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TURKS TO TRY AND RECAPTURE
CITY OF ADRIANOPLE
London, July 19. A special dis-
patch from Constantinople says
Turkish cavalry has - reached the
outskirts of Adrianopole. The Turks
will try and recapture the city.
Sofia is in immediate danger of oc
cupation by Serb, Greek and Rou
Queen Eleonore of Bulgaria wired
Queen Elizabeth (Carmen Syiva) of
Roumania to beg her husband, the
King, to spare Sofia from bombard
ment. Elizabeth replied that what her sister-queen
asked was impossible.
The Bulgarian legation here scoffs
at rumor that Tsar Ferdinand and
Crown Prince Boris have fled from
their distressed country.
Bulgarian Troops Charged With
Athens, July 19. The Austrian
consul at Salonika has sent formal
charges of barbarity against the Bul
garian troops to this city.
He says that Bulgarian officials,
whose regiment and company num
bers he gives, dishonored his wife In
the presence of an. hundred soldiers
and of inhabitants, who later were
shot down or bayonetted.
The Austrian's story includes'
names of Greek notables burned to
death, crucified, hacked to pieces, or
mutilated and left to die.
He says that on the last day of the
murder at Seres eight women and
girls were .fpund by the Bulgars in
the basement of a warehouse. The
soldiers, he says, dishonored the
young girls, poured kerosene over the
bodies of the entire eighty, closed the
exits and set fire to the building.
Twenty officials and rich men of
Seres were herded into the public
hah, and there stabbed and hacked
to death or near death with swords
After the blood-orgy was over, the
bodies of the mutilated, both dead
and dying, were carried out, flung
into a trench and covered with a few
inches of loose earth.
One man, his body a mass of ter
rible wounds, is still alive to tell how
he crawled out from that tomb.
The Bulgars, of course, took every
valuable piece of property they could
lay their hands on.
MAN CONFESSES MURDER TO
HOLD LOVE OF WIFE
Pueblo, Col., July 19". While a cor
oner's jury was preparing a verdict
holding Martin Sapolo, a Mexican, to
the grand jury for the murder of M.
Pacheo, Enflnoe Roderquies ran into
the room, fell on his knees and con
fessed to the murder.
"I killed him!" Roderquiez. scream
ed. "I killed him! It was me; not
"Pacheo and I hated each other.
We met He pushed against me. I
stopped. He asked me if I wanted to
fight. I told him yes, that we should
settle our trouble for all time. We
went into an alley with our revolvers.
I killed him.
"I knew the police thought Sapolo
killed Pacheo. I wanted to keep still
and let Sapolo be hanged. But my
wife said no. She said I could not
let an innocent man suffer and hold
"So I confess. For I love her; I
am ready ta die for her. And I could
not live without her love."
COUNTY CAR STRIKE OFF
The strike of the employes of the
County Traction Company was de
clared off last night after the com
pany was sold to a group of Chicago
and Oak Park men.
The men return -to work today.
The settlement of strike was reach
ed after a long conference in Former .
Judge Willard M. McEwen's office.
The new owners will raise all em
ployes to the wages paid by the Chi
cago Railways Company. McEwen is
slated for presidency of the new