Bulgaria and Her Neighbors: An Historic Presentation of the Background of the Balkan Problem, One of the Basic Issues of the World-war

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Mail and Express Job Print, 1917 - Bulgaria - 110 pages
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Page 109 - every people has a right to choose the sovereignty under which they shall live"; second, "that the small States of the world have a right to enjoy the' same respect for their sovereignty and for their territorial integrity that the great and powerful nations expect and insist upon...
Page 110 - No peace can last, or ought to last, which does not recognize and accept the principle that governments derive all their just powers from the consent of the governed, and that no right anywhere exists to hand peoples about from sovereignty to sovereignty as if they were property.
Page 96 - Where several cases of rebellion occur in a commune and the rebels do not return to their homes within ten days from the police notice, the authorities have the right of deporting their families whithersoever they may find convenient. Likewise the inhabitants of the houses in which armed persons or criminals in general are found concealed, shall be deported.
Page 109 - ... that every people has the right to choose the sovereignty under which it shall live; that the small states of the world have a right to enjoy from other nations the same respect for their sovereignty and for their territorial integrity that great and powerful nations expect and insist upon ; and that the world has a right to be free from every disturbance of its peace that has its origin in aggression or disregard of the rights of peoples and nations...
Page 23 - ... Georgina's and her political judgements, so Gladstone, on his part, wished to emphasise the significance of their characteristically feminine account of the Slavic parts of Turkey. Having praised the superior quality of the general information they provided ("no diplomatist, no consul, no traveller, among our countrymen, has made such a valuable contribution to our means of knowledge in this important matter...
Page 95 - Article 2. Any attempt at rebellion against the public powers is punishable by five years' penal servitude. The decision of the police authorities, published in the respective communes, is sufficient proof of the commission of crime. If the rebel refuses to give himself up as prisoner within ten days from such publication, he may be put to death by any public or military officer. Article 3.
Page 21 - Bulgarian prowess, that the remains of the Illyrian and Epirotic nations became finally included within the boundaries, which they have ever since held. Many Sclavonian words then found their way into the Albanian language, and have been increased in number by the intercourse between Albania and the extensive regions of Servia and Bulgaria, which surround it on the North and East, and throughout which the Bulgarian dialect of Sclavonic is spoken. It may be thought, surprising, perhaps, that under...
Page 80 - ... acquired by combined action envisaged in the Treaty and in Article I of the Annex should constitute common property, the repartition of which was to be made immediately or, at the latest, within three months after peace was restored. Despite this, however, the Article went on to state: 'Serbia recognises the right of Bulgaria to the territory east of the Rhodope Mountains and the river Struma; while Bulgaria recognises a similar right of Serbia to the territory north and west of the Shar Mountain'.
Page 61 - Greek more or less fluently and well, but at home the national Latin idiom persists, and their callings, their habits, their ways of thinking make them a nationality apart. They are not a very numerous stock, though without their aid the Greeks would cut a poor figure among the statistics of the Macedonian races. The so-called " Greeks " of Monastir are Vlachs to a man.
Page 22 - The Bulgarians, who form the largest element in the Christian population from Salonica to the confines of Albania, are a very interesting people, and are highly spoken of for industry and honesty. They are the most numerous of all the nationalities inhabiting European Turkey, and are estimated at between five and six millions."') "Struga .... Close by the same church is a large school for Bulgarian children.

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