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STILL FIGHTING IN BALKANS.
no Minimi ? rn mti talk q?
Vwvm nt and Prospective rYIctlon Be?
comes More and More Menacing lo
Peewo of Europe.
TO NE<.<rT!.\TE mm1
Constantinople, Nov. 19,
11.30 p. m?The porte to
tomorrow will appoint pleni?
potentiaries to meet the Bul?
garian plenipotentiary with re?
gard to an armistice.
An official note issued to?
night says that the Bulgarian
government has replied to the
porte's recent communication
respecting an armtistle and
that Bulgaria I* ready to en?
ter Into relations with a view
lo th* conclusion of the armis?
tice and discuss tOftdltlOM OI
Hulgarla has nominated ihe
commandrr-ln-ichlef of the
army at TchataIJa to n<gotlate
the armistice. The negoUsjUojM
will be conducted at Hadem
beul, where Turkey will semi
London. Nov. 19.?The reports that
an armistice has been agreed to by
the Bulgarians and Turks along the
TchataIJa lines for the burl il of dead
have been unfounded !dispatches
trora Naslm Pasha, the Turkish com?
mander In chief, show thit the ar?
tillery duel continued through the
Tsj?? Turks claim successes against
the Bulgarians but there la nothing
to Indicate that tbc Bulgarians have
yet made any serious attempt to pen?
etrate the lines. The battle may be
ended at any moment by Turkey's
acceptance of the allies' terms, which
are said to include the surrender of
the TchataIJa lines. Adrianjple, Pur
aaso and Scutari.
There is a possibility, however that
Turkey may decline to surrender
While her western army has been
completely defeated, she still pos?
sesses, according- to correspondents
st the front, a homogeneous army
behind the Tchatalja fortifications
larg? I < imposed of some of her best
fighting material from the Asiatic
provinces which has not yet been in
Moreover, the demorad/.atlon and
disorganisation which followed the
Klrk-Killsseh and Luleburgas retre ats
appear to have been i< no-died and
the army Is no1* well supplied with
food and -nun inlth.n
The pr ?pect of Europe an dissen?
sions xrMng gssjf the MtUtaneStl Of
the numerous territorial claims to
be arranged after the war becomes
dally more menacing. Austria has
not presented an actual ultimatum to
gervia setting a time limt' for a re?
ply to certain Inquiries, which she
had I Bjsjl iied hut short of that,
the relations between the two eoun
trkes are very much strained and Ser?
bia's e\ld?nt intention to take !>ur
ssso will be st II another det.snce of
VI. e \,'mir.I Monte Tuccdi. in the
Auntrtln d> legation, tmlio warned '.he
members t*? be prepared for the rise
ef powerful Balkan navies in the
Aegean sea. This Is one of the signs
? f the iu em.-nt of southea>? -n
Europe as a result of the war ab.eh
Is likely to ke# p the European chan?
cellories in a state of tension for a
long time to come.
Both Austria and Itussla *<e taking
measures so tbej will be prepared for
any evntu illtv It Is rep? rted to
slght f-om Kf Peters* nrg that Itus?
sla is purchasing several hundred
r <two ni
The \us'rian tOFfOgpoudttMl eon
Side- the br**eh wl'.h Bsrvfg over the
trra'm-nt of the Austrian consuls M?
ftOSJI A I'. idi;.. Bj BJMSSag^ to The
Pailv Telegram says.
( ?-lint ffjg Bcrch?hnld In wont to
Iff w It hen: nsjtSging when the time
for Isflllsjg is past. The conversa?
tion* with the Servian government?
If there be a government at Bel?
grade raj idly aro drawtog |Sj an un
satisfxMory sjsjgi Ser\ Ig will have
It In b-r Sjgfjsjf f,.r a co .pie of d | s
longer to offer igOlOglOl and rn.ike
amends for h< r breach of intcrna
tb?n il law but after the lapse of th.it
brief delay the Austro-IIungarlan got
ernm**nt win deliberately proceed to
enforce r'ghts which even IMsflttltUFfjd
peoples respect, and vindicate the nja
tlonal hon< r from a wtinton affront
that startbd Into Jealous watchfulness
all parties of Ihe Austro- Huitgarlan
"If. contrary to reasonable SgBjtCtS
tlon Btfajrlg gfesysg obstinate, the next
step will be to dr patch a *umtnar\
note in the nature of an ultimatum,
setting forth 'he aru\an?e and de?
manding speedy redress The belief
is current here that the civil govern?
ment ?? Igrade Is obliged s>stem
glfeally le capttutat? before Ihe miii
tars clique, whb-h In fStUfg for 11*
glorious victories over tho Turks de?
mands the right uf vetoing nil meas?
ures that in Ps opinion are calcu?
lated to impair the political value of
UM i lihtary successes."
Bennett Burleigh, the noted war
??orrt spondent of The I>aily Tele
grnpv wiring Monday says:
"I witnessed the bombardment of
the Adrianople forts to east and
north of the <Jty. The tiring was not
heavy, but accurate. The besieger*
are not attemtping to break or de?
stroy the city, but are devoting their
Attention s.dely to the demolition of
UM Turkish forts.
"Th?- Turks have artfully conceal?
ed their gun positions and most of
their tire is delivered from batteries
securely hidden far behind the front
"The Turks again attempted a sor?
tie today to the eastward. Fighting
desperately they strove to pass out
by the Turkish cemetery roadway but
the Bulgarian gunners and Infantry
beat them back into Adrianople. They
left rows of dead. The Bulgarians
were able to follow the enemy up and
move their lines of attack still closer
to the ponderous masses of ram
I'arts. ba. tlons and trenches.
"I though that the Kussians at
P tri Arthur and Lino Yung were great
and tireless in Improving on their
i wn tedlebon. but I have seen the des
perate Turk go better and pile work
upon and behind work with an In?
ventiveness and unwearlness that Is
The Saloniki correspodent of The
Times says that the relations between
Greeks and Bulgarians are far from
"The fact that more serious devel?
opments have not occurred is due to
the Intervention of the Bulgarian
minister to France. Dr. Stancieff, who
is now attached to the staff of Crown
The Austrian cabinet is disposed to
await Servla's reply until King Peter
has returned to Belgrade from Us
kup. according to Vienna dispatch to
The Mail. The king, who caught a
cold. Is 111 and his return to the cap?
ital may be postponed indefinitely.
The sttending physicians think he
may be confined to bed for several
BALKAN ALLOC! DKMAM) MUCH
Paris, Nov. 19.?The conditions of
the Balkan allies with respect to in
armistice, according to information
received here include the uncondi?
tional surrender of Important ports
such as Adrianople. tin Tchatalja
HUM and Purazzo on the Adriatic sea.
Bulgaria will renounce entirely . n
try into Constantinople.
Many persons believe Turkey will
yield most points in the hope that
Kui ope eventually will undertake (0
reduce the claim.- Ql the allies when
pi u e is concluded.
Numerous dlAotlltltf remain, how?
ever, including the status of the
Aegean islandi?. the matter of a Ser?
vian port on tile Adriatic, the delim?
itation of arc autonomous Albania, the
partition of territories; the claims of
Itotimanla and the Servian customs
Nevertheless it is considered that
the situation has become clearer.
LOSSES VERY HEAVY.
London, Nov. 80.?A Be lgrade dla
Datch to The Standard says that in
the throe days' lighting at Monastir
the losses numbered 20,000, of which
5,000 were Turks. The war spoils
were enormous and are estimated to
be worth $10,000,000.
King Peter, says the dispatch, may
make a triumphal entry into Monastir,
as the Servians wish to emphasize
thtdr occupation. The question as to
which State was to possess this city
' was not .ncluded in the allies' conven?
tion. Bulgaria may claim it, because
it is situated predominantly in the
The Greeks point out that the lead?
ing part of the population is of Greek
nationality. Crown Prince Constantine,
I with the Greel army, will enter the
New York. Nov. id.?Constantino?
ple Is being successfully defended
against the Balkan allies, according to
the Turkish grand vizier, Kiamll
Pasha, who has sent a cablegram to
Oscar s. Straus, former American
ambassador to Turkey, thanking those
in this country who have expressed
a desire to help suffering resulting
from the war. Cnder date of Novem?
ber 17. the grand vizier cabled:
"Enemies conquered most of Uu
melia. Defending successfully Con?
stantinople at Tchatalja. Allies re?
ported massacres; obliged thousands
of Mohammedans to emigrate. Chol?
era doing more harm than enemies.
Thousand thanks for endeavoring to
Constantinople, Nov. 19.?Fighting
continued along the Tchatalja line to
Jay. NaSlm Pasha, Turkish command?
ed In chief, telegraphed to the war
office under today's date:
"The enemy, who yesterday at?
tempted to advance on our right wing,
was repulsed and compelled to with?
draw, sustaining heavy losses. This
morning again the enemy's Infantry 1
advancing on our left wing, suffered .
heavily and was driven back."
TO PROCLAIM VICTORY.
Vienna. Nov 19.? Ismil Kemal Bey.
the Albanian leader, left Trieste by
Steamer today for DuraSSO, where the ;
Albanians Intend to proclaim inde?
pendence anil establish a provisional
government before the entry of the
Mr. W, L. Baunderi of Stateburg
In the city Tuesday.
MGHT CLASSES AT Y. M. <\ A.
lew Phase <>f Educational Work at
Y. M. c. A. will Begin Next Week.
A now phase of th?? educational
work of the y. M. C. A. will be en?
tered upon next week when the edu?
cational night class-s start In Upon
their work for the year. In lie tie
classes hoys and men who have o
work and who do not have time to go
to school in the day will bo taught
work along commercial lines which
will aid them if they have ambition
and wish to rise in the world.
Classes will be formed for book?
keeping, spelling, arithmetic, and
penmanship. Mr. Claude E. Hurst of
the Butnter Clothing Company has
consented to take charge of the class
In bookkeeping and it is expected that
under his direction this class will be
very successful. Last year in the Y.
M. C. A. educational night classes
there were more han 5 2,000 men and
boys throughout the United States.
The success of this work in the edu?
cational department of the Y. M. C.
A. all over the country has been
recognised and results attained of
which both pupils and organizations
are justly proud.
Those who wish to join any of the
night classes can do so by seeing the
' secretary at the Y. M. C. A.
Messrs. W. K. Scarborough and B.
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