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IFrepch and British Troops Are
I I Expelled From Macedonian Territory
m Greek Army I Is Moving Toward Threatened Point to Expel
I the Invadejrs Two British Divisions Nearly Wiped Out
I During Advance of the Bulgars Zone Between
Salonijki and Doiran Left Free by Greeks for
i Movements of the Allied Troops.
I London, a Dec. 13, 4:16 p. m. The actual withdrawal
m from the patm of the allied forces which are retreating on Sa-
loniki is said to have been effected.
A Reutjpr telegram filed in Athens yesterday says:
"As a liesult of the agreement between the Greek army
K which has beicn stationed at Langaza has been withdrawn to
Serres, about! fifty miles northeast of Saloniki. The zone" be-
tween Saloniyci and Doiran has been left free for movements
I of the allied titoops.
I "The allijed military authorities today took over a portion
of the customls' house at Saloniki."
I Berlin, Wee. 1 3, by wireless to Sayville. The French and
' British have been entirely expelled from Macedonian territory,
' it is officially ainnounced today b' German army headquarters,
' the advancing Jarmy under General Todorof f occupying Doiran
I and Gievgeli. J It is declared that two British divisions were
I nearly wiped cVur during the advance.
I London, Dkc. 13, 10:50a. m. German and Austro-Hun-
B garian submarines to date have sunk 508 ships, according to
a news dispatch ftrom Berlin. The total tonnage of the vessels
B sunk is given as 9p1 7,819.
B Saloniki, Grejece, Dec. 1 3, via London, I'l :29 a. m. The
newspaper L'Opirlion asserts that Bulgarian troops are prepar
I ing to cross the Grleek frontier and that Greek troops arc mov
I' ing toward the threatened point, apparently with the object
ft of disputing a Bulgarian invasion.
B Berlin, Dec 13 By wireless to Say-
B ville Aside from a few srmall engage-
B ' merits aud tho capturo of svn'eral hun-
;.; dred more Serbians. Suntnay passed
Bj quietly on the various German fronts.
Tho report from the wai? office to-
day says that at Ipek. Mjontenegro
12 cannon which had been buried by
B tho Serbians were discovered. The
B army of General Koevess Mook 500
prisoners. During the last few days
more than 1,000 Serbians v'hose re
B treat was cut off, were takifn.
On tho eastern front the IRusslans
B touk an unimportant position There
B were skirmishes among sidvancod
B posts at several places. A Russian at
B tack near Vulka, south of JVygonov
B soje lake failed. The attackers lost
B about 100 men.
B Review of War Situation.
B London, Dec. 13, 12-20 p. m. The
B difficult effort of Greece to! maintain
B neutrality in the face of he allied
B retreat on Saloniki and the (pursuit of
B Bulgarians and Germans continues to
B be the chief matter of interest at the
B ontente capitals. The latent decision
B f Greece, according vto Athens dis
B patches, Is to withdraw all consider
B able bodies of her troops Impartially
B from danger of contact with entente
B troops In Saloniki and the. Germanic
ft' allies on the northern iVont, leaviag
B only small groups of soldiers for po
B lice purposes.
B "Whatever the future holds for
B Greece, her effort to clear her posi
B tlon toward the belligeronts seeming
B y disposes of any idea that the al
B led forces on Greek territory are to
H occupy a privileged position with any
H thing In the nature of open Greek
H' support. Tho Greek army at Snlonlki
H Is to be reduced immediately in num
B' Ders t assure liberty of action to the
ft nitente troops there. At the same
B time Greek soldiers along tho rail
Bg road vIll be withdrawn, thus avoiding
B) complications whenever Germans,
fti Austrians or Bulgarians enter Greek
ft territory.
RB British Inflict Heavy Losses.
B So far as is known, the hard fought
B- attacks on the British In Macedonia
1 this far have been delivered entirely
K by Bulgarians without German assist
H ance. A dispatch to the Times says
B tho Bulgarians left more than 8000
B dea(1 or mounded on the field after
H two assaults on the British Uno.
B "On tho second, attack," tho dls
B patch continues, "ou& combined fire
B of artillery, rifles and rapid firers was
B opened oa tho advancing masses at
B a range of about 500 yards. Tho Bui
B garians faced tho murderous hail at a
B run for 500 yards, then brobo into
B flight which quickly became a hcltor
B skelter rout."
RRB Troops Landing at Kavala.
B The possibility of various flank
B movements through. Greek territorj' Is
B opeued by the Greek decision to per
B nilt the country to become a field for
B the belligerents. It is rumored, for
B example, that British troops already
ft are landing at Kavala and that tho
first detachments of Serbians have
been brought round from Durazzo, Al
bania, to Saloniki.
Allied squadrons continue to pay
close attention to the Greek coasts
ond restrictions on Greek commerce
JTre unabated.
Russians Defeat Persians.
In other fields of activity there are
few developments of large import
ance. Russian troops have defeated
Persian rebels at Aveh and are now
nearing Hamadan Allied troops are
still carrying on successful operations
against Turkish troops In the Sea
of Marmora.
On the western front minor suc
cesses are reported for British artil
lery and air squadrons.
Bulgarian troops are now within five
miles of the Greek border In Serbia,
a Saloniki dispatch says.
Greeks to Stop Bulgars.
An Athens newspaper declares that
Greek troops are moving toward the
Serbian border at a point where Bul
garian troops are preparing to cross
the boundary line and that the Greeks
apparently Intend to dispute the cross
ing Tho Italian chamber of deputies has
voted confidence in tho Salandra min
istry, 391 to 40.
Submarines of the Teutonic powers
to date have sunk 50S ships, a news
dispatch from Berlin declares.
Fighting Continues In Champagne.
Paris. Dec. 1, 2:32 p. m. The an
nouncement from the war offico this
afternoon follows:
"In the Champagne near Le Mesnll
wo occupied tho, crater of a, mine ex
ploded by the Gormans.
"There were no developments else
where." Bulgarians Near Greek Border.
London, Dec. 13, 9:2S a, m. The
Saloniki correspondent of Router's
Telegram company In a dispatch dat
ed Sunday relative to tho fighting
in southeastern Serbia says:
"The evacuatlon"of Doiran and Giev
geli was completed today and the Bul
garians are reported to be within five
miles W the Greek frontier, following
very slowly in the wake of tho allies."
Italian Government Given Full Power.
RomeADec. 13, via Paris, 5 -05 a.m.
During the debate in tho chamber of
deputies which preceded adoption of
tho bill giving full financial powor to
tho government for Bix months, Pre
mier Salaudra raised the question of
the chamber's confidence In tho govt
ernment. A. voto of confidence was
adopted 39lUo 40.
British Steamer Sunk.
London, Dec. 13, 1:0G p. m. The
British steamer Pinegrove has been
sunk. Hsr crow was saved. .
Tulsa, Okla., Dec. 13. Oklahoma
crude oil advanced 10c a barel today.
The price Is now $1.10.
French and British Taking
Time to Destroy Bridges and
Tunnels as They Go.
' Great Desolation in Serbia
Misery Indescribable and
Enemies Overrunning
Paris, Dec. 13, 9 53 a. m. A dis
patch to the Havas Agency from Ath
ens, dated Sunday, says:
"According to semi-official sources
a definite solution of the questions
pending between Greece and the en
tente powers has been nearly reached.
Colonel Phallis (of the Greek army)
after an interview with General Sar
rall, (commander-in-chief of the
French army in the Orient), declared
that negotiations were proceeding sat
isfactorily.. "The entente allies' retreat is pro
ceeding slowly but normally and in
security. The French and British are
taking timo to destroy tunnels and
bridges in order to prevent the enemy
following too closely. The Grcek-gov-ernmont
is considering seriously the
risks which the Greek army may run
as the result of interruption of com
munication by rail with western Mac
edonia. "The battle between the Bulgarians
and the British troops north of Doiran
(Serbia) was exceedingly violent. Two
columns of Bulgarians with light ar
tillery succeeded in shaking the Brit
ish line which retired to the second
line. A British counter attack sup
ported by powerful artillery repulsed
the enemy, however. Inflicting heavy
losses. The British are drawing back
their lino toward the Greek frontier,
In accordance with General Sarrall's
plan. "
"Th,e station master at Doiran re
ports that shells fell today (Sunday)
in the vicinity of the station.
"Members of the diplomatic- corps
here describe the situation In Serbia,
as learned from reliablo sources.
There iB the greatest desolation over
the entire territory occupied by the
Germans and Bulgarians. The Bul
garian, Austrian and German soldiers
and merchants refuse to take Serbian
money except at a discount of fifty
per cent or moro in spite of posters
officially declaring that Serbian paper
money and coins retain their faco val
ue. Austrian, German and Bulgarian
merchants already arc over-running
the country and boasting that Serbia
never again will be a freo nation.
Their procedure is increasing tho mis
ery of the Serbians left in the coun
try which Is becoming indescribable."
Message Sent to Vienna Con
cerning Ancona Disaster
Considered Unusually
Germany "Let Down Easy"
While Woe Follows in Foot
steps of Her Ally.
London. Dec 13, 4 a. m Contrast
ing the tone of the note sent to tho
Austrian government by tho United
States with the noto sent to Germany
after the Lusitanla disaster, the Daily
Express concludes that "tho note
would have been more Impressive if
it had been addressed to the power
capable of injuring tho United States
instead of to its ally from which the
United States has nothing to fear."
Continuing, the Express says:
"It was a monstrous and cruel act,
but not a whit more criminal than
tho sinking of the Lusitanla, The
note sent to Vienna, however, is di
rect and almost bereft of compli
ments. Germany may sin with prac
tical impunity, but woo betide Austria
If she follows in her friond's foot
steps." Tho Daily Chronicle, in an editorial,
"Both President Wilson's descrip
tion of the outrage and his demands
are perfectly justified, but would not
both have boon evon more justified
in the Lusitania caso? However, we
may congratulate the president on his
. novel vigor. His demand for the pun
ishment of the captain of the subma
rine may cause a seml-huraorous com
plication behind tho scenes should it
turn out that he was a Gorman offi
cer commanding a German submarine."
National Foreign Trade Coun
cil Foresees Break in Rates
When Conflict Ends.
World's Decreased Million'
Tons by Shipping Already
Sunk by Belligerents.
New York, Dec 13. The war's effect-on
sea transportation and the
"prospects of a break in irelght rates
after the war is ended, are summar
ized In a statement issued today by
the National Foreign Trade Council,
composed of representatives of large
manufacturing commercial Interests.
James A. Farrell. president of the
United States Steel corporations Is
chairman of the council.
"The main question," says the state
ment. "Is how soon the break in the
freight market will take placo follow
ing the cessation of hostilities. Some
shipping people hold that the break
will be sharp and sudden, others that
tho very slight additions through re
construction now being made to the
tonnage of the world will tend to ward
off any tendency to a sudden decline
when tho war is concluded.
"It is said in support of the latter
contention that though some fivo mil
lion tons of German and Austrian
shipping now immobilized will be re
leased, tho shipping already sunk will
decrease tho world's fleets by a mil
lion tons, while the 2,000,000 tons of
new shipping at present in construc
tion throughout the world Is not ex
pected at once to offset the losses duo
to the war.
Huge Movement of Materials.
"For several years to come the wast
age due to the great war may cause
a huge movement of raw materials
and foodstuffs toward Europe which
will provide permanent employment
for a very largo share of the world's
merchant marine. When conditions
have readjusted themselves and trade
has resumed Its customary routine,
floating space will not be in such de
mand and tho slump-. In maritime
transportation earnings which usually
follows a war probably will be in evi
dence again."
Wife of Captain George Well
ington Streeter Indicted for
Assault With Intent
to Kill.
Claims "Squatter Sovereignty"
and That Their Home is
Under Federal and Not
Municipal Jurisdiction.
Chicago, Dec 13 Mrs. George
Wellington Streeter was Indicted In
criminal court today on a charge of
assault with intent to kill.
She is alleged to have shot Sergeant
George Cudmoro in the arm when he
and other policemen recently raided
the Streeter home on complaints that
liquor was being sold there in viola
tion of the Sunday closing law.
Mrs Streeter Is thp wife of Captain
George Wellington Streeter, who has
gained national -fame through his fight
lo retain possession of the "district
of Lake Michigan."
In 1S86 a small steamer owned bv
"Cap" Streeter stranded on the beach
off Lake Shore drive. Land formed
shoreward which Streeter claims b
right of "squatter sovereignty." saying
it Is In federal and not municipal Ju
risdiction The land is estimated to be worth
Supreme Court Holds Law
Against Importation of
Prize Fight Films Is
Washington, Deo, 13. The supreme
court today hold constitutional tho law
of 1912 under which it is unlawful to
import moving picture films of prize
fights for public exhibition.
The decision was announced in a
suit arising over the exclusion at New
ark. N. J., of a film of tho Willard
Johnson fight at Havana.
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JRRKPfSteKBRRMt $f v4 Sfitf 'JIxaa.
Sir Charles Monro.
General Sir Charles Monro is the
British commander-in-chief at tho
Dardanelles. Since the decision of
tho allied council of war to prosecute
with vigor the campaign against the
Turks at Gallipoli, Sir Monro's duties
have assumed a now importance.
Ottowa, Ontario Council De
cides to Give Mrs. Elizabeth
Coward a Life Sentence.
Ottawa, Ont, Dec. 13. It was re
ported here today that at a meeting
the cabinet decided to commute the
death penalty passed upon Mrs. Eliz
abeth Coward of Fort George, B. C, to
life imprisonment
Mrs. Coward, formerly of Chicago,
murdered a man In the wilds of north
ern British Columbia, The order-ln-councll
has yet to receive the signa
ture of. his royal highness, the Duke
of Connaught,- as- has also the order-jn-council
-of -last Friday- 'commuting
the death' sentenoo In the' case of Mrs.
Hawkes of Wctasklwan to ten years'
In both cases petitions tor clemency,
signed by tens of thousands of people,
were sent to the minister of justice.
War Situation Comparatively
Quiet in Dardanelles and on
Western Front.
(Correspondence of the Associated
London, Nov. 30. Officers' casualty
lists for t,hreo weeks past, ending yes
terday, are very much smaller than
for some weeks past and indicates
the comparative lull id operations In
the Dardanelles and on the western
During the three weeks the Brit
ish army lost 183 officers killed, or
died of wounds: 307 wounded, and 17
missing, a total of 507. Tho losses
Blnce the beginning of the war are
6572 killed. 12.S66 wounded, 1733 miss
ing, a totai of 21,171.
Brigadier-General Knatchbull is re
ported wounded and three lieutenant
colonels have been killed.
The Canadians have lost two killed
and 21 wounded.
Aged Missouri Statesman Suc
cumbs to Infirmities of Age
in Washington D. C.
Washington, Dec. 13. Francis Mar
ion Cockrell, former United States
senator from Missouri, died here to
day. Infirmities of old ago resulting In
illness during tho past two days,
caused death. He was SI years old.
Mr. Cockrell. a . Democrat, served
nine terms in the United States sen
ate from 1875 to 1305. Tho day he
left the senato he was appointed a
member of tho interstate commerce
commission by President Roosevelt
and remained a member until Decem
ber 31, 1910. In March, 1911, he was
appointed United States commission
er to ndjust the boundary between
cxas and New Mexico.
During tho civil war Mr. Cockrell
was a confederate array officer, rising
from captain to brlgadier-goneral. His
home -was in Warreusburg, Mo '
Officers and Passengers Bring
First-hand Details of Stop
ping of Vessel by
Cruiser Des Cartes.
German-American Citizen Has
Narrow Escape From Seizure
by French Officers.
New. York, Dec. 13. Officers and
passengers of the American steamship
Carolina that arrived here today from
Porto Rico brought first hand details
of the stopping of that ship and the
removal of her chief steward, Karl
Schaade by the French cruiser Des
cartes on December 5.
The Carolina, according to Captain
J. O. Fobs, was hailed by the Descar
tes Just after she had passed out of
the thre mile limit, a blank shot be
ing fired by the cruiser to call atten
tion to tho signal to stop.
A lifeboat with six men and a lieu
tenant from tho cruiser came along
side and the ship was detained for
about two hours. Several passengers,
among them Charles T. Ptfal, a German-American,
were questioned by the
officer from tho Descartes.
Mr. Ptfaltz says he believes, judg
ing by the actions of the French of
ficer, that he was the man sought,
notwithstanding the fact that he is an
American having been naturalized 20
years ago.
"I was asked for as soon as the
French lieutenant came on board the
Carolina," Mr. Ptfaltz said. "I showed
him my passport and he told me to
go back to the cruiser for further in
structions from the commander. He
was gone for about twenty minutes
then I was told it was all right but
only my srge, fifty years, saved me
from being taken off.
"Why they were after mo I do not
know. With my wife I went to Porto
Rico two weeks ago on business. I
did call on the German consul at
Ponce, an old friend of mine, but 1
also visited the French consul at San
Juan." '
Other passengers on the Carolina
said that on the morning of the day
the Carolina sailed". (a tug, said to
"have French officials on board; put
out to sea from San Juan,. and was
seen returning after the ship had been
stopped by the cruiser.
New Jersey Company to Rush
Containers for Liquid Foods
for Soldiers in Trenches.
Wheeling, W. Va,, Dec. 13. An or
der for 140,00 gross of glass bottles
has been given by tho British govern
ment to the Hazel-Atlas Glass com
pany of this city and th9 Williams
town Glass company of Wllliamstown,
N. J., delivery to be made as quickly
as possible. The bottles are to be
used Jn sending liquid food, such as
soups, milk, etc., to the soldiers in
the trenches.
Demand for American bottles has
been so pronounced during the past
few weeks that trade authorities pre
dict an export of fully 1,000,000 gros3
during the coming year. There is a
pronounced scarcity of workmen in
the factories, which were never so
busy as they are at present.
Two St. Louisans Serving
Time Appeal for Clemency
on Contention of Un
fair Trial.
St. Louis. Mo., Dec 13. President
Wilson, it was learned here today, will
devoto an hour noxt Wednesday to a
review of tho testimony iu.the cases
of John H. Barry and Paul J. Morin,
SL Louisans who arc serving terms iu
the Leavenworth, Kansas, penitentiary
for alleged complicity In the nation
wide dynamiting conspiracy of 190C.
Edward A. Fcehan, attorney for the
local bridge and structural iron work
ers' union, departed for Washington
last night.
Fechan will present a pica for exec
utive cleraoncy on tho contention that
Barry and Morrin did not have a fair
Morrin was sentenced lo thee years
and Barry to four years' imprisonment.
Each has served about twenty months
of his sontence.
London. Dec. 13, 1:53 p. m. David
Bo vie Glasgow, S2. seventh earl or
Glasgow, died today at his home at
Fairlle, Scotland. He served in the
Crimean and Chinese wars.
December Blizzard Finds F:b
Turks Wholly Unprepared
Soldiers Are Poorly Pl
Clad. '
British Colonial Troops Well f
Equipped and Withstand- r'ijl
ing Rigors Satisfactorily, ' M
London, Dec. 13, 11:37 a, m. Win- lft
ter weather in the Dardanelles Is prov- f
ing to be a severe test tor the Aug- FRI
trallans and Turks alike. Reuter's cor fl
respondent at this front reportB that "'2B
tho first blizzard of early December r?ft
found the Turks entirely unprepared. r'jft
It was necessary for thorn to evacuate tfB
several positions as the trenches wera Olft
flooded. IftB
The bodies of several Turkish sol g
dlers, as well as a number of dead cilH
mules, were washed down Into the al- d,RB
lied trenches. Prisoners taken by tho -lift
Australians were poorly clad, and, tho fB
correspondent says, the Tukish troops "vlkB
were on half rations pending an im- B
provement in their communications. B
The colonial troops including the IB
Maoris from New Zealand withstood IrfB
the cold, although many -of them had rft
never seen snow before. The British dft
authorities bellevo that, owing to their lH
hardy physique and excellent equip- ri
ment, the colonials will get through Qft
the winter in satisfactory condition. ojB
Turkish actions recently have been i'fft
relatively unimportant Severe weath-
er is expected through January and '
February. i$
Press Unwilling to Believe $M
That American Government' WM
Will Really Take !
Drastic Action. H
Vondon, Dec. 13, 10:10 a. m. The
Evening Standard reviewing tho JRB
American noto on Ancona case is un- tft
willing to believe "that America is fB
prepared to exact a proper penalty 'jB
for the outrage." ,'B
It adds: 'RB
"The note is firm and definite, yet, ' RB
in view of the fact that previous B
worse outrages ended in smoke, tho IB
public will prefer to wait before ap- kB
plauding the heroic stand." RB
The Westminster Gazette says: RB
"There is no weakness or hesita- RRH
tion in the note which is more con- RH
sonant with the position of the Unit- RB
ed States in the world than have .PB
been the messages in other cases of RB
wanton outrage." .B
Demand for Skates, Skating H
Shoes and Costumes B
Greatest in Years. B
New York, Dec. 13. The popularity IB
of Ice skating was reflected by tho jRB
demand for skates, skating shoes and RH
costumes promises to be greater this RB
winter than for years past. With RRI
the advent of cold weather few out- RRI
door rinks already opened are crowd- JRB
ed. New outdoor and indoor rlnkB
are opening- dally all over the city
and many public tennis courts are RBB
being- converted into skating rinks. RHH
This is In addition to the fifteen RRI
park lakes. Sporting goods stores are RRJ
overwhelmed by the rush for skates jRRJ
and skating outfits. , RB
It is estimated that the number of RH
skates in this city will be increased jRRI
from 40,000 last year to 200,000 this RB
Breitung, Fay and Others
Plead "Not Guilty and Are H
Remanded to Jail. B
New York. Dec ".-Max Breltun?.
Dr Herbert Kienzle, Englebett-Bronk- RBH
horst, Robert Fay and Waltor Scholz.
reccnllv re-indicted in connection wKI pj
alleged' activities to destroy munitions
ships of the-allics, pleaded not guilt ' &
today when arraigned before Federal HH
Judge Mayer. RpB
The original ball of $20,000 was con-
'tinued. Fay and Scholz, who were un-
able to give bail, were remanded to HBH
The court some time during tho noxt !
five days will hear a motion for tho
appointment of a commission to go
abroad and take testimony In the pris-
oners' behalf. . jJ
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