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" PENSACOLA The Ideal Wintet Rmri Fishing, Hunting, Boating. y cloudy and wr- Yesterday's temperature: m..,. In Penlneula rain Hlgheet, 68 degrees; low northwest portion. est, 61 degrees. i OL. XVIII. NO. 350. PENSACOLA, FLORIDA. THURSDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 16, 1915. PRICE, 5 CENTS. t W I Bulgarians Decide Not To( Invade the Territory of Greece GERMANS WILL TRY WESTERN FRONT Will Strike There As Soon : As the Ground Will Jr.''; Permit. '.'.-. ; BT -ASSOCIATED "PMSS. London, Dec. 15. The second phase i'f !i. ?n , cmPain has closed with the allies forces safely across the Greek borderland in a strongly fortified base at Saloniki, where en-! forcements are arriving daily. The. people of the belligerent countries -anxiously await the next move. It seems fairly well settled that the Bulgarians 'don't intend to invade Greece. It would likely cause dis sensions in that country, which al- ready is uneasy over the Bulgarian m i irn nnnn in pininr nnrr 10 IvJUbJ UlirLrnrnipii vuauuu x mwnasur. Also n is until they crossed the border but held believed the Teutons have not enough them in checks giving the main forces troops available to attack the allies. plenty of time, for strategal maneu S peculations naturally deals with the vers. Injuries among the French Germans and their Intentions. They i were slight, I consisting mostly of sare variously reported concentrated frozen feet, as the soldiers were corn near Monastir and Doiran and on thejpelled to march through the snow. Ttoumanian border and! as preparing) The final positions which the allies for an attempt to drive the entente! expect to take up in a few days are allies from GalHpoli. The reports are j being prepared, f . J r i unconfirmed. ' J : ; ' j The British retirement from Doiran . ; Military observers regard as a cer-'Rection proved to be difficult. ; There tiiinty'the-Gei-mans will have to keep t was sharp fighting in the Etinmltza a close watch on ther Roumanian side .... to meet the threat of Russian - in-vasion- through Roumania. . Wherever it the Gernlsna move they Vilt find the loniki the harbor "j crowded, wfci JJ entente: allies prepared.' TJSaloniki . fa keg transports ,Vded to; the iHfla being made' stronger dalty'and has'ales, with-rriving trtfops.', Freight the backing of warships. v.The entente positions , on, ..GaHpoli also i are' ' strengthened!'; - The1 Russians"' are'lbe lieved to be able to cope with any army1 the Teutons collect on the Rou manian border.? Egypt also has been placed in a state of defense. Many believe the Germans intend quiesence in the near east and try for a victory on the western front. Persistent reports from Holland tell of tHe concentration of German armies in ' Belgium and Luxemburg with the intention of striking as soon as the ground permits. At present the greater , part of ' the country is mud. The reported concentration of Germans doubtless : accounts for the army air raids the entente allies are making behind the German lines. An Aeronautical LabratoryNeeded Says Committee r.T ASSOCIATED PRESS. Washington, Dec 15. The advisory committee on aeronautics, appointed by President Wilson last year, in its first report through the president to congress recommends an appropria tion of eighty-five thousand dollars for an aeronautical laboratory. : It would make special tests to de velop, a reliable speedometer for aero planes, Many accidents are caused because aviators can't gauge their speed. : ' .- Baseball "War Comes to End; Nationals -Federals Merged ' , BT ASSOCIATED Chicago, Dec 15. American league magnates late today agreed on peace terms recently arranged in New York between the National and Federal leagues and an . end of the baseball war is in sight. Although details of the peace proposals were not given out it is understood the Federals will be combined with the Nationals. President Ban Johnson, of the Ameri can league, said tonight there will be only two leagues, the American and National. At a later session of the American magnates a committee will be appointed to meet, with a commit tee from thet other two leagues and a joint peace session probably be held within a week in New York or Chicago. - ..- -; Barney Drefuss, of the Pittsburg Nationals, acting for the Federals and Nationals, urged the plan before the American directors. ' i Details of the plan are a matter of much speculation. It was reported AUSTRIAN ADMIRALTY .APPRO VES OF SINKING OF ANCONA BY T In Retirement Before Bul gars, All French Wounded ' Were Brought In Safely i BT ASSOCIATED PRESS. - Salonilri, Dec 15. An eye witness reports that the retirement " of the FfPtlrh tn fhiilv tamnnmnr nneiflma in ar na. fu'or, KWa conducted with great skfll. All the wounded' were brought in except few who could not be v moved. , The guns were piled on endless trains of freight ear n whiVh th last. wmin- jng , inhabitants ' of u the evacuated towns departed, their belongings scat tered among the guns or heaped on top of the cars. 'The city, of Gievgell was razed. . ' j ' , i ; The .Frenr.h rear erismta nwra mm- Istantly in touch, with the Bulgarians region, but no guns; were lost. The French burned vilhwrMiias they; fell back and destroyee vMre, At S-. ers axe disembarking munitions and stores. On land i hospitals are; being erected to supplement' the facilities of the hospital ships in accomodating the wounded brought from Gievgeli. Transference of Greek troops from the neighborhood of : Salonika has begun. GREEKS, DENIES BULGARS i. v HAVE ENTERED COTJNTRT Paris, Dec 15. -The Greek govern ment officially denies that Bulgarians have entered Greek territory and it is considered In competent quarters here that an entrance of the Bulgarians into ; Macedonia is improbable, says a Havas dispatch from Athens. GERMANS REPORT WAR ON AEROPLANES SUCCESSFUL Berlin, Dec 15. (By wireless to Sayville.) ' Four allied aeroplanes In cluding one battle plane with two motors were) brought down by Ger man anti-aircraft guns, the war office announced today, during raids on Ba paume and Peronne, in France and Vulheim, Baden. T-.: A successful attack on. an English steamship was made by German avia tors. ; In the Balkan campaign the retreat ing Serbians are being pursued far ther. Southwest of Plevije in North ern Montenegro, they were driven across the Tara river and farther to the east across the Grab-Brodarevo line. Several hundred prisoners were taken.;- .'. ; ' PRESS. . ". today that one of the main provisions was that, the Federal league shall withdraw its suit against organized baseball, decision in which has not yet been given by Judge Landis. Results of the peace compromise, as forecasted here are: Passing of the Federal league. Placing of the International league on a firm foundation. V End of high salaries for players, some of which are said to have ex ceeded $10,000. Better , baseball in major leagues. Sale of the iChicago National league club to Charles H. Weeghman, of Chicago, now owner of the Chicago Federals. . Advent in organized baseball . of some of the wealthy backers of the Federal league. " One of the chief matters for ad justment would be the cases of con tract jumpers associated with the Federal league. 1 m Ilk IIIL.U SUBMARINE Bitterly Opposes Any Disa vowal of Course To the United States GOVERNMENT IS DEEPLY IMPRESSED Generally Believed Austria ; Will Give Satisfaction and Pay Indemnity ' t BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Vienna, Courier to Berlin, Dec 15. The Austro-Hungarian admiralty is entirely opposed to any disavowal of the course of the submarine com mander responsible for sinking the Italian liner Ancona. It approves fiis conduct thoroughly. ' , , Admiralty, declares commander would have been considered failing to perform his duty if he allowed the Ancona to escape. Reply to Ameri can note is understood to be delivered possibly Wednesday. - ; :.f.-v:- -;:r- ;v-: V ;-." " AMERICAN NOTE PRODUCES A PROFOUND IMPRESSION Geneva, Dec 15. A dispatch from Vienna received by way of Buchs, Switt., states that President Wilson's note to Austria regarding the An cona incident has produced a pro found impression in government and political circles. The note Is said to be resented by a minority. It Is generally believed in Vienna, says the dispatch, . that Austria will give satisfaction and will pay an in demnity, especially as she has large interests in America. Baron von Bu rlan, the Austrian foreign minister has called a special council to dis cuss the matter. Berlin,1 Dec 15. Count Ernst von Eeventlow in an article in the Tages Zeitung says that the note sent by the United. States to Austria regard jfgrt3ie Ancona- case is . characterized by a tone ?f curt conrmari and Wnt 3 Jflireats. He says litinlcs ?it ntayiable ? th et -a hot ased upefl trustworthy inormoaaadap ent facta , contain opinions, - judg ments and demands of specific and most "harsh character, r Count von Reventlow states that he regards the treatment in the note of the circumstances of the ease as quite superficial and even contradictory. He .(Continued n Pas Two.) Every Red Cross y As has been the case for several -years past, the American Red Cross society is using the Red Cross Christ mas seals to raise funds to aid in the warfare on tuberculosis;" "Get your share of Christmas happiness by help ing those who are fighting tubercu losis in your "country and right in' your own state or town," says the so ciety's appeal. "Every effort you make to destroy tuberculosis will save life, add to the wealth of the . com munity and lessen the tax . required for the support of institutions aiding tuberculosis patients and those de pendent upon them. Help stamp out the dread white plague by buying, Red Cross Christmas seals." The postoffice department has issued, spe cial directions concerning the use of : these seals. -" These directions may be obtained from postmasters. - The Red Cross society, with headquarters in Washington, has the president of the United States for its honorary head. In . the pictures, No. 1 shows type of homes in which tuberculosis finds many victims; 2, correctional exercises for children; 3, sufferer re covering among mountains. ; 1 . DEFEf'SE DAY BIG EMIT AT Southern Commercial Con gress Delegates Witness a Big Parade . DANIELS LAUDED FOR HANDLING' THE NAVY Chairman of House Naval Affairs Committee the r Principal Speaker BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. . Charleston, Dec 115. military and naval parade closed national "De fense Day" of the southen commercial congress. i M, v . l - ,The ' South's "vftal interest" In the maintenance of an "adequate navy, as a protection for agreat mercantile marine necessary t her growth and progress, and the part Southern men men have taken in heroic deeds of the American navy were told by. Secre tary of the Navy Daniels at today's session of the Southern Commercial Congress here today devoted to "Na tional Defense." Congressman Z. P. Padgett of Tennessee, chairman of the house naval commif&e, who pro ceeded Mr. Daniels, made an elabor at edefense of. naval policies under Secretary Daniels' administration. Assistant Secretary of War Breck enridge, representing Secretary Garri son pleaded for support; the admin istration's military plans, v The foundation stone "or thni, mili tary policy" he said, Tis e contf nental army." -'C . - . . Secretary Daniels :clared the south "had suffered severtly1 for, slack of ships to carry i:"T . 773 tiie-v.rc.:-'; ;. n; t across Along wil a err:' . irr-rine goes an ad;T r:Vy," he r rcLtrt ii r.t r.: ry f c? n r--..": of the present adequate" 'condia of the navy. What we haver done is but an earnest of what we intend to do in the future." . , .,'.' - Mr.' Daniels then recited arguments in support" of "National;' Prepared ness." He was frequently applauded (Continued on Pas Two.) Seal Purchased IsaJBuDet Fired 37LTV St 't HUT' mm ONLY THE DREAM MOTHER CARES. (By A ST. NICHOLAS GIRL.) It was Christmas morning. A lit tle figure in white scrambled out of a poor bed and ran toward the cfieerless hearth, beside which the night before he had gleefully hung a torn stock tog. . . The stocking was still there, oh, yes; he could see it as he ran, and the little hands reached out and grasped it eagerly. But, oh! it crushed together in their clasp) Something was wrong I It was empty! Grief, surprise, . dismay, clutched the child's ' heart. He sank to the floor. The limp, stocking fell across his knee. He looked at it and tried to make out how it came to be that way, ; But no remembrance of a sim ilar experience cleared the situation to his mind. "Father," he called In a strained voice to the sick man in bed; "father, there's nothing in my stocking! it's empty!" "Yes, dear," answered a feeble voice, "father was not able to get out to see Santa Claus. I'm so sorry!" "But, mother, used to say that? Santa Claus would come, and he always Tons o f Gold are Stored in the U. S.A ss ay Office BT ASSOCIATED PRESS. New York, Dec 14. Two hundred tons of gold, worth $102,000,000, and occupying the space of three cords of wood, are stored in the United States assay office here. The gold is in 16,845 bars. It represents the accu mulation of , British sovereigns and other foreign coins brought to the United States within about six weeks in an effort to maintain the financial balance .between . the ? .European nations and the United 'States; The .; bars have been melted : own' ti $ia.( U .finer: than the gold used fn the United, .States mints, rp 'irrriciAf' 'i, pAvifi - v ON; MONTENEGRIN FKONT Paris, Dec 15 The following offi cial statement issued by the Monte grin war office was received today: , "On , December , 12 engagements without result occurred on the Sanjak and Herzegovina fronts." ' ' ' ' x ' A gainst Disease. i (I i M '"imiiii did," protested the boy in a voice that trembled. "0, mother, mother!" he cried, with outstretched arms, "I saw you in my dreams last night. You came run ning in so gay and happy with your arms full for me, for father, for us all! ' "But, now you never come except in dreams! And there's nobody else who cares!" 1 ' The man's heart was torn at the sight of his boy's misery. He won dered what he could say to comfort him. He remembered that the boy's mother had carefully taught him of the coming of the Savior at the Christmas tide. He ventured now to heal the boy's hurt by recalling this story to his mind. "My son," he said at last, faintly, "don't you want to kneel down and say a prayer to the dear Christ child?" , A. "O, no, no," sobbed the little fel low, "I want some candy in my stock ing!" . O, heart of Pensacola, ' strong, warm, tender, are you still throb bing? v , 111 INVOLVE HIGH OFFICIAL LABOR UNIONS Investigation As Launched By U.." S. Attorneys To Enmesh Prominent Men BT ASSOCIATED jpRBSSL; tf S lt aw- Yerk,' Efctaa learned authoritatively today that a high offlr dal of one of the lxrgsst internatdpnal iiAcriri Js ; terfously in volvid Li Cjfavr-'J"' "Ur't-sl SUtes-A;:-rrry".;:: i-'r.:iiw into the Trtzx vri '.jt'tiirpijrw acy tb. foment strikes tx munition fac tories. - JV""'''-i"V-ir;;-j;,kf1.!i;, This man is of German descent He was prominent in the prolonged strikes in Bridgeport, Conn., factories last spring, and also took a leading part in the strike of 12,000 work ers last summer at the General Elec tric Company's plant a-Schenectady, N. T. . "V . . The investigation into the strike conspiracy has been .halted for some days pending word as to when Sam uel Gompers, president of the Ameri can Federation of Labor, could ap pear before the grand Jury. Mr. Mar shall learned today that Mr. Gompers had arrived . in Washington and sent word to the capital to have the labor leader subpoenaed. It is rtpected that he will come to New York immedi ately." . ' " , WouldSend Red , Cross Nurses to A rmenians BT ASSOCIATED PRESS.' Washington, Dec 15- President Wilson was urged today by a delega tion representing the. Armenian church, to use his influence to place Red Cross agents throughout- those parts of Turkey from which Armen ians have been deported. The delega tion expressed the gratitude of the Armenian people for the interest the state department had taken in their welfare and for representations to the Turkish authorities to safeguard the lives of Armenians throughout the Ottoman empire. To Secretary Lansing the, delegates presented a memorial asking for con tinued support and good offices. They siid a policy of extermination of Ar menians had been adopted by Turkish authorities. ISTKellar Wins Over Patterson In Tenth Primary ' , BT ASSOCIATED 3PRESS. -Nashville, Dec -15. Congressman Kenneth D. McKellar of Memphis, to day won the Democratic nomination for United States senator. He de feated former Governor Malcolm R. Patterson in the run off primary by the estimated majority of fifteen thousand. Patterson conceded his de feat. AUTO PARADE ED FOR Will Occur on Tuesday Af ternoon With Entries for Various Classes. ALL WEST FLORIDA INVITED TO JOIN This Will Make? Total of Four Big Parades During Carnival Season A big automobile narade. in whtch every car owned in West Florida, will be invited , to participate, will be an aaaea reature during the Mardl Gras celebration. This has been dHHil upon by the Carnival Association, The cars will be in classes. A special committee has been named to look after this feature of the celebration, and the latter already is laying plans to make this one of the big events of the Carnival season and a show well worth seeing. s . FOUR BIG PARADES. -. The addition of the automobile ade will make a total of four parades during the Carnival season. The first will occur on noon of Mondav. whn the king arrives. The Phunmakers will put on their comic parade of ten floats on Monday night. Tuesday af ternoon the automobile parade occurs ana ruesday night the feature parade of the season, the mvstie narade. will be seen. Four brass bands will hm used in many of these parades. The board of the directors asso ciation held a -meeting ; last night, with President Blocker presiding, and many of the committees, which, had " submitted estimates' of the amounts' nejeftwaryor thereto; 'have; order : to arry through their work" success fully, were authorized 1 iomedfcety-t.-f .v.V :, iae,bui;:j;r3nitteeV having re- c-v.- ; --cr: 7i ri tZ t:imyrti ' LkJLai '.l 'r;rCV 'rj ir.rr.ed lately for the ccni I.L ji - cf, thess ' floats; and award the, contract at'once. tTThe publicity eommittee" was also' authorized to proceed, inasmuch as one of the reasons of the carnival is to draw crowds to the city and it is intended to conduct a rather extensive advertising campaign in West Florida and South Alabama. ; SEARCHED BY Vessel Flying Neutral Flag, Reports Activity French Naval Ships on Voyage BT ASSOCIATED PREPS. New York, Dec 15. The announc ed policy of France and England of searching neutral vessels at sea for German and Austrian subjects was further evidenced by the news that the Spanish steamship Monte vido from Spanish ports was twice held up and examined during her voy age to New York when she arrived to day. ' Passengers said that on November SO, twenty miles off Cadiz, the ship was stopped by the French cruiser Cassard and held for . four . hours while officers inspected the papers of all ' passengers. Every one proved his citizenship satisfactorily and no one was taken off. On December 3 off the Azores, the performance was repeated. An of ficer of the cruiser Essex came aboard put everyone through a cross exami nation, at times speaking in German, in an attempt to trap any one of that nationality and finally departed satis fied after advising the passengers that thereafter it would be well for them to carry with them while travelling a birth certificate as well as a pass port., .' .."..-...- Several passengers on the Monte video who had been travelling in Italy said they had seen nearly 200 ships taking troops in the harbor of Torento, giving color to reports that Italy is sending an expedition to Albania. PI Hll An D 5TE1ERIS TWO CRUISERS 2 A.