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PUIIjADiaiiPHIA, VKLDAY, DECEMBER 24, 1915.
Cortstanr, 1018, it tiii Pdimo I.imm Comi-ini.
PBIOE ONJJ OMNT
CHRISTMAS EVE ;
CITY REVELS IN
Ltvh and Listen, Santa
rciaus Will Be Here
When Lights Twinkle
faroVn-up Land Happy, Too, in
Last-Mmute liusn ot
CLEAR AND SWEET ABOVE THE BATTLE'S DIN
is ti&t .C1ffl
Bain and Snow Christmas
$ Present to Philadelphia
Bain and snow, wcll-wrnppcd in
. m..t is lin Mjnntlior man's fihriHt-
'raas present for Philadelphia. It
is coming- nnd coming fast, tho
Weather llurcau announced today.
(M'Rnin and snow over tho entire
Wcrn part of tho United Stntos'
was the officinl statement. A big
a .1 i-.lnit fast A tilrnnBrill
U said to bo moving eastward,
ibrineing rain to the. Middle, nnd
SOUtn Atlantic OUIIU3 Mliu mm ui
jnoW to New York, New Englnnd,
Uie AIICUIIO west uuu mu went
Lakes region. Tho sky may becomo
eW in the Mississippi Valley, but
iWA io tin Vinnn for the South and
East', to have ne weather.
I Hope for a clear Ghristma3 for
this city was held out until late in
Die morning, iuwy ii""" num
the Northeast and Northwest nnd
the absence of weather information
from the Southwest encouraged Mr.
nil., ti nnir iVinf nnrVlnnct tho Rtnrm
area would not reach Philadelphia.
But tho official report from Wash
ington blasted all hope.
The West will enjoy fino Christ
mas weather, except Washington
and Oregon, where rain will prevail.
(Th day before Chtlstmnsl
'AndittU through the city there Is wait-
is and preparation for the coming of
trneM nnd twinkling lights, und of
Bind CI.iub, who, according to the latest
irtless reports, has already passed the
Buthcrnmost tip of Hudson Bay with his
, Orer all this flat country where Phlta
tilpbU spreads Its Btrects there hovers
HKdancy Jlke- that which Jxembled. In
the air above the hills "of Bethlehem 19
tatorlts ngo. Ill chlldland tho excite
m, li at fever heat, and even drled-up
HI raen,..wlth their youths far. fur be-
tiiua mem, jiuve inusin mu nnutiivun
Thet most lowly toller puts extra vigor
bio nis cnorts. lie, too, is waning tor
Pfi'rom City Hall, Its gray nails Hanked
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nnM a. uui ut rcu uuu titvun J1UII' UtlU
Truths and .Christmas trees. In all di
rections Ilea the spcctaclo of n city on
lis Unto of, Christmas. On tho down
town, itrccts express wagons, trucks,
MtmI post automobiles, all loaded to
McrBovTlne wUh narcels. dash nast w in
gots wreathed and festooned and around
comers wrero varl-colored electric lights
fkni. And in and out of the stores (li
ter! the huce nrmv nf Mast-mlnuto"
lloppcrsf dodging tho clanging trollejs,
jwktnyBChemlng, staggering under buu
Cm, arid those whose shopping is done.
r busy time for pak jrs.
.Hie fakirs and hawkers shout It, al-
iOSCh thn hilrilfm nt thrtlt nnnr In
ls Is something like "Nice cards, 10
eU)!' The "pardon me" of the man
W" burnp3 Into n fat old lady, and the
Jervomness of the blushing young fel-
iH. Wlin hilt. n unci. nf mlaM.tn. en.
Wlnly that Christmas is coming. The
Bwile" screams It. The Jostling of
throngs murmurs It.
VO $L small, lllrtv DlrAt t,,rt tvnmftn In
foiled CreCtl.hlnnlr lillrrla atAni. Thn
lrt carried a bundle of coats, newly
. With thu pockets Inside out, bal
Med on her head like the washerwom-
bundle. Behind her came an older
.Wman, crav anil tinl. On hop homl
1t? balanced r smaller bundle of pants,
Mcn are not as heavy as coats. The
r.M i wero delivering the garments for
nlch they were to receive a pittance.
- u), moiner, saiu (lie nrst wom
Wn. "We mu8t Bet JlmAiy's horn and
We potatoes." There was a shining
Mht In her e es.
A ItW SGUnrpn nn.nv TtAfnra n ilannrl.
nt store a woman In furs stepped from
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mBmmmimm&mmmm'it wi m v. vmn
TO REJECT NOTE
Lansing Told Vienna Not
Disposed to Accept De
mands of U. S.
BALKS ON PUNISHMENT
Zwoidinek Informed That
Washington Has Spoken Fi
nal Word on Ancona
I WASHINGTON, Dec 24.
A diplomatic break with AuMrln may
itl come Vienna Is disposed to reject
the latent American demand'. Haron
Znelcllnck. Austrian Charge, made thin
plain to Secretary of State Latnlng to
day Ho conferred with the Secretary for
half an hour On leaUng tho State De
partment his air of grnvltj was unmis
takable He refused polntblank to dli
cms tho situation In nny waj.
It was lenrned, howeer, that he had
asked whether this Government would be
witling to debate Austria's position so far
nj her own submarine action was con
cerned, and was told frankly that under
no circumstance") could thN Government
The last word hai been snld. Secretnij
I.nnslng assured tho diplomat, and un
less Austria Is willing to dlsaow the
sinking of the Anconu and punish the
submarine commander for his "wilful
Wotatlon of the law of nations and ngreo
to pav Indemnity for tho los? of Ameri
can lives continued filoudt relations be
tween the two governments are Impos
sible. The conference nt on the Initiative
of tho Austrian diplomat, who Is under
stood to hao received advices from his
Government pointing out win It consid
ered the latest American rejoinder of n
character that It would bo dllllcult to
comply with. He has been told that
this Government cannot, under any cli
cumstancc. debate the mien of Inter
national law and tho principles of hu
manity which It considers Involved In
tho Ancona case.
This word will be communicated to
Vienna Immediately, and then Barou
Hurliin, the Koielgn Minister, will decide
what action to take
FORD ABANDONS PEACE
ENTMPRISE AND SAILS
FROM NORWAY FOR U.S.
Ill Health Since He Arrived in
Europe Said to Be the
, Reason for Return
THE OTHERS NOT TOLD
OF WORKERS to
WEALTH OF GIFTS
Christmas and 50th Jubilee
ALL RECEIVE BONUSES
Gifts to Employes
Continued on Vate Two, Column Two
"f'alnly Is most trjlng.
jgj- -"t ueiure unnsimas anu our
Jtmas shopping not done! Small
t a frown digs trenches Into our
fjjr pnd our ejes have that hunted
fen i, ",c UH i It is mai we
i,?w what t0 get or where ,0 be"
JJ 'Mi a momentous question to de
JJ Whether or not to alt down and
,- -" a ian oi campaicn, or wnetner
tm.li . ,rusn out nnd bc8'n buying-.
..0 lv) ,UCK AIer alt )t. not B0 Dau.
JJ"' Persons haven't any money at all
J2 to worst, there are plenty of good
m.. v" can enu wisnes for a aierry
C"itinas and a Happy New Year.
j" ior pleasant Christmas weather.
I?9ri Philnitfitnhin .i .,..( r.
ffiMipff cfoucZtnes, tonight, probably
Ijjgy'd by tain or snow Saturday;
jptmuh change in temperature: gen-
y ""' HcviHmty CMotFftif.
tOST AND TO01ID
fcttUlMh!,. a7'Vr!r afternoon. In W.t
ItSo d-, Irish terrier doe. aiuwer to
n coit,,';? nam. and adJreia of owotr
SS'k ttfii Atew,'l . if returned to W. li
fiSgD-ANU PLATINUM BAR PIN lo.t.
m lsd viucu iq a. jiacuonaii) oouui.
Gik?1-.0'" oMn-fae bcUt watch.
kmdTT" . . lnlUilj H M w. on tact.
4SlII." Him"' l3, "turn to htiltt
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LONDON, Dec. 24 -Henr Foul has
abandoned his enterprise to "bring the
boys out of tho trenches by Clulstmas,"
and sailed for America today iiboard tho'
liner Dergensfjord. according to dis
patches fropi Bergen.
The peace program will be carried out
by others, who crossed from America on
the Oscar II.
lime. Rostka Schwlmmer, Hungarian
peace advocate, has promised to Interest
other leaders of the Women's Interna
tional Peace Association In the 'movement
for a neutral congress. Ford's secretary,
x.ous I'. Lochner, remains with tho peace
delegates, who were due to reach Stock
holm this afternoon.
Dean S. S. Marquis, of Detroit, a close
friend of Fold, and n servant, arc ac
companying the peace leader on the re
turn trip to America, according to Uergen
dispatches. Ford decided to quit the party
principally because his health has not
been good since his arrival In Norway,
The Ford delegates on their way to
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.r hn turned his fnr tnwnnl A.nrlr. It Ca" ' 0.S!e'"b. Pd ' t,, "UdltorlUm Of tho
la assumed here however that Ford will ac,or "Uiiaing, at 4th street and Mont
is assumed iiere, nowever, tnat tora will comer- avenue, todnv for th nhriutmn,
Fiftieth anniversary of the
founding of the corrjpany celebrated
on. (no occasion oi ine annual dls-
tribution of gifts, to employes.
Gifts distributed include:
, 3074 turkeys, in all 42,000 pounds.
4G00 anniversary bronze medals,
one for each employe.
'Pair of gloves and pound of
candy for each of 1100 girls.
318 shares Stetson Building and I
Loan Association stock, each share I
having a value of ?00 at maturity.
Bonuses to every employe. ,
Shares of Stetson Company stock;
present market value ?100 each. I
One $5000 life insurance policy, i
BAW HOLDS JJP
OWNER IN SALOON;
CLEARS CASH BOX
Masked Man Empties Register
After Proving His Marks
manship to Those
ESCAPES AFTER FIGHT
TWO DIE, HUNDREDS ESCAPE
IN WRECK OX LACKAWANNA
arab outbreaks seriods m egtpt
CAIEO, Dec. 21. Gerloua outbreak" by ctrong Arab force? np
eratlng In Tripoli and Egypt ha-vo forced Ujo British to evacuile thr
frontier post of Solium, on the EgypUnnTrlpoH border, it wits ad
BRITAIN TIGHTENS EMBARGO
WASHINGTON, Dec.' 2 1. A general tlehleulug ot the embargo
on exports out of Great Britain la indicated in u dlsp.itch to tbe St.ile
Department today from Consul Oeneral Skinner from London.
IIBRNHARDT, WEAKER, REMEMBERS. U. S. FRIENDS
1'AnlS, Dec. 24. Jlmc. Sarah Bernhardt, Growlrljj dangerously weaker
tveiy hour, remembers her friends In America and sends them her dearest
Christmas greetings. Conflicting reports hao been issued from time to
time ns to thu codltlon of tho famous actress, but today this statement was
glcn out from Andernos Lei Balne: "lime, Bernhardt Is crowing weaker.
Slip is Buffeting fiom gangrenous bones." In her messago to tho American
peoplo she snvs: "Send my whole heart to tho dear American people, but
not the Qermnn portion. VIo la Fruuce! Jty trip to America Is only post
poned n short while."
CHICAGO STOCKYARDS CATTLE SCOURGE BAN LIFTED
WASHINGTON", Dec. 24. Tho Department of Agriculture announced today
that the Union stock yards nt Chicago, formerly designated ns a restricted
men owing to tho "foot and mouth disease," liavo been made a fieo area for
the handling of stock for Immediate slaughter only.
ROOSEVELT ON PROGRESSIVE BALLOT
LANSING, Mich., Dec. 24. The name of Theodore Roosevelt will nppear
on tho Michigan primary ballot its a candidate ot tho national Progressive
party for President. Xotninntlng petitions bearing the names of 200 men
were filed today with tho Secretary ot State by Fred Holbeck, of Lansing.
Michigan Is tho first State in which the Colonel has been nominated by
Progressives. Other Roosevelt petitions aro being circulated.
WATCH YOUR S10 FEDERAL RESERVE NOTES
WASHINGTON, Dec. 24. The secret servico today announced the dis
covery of a new counterfeit note. It Is a $10 Federal reserve of tho Federal
Reserve Bank of New York, and Is regnrded as a poor specimen, which should
easily be detected.
continue to pay the otpensesot the peace
party and that tl.ero will be no danger
of any of the delegates being stranded.
The fact that Lochner, who really man
aged the expedition, remains with the
party as Font's personal representative
apparently gives this assurance. One re
port from Uergen said that Ford left u.
check for $270,000, to defray the future
expenses of the party. A committee of
Ave, whose composition will be announced
at (Stockholm, will carry- out the Ford
program, the Uergen dispatch said.
CLEMENT NEW HEAD
OF NATIONAL GUARD
Commander of Third Brigade
Succeeds General Dougherty,
Whose Commision Expires
HARRISBCP.G, Pa., Dec 2 Governor
Brumbaugh today arinoupced that he had
appointed Brigadier General Charles M.
Clement, of Sunbury, Major General, in
command, of tpa Penn,l'Jvan!a National
Guard, vice Major General Charles Bow
man boughert), whose commission has
expired. The appointment, was made as.
of pecember 22.
General Clement, who has had a long
experience in the guard and Is a student
of modern military conditions, has been i
commander oi the Third Brigade of the
guard and no appointment has been, made !
, Ail thin vnnintrv. General fMmnt'a
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gomery avenue, today for the Christmas
entertainment and 'distribution of gifts,
among which were shares of stock In the
The celebration began at 9 o'clock. It
had special significance thld year becauue
It marked tho 60th anniversary of the es
tablishment of the business, and a num
ber of prominent men were Invited to
speak. Colonel Fred Taylor Pusey, Ad
jutant General, National Guard, delivered
an address on the value of phslcal and
military training to young men.
Mayor-elect Thomas li. Smith ad
dressed tho usemblagc, sang that he re
gretted that Maqr lllankenburg was
unable to attend. ,
"I admire and respect the splendid qual
(ties of that man," he said, "He stands
head and shoulders above the majority
of the citizens of the Commonwealth.
In a few days he wII leave oltice and I
will take his place. If I can accomplish
one-half of what he has accomplished I
shall not think my efforts have been In
'In this democracy we all have a
chance to rise, and any worker, no mat
ter how humble he may be. Is capable
of rising to the highest gifts the nation.
State or city has to give." He com
mented on the fact that he himself had
been a messenger boy. ,
A letter from Major Blaukenburg was
red. 'You don't know how I regret
Continued u Vs Two. Coluniu bevcu
B. H. Tt RAISES WAGES
hame, has been beard in connection wth
the appointment for some time.
e tsvewng ueayer will
Hot he issued tomorrow
i Christmas Day.
Between 6000 and 7000 Carmen Get
NEW YORK. Dec. 2i.-A general In
crease of salaries for alt motQrmen. and
conductors was announced today by the
Brooklyn pid Transit Coumanv s a
I Christmas gift
J Between 6Q00 and TOOO men are affected
I and the increase will amount to 130,000
A bareheaded, masked man walked Into
the saloon of Frederick P Kustcr. at the
not thu est corner of Gth sticet and Hunt
ing Park avenue, nt 1 o'clock this morn
ing, waving nn automatic icvolvcr in
each hand, nnd shouted
"I've como to hold up the place "
Four men were In the saloon at th
time. Involuntarily they shrank away
from the weapons, but when the masked
man stood stock still and made no other
thicntenlng moves they took courage
"You're kidding," said one of them
"I'll show jou I'm not,' said the bandit
He then threw up one of the revolvers
and shot the handto from an agatn
pitcher standing nt the other end ot the
bar. At thla display ot markinaushlp tho
four patrons ran out.
Tho bandit vaulted over the bur, keep
ing Kuster covered, and grabbed i) from
the cash register. He then ran out thu
Richard McDonald, of 313D North Gth
street, was standing on the sidewalk Tho
lleeing bandit collided with him, und Mc
Donald tried to hold him, There was a
short struggle. Suddenly the hold-up man
got the muzzle of one revolver against
McDonald's body nnd pulled the trigger.
The bullet struck McDonald's watch, shut
tering It, but fell harmlessly to the
Shortly befoie noon police of the Ger
maiitovvn avenue and Lj coming stieet
station at rested n man who was later
Identified b MacDonald and another
witness of the lobbeiy as the bandit who
committed the cilme. He was arrested
at his home, 4111 North Mh stieet, where
ne is known as John Gross
The suspect gave no buttle when Dis
trict Detectives Mers and I.) oils and
Patrolman Robert Thompson entered Ills
loom. When questioned by Lieutenant
Johnson at the station he said he was
u bartender out of work and denied hav
ing robbed the saloon.
Rear End Collision of Flyers atSlate
SCRANTON. Pa. Dec 24,-Hundrcds of
Christmas holiday travelers narrowly es
caped death or serious Injur early to
day when the third section of a west
bound Lackawanna passenger train
plowed Into Section 2, killing two per
sons, both negroes, and injuring live nt
Slate 1'ord, Pa Section 2 had been
stopped by n fielght tie-up The con
ductor of the stalled train said he hod
set torpedoes a quarter of n mile back
and left a brakeman to ilag the last section.
Euglish Vessel to Be Quaran
tined Sailor Stricken
Blankenbura Sends Last
Christmas Greeting as Mayor
Office of the Mayor.
December 24, 1915.
To my fellow citizens; j
Let us all enter unreservedly
into the spirit of Christroastide. I
We have tried faithfully to do our
duty toward the untold number of
war sufferers in Europe, Jiave con- I
tributed freely of our means, have
given our time and our sympathy;
now we owe something to ourselves
and our own country. That debt i
can best be paid if we realize and
appreciate the many blessings -that i
have come to us as a city and a
nation. Let us therefore draw '
from the Christmas festival a new
lesson of life and a new power to ,
A case of smallpox was discovered to
day by quarantine officials on the In
coming English tinmp steamship George
Pjman, from Bircolona, Spain. The
ship was ordered to proceed up the river
and cast anchor off tho Gloucester Immi
grant station, wheie the cieiv will be
Interned for severnl weeks.
Olllcers and seamen of tho George Py
nian did not know that the sailor stricken
several dajs ago had smallpox, but re
alized that he was suffering from an
unusual malad When the ship passed
the Dclavvaie Breakwater last night word
was sent to have a quarantine doctor
come to the ship as soon as possible to
attend the man.
When It was announced that there was
a case nf smallpox on boaid mail nf the
12 other seamen became terror-stricken
ns they have been In close contact with
the sick man for several das. Others
who did not dread the disease so much,
expressed keen disappointment at tl e
prospect of spending their Christmas and
New Year's day in confinement The
George Pjman will be fumigated at once.
$523,000 GOES TODAY FOR JEWS IN EUROPE
NKW YORK, Dec. 24. Kuhn, Loeb & Co. will transmit by cable to European
cnpital.s $525,000 for the aid of suffering Jews In the wnrring countries. Tho
money, which will bo available for distribution In a tew days, represents what
has b,f;eu received In cash of more JhaiiJ800,000 pledged and givopr-ut tho-meeting
on Tuesday night In Carnegie Hall.
AMERICAN WOMAN GIVES $2,000,000 TO ITALIANS
ROME. Dec. 24. The Stefan! News Agency says that Mrs. Josephine del
Drngo, of Now York, has offered J2.000.000 to the Queen of Itnly for distribution
among the families of combatants and that the Queen has accepted the proffer
with profound thanks.
Mrs. Josephine del Drago Inherited fiom her husband, the late August
Schmid, of New York, a large estnte. Mr. Schmld vvns a prosperous brewer, and
Mrs. del Drago Is now president of the big brewery company of which her hus
band was the head when he died In 1889.
SWEDEN STOPS BRITISH MAIL TO RUSSIA
BERLIN, Dec. 24. Stockholm dispatches state Hint 10,000 parcel post
packnges consigned from England to Russia have been held up by the
Swedish authorities at Hapnrnnda and 2500 have been stopped at Stockholm.
They also report that the English authorities seized registered letters on
board the steamship Frlsln while It was bound to Europe from America.
ITALIANS SEIZE GREEK TANKER
ROME. Dec. 24. A dispatch from Brlndisl announces the cnptuie by two
Italian torpedoboats of n Greek steamship carrying oil for Austrian and Ger
man submarines in the Mediterranean.
BRITISH LOSSES 528,127 UP TO DECEMBER 9
LONDON, Dec. 24. British casualties on all fronts up to December 9 totaled
528,127, Premier Asnulth announced today.
TURKS DESTROY BRITISH AEROPLANE IN JUDEA
CONSTANTINOPLE, Dec. 24. The destruction of nn enemy neroplane on
the Egyptian front was announced by the War Otllce today. Only artillery
duels were reported ftofn the .'Dardanelles; "Transciucasluit front: Russian
iUtacks at Mllo were repulsed. Dardanelles front: Only artillery activity on
the light wing near Sedd-EI-Bahr Is reported. Egyptian front: A hostile
neroplane wus brought down near Beersht'ba." Beerslieeba la 40 miles
southwest of Jerusalem.
BRITISH EMBASSY DENIES RED CROSS EMBARGO
WASHINGTON. Dec. 24. The British' Embassy today officially denied the
report that. Great -Britain had 'declined to permit the shipment of American
Red Cross supplies to Germany. .
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JOFFRE OUSTS 15 MORE GENERALS
PARIS, Dec. 24, Fifteen more Frenchgenernls have beep relieved o( active
command bj General Joffre In the reorganization of the military establish
ment. Five "were retired und others placed, on Hie reserve fist,
Violenta Battaglia Tra Serbi e
Bulgari in Territorio Alban-
ese, ad Elbassan
II Xllnlxtero dells Gueria ha annuncl
alo a Itoma, che si souo avutl sul fronte
itallaiio soltanto duelll dl artlglleiia, e
che le batterie Italians hanno bombardato
di nuovo la stazione di I.evico, in Val
K' giunto a Roma II prfneipe Alessandro
Karageorsevlo ill Serbia, II quale ha detto
che serbl e bulgarl hanno combattuto
per tre giornl uelle vlclnanze di Elbassan,
doe iu territorio ulbanese. e che 1 serbl
hanno resplnto tutti gll attacch! del bul
garl. Notizle gluute a Roma dal Monte
negro dlcono pero' che quel piccolo regno. I
e stato quasi tuuo conquistata uaiie
truppe austro-uugarlche e che la situ
azlone del resto dell'eserclto montene
grino e' quasi dispel ata, tanto che (a
famlglla di re Nicola si troverebbe gla' ad
Antlvari, dove si terrebbe prom a ad im
barcarsl per l'ltalla Essa sara' allog
glata nel Palazzo Pitti a Flrenze.
Pa Brlndisl telegrafano che due tor
p'edlniere Itallane hauno catturato un
plroscafo greco che aveva a bordo un
carlco dl benzlna destlnato al sottomarlnl
austrlaci e tedeschl op?rantl nel Medl
terraneo. (Leggere in paglna, le ulttme e plu'
dettagliate notizle sulla guerra, in Itail-
TEUTON SWEEP OF SERBIA NEARLY COMPLETE
ROME. Dec" 24. Conquest of Montenegro by the Teutonic troops is almost
complete. The remnants of the Montenegrin army ure fighting in their
mountains against the Austro-Hungarian forces, but their situation has become
so hopeless that arrangements are. being made to evacuate Cettinje, the capital.
King Nicholas and Queen Mllena will take refuge In Italy, which haa
offered to shelter King Peter and his Serbian court.
NEW CAMPAIGN NEAR ON RUSSIAN FRONT
LONDON, Dec, 24. From Russia come reports that the- Genitalis and Rus
biaus alike are making energetic preparations for new operations early In the
new jear. The Russian mil Italy organ, the Rusaky Invalid, sus; "The winter
campaign on the Russian fiont will not be confined to u war of position. Im,
portant events are likely very soon.
SLAV ADVANCE MENACES TURKS ON TIGRIS
FETROGRAD, Dec, 24 "In Persia, on Suuday night, sajs an official bul
letin issued last night, "we dislodged the insurgents from the region of the
village of Arbarik, northwest of Hamadan. South of Hamadan we occupied
Assabad Pass. On the 20th our detachment, before entering Kura, took by
assault the vollage Save, putting the rebels to flight and capturing' about Sn0
gendarmes mounted pnd afoot."
An earlier report telU of a number of successful skirmishes in the Cau
casus and Persia, and announces thai he Russians have occupied Blaor Pass,
25 mile" southwest of the tpwa of l'rni"Ia. This puts them across the Turkish
frontier about 80 miles northwest of Mo,ul. and a further advanco in this direc
tion will soon put them in a position to endanger the conimunlc&uous of the
Turkish Bagdaa urru facing the British in Mesopotamia.
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