V. F. Collins and L. E.
Goodman, while the Stanford team,
composed of P. D. Nowell. H. F. Coyle
and A. H. Morocco, took the negative.
Professor Charles M. Gayley presided.
The judges were J. TV. Lillenthal. Judge
Frank J. Murasky and O. K. Cuehlng.
The University of California speakers
favored the endowment by the state of
four newspapers, to be published daily
in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Sacra
mento and Fresno. They maintained
that an endowed press would elevate
the ethics of the newspaper business
and prevent its control by selfish pri
vate interests. Educational reasons
were cited also, one of the debaters
declaring an endowed press would be a
university for the people.
Stanford attacked the practicability
of the scheme, and on this point won
the decision. The winning speakers es
timated the cost at $2,000,000 a year
and declared that such a burden was
not justified by the results that could
In announcing their decision the
judges said California had failed to
prove that an endowed press would be
JURY ACQUITS LEWIS
OF TOLLIVER MURDER
[Bj> Federal Wirtleu]
SAN DIEGO, Nov. 1. —After deliberat
ing from 11:20 this morning until 11
o'clock tonight, the Jury in the case
of Hubert Lewis, charged with the
murder of Mrs. C. C. Tolllver, ac
quitted the defendant.
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OF THE CONDITIONS AND AFFAIRS OF THK
Springfield Fire and Marine In
OF SPRINGFIELD, la the State of Massachusetts,
on the 31st day of December. A. D. 1911, and
for the year ending on tbat day. Published pnr
*u»nt to tli* provisions of section 611 of the
Politics! Od« and compiled from th* annual
statement filed with the Insurance Com.ijUnioner
of the state of California.
Amonnt of capital stock, paid up In
Real egtat* owned hy company. ... $300,000.00
I.igne on morigsffos 1.440,595.00
Ca*h market value, cf all stock*
and bond* owned hy company.... 7,223.577.,v>
Oesh in company's office 877.71
fttti in bufet 811.606.73
Interest due and accrued 49,734.04
Agents" balance* representing bnul
ne<=s writtm •übsequent to Octo
ber 1, 1911 We.See.OT
Total asset* $10,407,847.68
rx>«j»« »nd nap*M $80,048.03
1n pr<v«g s of aiijiistnient of
7.OM*f r*t\n\t>A.. ln<*ltj(l!nf eipoDsei. 33,747.60
Cirnsji prftiilnmn on flrp risks run
r.insr on* ,v«ir or 1»«». $3,408.
-fiIT.2T; r»in«tiranr(». w> P" cent.. 1.74»,458.e4
Gr.->ss prcmiaiM on fir* risks run
ning more thnn one year. $5,742.
-4HJ2; rPinsurjince pro rata 8 041 839.7(1
TuTfs tUie or srrrjed i>vtlm»tod> . . 50,000.00
Furxlp lipid fer Munich Relnsurane*
company under treaty 281.f>60.04
AU other liabilities 13.165.0β
Total liabilities $3,337,140.04
Net caßh nctnally received for flre
premlntn» $5,244,828.40 •
Rp,-<.jro<] for IntTcjit nn irortfuen 61,320.5S
Received iDt pr ' ,<! t and divi
dends on bond*. Mncks. lomM and
all other souices 832.888.77
Recei-red for rrnt« 15.000.00
Grotm profit on *ale or ciaturitx of
l«deer asset* 15.472-40
Income from ail other sources 2.491.53
Total Income $5,671,548.78
Net urnount rul'l for flre losse* <)d
-rinding $'15.5T>0.f»2 lo«*»«i of pre
vious years) $3,010,878.02
TU>nt» 31.000. OS
p:xp«nse<> of adjustiiion' and »»ttle
ment of ir>»F<-s 88.782.4.1
PiTldends to !>tocklinMrr« 200,000.00
Paid or allowed for -oirrnisiMnn or
Paid for Balarte*. and other
charjE** for officer*. et«*«. etc . 687.480.84
Paid for stat". nations! and local
Grosx decrease In book TBl:ie of
ledcer acets 9,062.50
Gr'>»s lr*» <m rale or maturity of
Miscellaneous asron-v p-penses 32.2.>'?.0-»
AU other exponditiires 274.925.41
Total expenditure* $5,315.510.97
Lcffsee incurred dnrlnc the year... 53.006.021.48
RI?KS ANT> PTSFMILMS
Fire Ri>ks Premiums
Net amount of ri;>k«
tvrltton during the
Net amount of ri*k<i
expired durinic the
year 8M.»51 JIM R,f,4C.7R0.n.-,
Net amonnt in fare*
December 31. 1»11. 513.4:42.4.5» 9.241.331.59
A. W. DAMON. Tresldenf.
\V. .1. MAIKW. Se-retarr.
F, H. WILLIAMS. Treasurer
SMib«crib<-<1 »n.l «worn to before me this 25tb
day Sf Jjimsrr. lf>l2.
PERCY S. GATES, Notary Public.
Springfield Fire and Marine In
surance Co. of Springfield, Mass.
GEO. W. nORM\. Msnas<Tj JOHN i , .
noKviv, Anfttatant Manager,
Cor. California and Montgomery sta_