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1957 Oct 03
1957 Sept 25-26. Istanbul Daily Press Survey 3p. w/env Prime minister makes a speech on the Syrian situation; “Political future of Governor Gokay still is in doubt, despite his rejection of a G.N.A. candidacy upon his return from European “vacation” yesterday. First reaction was that he would return to Governor’s office, but considerable doubt is expressed today”; Turkish-Syrian disagreements; coverage of Makarios’s activities Letter with drawings of materials 1 p. no env Letter with drawings of hooks to be sent to Mary
1957 Oct 08  Letter to Folks 5 p. w/env. labeled Friday night Finally found a good carpenter and is having a book case made; Is trying to get a lamp bowl to hold the light bulb and has drawn some pictures to describe it; bought a Zenith radio and a record player           
Letter to Folks 6 p. w/env Has an I.F.Y.E. boy living with her and is trying to put him to work but it seems it’s the other way around; is trying to help get the boy a job so he can live with his sister who has graduated from Mary’s Institution; neighbors borrow her radio to listen to the World Series baseball; its getting colder and so far, no coal or heater; hasn’t been able to get Christmas shopping done since rug prices have doubled; is worried about American inflation; was able to hire her old maid back
1957 Oct 18, 7 p. w/env. Letter to Folks Got back from a trip to Izmir and the electricity had gone out in her apartment and all the food had thawed and gone bad; Situations around work are finally looking up for her; resends information about wanting the floor lamp; is hoping to get the September issues of The Atlantic for articles about Pakistan where she was, Turkey where she is currently, and Persia where she is going; has drawn the contours of the difference between light bulbs in order to get her floor lamp bowl           
USIS Bulletin 1 p. News roundup for 1957 Sep 18
1957 Oct 20, 3 p. w/env. Letter to Folks Had lunch with Dr. Nesius, the Kentucky director of Extension who’s making plans for the Iron Extension conference; her maid quit on her; is getting the I.F.Y.E. boys to the train to Istanbul while the plumber works; found a big dead mouse
1957 Oct 25, 3 p. w/env. Letter to Folks Posted list of stuff she is wanting for Christmas presents; also discussed presents for friends and family; is getting excited to go to Tehran; acting landlord publishes the only English newspaper
1957 Oct 29, 3 p. w/env. Letter to Folks Finally hired a maid with an I.C.A. man and they’ll split her time so it doesn’t cost so much; Turkish Independence Day; mentions price of things compared to the US and also mentions Turkish politics being not a very good situation Newspaper clipping

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