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S ?fgWtWm WHOLE NUMBER 19,157.
Express Messenger Kill?
ed When No. 66 Is De
Chapel Hill Warriors Bound for
Georgetown Battle in Richmond
Esc:.-- bj a Miracle and
Lenu a Sand in Help?
ing Maimed and
Seaboard Air Line passenger train
fc'o. 66. northlfcund for Washington.
Jumped the trarks at 4.05 o'clock yes
tsrday afterrp-m near Kawllngs.
Brunswick Cointy, derailing the en?
gine and two xpress cars. a.nd caus?
ing the death |( U I> Pegram, an ex?
press messentfr Another messenger
suffered a brdten hip. and two mall
clerks sustalnd minor Injuries. Wal?
lace Stevens, a negro fireman, was
hurt Internally
The Utslsaijljr of North Carolina
football team, en rout* to Richmond
for a game p-day with Georgetown
t'nlverslty. o<j?id?d a special car at?
tached to thepear of the train, gnd in
common wittt the other passengers
traveling In aromblnatlon car and two
steel Pullmaa. escaped unhurt The
moment the ninjured section of the
train came U a standstill the college
Soys piled oil to the forward end and
worked handln hand with the crew
to assist thelnjured and remedy the
damage. j
The aocideti occurred on an embank?
ment bet wen Rawl'.ngs and Kress)
while th? tr!n was running at high
speed. Th?r- is a decided down grade
and consideible curve. In the ab?
sence of a*' assigned caus?. it Is j
thought tha the engine, running at |
f'ill speed sound the curre. encoun?
tered some fstaele which caused it to;
Jump the tie*k and drag the two ex-j
press cars *>ng.
Essilarr Pitched la Air.
The e?.-ap#>f Engineer JJ. W Tighe
and Wallace Jevers, bis c dored fireman,
sras iniraeulc* VI. UMn. of Raleigh. !
travcMng p? enger agent of Seaboard
Air Lint Mlway. who was accom?
panying theootbail team, was one of
the first to each the forward and mi
tiie train. Den he got there, he said,
the negro njman was tumbling down
through tht*ranches of a tree, cater?
ing at the Baa as lie came donn.
fhe saddspesa with which the aci
dci.t otcurrj left no time for mc ?!
gineer andSdreman to jump. The
i-iignt of tl negro when Mr. Levin
reached th, scene aapposts th? ex?
planation ofcngtneer Tighe that they
were both pitched high in the air
as the fomotive turned turtlo.
After t-nco?tering various trees and
uudcrbi ushu their des, ent. Iks men
landed in a -ft mudholc by the side
si the loafed
An exprs messenger. Thomas A.
Williams. o*Laurinbu:g. N. C, was the
?n.y man (suffer serious injury. He
sustained aroken hip. and was take,,
to Petersbg for treatment. Henry
Abbot. ?narr messenger from Wash?
ington. I?. . v. as slightly cut. L. Ar
Morris an E. O. McCrlght. railway
mail clerk both of Washington, re?
ceived mir bruises.
Krtss Car Demolished.
The en?e. as well as the two ex
press ca: turned completely over/
One of tsc was wooden and was
mashed ta pulp. The steel car stood
up well uier the impact Pegram. the*
man tbas/a* killed, was In this car,'
together Ith the other express mea-'
sengers. ccordlng it the two who
survived 0 death was caused by a big
steel saffwhirh crushed his life out|
when thaar turned turtle.
Pegran who was a married maa
and leav five children, was making.
Ma first B- Ho was about th.rty-rive'
years ol His body was put oft at;
Petsrsbu and turned over to an un-j
dertake;-> be prepared for burial It*
will be ipped to-day to his i.ome in'
Hamlet. C. I
W'allai Stevens, the colored :. re mar,
upon egsination at Petersburg waa
f->und ?be hurt Internally and was
aent to local hospital for treatment.
In addin t? his internal injuries he
suffered broken leg. f
Passi Ban is F.cssji.
As thrxpress car left the ira-k the?
eouplinparted. a clr<T.ms:-?n e which
prevent the drags-down of th*
passen? t caches, with a mi s*<iii> nt
large e of life. The.; oupling gave
way brevn the second e\press car'
and tMn&ll car The latter veered
BST thesils and turned partly over.
Paasger*. many of them Richmond
people."Owded out of the raited train
In trmr fear af a catastrophe, bat
were teved to find that all of the
trareb had e*capu?d with i.othlng
worse an ? revere si akit g Cap?
tain ?-t. of the l.'ntverMtv of North
Carol! football team, hrouaht his
Ptsrsss army to the scene, and the
B.?y* ? in th* work of i elrdng the
S"'inl and in coiiartina the mall
oackawkicb ware s a\x< ~4 on all
A **f train from Petersburg ?r
rfredhortly before it o'clock bring?
ing -slciar-s and nurses. Tne wreck?
ing w attacked the debris and had
the tck dear for the passage af
traitbv mtdnicht. The rettag trat?
isof the foot ai. team and all
Ji soakers bound for It iah mo nd and j
breit them, together with alt {as*
saasto the Mala Street Statt? at
Ii. ?lock
ndB) sii i aaas tm fTti hsasal
T snhurt ssctdsi af the wrecke?
trat? as brought to Richmond early
thtsornlna over tha Atlantic C>ast
Uarack. from Jarratt It ladasVs
Paiimans oswtalatag through
? far the North, the dtnlas
ta Jarratt fftr baa I
Passes by Sherman's
U~ca Pays Tribute to Memory
of Vice-President, Whose Fune?
ral Will Be Held To-Day.
Bells Toll and Traffic
Stops as Cortege Moves
Along Streets.
ITtlce, K V.. November 1.?L'tica paid
tribute 17-day to the memory of the
late Vice-President James S. .Sherman.
Kor hour? this afternoon and even.rig
thousands of persons tiled silently
through the One i via County Courthouse
and gazed for the last time upon u.e
face of the Vice-President, whose body
was lying in state in the rotunda it
, the building. l*ka body, cloth d in a
cutaway suit of bla>.k, reposed in a
casket of solid mahugany, covered with
black broadcloth, with handles of an?
tique slHer. The Vice-President's lace
bore a look of serenity, bat it was
overspread with a tinge if purple, the
mark left by the malady that caused
his dealit. In the right arm lay a
bunch of violets, the gift of his grand?
children, and in one ..ana was a spray
of red Uowers from the Sherman gar?
dens. An Elks- pin, the insignia ot
one of the few orders to which Mr.
Sherman belonged, gleamed from the
lapel of the coat
The casket rested up >n a flag-draped
catafalque, over which was suspended
a canopy of Mags. A floral piece of
white lilies lay on the casket, while
Palm?, ferns and flowers were arranged
in Profusion on the side.
Buiidtns; Is Meertaleg Dree*.
The exterior of the building was In
mourning dress, with festoons oi flats
in a background of black and purp)*-.
Tr.e body iay in state from 5 o'clock
thi- afternoon until ? o'clock to-rrighi.
and during that period It was esti?
mated that more than 25,000 people
passed through the building.
The procession which earlier in Uta
day escorted the casket from the Sher?
man home to the c mrthouse was im?
posing. Lining the street as the body
was borne from the house were hun?
dreds of Mr. Sherman's friends, neign
bors and business associates. As the
bearer* moved down the winding: walk
several" gray-hairetf veterstea. lined UP
on either side, saluted as It passed.
They were members of Bacon Poet. No.
53. Grand Army of the Republic, of
which Mr. Siicrman was the first asso?
ciate member. The'little band of
erans then took their place at too head,
of the procession.
Two hundred Elks, members of the
citizens' committee, the Chamber of
Commerce. Boosters' Club. Onelda
County Bar Association, directors of
several banks and scores of citizens,
friends snd neighbors of the Vlce
President were among those who fol?
lowed the body to U.e courthouse. !
As the cjrtege moved through the
business section the bells of the City
Hall and \arious churabes were tolled
All street traffic halted for the proces?
sion. It had been raining at intervals
in the day. aid the leaden skies gave :
promise of a storm.
The crowds waiting at the courthouse
were kept in check by delegations of j
national guardsmen, who later acted
aa a guard of honor while the body ?
was lying in state. The hearers hafl '
scarcely disappeared within the build
ing when the storm broke. Many of
those who had gathered preferred a
drenching, however, to losing their
places and there was no break In the
two lines that soon began to file
through the building.
All classes of citizens were there to j
pay their tribute of respect. While the
st.irni was at its height the electric
lights in the building went out. and
those who happened to be passing
thnugh the rotunda for the next few
minutes could discern only a shadowy
form as they peered through the seml
darkneao at the face of the dead. It
was not long* before the lights were re?
Lines Are f ? broken.
Tiie lines continued unbroken up to 9
o'clock, when the caaket was closed,
and under an escort of citizens, return-]
ed to the Sherman home.
President Taft is scheduled to arrive'
in l'tica shortly after 1 o'clock ???
morrow, ard probably will call at thej
Sherman home before the funeral. The,'
private services at the house for the,
family will he conducted by l>r. Holden.!
of the Patch Reformed Church, of
which Mr. Sherman was for inajhy
years the treasurer and active sup?
The services at the Pirat Presbyter?
ian Chnrch will begin at - o'clock, and
will bo in ?karge of Rev. M- W
Stryker. president of Hamilton Col?
lege. Mr Sherma.i and Dr. Stryker
were classmates at Hamilton College.
i>r Stryker will be assisted by Dr.
Holden. Tie services will open with a
hymn, and afte- the readings of the
Scrlptur.n by I?r. Holden. Dr. Stryker
will deliver a b ief eulogy. Dr. Holde*
will pr-nounce the benediction.
President Taft will occupy the first
pew to the left-centre aisle. With him
will he Ms military aid** and other
members >f his party.
The block of pewa back of the one
occupied oy the President will be held
for Senators. Congiwesmert. Cabinet of.
fleers aad members off the Plica organi?
zations that win he rep resulted at tha
funeral On the right aide of the cea
tre aisle the pewa from the tr?nt to
the rear of the church will he reserved
for members of the Shot maa family
The caaket win he place* aa a dais
in front of the polplt. which ?111 be
flanked by members af the Cor,kilo
rareantmoiaal*, a petlUcal ?Mb of
What Colonel Really
Wants Is Votes at
the Polls.
Wild Cheers Greet Roosevelt
When He Appears at Madison
Square Garden for Second
Time in Three Days.
Speaks for Progressive
State Ticket.
New . York, November X.?Colonel
Tueodore Kooseve?t. for the second
I nt In three days, to-night addressed
a i audience of thuusanua In Madbon
h(uar? Garden. There bad preceded
1 .m to the Garden, through the medium
at Comptroller William A. Prendei -
e -et. chairman of the meeting, a rc
i,i'-st that no efforts be made by the
OVfsJ to ciieer linn beyond the limit
f time accorded last night in the same
till to Governor Wilson. "Wr.sn Col
del itoosevelt raises his left hand,"
?uid Mr. Prendergast. "he asks you
1 . let him proceed with his speech, be
juie lie desires a record next Tuee
c iy in the voting, rather than a recora
o-ulgnt In the durati <n of the cheers '
Oscar S. Straus, candidate for Gov
rnor, and other State speakers held
tic stage until 9:40. when the Colonel
irlved He was wildly cheered as he
?.a<1e his way to the front of the plat?
form, and waved a welcome to all parts
f the hall.
It waa fifteen minutes before his I
plifted hand brought the cheering to :
momentary end. After it had gone 1
n for twenty minutes he raised his
a.m. After It had gone on for twenty- '
?.?ht minutes he again raised his arm. i
l>Jt the crowd renewed its cheering. ]
nd he dropped the arm to his side. '
yg.iin he. made the gesture, but an
unfurled a giant bandana!
rom the roof of the Garden, and then
... ^,.,..u again iit an uproar.
'AHe " oioiiel. declaring' he spoke In
ehurl ,,f the Progressive .state and 1
oral tickets of New York, talked for ;
over an hour, his voice strong and his |
t .-...fcL.i sjpparcatl* unimpaired by the ,
r-jrt. .Success in the State, he de- !
'ared. was essential to Progressive !
??access throughout the nation.
Colonel Rooeeveit began his speech <
y saying he wished to make a specia, 1
ppeal o.i behalf ??? tha Progressiv?
and Met] ikketK.?> *^0?(Ua
fa Ephesseral TtsTcmiat
"Friends, I wish you to remember
lways that this is no ephemeral or I
emporary movement." he continued.
"We have gone Into this movement
making our sppeal to all good citizens,
without regard to their past party
affiliations, and with the resolute in?
tention to make this a permanent]
movement and a movement which shall I
deal not merely with national, but]
with State and local affairs.
"For, mind you. friends, the evils
that affect our people are evils which
cannot be dealt with by any one
branch of the government alone. We'
can grapple with them only when the i
national and State and municipal gov- ,
ernments alike are in the hands of I
men whose honesty is above proof and j
who know and understand and sym- j
pathize with the needs of the plain
people of the country, of the men and
women who make up the bulk of our
Digressing for a moment from his
political topic; the Colonel referred to
the death of Vice-President Sherman,
"Within the last twenty-four hours
a man holding the second highest posi?
tion in the land has been stricken by
death, and I am sure I express the
feeling not only of all of you here,
but of our people everywhere, when I
say that we were all affected with
sorrow and concern for the death of
the Vice-President and In your name
I shall ask the chairman of this meet- !
Ing to send our most respectful sym?
pathy to the stricken woman, the wife
of the Ute Vice-President?Mrs. Sher?
'?Friend*. I hare come here to speak
for the Progressive cause in this State
and for ths Pwrreasjve ticket from
t*p to bottom, and our cause will not
have triumphed completely until we
have made it triumph In the nation
and in the State, and then here In this
city of New York, and I ask that the
people of this country and of this State
Judge us not only by our platform of
principles, national and State, but by
the character of the men whom we
have nominated to stand on our plat?
Wilson Requests it Out
of Respect for Late
Democratic Candidate Terms It
Citadel of Special Privilege, of
Which the People Have Not
Had Possession for Gen?
eration?Given Great
Rochester. K Y., November 1.?At
the request of Governor Wilson the
Democratic parade announced for to?
morrow in New York City has been
abandoned out or respect to the mem?
ory of Vice-President Sherman, whose
funeral will be held to-morrow.
As soon as Governor Wilson arrived
in Jiochestttr late to-day for bis two
speeches here to-nignt he telegraphed
National Chairman ". F. McCombs to
cancel the parade. 'Aha parade was to
have taken place at the same time
that Vice-President Sherman'es funeral
is to be held. The Governor wired
as follows:
I hope that the arrangements for'
the parade will be cancelled as an evi?
dence of our deep sympathy for the1
family and friends of the late Vice
PresMent. I know that this wUl be
your f?.-ling."
Announced by McCombs. j
New York, November L?Cancella?
tion of the parade planned for to-mor?
row was announced by Chairman Mc- j
Combs of the Democratic National
Committee to-night.
The Governor felt that it would
not be fitting for him to review a
pol'tical parade while the funeral of
the Vice-President of the United States!
was going (in, said Mr. McCombs.
"We only learned to-day that the
funeral was to be held to-morrow
afternoon. After learning this I con?
ferred with Governor Wilson and we
agreed that the parade ought to be
Calling off the parade does not mean.
Chairman McCombs said, that the Wil?
son Day celebrations, which have been
arranged to take place throughout the
country, will also be abandoned.
"The Wiiaon day- everdses will go
on as planned.'' he- add*d. ??These ejrer
t?*iSf0>b*T*v been er--?nsed ear - weeks
ahead, and It wonld hot be possible
to have Vhem stopped dow. The
parade in New York waa to have been
participated In by Governor Wiiaon
himself and, besides, it was to hare
been held in Vice-President Sherman's
home State. It was therefore felt by
the Governor and myself, as a special
mark of honor and respect to *he
memory of the Vice-?'resldent. that
the New York parade should be aban?
Attacks Senate.
Rochester. N. Y.. November 1.?Gov?
ernor Woodrow Wsison. in his speeches
here to-night, directed an attack upon
the United States Senate as "'a citadel
of private interest.'1 declaring the peo?
ple had not had possession of that body
for a'generation.
The speaker said confusion and in?
cessant contest would result for the
next four years with a postponement
of legislation unless both bouses of
Congress, as well as the presidency.!
were Democratic through and through.
He also explained his views on the
regulation of competition at greater
length than ho has done before during
the campaign. Holding that the two
chief issues are the tariff and the
trusts, he reiterated that without dis?
turbing "the healthy fibre of Ameri?
can business" he proposed to hare
"special favors rut out of the tariff.**
He announced that he Intended to
fight for trie rest of his life to destroy
private monopoly.
The Governor declared that mono-p?
oly could be prex-ented by making ille
gal unfair methods of competition. He
outlined among these the system of
underselling In a local market and the
discrimination by monopolies which
control raw materials against firms
which had not entered their combina?
The receptions accorded the Gover?
nor at both meetings wer?? of prolonged
duration. One demonstration lasted
seven minutes. The Governor said he
was glad to be so received **1n aa ad
mittedl- Republican stronghold."
"Do you realise that the people of
the United States hare aot had control
of the Senate of the United States ?n
"fContlnned on Second Page.?
His Dominions Threatened
Mrs. Conway Makes Hysterical
Confession of Murder of
Baltimore Heiress.
' , *? . ? .
Alleged Slayer Cowers in Cell,
' Hearing Wife's Screams
and Pleading?.
Chicago. November 1.?An ordeal of
mors than twenty.four hours' ques?
tioning broke down the self-possession
i of Beatrice Kyail Conway. and hys?
terical admissions made by the woman
here to-day are said by the police to
I clear up th* mystery of the murder
here" Monday night of Sophia f}. Singer,
the Baltimore heiress.
I Since Mrs. Conway and her husband
wer^ turned over to the Chicago pol'ce
yesterday In Lima, O.. the detectives
[ concentrated their efforts on the wo?
man, putting Conway through an or?
deal of Isolation, silence and uncer?
tainty. This afternoon, after a number
of outbursts of weeping and hysteria.
Mrs. Conway. begging for something to
eat and a few hours of rest, consented
to make a stat- ment to the police. It
was taken down bv a stenographer in
the presence of officers.
The statement made public by the
police as the formal confess*on of Mr*.
Conway Is in part as follows:
"Sophia Invited us to come to Chi?
cago. We took a suite of three rooms
ror llcht housekeeping. My husband
and r occupied one of the bed. rooms
and Miss Singer and Worthen. her
fiance, occupied the others.
"We were out of money, and Sophia
knew this before ws came to Chicago?
On the night orf the killing we had
dinner together, and Worthen went out.
Sophia went out to post a letter, and
sjbjssj b. -k after a while with her shoes
wet. She took them off and was In
her stocking feet, about to change
them. We quarreled a litUe about the
expenses, which Sophia was psyinc.
We were destitute, and Sophia threat?
ened to take Worthen and leave us
"Sophia said we weren't doing any
(Conttnued or/~Second PagV? j
The Times-Dispatch, following its regular cristorn. will display election returns on
next Tue?day evening.
Bulletin? will be thrown on an immense sheet, thirty by thirty feet, stretched its
Capitol Square, by means of the wonderful Telautograph, a machine which writes in
As the operator in The Times-Dispatch office writes, the letters appear on the
sheet?a bulletin service up to the very second.
In addition there will be a news service, for those who are not able to reach the
Capitol Square. Colored rockets, sent rap from The Times-Dispatch Building, wU
give the news every hoar, beginning at 8 o'clock, so that every one residing in Rich?
mond, and within ten miles of Richmond, will know which of the candidates is ahead
or has won.
Watch the heavens exactly as the dock strike* t, end every hoar thereafter, until
the election it ??ajiid
Reed the Ughta This Wey.
One Blue Light?Wilson leads. Two Bhse Ug!rts?Wfls/>n wins.
One Red I mm) Rooscveh lends.' Two Red Iiiha, IT.Ii wfns.
One Wnhe Lsght Tatt lends Two White Ugnea?Taft wins.
Will EXCEED 300
Harper's Sees 387 Votes Certain
for Democratic Candidate in
Electoral College.
Taft Is Conceded But Eight,
With Twenty Given to
New York, November I.?Woodrow
! Wilson's msjority over all in the Elec
I toral College will exceed 300. accord?
ing to the forecast of the presidential
' election made in Harper's Weekly, out
j to-day. That journal presents these
! figures on the election:
I "We now predict that Woodrow Wil
i son's majority over ?I! in the i:iectoral
j College will exceed ::O0. The Klectoral
! College has a totai vote of iSl. with
I -4>? necessary to a choice Following
j in the estimate of the result":
Alabama . 12Missoari . 18
Arizona . .Montana. . 4
[Arkansas . ?Nebraska . 8
j Colorado . *Xew Jersey .... 14
I Connecticut. 'New Mexico_ 3
; Delaware . 3Sew York . 45
Florida . ?North Carolina. 12
Georgia . l<Ohlo . 2*1
Indiana . 1''Oklahoma . 1*
Iowa . ISSouth Carolina.. 9
Kansas . '^Tennessee .12
Kentucky . 13Texas . 20
i Louisiana . 10Virginia . l>i
Maine . ?West Virginia.. 8
Maryland . SWisconsin . 13
Massachusetts ..IS
Minnesota . 1? ? ?
Mississippi . 10 Total .3SM
Vtah . ICalifornla . 13j
Vermont . 4Washington - II
I T**?1 ??"-??'--?S ToU1 :?
I*i ? nasalities.
i -|rn_ra Pennsylvania ... 31
[Wyoming SXorth Dakota... 5
K'e'w Hampshire. 4South Dakota... H
Rhode Island.. ? ?I
Michigan . 1; Total . . fi\
Nevada . 3 H*sn? ?.?!?
Taft? Illinois . 29
Idaho . 40regon .
Total. 1 T|ot*1 34j
For Wilson and Marshall . ?8?
Probably for Wilson and Marshall. 75
j Totals . ??21
For Taft . 8 j
Probably for Taft .
Total .'WM
For Roosevelt and Johnson . 2S I
PrcbaMv for Roosevelt snd John?
son .
Total . 5?
Totai opposition ..??e. ?9
Probable majority for Wilson aad
Marshall . 293
Tree, x v.. November 1.?Professor
rhsrlea P Miller shot and killed hlm
aelf this afternoon at his home In '
W'aterford. Saratoga County Oespomi- .
ency beesuse of 111 health prompted the
deed Mr Hitler, who was about
thirty-See years old graduated from
Cornell r*n!verslty with the IsgT? of
B. A Tar several years bo occupied
the chair of modern sciences and lan?
guages In TWI?ngs College.Ga.. but
was compelled to restirn bees use of
111 health
For Four Days
Three Nights Bail
Has Raged.
Sensational Rumors of Turl
Reverses Are UnfoundeA#--J|
zim Pasha Reports Tide
Battle Turning and AH I
Army Corps Are Ad?
vancing on Enemy.
Constantinople. November I.?'
ever the issue of the terrible
now raging: on the western slo]
the Istrandja Mountains, in
undoubtedly will be reckoned
the world's greatest struggles,
uninterruptedly for four oays and
nights the battle has proo
moon having afforded aufllclent I
night for them to continue their
onslaughts against each other,
and Bulgar are locked In a
which w.ill ba broken only by
cisive defeat of one or the other:
complete dearth of news from
front Wednesday and Thursday
given rise to a feeling of des]
and sensational rumors of Tai
verses gained currency. To-day
flclal reports proved these rumor?
be unfounded.
Some idea of the desperate nat
the fighting is gathered from th*
that more than 5,000 wounded
arrived in Constantinople to-night
the front. Fortunately,
the bullets drilled clean holes in
victims, and these will heal
batch of deserters arrived with
Indignation and surprise was*
pressed here to-day over the fact
a Greek torpedo boat had a
entering the Gulf of Saloniki last
despite the mines and heavily
forts, and blown up the Turkish
tleahlp Feth-I-Bulend The
! dant of the fort will be called
j count for permitting this Greek
i The movement of troops to the)
As a result of a meeting
of the heads of Uta diplomatic
to consider the situation In
nople, the Marquis de PallavtonJ.
Austro-Hungarlan ambassador and
of the diplomatic corps, to-day
Noradunghian Effendl. the ForeigJ)
Minister, and called hia attentkm 3k
the necessity that adequate unasaisj
be taken to maintain order in the am
Among the measures the gover
already has in mind to insure order
the capital in event of further Tu
reverses is the dispatch of an army
vision to stop all fugitiree soldiers
tween Tchatalja and Constantlnopt^
The city, however, at present Is
qull and orderly.
SifMtJesi Is Obscene.
London. November 1.?The perpte
arising from the policy of the
ments engaged in war in Sout
Europe in totally excluding
paper correspondents from the
of hostilities is more pronounced
ever to-night. An extraordia
of dispatches from Naxlm
Turkish commander-in-ch-of.
ing that the Turkish array
captured Bunarhlsaar and
hording its own against the
advance, was published la
nople to-day. In At absence of
dependent testimony, mowever.
assumptions as to tie aacfl
these telegrams are possible,
msy be belated dispatches redet
earlier stages of the straggle or
be mere representations for the
of the Turkish populace. On the
hand, they may mean that
garlan victory was not so
as represented by Sofia.
Except for the general st
that the Turks were retreat!"
Tchatalja. righting rear guard
no details of the batUe were
coming from Sofia to-day. bet t
rival of 5.00* wounded men in
stantinople tells It3 own story
sanguinary character of the
ter. Despite the optimistic
from the Turkish srde. It is
lieved here that the Tuskish
retrieve itself. \
Greeks Are alaaaanare
Athens. November 1.?Acc
published here of a massacre of
by Turks !n the town of den
across tr< Grtek frontier in
The reports say the fleeing
tr.?ops. in p.ieslng through the
of Me (as*a. ordered t.ic Greek
Hants to follow them on peril
mas?acred by Turkish cajfclry.
fusing, fifty-two of thewCr
made prisoners and tea
and lodged :n the lall. I
seventy-three others of
triota Later the govern MM
prison told the Greeks they
and ordered them l" leave the |
?vn em.rang the Greeks
rounded by sofdires and as)
which hvgs* a maasac
the Greeks earaped with
When the masaerre was
cut off th>- roses and
dead men
Piapetche* from At
Turkish atrocities la
tinHng and that the
Eetrus SfS 'Seeing ta
mo -intal aa.
Turkish army sav
of Bmsnsrhtsaar frogs
also baa defeated
the v*ctatty of Visa,
patches i ?estees
frem ?daatm tPSMs
of the Tarsthsh

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