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THE WASHINGTON TDIES. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20, 101 G.
MOVE ON DURAZZO'
San Gionvanni di Medua Occu
piedJunction With Bulgars
ESSAD PASHA RETREATS
Battle With Italian Troops in
Balkans Expected Within
noMR. .Jan. 26. Austrian troop
have occupied the Albanian seaport
of San Giovanni dl Jlcdua and rc
pressing southward toward Durazzo,
dispatches today Indicate a plan to
form a Junction with the Bulsarlans
In the region of Elbassan.
I'art of the Montcnecrln and Alban
ian forces defending Scutari were cap
tured when the Austrlans took the
city. The Serbs escaped and are re
Italian troops are known to have
been landed near Durazzo several
months ago. No reports of their with
drawal have been received, though
the above message makes no reference
to their presence at Durazzo. It is
possible that a battle Is Imminent In
which Italian troops will be engrtred
for the ilrat time on the Balkan pen
insula. Brindisl dispatches today reported
that Albanian troops under Kssad
Pasha had retreated southward to
ward JOlbassan and encountered a
Bulgarian force advancing from Och
rlda.. The Albanians hurled back the
Bulgars in a bloody battle.
Allied Monitors Shell
German Positions at
AMSTERDAM, Jan. 26. Allied moni
tors drew In close to the Belgian coast
and shelled German positions at West
ende, according to advices received hero
At the same time, Anglo-French avia
tors bombarned German works near
Knockc and Hcyst.
Zrnim. Jan. : "The distinguish
ed Turkish diplomats I'.efnnt Pasha.
Xeby Hey, and Kfrnnie Bpj , havi ar
rived in Switzerland to pitpnre a
Kl'.cnii' i.f Tutklsh penee pioposals."
the newspaper I.a Si'ls declared to
day. Financial tiouble.s. it was stat
ed, have made Tin key Jcsiiout of
THE WEATHER REPORT.
...nT.dnS!e8,-l?r J.o'udF'Wgh"' Cnd
Thin sday. Moderate southerly winds.
Mar land Generally cloudy tonight
and Thursday. Moderate southerly
,vlno1-, , i
A figlnia Generally c'oudy tonight and,
in.nsaay: warmer tonlgnt in northwest,
portlon. Moderate southerly winds.
(U. S. Bureau.)
v a. m..
fi a. m..
in a in..
11 a. in.,
1 p. m.
High tide at 12:05 a ni.
Low tide at 5:07 . m. and fi:31 p. m.
Sun rof.e a,t 7:09 ' Sun sets at 3:16
Light automobile I .imps at
o-.o'' p. m.
The Smith-Trew Motor Company extends to the entire
motoring fraternity a cordial invitation to be present at their
ALL THIS WEEK-JAN.
New Models of
Will Be on
OPEN FROM 10 A. M. TO 10 P. M.
There are decorations, music, and an interesting array of all that is new
in up-to-the-minute motor cars. In addition to the twelve complete models
WE WILL ALSO SHOW
Two Cutout Chasses
Direct from the New York Show.
AN OAKLAND SIX AND A REO FOUR
With A!l Working Parts in Motion
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7 337 14th St. N. W. Telephone North' 510
BOOM Iff HUH
Wall Street Expected, to Throw
Itself to Another Display of
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n "stimulated prosperity" brought on
by the war.
In answer to the argument that a
violent and serious slump might be
expected when hostilities are ended
and the demand for munitions ceases,
optimists declared that the demand
for American products will ccitlnue
long enough after the war to assure
a. normal adjustment.
Those taking this view pointed "to-i
the fact that even now r French
mission Is In this country arranging
for tho purchasu of machinery after
Betorp ' tho war France purchaser
1U),(XX.000 worth .of machinery trom
Germany annually, and this vast
account Is now to be transferred to the
1'nllcd States. With this trado to
start with, the optimists declare thai
during the rehabilitation of Europe tne
demand tor American machinery and
other products will be almost as grea,t
as the demand for munitions during the
. Commenting editorially on the an
nouncement of the steel dividend, tho
New tforlc Sun (Independent) today
said: "This basic Industry gauges tne
country s economic condition
The conclusion of facts is pointedly
shaped in the declaration of the steel
dividend, for the vote to disburse It Is
unmistakably a vote of confidence in
the soundness and enduring quality of
our prosperity cast t; about the most
representative body of, American finan
cial and business Interests which as
sembles In any directors' room.-
The .Morning World (Democratic) alter
commenting on the great earnings ot
the corporation and tne recent state
ment of Judge Gary warning that tno
situation was "Inllated" and declaring
serious consequences might follow tne
war unless "adequate protection" is
provided, said; "It Is evident that the
other directors did not share
views 01 disastrous competition rrom
nations hied white and Industrially
crippled by war. Even Mr. Gary him
seit seems to have revised them, tor
he also voted for the per cent rate.
Can't Foresee Day.
"The conclusion is evident: The
gentlemen of the steel board aie practi
cally as one In an inability to foresee
any such day.
"Nothing could better Illustrate the
pinnacle of prosperity on which tne
country is now poised than the almost
magic transformation which has come
over the business of the Vnltcd Slates
Steel Corporation in less tlinii a year,
said the New York Presj (Progressive!.
.the story ot steel Is the story
the nation, with the farm of the v es
and ot the South, the mill and factory
of the North and East, the luinDer
camp, the mine, the livestock range,
and the dairy all minting mono ror
the American people at work, wnue
il.fOO.lW 01 her fellow -men strain and
struggle on the buttleltelds of Europe.
The New . ork Tribune (Ilepub.ican)
did not comment.
To Comment on Steel
Situation in Chicago
CHICAGO. Jan. K.-Condltions In
A mnrlrirt ntir) L'llrnna oto on lltlliatlnl
that It Is dang;,.,.., to predict result.
of the I'nited States Steel Corporation's
dividend declaration. Chicago financial
experts said today.
"Any opinion I might express would
nils ead more persons than It would
iriiirip." said .Tames B. Korean, ch.ilr-
man of tne board or directors ot tne
First National Bank.
"No one can tell how long these pros
net ous conditions wl'l lajt." said V. R.
Dawes, cashier of the Central Trust i
Company, "Conditions are too unusual
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lO yeiliuiu IIUUII;iiiiiiii wi luiii, mm, ui. .p.
prosperity because of the nteel com
The onlv Chicago morning or after
noon newspaper to comment todav on
the dividend wa, the Journal (Demo
crat), which said edltorlal'y: "It (the
Steel Corporation) innde thN recovery
under a low tariff reglTie. and during a
Democratic Administration Vet Steel
trust magnates are working tooth and
nail to displace that Administration."
I 1 I A I A ni 1 1
Exhibition All This Week at
COLORED MAN HELD -ON
Indictment ftnurncd Against
Daniel Toliver. Accused of
An indictment charging murder In
the first ilegtce was returned today
vgalnst Daniel Toliver, colored, who
Is accused of slabbing Goorgo V.
Morris, a special policeman, at a
dance In Auditorium Hall, In Eighth
street southeast, on the night of Jan
A. charge, of perjury Is preferred
against Thomas N. Nuckols. Jr., In
another Indictment. The young man
la accused of swearing falsely to his
ago when procuring a license to
marry Estella I... Crobarger, December
29, Nuckols Is nlloged to bo under
age and when seoklng the license
from License Clerk Kroll he gave his
ngo as twenty-one. He subsequently
was married by the Hev. L. Morgan
Chambers. Nuckols was arrested
early this month when he arrived here
from Baltimore, where officers de
clared he wan masquerading as the
com-Glared he was
on of Henrv Ford.
Benny Fabrlcant, nllas Benny Rllley,
Lee M. Fabe. L.. H. Fisher. Benny
Kolton, Uuben Benofflu, and I W.
Fnbe, was indicted on two charges of
forgery and uttering, being accused
of passing checks for J7G and $50
bearing the fictitious signature of A.
Amsterdam Hears Skoloudis is
to Be Succeeded by Neutral
ity Party Chief.
AMSTERDXM. Jan. W.-The serious
stnte of affairs at Athens was empha
sized bv a Budapest dispatch to the
Berlin Lokal Anxeigcr todav. reporting
that M. Gounarls probablv will succeed
M. SkoIoud.s. as prime mnister.
The present premier recentlv offered
his resignation on account of advanced
age. but was Induced to reconsider It.
The approaching crisis in Oreck af
fairs Is reported to have convinced King
Constantlne that he must have m ener
getic man like Gounarls. the neutrality
party leader, at the helm.
Mrs. Victoria Fisher Is
Dead in Massachusetts
Mr V'etoria Fisher, sister-lii-lnw ef
the Inte St-iiiitct Cull'im, who mode her
home In Wush' irtuu for man'- years.
! ' died at Pprlnpneid. Mass.. of ,i con HI-
'allon of tliH'UFcs yeste-d. Mis
Flsliti, uhu was stwn'y-nlie eaii old,
hsil I ecu In ill health a nuirber of
i The lod" will be plai ed in n virdt
In HprlnMlrld Mnrs . lodny h-hi
be buried in the family biirvin ir.-oi.nd
In Sprlnefleld. Ill . at "nine luier .lev
Mis. Fislt-T vim popular In "ic-lnl
society it, tVnMiIngtoi, throughout S. n
ntor Cullom'h Incumbency. AfUr ris
dtot"h she v.ert tr Mnsiacti'is'lt ti
ll-e wltl. her in eat niter and ninlu'w.
Mr. and Mis. I heir i Itrov it
Mrs. Brown Ik on her way to ash
iiiglou to attend the lun"ial of hei
nv'tner-ln-'nvv. M- Svellou Biov. n,
who died .vKlfrd"iv.
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- MOHR TD TELL
Take Stand in Defense of
Murder Charge, Her Counsel
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sobs was chatting almost blithely with
hor counsel. r- -
When Cushlntr has finished oresentlng
his evidence. William H. T.owls, of Bos
ton, will open for Brown and present
witnesses on behalf of the little negro
hostler. Ho nrobablv will conduct most
of tho defense of Bnetlman. too. under
an arrangement with John B. Edwards,
who Is Sncllman's counsel of record.
Their case, however, will under no clr
cumrtances bo combined with that of
the woman olloced to have hired them
to kill her, husband.
A financial motive for the murder
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of Dr. Mohr was suggested Into vs
leiday In the testimony of It.ilrth
llnlley one of three howspapcr men
railed to1 the stand In the afternoon1
llnlley swuio Hint Brown told hlni
Hint he iHicwn) understood tho
Flifiollng wna planned in oidet t rlvtt
Mrs. Mihr control of Hie Mulir estate.
Tho tate had saved Bailey until
the last, for his conversation wlln
the negro defendants had touched
upon "motive." Thin statement might
have passed as Insignificant had It
not been for a subsequent bit ot
harmless-looking evidence that the.
.State offered In the shape of the pro
bate court proceedings affecting the
estate of the slain physician.
Wllford D. Kogers. clerk of tho p-o-bate
court. Identified the application
made by Airs. Mohr for appointment
as administratrix of her husbanJ's
Mr. Bine Inquired: "On what date
was this application filed?"
"Beptember 1," answered the wit
ness In his matter of fact clerkly
voice. This was the thrill that elec
trified the court room September 1-
the day after that fatal night on the
Harrington road when tho sportively
inclined physician and his fair com
panion, Kmlly Burger, were attacked
by gunmen from ambush. September
1 the very day that Dr. Mohr died In
the Rhode Island Hospital at 10
o'clock In the morning.
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"PepM In Escaping Bryant
CJeorge Boston, cojored, who, the po
llco say. Is Kxrycars old. of 350 Bryant
street northwest, enrly today was asleep
In n room on the second floor when ix
Jilazo was discovered. lie left Ihe Inn li
Ing building by way of the second-story
window, 'when picked up his right leg
was found to be Injured. He was taken
to Frcedmnn's Hospital,
To Hold Inquest Over
Woman Killed by Motor
An Inquest will be neld at the moreuo
this afternoon In the case of Mrs. Ellen
Corbett, sixty-six. 9"0 Third street
southwest, who died In Casualty Hos
pital from. Injuries received In an auto
mobile accident Saturday night. James
H. Johnson, of 227 First street north
west, driver of the car which Is al
leged to have struck Mrs. Corbett. In
Nichols avenue, Anacostla, Is to appear
at the inquest.
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Peritz Lecture Today.
"The Essential Touching of (ho Ser
mon On the Mount" In the siihlert At
a lecture to bo delivered at S;q o'clock
this afternoon in tho assembly hall o
the College of History at the American
Vnlverslty by I'mf. Ismar .lf 1'orltas, of
Sj'rntMiso University. The lectiiro wlil
lie the second In a rieHes on. Tho Ser
mon on tho Mount," which will con
tinue until Friday. Ills subject tomor
row will bo "The Bourcca of tho Teach
ings of the sermon On tho Mount."
II, li. Hurloy )ias presented o Hope
Council, No'. 1. Independent Order of
Kons of Jonadah, a banner of tho
order. The presentation was made nt
an open meeting Monday evening In
tho new home In Pythian Temple.
Musical selections and recitations
wore given. J. W, Jordan presided.
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