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VOLUME CXin.—NO. 67.
MARDI GRAS BALL THE GAYEST OF ALL GAY ROUTS
society Rags Early Hours to a Rag at Court of Emperor Caesar Augustas ifi the Ball Room ot the Palace hotel
The gorgeous court of the Roman Emperor Caesar Augustus around which the brilliant pageant of the Mardi Gras centered. In the upper row, from left to right are Cuiseppe Cadenasso, Herbert Mills, Burr Mclniosh, Courtney
Ford, Alfred McKinnon and H. McDonald Spencer. In the second row are Miss Anne Peters, Miss Aimee Raisch, Ferdinand Theriot as the Emperor Caesar Augustus, Mrs. Clement Tobin as the Empress Livia, +AUan
Dunn, Miss Laura Pcarfyes and Miss Marion Dunsmuir. In the lower row are Walter Martin, Madame Eugtnejbe Coulon, Dick Lee, Cyril McNear, Miss Vera de Sabla and Dudley Cunn.
REPLIES OF TURKS
OF ALLIES FEEBLE
Conflicting Reports of Adri
anople and Tchatalja Ac
tivities Emanate From
LONDON, Feb. 4.—The Turks remain
"%: the defensive at Tchatalja and Adri
anople. The Adrianople fortress re
plies only feebly to the Bulgarian bom
bardment and apparently no attempt
has been made in the way of a sortie.
The Turkish newspaper Tanin as
serts that Adrianople has sufficient
provisions for four enonths, and other
Turkish reports declare that the fort
ress certainly will be able to hold out
for se\ - eral weeks.
DIPLOMACY IX DOLDRUMS
Official quarters in Constantinople
radiate a spirit of great confidence in
the new regime and declare that the
condition of the country and the win
try weather preclude serious operations
along the Tchatal;a lines for the pres
Meanwhile diplomacy has made no
Mep forward since the resumption of
hostilities, and the porte has made no
further communication either to the
powers or the allies. Should it turn
out that Adrianople can resist for any
considerable time diplomatic negotia
tions are likely to remain at a stand
still, although in the European capitals
a settlement by diplomacy, rather than
by arms, still is hoped for.
OCCUPATION JS DENIED
There is no confirmation of the re
ported occupation of Scutari by the
Early today reports were received
that terrific bombardment of the forts
Adrianople was begun last even
irflf ;>y the Bulgarians and Servians sur
rounding , the city to the number of
more than 100,000. Almost at the mo-
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THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL
I "The People's Newspaper" \
Mrs. Clement Tobin in her rich costume and magnificent jex»&s as the Empress Livia and Ferdinand Iheriot as the Emperor* Caesar Augustus..
"An Independent Newspaper"
lirndt, on#ettlrd: rain; coolers moderate went wi«d.
GO U N T V
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
SMART SET OF
AT CHARITY BALL
Emperor's Alias Is Ferdi
nand Theriot; the Em
press—Who Else But
Mrs. C. Tobin
Anachronism and the devil had their
handful last night in the court of Cae
It was up to the devil; they had to
get him good and tired, so that he
would he still for the 40 days and 40
nights of the flood of piety and devo-
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