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SCENE IN PERA, CONSTANTINOPLE
PERA, the part of Constantinople on the European shore where most ot the Christians reside, Is a large and handsome city with a most flour' iahlng business district. ’ . TURKS FEAR BOTH ENEMY AND PLAGUE Ixradon. —Either for military reasons 01 on account of the cholera, which is spreading rapidly at Hademeul, the government, the Constantinople corre spondent of the Telegraph declares, is prepared to make large concessions in cider to prevent the Balkan armies from entering Constantinople. An uncensored dispatch, dated No vember 12, from Constantinople, says the cholera Is extending alarmingly tmong the troops. The cases are reck oned by the hundreds, while among the refugees there are even more victims. An uncensored News dispatch from Constantinople byway of Constanza says: “The government Is flying in the face of Providence by bringing cholera Infected troops from the Adana dis trict in spite of the protests made by the railway company. They have been Bint to Chatalja, where, as elsewhere, the officers make not the smallest ef fort to secure sanitary precautions, even In the camp." Tho total Turkish losses in Thrace, according to the Constantinople corre spondent of the Times, number 35,000 killed and wounded and 20,000 missing. GALATA BRIDGE, CONSTANTINOPLE ©>,TBt*OU» SUNOIThWO GALATA bridge over the Bosporus connect! the Asiatic part of Constan tinople with the residential quarter on the European side. The Qalate Are and signal tower Is seen rising In the background. SHORTEST HOT WAR KNOWN IN HISTORY Vienna.—Turkey's admission of de feat was accepted here as practically marking the conclusion of the shortest and at the same time one of the fierc est wars in history. The declarations of hostilities issued by the five nations involved were scat tered over a period of sevral days, but hostUlties.mav fairly be said to have cemfifGneSjr'ailfrnir the "itrsT week In October, when skirmishing began prac tically all along the northern Turkish frontier. Less than six weeks have elapsed and the sultan has sued for peace. Military experts throughout Europe were confident at the outset that the Turks would be easily victorious. In stead, they have not won an important ergagement. The advance of the al lies into Turkish territory has been practically uninterrupted. Figures concerning the number of killed and injured have been very meager and the estimates probably inaccurate, but it is considered here safe to say that the total is well above 100,000. JUST WHAT THEY EXPECTED Committee Made Nq>£jfllatake Whep They Looked for 'Almost' Inevlt-"' able Comment. A committee of Investigating scien tists approached a lady. "Madam,” said Professor Prewins, the spokesman, offering her a magnifi cent chrysanthemum of rare and love ly hue. “MfCdam, permit me to pre sent this Sower to you as a token of our high regard.” She clasped the splendid blossom in her illy white hand. Breathlessly the committee waited her reply. “How beautiful it is,” she answered. "What an exquisite shade of purple! I should love to have a dress of that color.” Doctor Prewins nodded knowingly to the committee, as if to say, "I told you so.” The committee winked to the pro fessor and whispered, “You win.” RASH WAS MASS OF SPOTS 811% Washington St., Salt Lake City, Utah —"I was first alarmed by an itchy feeling all over my arms and a rash o( tiny spots'came out. The rash was a mass of spots like measles and developed Into running sores. The Itching was terrible and I would scratch something awful. I tried a treatment but it availed not. I then decided to try Cutlcura Soap and Ointment. 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