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'nfl WEATHER FORECAST: Snow This Afternoon (Full Report on Pnge Two.) gsftfimtat lime HOME EDITION NUMBER 8747. WASHINGTON, MONDAY EVENING DECEMBER 13, 1915. PRICE ONE CENT. nflWnvc t ieW ANGLO-FRENCH DRIVEN FROM SERBIAN SOIL BY BULBARS Berlin Announces Conquest Complete in Occupation of . Gievgcli arid Doiran on Serbo-Grecian Border. Battle Drawing Closer Greeks May Orter No Resistance to Invasion of Bulgars, Who Have Lost Heavily. BERLIN (Via Wireless to Say ville, L. I.), Dec. 13. The con quest of Serbia has been com pleted. The Angld-Frcnch forces have been driven completely from Serbian .soil. General Todoroc's Bulgarian army has occupied Doiran and Gievgeli, the last Serbian cities held by the expeditionary forces, it is officially announced. Two English divisions were annihilated in the final fighting. SALONIKI, Dec. 13. Evacua tiorf cf'Giegveli and Do'ran by the allies is confirmed. The Bul gars are reported five miles from the Greek frontier, slowly follow ing the expeditionary forces. Greeks May NotfResist Invasion by Bulgars Pursuing Expedition ATHENS, Dec. lS.-Anglo-French troops have been retreating across the Orecls frontier since early Saturdav The retreat of the expeditionary forces la being covered by artillery tloned only a few miles across the' liquor Revenue Falls. Greek border. The report says that prohibition ins Salonlkl dispatches say the battle is! caused a failing off in liquor taxes Jlw tonrtoThw8S0I?ffel5n52an,l PrPhes,ea gradual decline In Stood that no PPltronWbo offlrrf" th,S feature of the Government In by Greek military authorities if . the ' cme. It is shown that there was less "JJ-iSil. ?u.?ari1 croaa Into Greece liquor drunk, .less tobacco used, but V&g&SSXSL trh4r0na.ht'aBa,nSt the , - 'ncrease in cigarette smoking. ,, nwi. win. Tbe deereas n the receipts from the Occupy Border Villages. j tax on distilled liquors, fermented Rabrovo, Valandovo, and several I'QUora and manufactured tobacco, snuff small villages a few miles from the ?iFaL,--,atlid curettes, amounted to Greek frontier have been occupied by ' Jourv if' Sh.?11 "r5umen .thatthe fnHT-, T,hS FrCnCh Perat- th"U Slu-ffiS.'.A'-'thr'SSglirt fo"na Ing In the VaJandovo sector were ' movement squeezed back against the Vardar and ' T1!? decrease In taxes from distilled then battered southward toward the . Sn itl-w-Ber ,16'0,0t00?. while the loss inVnTii 11F ?ack. . wave ot attack- , Despite the loss in this direction the ihS.?UJnal3 i.ha r0"Sd up asa'nst their total receipts were im.m.OZLfS? the lines all day Sntnrrinv th n.i.i.u iTeninof in h. 1. ,..: .!.'-' .-"B north of Lk rjni"w-"-"''V"i' ran back to their second line. They rallied and were holding up the enemv's advance In a violent strugele when t'ho last information was received at 8al onlkl. They weio greatly outnumbered, however, and the retreat to Greek soli la said to bo only a matter of hours. As on Thursday and Friday, the Brit hm were subjected to tho heaviest as saults in Saturday's righting The Bul Far8m.ai ?. ,,TpcfttPd attempts to break thp British line, and surrounded small detachments. Two assaults against the British front cost thr attncklnir forces S.fOo men In killed anil wounded Assault Is Broken. A grand assault was ordered by tho Bulgarian commander when lh. first chargo was hurled back. The Bulgar ians advanced through n thick fog in dense formntlon to within GOO yards of th British trenches. Biltish machine guns and rifles suddenly j.Wept their front with a frightful tire. Those who ivi-.iik-u in" iirui nan or outlets HUifilv forward until wlthi.. wo v.wtt!?! r f the Crltlsh trenches. A so.-ond sliow- or of bulletK mowed them down by .T..I.JI . v.. nv iuiiuia mono anu fled. The French retreat recrme huirled on Saturday, according to reports reaching bre. ny succssful lank'ng move men's Ihe nulunri? forced th French ii evacunfe stronc poslt'on among tl-r ''Ills. P.iilgnrlan nrlillerj then occupied these points of vantage and wrecked i he Fecond lino positions the French had lustily prepared. .. i , . Daniels Bars Chicken Thief From the Navy Secretary of the Navy Daniels today ordered the recruiting officer at Yonk ers N T., to refuse anv application by Tonv Ferraro tor enlistment In the I"VV Ferrnro. nccordlng to dispatcher, had hen gi'-en his choice by Acting tilty .Tiidpe Madden between enlistment and a erip n Jill, following, conviction for f"" "uK rhlckcns. ie nsv Is no nlncc for criminals," hmIiI Secretary Daniels, Teorotown Seismogranh ecfisters Earthquake The seismic needlo of Georgetown has these five vards specialize on some navy '"en In constant agitation for twenty- "'"rk. aside, from battleship construc-fu- hours, At 1:08 p. m yesterday it tlon. Daniels feels this will effect a roTu'ered a shock of decided sharpness. savlnir over the present system of hav I'ecst'so ot the continued ngltatloi, ihe j 'm each yard equipped for general location of the quake could. nt be told. I work. 3,000,000 British Answer the Call For More Soldiers LONDCW, Dec. 13. That at least 3,000,000 men have answered Lord Derby's Call for volunteers, is reported today, following the close of England's greatest recruiting campaign. Definite figures will not be ob tainable until Lord Derby's report to' Premier Asquith is made public. But it is report ed that Lord Derby will tell the parliamentary committee on labor tomorrow that the campaign was a success and that conscription, is not likely in the near future. The rush of recruits during the last two weeks has been so great as far to exceed the ' rosiest expectation of Lord Derby and his nids. A con siderable proportion of those offering themselves failed to meet the medical requirements. SINGLE D.C. INCOME v Two in $250,000 List Pay Tax. Liquor and Tobacco Re ceipts Fall. 1h,ere Is only one man In the Dis- i trlct of Columbia paying a tax on an annual Income of more than $300.- 000. In all, 4.880 Washlngtonlans made income tax returns during the last year, a majority of them on Incomer ranging between $5,000 and $10,000 a year. A total of $378,673 wan collected in Income tax In the District, according to the annual report of Commlsslon 'er of internal Revenue Osborn. made public today. The tax returns show two Washlng tonlans with 'Incomes between $260,006 and 300,000; five with Incomes rang ing from $200,060 to $250,000. In all. there are 24 persons paying taxes ,m the District on Incomes of $100.000,-a year or over. There are 1,648 incomes between I $5,000 and $10,000: but 1,057 between i $4,000 and $fi,000. and 1,338 between $3,000 and $4,000. nt m. AVU "."It1"' "' l".B. country, ?Jn1, amJ?Vnit.,t.h,'; ""rotation taxes Ieciled J33.H4.331.71 compared with ,iz.733.g9 in the previous year. In XHra.iax collections Increased to $41,- S$S'fcJh,cn Wfta an increase of $12,792,627.24 over the previous year. Laid To New Laws. Commissioner Osborn, commenting upon mo iosji 01 revenuo rrnm distilled and fermented liquors, said: "This. In the main, enn probably be attributed to the prohibition laws. Ala bama, Arkansas, Arizona, Gonrgia, Knn hjb. Malno, Mississippi. North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma. Tennessee flna: .:?.st Virginia -re operating under prohibition laws, and Colorado. Idaho, Iowa, Oregon, South Carolina, vlrginii and Washington have passed prohibi tion laws which will become effective in mo near ruture. and undoubtedly this has had and will continue to hevo effect 'ipon Internal revenue receipts." The States In which the largest collee. I tlons of Internal revenue taxes were iiiiuc hi .iio nrc .-sew xorK, il'i.zil. ;... - rliinnia tv: -i? r.iii !. n.V.J....i.i' ri7.B11.791.32; Kentucky' 33,6M.?4S.2l: Ohio. $27,42494.20. and ndlana. r25.7Kl.- 193.45. Among the States In whleh the smallest collections wtre made are Arizona, Idaho, Mississippi, New Mexi co and Wyoming WANTS FIVEYARDS TO BUILD DREADNAUGHTS Daniels Asks Congress to, Provide Funds to Buy Necessary Equipment. , Secretarv Daniels today recommend I ed to Congress that five United States : nsvy yards be equipped 'to build battle I ships of tho largest' type. These are the Norfolk, Puget Sound, Mare Island, J Philadelphia, and New York yards. This would double tho battleship pro ducing capacity of the country, as there arc now only flvo private yards which can handle such an order. Two of the vards which Danle'a recommends will be fitted un at onco for the construc tion of battleshlos'Nos. 43 dnd 44 prob ablv the Mare Island and Philadelphia vsnts I it is oianneu aiso to nave each nt !!300.000 W WOMEN HOSTS ANTI AND PRO. ASK HEARINGS ON SUFFRAGE Capital's Invaders, In Three Camps, Agree on One Point Desire to Present Views to Republican Committee. City Is World Storm Center as Delegates to Conventions Gather From Every Nook and Corner of Country. The National Capital the world storm-center today is of the woman suffrage question. Suffragists and anti-suffragists from every nook and corner of the United States are in this city today. They represent every angle and aspect of the entire woman suffrage issue. Upon the tail-end of the first national convention of the Con gressional Union for Woman Suf frage descended delegations mak ing up the annual convention of the National Association Opposed to Woman Suffrage, and, mean while, every train brought to the city delegates to the annual con vention of the National Associa tion for Woman Suffrage, which .will begin its sessions tomorrow . ALL WANT HEARING. ' Only on one point are all three camps agreed. They all want a hearing before the Republican national committee, and committees from all three waited at the New Willard Hotel this morning for Charles Dewey Hillcs. chairman of the Republican national committee. Never before has suffrage, and antl suffragc, national suffrage. State suf frage, and every sort of "surf and "antl" been so prominent In Vmhinir- ton. "Sham" Suffrage Fight Is Called "Scandal" in Resolution of Antis After a spirited debate, resolutions deprecating "the lack of patriotism ex hibited by the suffragists in Uselessly annoying the President of the United States and Congress In making a sham fight which js a scandal." this morn ing were passed by acclamation by the annual convention of the National As sociation Opposed to Woman Suffrage. In session at tho SJioreham Hotel. After minor changes had been mudc in tho form of this resolution, which Is to bo sent to President Wilson. Vice President Marshall, and Speaker Champ viar. one aeicgate arose to suggest (Continued on Second Page.) Senator From Iowa Would Keep Extra Persons Off Muni tion Carrying Vessels. Smintnr TrmAN lnlnr1tiiiAJ l Senate today a bill which would pre vent clearance from any port in this country to a vessel enrrying war munitions, provided It also carries passengers The purpose is to prevent excuse for anything like the laisl tanla incident. Senator ICenjon Introduced a resolu tion expressing It as the sense of the Senate that arms and munitions fac tories shall bear the .expense of any defonse progrnm. , ' ,," declares the general welfare has nmin.u.mperllP1, ,)V tho manufacture and shipment of arms Pair of Skaters Have Narrow Escape at Laurel I.AI'REI.. Dec. 13. The opening of the skatlnir season here yesterday was marked with the narrow escape from drowning of a young glr and boy. Miss Pertha McNeltv and vllton Falrall. In tie laurel lake. The two had been skating together and not looking where they were go'ng found themse'ves upon thin Ico. The Ice broko and both went In. Falrall was forced to tread water nd hold his companion up until ho got to ire tbK wougU to ve them botfc. BAR PASS ENGERS ON ARMS SHIPS HE ASKS Ford Appeals to Ruler$ To Call Immediate Truce And Discuss Peace Terms SOLDIERS TO STAND L SETTLEMENT Mediation Only Means of Stop ping Slaughter of Citizens of Belligerents, He Says. SENDS WIRELESS FROM SHIP Says Mission Is "Not to Add to Burdens" of Nations. "But to Helo Lift, Them." NEW YOP.IC. Dec. 13,-Henrv Kord to dnv called unon rulers of wsrrlnr Hiiro-pe-jn nation to declare an Immediate tnti-e mil fo liecln uecotlatlonn for errtlne the world war. Ford' mess.ice of pesre went 'T-rk-Hnr foilh from tlm wireless "penre sun" of the (.bin Oscar II now annro.iplifii? fbrl'tliinlT with Us ear" of American petve ndvocatcs.. The x-ime mes'Afte wax went to everv rutor 'n Rurope. In eludlns heads of nutral nations. nn,l a copv was wirelejsod back to New York, hating been relayed fron Ford' ship to theiiner Noonlnm. and then passed to C'ne Knee "We do enrnestlv entreat vnti. anil the ruleis of al! other warilwr nation.-1, to declare an Immediately truce." Kord I urced. "1 et the armies stand where th"- an. Then let the necotlatlons nio ceed. si 1 that the soldlcttj niav be de livered from another blttei winter In the trenches, and sent buck to tli-lr labors and their lticsld's. No Other Way To End War. "As there, is no other way to end th war except by mediation and discus sion hy waste-oiic'WoFe precious hu man life for thoaalfe of numanlty?&' rord'- message contained an outline of the purposes of the peace voyageia and Informed the European rulers that he hud no desire to intrude upon their national affairs, but planned rather to help them. The pence message follows- "Sire: Wc come In this time of trouble (Continued t.n Second Page.) , ARMS LINT! OH SENATOR HIM WHERE!: Francis M. Cockrell, 81, of Mis souri, Had Long Legal a nd Political Career. Former Senator Francis M. Cockrell of Missourt died at his residence here today. He was eighty-one vears old. and had been In falling health for sev eral months. The former Senator had long been In public life, serving as an Interstate commerce commissioner after leaving Congress. His body will be taken to Warrenburg . Mo., following funeral services at Confederate Veterans' Hall tomorrow afternoon. Former Senator Cockrell had a re markable legal, as well as political career. He was admitted to the bar In 1&55. and iilgan his practice In Missouri. After serving in tho civil war, during which he rose from captain to brigadier general, he returned to his law practice. He served five terms Jn tho Senate, his service ranging from 1875 to 1905. Europe's Call for Milk . A Menace to U. S. Babies NEW YORK, Dec. 13Iteachlng across the Atlantic, the death grip of war. Is threatening tho lives of thou sands of New York babies through a milk shortage, caused by the demands of the allied armies, according Jo an an nouncement lonaj- oy mo Atv York health department. New York is facing a shortage of 40,000 quarts of milk a day. owing to quantities being condensed with no hope for relief until mid-January when winter-bred cows will begin to produce. Poor babies, will bo the chief sufferers, tho department stated, becauso the grade being bought by the allies, for condensing purposes is that used chiolly by the poor. Frenclf Guns Break Up German Troop on March PAni8. Dec. JS.-Fronch batteries dis persed a German troop on the march near Roye, the war office announces. An artillery duel around Het Sas, Arras, and Rocllncourt also Is repoited. North of Four de Paris, In the Ar gonne, French troops exploded two of tho enemy's mines. In the Bouchet woods on the Mouse heights French n... tlllery wrecked portions of the enemy's advanced trenches. Violent artillery duels occurred In Alsace. Fresh Turkrsh attacks at the Darda nelles were said to have been repulsed. War on the Peace Ship ABOARD PEACE SHIP OSCAR II (Via Wireless to Land's End, England), Dec. 12. (10 P. M.) War has broken out aboard the Ford peace ship. Several members of the peace mission are preparing to quit the party at Cljristiania and return to America, alleging that the extreme pacifists have adopted an insult ing attitude toward everybody upholding President Wilson's preparedness program. Ford himself is doing his best to prevent an open break. He issued a statement today deny ing that he was responsible for the "steam roller'' tactics alleged, to have been employed by the extreme pacifists. As a matter of fact, this accu sation was rot made against Ford, but chiefly against Rev. Charles F. Aked. of San Fran cisco, former Rockefeller pastor, and Rev. Jenkin Llovd Jones of v-nicago. a complete split is imminent. Another faction among the peace advocates, previous reports stated, was demanding permission to see the documents the peace leaders claimed to have in thelP possession proving that the European belligerents were ready 'for peace. MANN READY WITH CMITTE LISTS Minority Leader Has 200 Re - publicans Who Are in Line tor Assignments. ' L ohcressman James It. . Mann, the minority leader of the House, will complete today his big Job of assign ing nearly two hundred Itepuhllcans of the lower body to their commltt j place. Mr. Mann, who had the bl- gent one-man Job on Capitol Hill, has worked more than a week trying 10 please eveiybody which Is a more or Ichk thankless task. ti minritv 1e,ler w.a .,oi onlv 1 I confronted with the ambitious desires I of new members, but he has had to " v..... -- rare properly for the olJ timers. th- Republican "come-backs" like Uncle oe cannon, wiinam u. aicmmev, Nicholas Longworth. Ebenezer Hill nd other heavyweights. Despite a two year lapse in service, it is under stood that most of tbe returning vet-I erans are to go back to their old com. mlttees. The hardest Job of the minority leader has been to satisfy the new Congressman the fellow who wanta ' to get a good berth not only for the ! good It may do him here, but thi prestige it may bring back home. There are now a few of these am bitious ones nid practically all must be disappointed. The legislative rj crult who wanted tto go on Military Affairs, Appropriations or Ways andJ Means Is apt to be asked to make out with a erth on a committee Vhicli he didn't even kjiow 'existed. There are more than fifty House committees a dozen or so being of first Import ance and the others trailing off to the rear until one finds something like "Ventilation and Accousttcs.' which was literally laughed out of existence an dnow exlstsno more. Both Mr. Hill and Mr. Longworth are said to be scheduled for ihe Ways-nnd Means Committee; from which they were removed two yeara, ago by now repentant constituencies. Mr. Cannon is 'expected to return to the Appro priations, Committee, and good com mittee asslgnements are to be glyen the various veterans .who left Con gress because of the Democrat'c landslide of 1912. Mr. Mann hones, however, to satisfy to a reasonable degree practically the entire Republican membership of the House, and he has personally consulted nearly every minority member during the process of making up the com mittees. The six Progressive members are to be given committee places by the Re publican floor leader, which Indicates that there win do no separate Pro gressive organization in the House dur ing the Slxtv-fourth Congress. The Republican assignments, it Is now planned, are to be presented to the Ways and Means Committee for ratifi cation this afternoon or tomorrow morning and their prompt approval by the House Is expected. This wilt per mit the formation of all House commit tees when the House reconvenes tomor row, and tho lower body will proceed Immediately to businesa. ED TOKYO. Dec, 13. The Tokyo press todf.f. in indignant articles, denounced Yuan Shi Kal's acceptance of the Chinese throne. They declared he had openly flouted Japan's advice, and urged that Japan make proper represent- tlons. uJANISDEnOUNC Bl JAPANESE PRESS "L.I. CtlAltL.! i. ji.x. FIVE Dir GUILT IN 60MB PLOT LEASES 'Robert Fay Unable to Find Bond of $25,000 Two Others Remanded for Trial, - i i-&K:." c; NEW TOKK, Dec. IS. "Lieut." Kob ert Kay. Max Kreftung. and their three alleged accomplices indicted on five charges of conspiracy in connection with German propaeandn tlrui..i nm u " e United States district court today fill tit til A lnf1ftA- 1 spiraey to commit mui-ler by planting bombs aboard vessels carrying niunl- i i!rtn,V?.r',rir,Unlted MafB Europe. L&S X.... continued for each w, iiiu i ve upipii nunit Dr. Herbrit Klenzle. Paul Uronkhurst "nl Walter Scholz. Breltung and Klen- ni u. . nrellmlnarv hn.wt 11,- wi l0 rurnl8 Jh fn&rnX'i Uie"' uunu. ray, uronKhurst and Siholv: "v,c ,n,"" 'or trial. I RAILROADS LOSE BRDUM6E SUITS Supreme Court Sustains Ver dicts in Three Cases Total ing $67,250 for Injuries. T!J reat Northt,rn railroad must pav S5M0O damages to H. W. Otos. injured Li fm,.,?,ywl "" a w"ehman on the 9? th. 5nilm,,r- r?ln,n" 8pWember 11. Thi tSTr Court decided todav. Ah?,TiJuIi ",so Jeered the Seaboard ii.! V,nf. to pay damasros of $22,000 for K'V $Sil ?'.! switch en- w t; ' " v June aa. 1313. nC pTayXri3.,toPatCh,enCheTr,s,roafd , Bigger, of San A.tnni VJ? i Ll':..?' of hi. ini..YVu "'""'.'." ?( ... -- ...w, ,.., LTTiiniian nit ff .'".r."' 'tuning wnen he was view rS i tt rainstorm at view. Tex., the court decided. Long- Two Escape Death Twice In 300-Foot Plunge !' ,VEI;AND- n'C- -A crowd .tood matching two workmen on a swinging scnffold on the Hollenden Hotel. 30n feet above the streets They saw the frail she!f suddenly fall. n of the men. Edward J. .Tones iBh n,e rDe- HB 'ellow-worknvin Joseph Premblay. dropped like a stone. Twt-ntv feet below he caught a bracket thorn eyes saw the bracket bending. It broke finally, and Prembbiv fell nzxin. A aecond miracle occurred. Twentv feet below he contrived to lay hold on an tiolher bracket I1.'1" on? hld unt," "remen brought ladders. As thev arrived Jones' strength gave out He s'ld down the rope. It ended twenty feet from the around', but his only injuries were a few bruises. Submarine Sinks Ship. LONDON. Dec. 13 -The British steam er Pine Grove has been sunk by a sub marine. Twenty-two of her crew were CttVCi BDRLIN (vla7Tr7iSsto Sayvllle, h. JaI'-P60, 13 OfJ-man and Austrian sub! marines since the beginning of the war have sunk 508 vessels, with a total ton nage of 917.819. it Is announced. This statement was made in Beml-offlclal ?hH"SPtion r(,cS"t Knallsh pbilma about the effii-lcncv of the nrithh submarine hlockwb" In tin. fialtlc. It w nlit ed out that the (Jermun fleet continues to WPinlei unretrnlneii In b in mo and that the activity of the submarines will soon bt Impeded by ice. BALKAN CRISIS MAY mm REAK OVER ANCONA NOTE Austria's Fear That Greece and Roumania Would Be Influ enced by Breach May Bring Conciliation. Baron Sweidinek Asks Confer ence With Secretary of State Lansing Speculation as to Reason Is Current. The report that Baron Zwei dinek, Austrian charge d'af faires, had asked Secretary Lansing for his passports be , came current this afternoon fol lowing a forty-minute confer ence' between the two officials. Fear on the part of Germany and Austria that a severance of the diplomatic relations between Aus tria and the United States might swing the doubtful Balkan states to the side of the entente powers will, it is believed, play a powerful part in influencing the reply of Austria to the American Ancona note. Failure of the Austrian govern ment to get into, communication with the commander of the sub marine .that sank th;e Aconof to figure in the reply to the American note. While the Vienna dispatches state that there is still a possibility of locating the submarine, there are indications that it is officially believed the U-boat has met with misfortune. PLAY DESPERATE GAME. " For weeks the German and Aus trian chancellories havi-nc heen nlnv. ing a desperate game fo prevent Rou mania and ureece fioin openly espous ing the cause of the allley. While sur ceds did not attend their efforts to prevent Greece from allowing the al iled armies to cross her territory. Qieere has not yet thrown her armies Into the'llel dagalnst the central pow ers. Itoumania, which stands in the pathway of the Russian reinforce ments seeking to Join the allies, has not yet given permission to the Rus nlan armteo to cross her frontier. Whether the United States. In fram ing the drastic note to Austria had this situation in mind does not appear from any comments at the State De partment. Comment there is beta withheld. Officials of the depart ment seem content to wait for Austria to sliow her hand In face of what is admitted to be as near an ultimatum as any communication ever presented by the United States to a belligerent, power during the course of the pres nt war. Baron Asks Conference. Baron Zwledlnek. the Austrian eha d'affaires, asked for a conference with secretary Lansing today. The Austrian charge would not tallt In advance, and Secretary Lansing pro fessed not to kno wthe purpose of the Interview, since Austria's probable reply is expected to come through the Ameri can embassy at Vienna. There Is considerable speculation that the charge, acting on Instructions from his government, intended to ask for his passports, and thus break off relations between the embassy and the State De partment There Is nothing from Vienna to show that Ambassador Penfleld had been given his passports, a proceduce- whlen vnnM in..A,a..ilr .....i..i... .. severance of diplomatic relations" be tween the wo counrles. Conservative opinion is that the chargra berely wished to add to the de- ciioc un iihu nireaay raoae 10 eecreiary Lansing of his action th writing the .i t VUII lUWl III AU6UDI, Jillt, tl- rectlng him to obtain "at comparatively slight expense," some "neutral pass ports" for Auotrlan reservists desiring to return to Austria. Zwledlnek has already informed Mr. Lansing that ho was acting simply under instructions iisiil Aiituooaauvi wuuiua, WJJU J1UB since been recalled At the request ot the ithUa.i aAnM It Is authoritatively learned that, while the baron's longer acceptibillty tc the United States has been con sidered by Mr. Lansing and tho Presi dent, no decision has been reached Nor has this Government yet deter mined on the status of von Nuber, consul general at New York. Italians Take Redoubt On the Carso Plateau ROME. Dec. 13. Italian trnnn. ... lured an Austrian redoubt on thi ra-o plateau, said an official state ment from the war office. Artillery duels occurred on every front.