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1957 Sep 17, 9 p. Letter to Christine Hasn’t received the clothes she ordered from Sears or through Christine; the Turkish movers took terrible care of her things; Describes in detail the fiasco of the short course with the poultry man, Kozim Bey who went to America to observe the poultry processing and poultry plants but America neglected to show him in between processes so he knows near to nothing about the proper way to kill and dress poultry…hilarity ensues; talked about how the women are so lazy she can’t get the short course going in the mornings even though they insist on having it in the mornings and then told the women if they were in America they’d have to get up early and even work at night sometimes, but they responded that at least they’d have cars…Mary didn’t see how that helped any; The American home economics institution was the most popular at the fair said the Turks
1957 Sep 18 Newspaper Clippings “Grandpa reads his Diary”
1957 Sep 10-11, Istanbul Daily Press Survey, 4 p. w/env. “Police break up meeting of students celebrating anniversary of Ottoman conquest of Cyprus and defeat of Greeks at Izmir in 1922”; “Inonu begins electoral campaign with fighting speech attacking the Democratic Party and supporting opposition collaboration; reports on the progress of the amendments to the electoral law and by informed speculation as to the provisions thereof; Gromyko’s threats in the direction of Turkey are reported with customary calmness; Archbishop Makarios will speak before the Overseas Press club September 13 after his arrival in the U.S. HURRIYET; G.N.A. confirms election date of October 27 and approves modifications of the election law after an unusually violent session
1957 Sep 22, 6 p. w/env. Letter to Folks Finally got her car and left it at I.C.A. for safe keeping; having some troubles with electronics and her car; is starting send invitations for Thanksgiving; more problems with the apartment; heard her neighbor give a great lecture through extension
1957 Sep 25. Istanbul Daily Press Survey, w/env. Comments about Cyprus and Soviet Bloc; “The conciliatory comments of the Syrian Foreign Minister, in Istanbul briefly Friday, are played prominently but with some reserve by most editors’; “The city is shocked and chagrined at the apparent failure of the opposition parties to reach an agreement”;
Letter to Folks Has been practically in tears all day from frustration as she has no shelves to put items and has filled out so many requisitions over and over, she’s getting frustrated; is going to her first concert and is hoping to start a language class in October; finally called someone about her shelves and they said that they had no lumber so she wept to the Chief and he helped her out; The institution is having one of their best graduates placed in the province and Mary is pleased 1957 Sep 28, 8 p. w/env.
Letter to Folks It’s a cool evening and the landlords haven’t put any coal in and the cold has been getting into the apartment with ease, “Boy you could sling a cat under any of my doors”; having a hard time getting water so she is trying to plan being around when it turns on so she can get her clothing washed; refrigerator is still broken from the time the movers had broken it; her room was flooded when the sewer backed up; Flu scare is about over; has correspondence with a Turkish foreign exchange student in K.S.C. and she complains that no one is friendly to her; Carpenters finally arrived to put in her shelves

1957 Oct 02 Newspaper Clippings
1957 Sep 13-14, Istanbul Daily Press Survey, 3 p. w/env. Arrival of New York of Archbishop Makarios; Flood disaster in Akara; meeting of Makarios with Governor Harriman; Turkey accused of aggressively massing troops on the Syrian border; preparations for upcoming elections
1957 Sep 15-17, Istanbul Daily Press Survey, 4 p. w/env. “The Bulganin letter to Primin Menderes, accusing Turkey of aggressive intentions in massing troops on the Syrian border, is the top story here this weekend”; electoral campaign gets under way; Soviet spies apprehended by Turkish police leave country hurriedly
1957 Sept 22-24, Istanbul Daily Press Survey, 4 p. w/env Cyprus under U.S. trusteeship; arrival of Congressional committee as an effort to safeguard against waste in the expenditure here of U.S. aid funds; “The latest official Syrian denial that the country is under soviet domination is carried in the YENI ISTANBUL under the ironic headline, “Nobody Believes Syria is Russian Puppet”; Greek refusal of the Balkan Pact proposed by Romania
1957 Sep 28, Istanbul Daily Press Survey, 1 p. no env. “Only Yeni Istanbul prominently plays the report that Nasser hopes to have interview with the President. Most paper gives top play to Iraqi and Saudi Arabian support of Syria; Stories of disturbances caused by school integration again appear frequently in the local press. SON POSTA carries a picture in which girl students appear to be threatened by soldiers’ bayonets
1957 Sep 29-30, Istanbul Daily Press Survey, 1 p. no env. “All papers feature the speech of Turkish Delegate Seyfullah Esin in the U.N., treating it as an exposition before the Western world of the Turkish viewpoint on the Syrian problem”
1957, Istanbul Daily Press Survey 2 p. no env “Local editors see King Saud as a peacemaker in his current visit to Damascus; most stories report Saud’s criticism of the American policy in the Middle East” Letter from American Institute for Economic Research Letter to investors

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