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VOL. XLV NO. D3.
OMAHA, TUESDAY M0HN1N0, 0CT011EU 5, IMS-TWELVE IWOKS.
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WHOLE. STATE IS
HERE OR ON WAY
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AS TIME EXPIRES
COMMANDERS OF ALLIES' FORCES observing operations on the battle front near
GREECE ENTERS WAR
ON SIDEJF ALLIES
Official Organ at Athens Announces
Landin" of French Troops
BULGARIA CONCENTRATES ARMY
Streets Alive with People and Car
nival GiounJi lairly Swarm
in; with Visitors to
GLAD WELCOME SIGNS ARE OUT
Omaha Oatioin Itself to Make
Those Who Are Caminj at
Home While Here.
HIGHWAY IS LS FINE TRIM
Well, they've entered at last.
Here they are for rhe bit show,
papa and mamma and Lucy and Alec
and George. Dill and Jltu are also
here, and. Bay, it any of the crowd
isn't they'll be along today.
It would be difficult to figure Just
how many out-of-town folk are
aboard for the big Ak-Sar-Ben fes
tival tout one thing la a cinch,
Omaha ia packed with them, more
no than any year in the history of
The downtown streets are literally alive
with the urstate booster, for that a what
they are, boosters, from the word go.
Take a atroll down Sixteenth street , this
evening;, or make It point to scout
around through the throng Wednesday
night, and you'll hear .'em. "My hasn't
Omaha grown since last fall!"
Serins; the Big Sights.
. "Look at that building. That wasn't
here last year." "Gosh, 1 never saw so
many automobiles In all my life.". "Pay,
if this Is Omaha, I'm for it." "The store
windows are perfectly beautiful," Cracks
(which is Billy Bunds for remarks) like'
them ar what you hear on all sides and
a knocker Is a thing that comes very far
But it ia atypical Nebraska and Iowa
crowd aa Ak-Sar-Ben crowd. They have
all acted that way and Just such talk
is one of the principal ingredients of the
success that always goes with the fall fes
Here to Enjoy the Harvest.
Here you see men with the touch . of
Nebraska sun and wind on their cheeks
men who have worked hard and are well
fed as a result and men, women and
'children here to enjoy the one period of
the year that la Nebraska's own the har
vest. Pack and forth they swarm the
streets. In stores and out, ready for any
thing smacking of entertainment and fun.
And they are having it. With .the theaters
and movies all with extra meritorious at
tractions, the cafes and shops kl.ded with
. ttil... will nUaM th.m. ltd t i n hoaf
c&rnlval yet how could they help having
anything .else? . . ? .
: '' ' Many Go ia tha Tafc. ' ) .( '
But all are not Inclined for a steady
diet of amusement, so they , go to the
Tabernacle and hear the great evangelist
reveal things (hat will be food tor
thought the long winter through. Tne
Tabernacle la' getting its share of them.
And they are for Sunday, you can aeel.foot a,0Bg the uo.Mwalk which rur,
x. J . 'i.. iw' . r vp ovr the toP" th eattle pens.
Monday night at -the carnival was Vhere they could ace and admire th.
just the kind of an evening to enjoy the four harden rMIng aloag the cattle
spurt the Highway affords. The touch runways. - .
f faU la the air, seemed to stir the jIor, amld he lowing of myriad cattle
spirit of the revelers, and they all con- the party spnnt an hour of the deepest
ducted themselves as true natives , of f interest. It was a sight that was new
Qulvera should. . . to most of them, and "Billy" waa a
Charlie Chaplin moustache, feather-,
dusters, cider and confetti all played a
part lit the entertainment, and the quany-
ties of the latter that escaped your re-
irf-iimfDin, anu niuusiacnr, iivbuqu .
cosily ia other convenient? accessories.
Shews Wsna Vp.
The ' shows, are now., warmed up io
c J wuv v wi.r.n.
Panama canal is in tine working order,
dent tie the numerous vessels that have
tiaAnei. throtirh It alnca lnjit Wednes
day, while. its next door neighbor, the
Hippodrome is beastly! Understand, this
Is not a knock, it's a fact, the "hot dog,"
is hotter than usual, the Hons are oeas-
lii to lit), and the looDard. arts laDlnf .
Ilk. .11 wul m.nn.rl .nd w.ll tr-Jnad
New Care for "Snakes."
A gentlemen slightly Inebriated,
1 . . . .
pranni jus uui urn wen. Durcnasea .
ticket to the Crystal I'elace about t
o'clock, and disappeared within Its
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IVf clf-ncy since iiar h 1 .'llnch '
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or iaun r. i p. in. est. fall.
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Iodse i lly, clear it 61
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Omaha clear 4 !t
Kai'ld City, cloudy 4 SI
Pherldan. cltar 14 te
Sioux it y. clear ,.44 it
Valentine, dear 44 M
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Bides Prancing Steed Through the
Immense Pens on the South
IS A HUMAN QUESTION MARK
Off to the South Side went the
"Billy" Sunday party at 10 o'clock
Monday morning the Bame being the
weekly day of rest from labor. .
The morning waa chilly, especially
for automobile riding and "Billy"
was bundled up in a heavy overcoat
(not the $1,000 one given him by
John Wanamaker, however). t r . .
The party reached the stock yards
about 10:30, stopping-at the horse
barn; where tbftv were met by Byroa
Clow,' Who' had hVrsei i. waiting' for
therien" of Ihe" party, v """-" '
"Hilly" mounted - a prancing . Mao
eteedt-whlch galloped off. with hint at a
Wfn tM arge Brewste,, 30,
Without dlff culiy mAde his mount on a
roan prancing 'steed and George Sunday
on a sorrel horse, also of the prancing
hind. ' ,
"MR And AftlA 1 H I AM ,tmr,-tA
human Interrogation point on horseback. I
' They Inspected the great horse barn '
aald to be the largest and finest of its
kind in the world. They went througa j
" mt-'i f.ii.n me complaining ci '
j Swine and tlio-e those filled with thd
pieaung Of sheep.
Finally they brought up at tha m.nt '
ef Armour A Co.. an' m- t.L.lnavil Iminm ttt lha vi r. had convinced
through that esubllshment and show.1
ODeratlnna lm . .
operations In every department.
Laaeheoa at Stock Yards.
t. A. Mrker, secretary of the stock
J?rd,L ,n(I - Mr- Stryker and Mr. and
"'D' low na General Manager
Buckingham acted as guides of the nartv
i arouna tne yards and to the packing
1 M Prt" WM entertained by
l-iow at lunch in the irhinn
I In. Hlllw" o . ... ...j i l. . . .
"When I want a soo, v J
... . . " -
rut a. n nr n
In the Armour plant. Mr. Sunday shook
hands wUh many of the employea He
met Peron"y the heads of the varloua
utiirunnn ana ins grease on the bands
, of some of the workers was no deterrent
I (A aa riaa ar k a wt A I a-a. an
On his return from the plant the office
I force was lined up watting for the party
and Mr. and' Mrs. Sunday shook hands
n 1 his cap . and big overcoat,
' looked more 1 k a stockman than an !
evangelist, and he walked about the ex-
change builuing without being recognised
iw some iinie. inen iwo scoca yards
"kids" saw lit in and yelled, "There goes
UlllT' Hund.V." From that tlma ha waa
jj iin Knosuro or an eyes.
54 He made a short speech to about 100
x stock men at the exchange bu Idlng.
" WEARLY THREE MILLION
BILF flP mTTAM filfJWFn
BMW Ur UUIIUI1 UlllilCU
! WASHlxnTnv rvnt a intiAM .i. a
i - - a
Prior to September . was J.900.0O7 run-
nliiaT Laics, includln. 1? R3 miinri h.laa
bureau announced today
. Ginning by states Alabama, M.OtfO;
At-kana... fio"f.7- pinriii. iorv.v r .-i.
- - - - - .v.vw, uw. aiaw
Tl ft"7' Iilllataii. 11a!aV tlla.;..lnl ,
IA ' ' - " ' "Kt.
11(6; North Carolina, 82,918; Oklahoma.
1,1 tO; South Car 'Una. 268.070; Tennessee.
a,. -T'.. w a 1 111 iUI- .11 .
: . c CIIMMTD CllOrcmO
J. S. SUMN tK oULUCLUS
irr (TUkinilV nuitTAnu
1 LHib niiiiw.ii vumiuuiX
NEW TORK. Oct. 4. -The Society for
00 the Suppression of Vice announced today
" that It has appointed John S. Sumner . the blacksmiths, core-makers and mould
acting secretary to continue the work of era, struct, today for an eight-hour work
er, suppression In which the late Anthony ng day. Machinists led the walk out,
W) cpmslock waa engaged. He Is a son ot whloh continued throughout the day.
, Rear Admiral George W. Sumner, re- , There waa no disorder la eoaoecUoa with
-v. t,.f-- -.-a
Berlin Reports Offensive Move
of the Allies in the West Broken
BERLIN, Oct. '4. (Via London. A dis
patch from the front published in the
Lokal Ansetger today says that the Brit
ish and French losses in the new offen
sive have been- so great that renewal of
the attacks is not expected. German
troops already have begun a counter of-J
tensive, mis corresponucm says, ana nave
occupied "a particularly Important part
of the British front." after Inflicting
heavy losses on their opponents. H
adds that the ground won by the British
at Loos is gradually being recaptured in
WILL BUILD FAST
B ATTLEjCRU ISERS
Daniel ; Announoe;. Part . o? JJaval
-Prograni -After Conference', at: L
' White jIoum. ',
MTRLDE MAKES HIS REPORT
WASHINGTON, Oct 4. President
Wilson, SecreUry Daniels and Chair
man Padgett of the house naval com
mittee decided today at a coaterence
at the White Mouse that the naval
program, for the coming session ot
congress shall Include the addition ot
fast battle cruisers to the American
fleet. The navy now haa no e.
The conference discussed the naval e
t mates more than ar. hour. Afterwaid
Secretary Daniels said the program bal
not been completed and he waa not
ready to make any announcement , aa (,
hat increase's he would recommend to
congresa jar. janieis smiu, nun c ,
he report made to him by Naval Con
structor McBrlde. who returned from
En aland last week after inve-tlgatlng
Mm that reports of powerful types wer
absolutclr essential to a well balanced
navy, toward which his recommendations
will trend. He refused to say how many
submarines congress will be asked te
provide, but Indicated hla opinion .that
the submerslblee will be recognised by
important additions. ; j ;
No direct reports have been received
imm Germany ana ausuw, out general
Information regarding tne Germany
Mvy , tn, hand, of tn. oef)art.
Ml milM reailv hv Hplnhap 1K -.
i ' .
Th. need of Inrreaalnar tha ntimhar nf
i,i.i.Kmm. . ik. a
touched upon at today's conference, an t
It waa agreed that the corps should be i
brought up to the full capacity of the.1
P.iii..i ivn -in t-.
neiay with th. advl.ory board, headed
by Thomas A.EdUon. Lfr. EdUon no
la In U'Mhin i
k . ""-
Tornado in Louisiana
Kills Three People
MORGAN CITT. La , Oct. .-(By Tele-
phone to Houston, Texas )-Three persons Statea cavalry, wrlo Is at Port Sam Houa
are dead and the property damage heavy ton hospital recovering from dutn dum
(a a resun or a lornaao wnich struck
(this city shortly before W o'clock this
'morB,"- Wir communication. Just re-
.covering from the recent We.t Inrfi.
I ne recent west Indian
hurrtcane. was again demoralised with
Th. only wire workln. out of .hi.
-t.. . . , - - - - - -
The tornado swept In from Berwick
Bay. rose above the bus ness section
without doing damage and passed toward
Assumption parish, where unconfirmed
reports say, several persons wre Injured.
Ten Thousand Strike
SCHENECTADY. N. X., Oct. 4. Vlr-
'' tually all of the 10.000 unionised employes
'ef the General Electric company, except
1 x J;
the dally battles which, are In progress.
"The chief plan of the enemy," he eon
tlnues, ."was to break . through between
flhelma and the Argonne.. This was ren
dered futile because the attack waa
broken by the wonderful bravery of our
troops, the timely disposition of reserves
and the use of our-newly prepared en
trenchments. Although they made re
peated attacks the enemy never succeeded
In increasing their gains.
"On the east flank we were enabled to
win an appreciable advantage by a
ARABIC NOTE IS
, . . . .
Reply of Germany Meets Only Part
pf-h:' Demands Made by the
United States. ...
SITUATION ' IS NOT CRITICAL
. WASHINGTON, Oct, 4. Although
Germany's new note on the Arabic
case is not entirely satisfactory to
tha United States, the situation is
not considered critical at this time.
This was stated today on high offi
cial authority. '
. The view held by President Wilson
and State department officials on the
note, handed to Secretary Lansing in
New York Saturday by Count Von
Bernstorff, the German ambassador,
that is was not specific enough on the
points insisted on by the president.
These are a disavowal of the sinking,
assurances that the act would not be
repeated and proper reparation.
farther Neffotlatloas Possible.
Careful reading ef tha note delivered
4 " "'- . .. .1 , con"
..vv. i uiuiiiiBiiiuuq UXElCiaiS W1&1
further negotiations on the question are
possible and that there is still reason to
hope that Germany will in the -end accede
to the. wishes , of tne United States. .
The note will not be answered formally
' imlrwduteiy. but Racr.t.rv Tn.in. .
, , VV M "saor.
J B.tatorm h.m of the point the United
I states wants cleared up. After the con-
' m w,
, views of the United States.
Germany s position now. however,
. ' ""'f. mrome; ,,h ot
ii.h mail ii u u in ins previous
note on the same question. It is under
stood that tha note sjves satisfactory aa-
. "i traveling on
""'f not be endangsred by
! ck'. th? but a
satisfactory d savowal of the sinking of
the -Arable Is not given.
Hit by Dum-Dum
BAN ANTONIO, Tex.. Oct. 4.-CapUln
A. V. P.. Anderson. Twelfth United
buiiet wound received in the fighting
with Mexican bandit, at Prn.r.u wfll
return to his regiment within ten dsys.
.. i..... ...
It waa announced tad.ir at tha not. Tha
, bullet penetrated Captain Anderaon s arm
. i.u - . i . .... .
'. " " : a " " . V!.V-
it.i iwu nn uiio-n.it mines across.
other evidences of ths use of dum dum
buueta by the Mexicans. Including many
cartridges with the noses of the bullets
cross filed and nicked,
Welcome to Ak-Sar-Ben
week visitors. The latch,
tring it out. Walk in and
make yourselves at home.
jH l-GATE'Cliy OF-THC-WtST
llorjanthau Ordered to Tell Foreign
Minister of lndig-nation -Stirred
Up Over Atrocities in
FRIENDLY RELATIONS MENACED
Instructions to Porte Will Not Mean
Danger of Rupture, it is
JUST "TIP" TO GOVERNMENT
WASHINGTON, Oct. 4. Ambas
sador Morccntb.au at ronMantlnoplc
was Instructed by cable ipday to In
form the Turkish minlHtor of foreign
affairs that public sentiment In the
United Statos was bo stirred by the
reports of tho Armenian atrocities
that unless the massacres ceased
friendly relations between the
American people and the people of
Turkey would be threatened.
Officials mado It cleiir that this mes
sage, though Its Importance waa by no
means minimized, did not threaten a
break In diplomatic rcl'il.o.s. Turkey
already hn let It be known that It will
not permit Interference . by any foreign
power with Its so-cslled Armenian pol
icy." As American life o- property has
not been affected the Unite,! States gov
ernment, without sulimlltlnn nn ofHrlal
protest, merely Informs Turkey of the
effect continued Armeuliin nlrocltlos
would hsve upon the American people.
Gerninr Kll Prnteat.
Secretary Lansing silJ tudiy that no
representations had been made to Ger
many regarding tho treatment of the
Armenians by tho Turks. It was
learned, however, that Ambassador Mor
genthau had reported that tho German
embassy at Constantinople had filed a
protest on this subject with the Turkish
foreign office. An announcement soma
time ago stated that the State depart
ment had asked Count von Bernstorff,
the German ambaaaador here, to bring
the matter 'to the attention of his for
BORDER WARFARE STOPS
BROWNSVILLE. Tex., Oct. t.-Mexl-can
bandit outrages have put a sudden
stop in this section to the somewhat ex
tensive business of rattlesnake catching.
Large stsed rattlers abound in the brush
along the border and curio dealers eull
them to shows and parks all over the
country. Mexicans ordinarily du the
anake catching, but since the Mrtir&ji
outkws have infested the brush, the
snake catchers will not venture Into the
brush, for fear of being shot as bandits.
PRAY FOR SUCCESS OF "
A telegram was received by air. Sunday
from the district convention of the Chris
tian Endeavor societies at Coaud, Neb.
"We held a prayer service during the
afternoon session for the success of your
temperance address," said the dispatch.
jit was signed by Leon tar d Camp.
The Day ' War News
OILMAN WVAI, AinHIIII'S 4 am.
aged two llrHlah monitor, off La
Panne, oa Ike Belgian coast aear
tho French , border, It was offi
cially aaaooared In Berlin today.
GHRMANV ARMV headqaarters de
clare that tho rerent Ilrltlsh sbo
ee.a aear Leas waa 4se to a a ap
prise aas attack and not to "mmr
soldierly qualities of the Baalish
riVB AKROPLANKI of tho allies
bombarded r.ebroagee, on the Del.
s;laa coast, yesterday, aa A mater
4km newspaper aaaoanres. Uao
machine waa brooakt down br
anti-aircraft !' fire, wkllo aa-
' other, which had motor tronblc,
was competed! t land Dotch ter
rltors. Tl'BKISH TROOPS havo brea aea
erally withdrawn from tho Bal-
Tlees from Athens.
aEl'TKR TEI.EGHAM from Sofia,
dated September SO, declared that
M. MaUaoff, leader of the Bal
srarlaa dsmocrala, was treaties;
with tka ministers of Ike rntento
powers, kavlna been dralanated to
do so by alt th opposition parties.
FRENCH TROOPS bare mado far
ther proarcas la tbs coattaaatlvn
of tke geaeral offensive move
ment oa tho western froat. Tke
Paris war office reports advances
la tka forest of Ulvoncky and at
Hill No. 110, wkero the allies are
tkrastlaa; at tke drfra.es of Lsaa.
SITUATION IN TUB BALKANS coa
tlaaes toaao. An aanoaaoemeat
by tbo official government at
Atheaa ladlcatro tkat Preach
troops havo bee a loaded at galea
Ikl to assist Greece. This aa
aonncement la regarded aa resolv
las; all doable as to Greece's ralry
Into the war.
GREEK GOV Kit NM 10 NT kas seises
tho Macedonian railways, an offi
cial aaaoaaeemeat says.
BKSIDK9 THIS RISSIAN alllmatom
allaa Halsarla tweaty-fvar hoars
to dl.mt.a German officers now
with Ms army. It Is reported la
Homo that tho qnadraple entente
powers, acting Jointly, will pre.
aert a nolo to llnlgarln drmandiag
that It esplala Its altltade.
CONCENTRATION OF THK Bnl.
aarlan army baa beeo begna, 86tk,
OIIO men being eagaged la the
movement, nrrordlng to Athens ad
vires throaah Pnrls.
llPTril FROM SOFIt nnder Sat
nrday'e dale ca rrlea aa off 'rial de.
nlal of statements that Gentian of
flcera are taking a hand la Hal
garlaa military affairs.
ATHENS. Oct. 3. (Via Paris, Oct.
4.) All doubt as to the entrance of
Greece In the war on the aide of the
entente allies now has been disposed
of. The official organ of the gov
ernment ssys that the landing of
French troops at Balonikt Is for the
purpose of assisting Greece.
In regard to the landing ot the French
troops the governmental organ says that
If for the present the government con
alders the assistance of the allies as pre
mature, It la none the less to aid and
support Greece that the allies are at
Salonlkl. France and F.ngland enter ths
i Balkans as traditional friends of Greece,
j and not otherwise.
i na ureex government nas peiseo. ins
Macedonia railroads, of which two are
Austrian and one French.
It was reported unofficially last wee'a
that the entente allies had landed troops
near Snlonlkl to co-operate with ths
Greeks against Bulgaria, No official
announcement to this effect haa been
made, but the foregoing dispatch in
dlcatea that such a movement either Is
Impending or has already been made.
Rataarla Concentrates Army.
TArtlS, Oct. 4. -Concentration of the
BulKarlan army has begun, according to
a dispatch from Athens under yeater
day's date to the Havas News agency.
The correspondent asserts ha has author
itative Information to thla effect. The
total effective number of the Bulgarian
army la estimated at 860.000.
(remans oa Rerbtaa Proatler.
MILAN (Via Farts). Oct. .-Whlle
rtoumanla keeps 100,000 men on the Aus-tro-Hungarlan
frontier, aays a Buchareat
dispatch to the Corriere Uella Sera, the
Germans have withdrawn the infantry
massed along the southwestern slopes of
the Carpathlana, but have left a strong
force of artillery. On tha other hand, In
the region between Kronatadt, Transyl
vania, and Mermannatadt, near the Rou
manian frontier, there Is a constant
coming and going of German officers.
According to reliable, although uncon
firmed information, 100,000 German troops
have been moved from Bukowlna to the
Serbian frostier and there are now sev
eral hundred thousand men stationed In
Hungary, between Fancsova, Welsa
klrchen and Versecs. Two-thirds of thla
army Is said to be composed of Germans.
It is estimated that the artillery numbers
l.iOO guns between Fancsova and Welss
klrchen alone. The greater part ot these
forces are, newly formed regiments, with
tho best troops from tho Belgian fronts.
These soldiers are In good condition. Moat
of the man are under SO, the majority of
"the Germans being Bavarians. There la
only ene officer to each battery,, moit
ef the low commands boing entrusted to
German non-commissioned oflcers. Field
Marshal von Machensen, the oommander
In-chief, Is reported to ' have , arrived at
Temesvar, seventy-two mllss northeast of
Delegates Seated at
SANTA R.OSA. Cel., Oct. 4 -Barn bum
Ing and other destruction resorted to at
a. protest against the Hie tmprlioninent
of Ilorman Suhr and Illchard Ferd were
denounced here today at the State Fed
eration of Iabor convention's opening
session by Paul Scharrenberg, secretary
treasurer of the organisation.
The men were convicted of murder In
connection wltA hap riots at Wheatland,
Cal., in, mX and a wave of Incendiarism
swept up the Sacramento valley and Into
Oregon thla summer, with tba avowed
purpose of compelling Governor Johnson
to grant them some relief.
"The working class can least afford to
countenance such methods," Scharrenbarf
declared. "It la better to leave two inno
cent men In Jail to suffer the fate of
martyrs, for the time, than to submit .to
the rule of the torch."
Scharrenberg attributed the lawlessness
to members of the Industrial Workers of
the World, a i did the governor In a re
Two Japanese, B. Susukl and 8. losu
Iniatsu, were seated as fruternal dele
gates from the Laborers' Friendly So
oty of Japan. They also will attend the
American Federation of Labor conven
tion at Ban Francisco next month.
Joshua B. Pale, stats labor organlber.
recommended that every International
union send an organiser to Loa Angeles
for four months, and that If no progress
were made with the Los Angeles work
ers be left thereafter to their own de
vices. Powerful Russian
Squadrons Off the
Coast of Bulgaria
LONDON, Oct. 4. -Two powerful Rus-
' slsn squadrons are reported to have ap
peared off the Bulgarian coast near
Varna on the Black Sea. Thla ftnnounce
. ment Is made by the Tribune of Rome.
according to the correspondent there of
j the Exchange Telegraph company.
No Sunday Meetings
While Parades Pass
The Tabernacle meetings will be shifted
In time "unofficially" so that they won't
be In session while the Ak-8ar-Ben
parades are passing through the city,
j "Hi ly" won't make any . definite an
jnouncement of any definite changes, but
; be will start his sermons either early or
llate so as not to Interfere. 'Roily" has
I given orders to the choir to arrive at the
ITaberna1e half an hour early Wednes
day evening. The preliminary service will
be cut short and "Billy" probably will be
gin preuehlng by T o'clock and the meet
ing will tnen bs over shortly after 8, In
plenty of time for tne "Tabernaclore ' to
see tlis parade.
Latest Proposals Made to Sofia Got
eminent Have Lapsed and it
, is Believed Terms Are
BULGARS MAY NOT FIGHT
Diplomats Believe People Will Re
sist Any Attempt to Declare
War Against Serbia.
ALLIES ARE READY TO ACT
LONDON, Oct. 4.Th latest
proposals made to Bulgaria by tha
minister of the entente powers at
Sofia have lapsed, recent develop
mentg Indicating that the Bulgarian
government has rejected them, it la
stated auyiorltatlvely tonight by
Reuter's Telegram company. This
statement refers to the proposals
made before the sending of the Rus
No words as to whether Bulgaria
had acceded to the Russian demand
or otherwise, had been received In
London up to 7:30 o'clock tonight.
LONDON, Oct. 4. A dispatch to
Renter's . Telegram company from
Sofia dated October 2, say's:
"It Is officially announced, that tho
government t will immediately reply
to . the last ' note of the ' entente
. Bl'LLBTIN. .
LONDON, Oct. dispatch
from Sofia to Reuters' Telegram com
pany, under date of September SO,
says that M. Mallnoff, leader of tha
Bulgarian democrats, haa been desig
nated by all the opposition parties
to treat with the ministers of the en
tente powers. The democratic leader
to whom full liberty of action was
given,' already has begun' the pour
parlors, according to the dispatch.
LONDON, Oct. 4. Bulgaria must
make its choice today for an open al
liance with the central powers and
Turkey or tor neutrality. When its
decision will be made known publicly
rests with the censors, but it ia re
garded aa unlikely that tuerywffltHr"
delay in' satisfying the widespread
anxiety to know the best or the worst.
-There Is a marked division of opin
ions in London as to whloh aide King
Ferdinand and Premier Radoslavoft
will choose. Notwithstanding the
signs of hostility toward Serbia on
the part of Bulgaria, the opinion is
expressed by some well informed
diplomats that Bulgaria will not fight
and that even though the government
should elect to do so, the Bulgarian
people would resist such a policy.
' In the meantime Sofia continues to
deny the. existence of the discriminatory
conditions on wntoh the Russian ultima
tum Is based. Negative action, however,
will not satisfy the allies, who demand
that Bulgaria shall "openly break with .
ilhe enemies of the Slav cause."
Russia's Action Explained.
If the reports from Paris, Bucharest
end Athens ef the concentration of Teu
tonlo troops on the Serbian frontier are
. correct, the promptitude with which Rus
sia has taken up the German challenge
. la explained. According to these reports
Field Marshal von Mackenaen has quit
the eastern front and is now near tha
Berblan border at the head of 250,000 Oer
i man and Austrian troops, with I OuO guns.
It Is represented that he la ready to re
peat against Serbia his phalanx move
ments which cleared the Russians out of
Gallcea. - In addition to this force Bui
j garlana numbering 3u0,000 are said to have
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