TURKEY: Workless Days

The police authorities of Constantinople recently issued an order directing all Christian institutions to observe the Moslem Sunday—Friday.

Thus the Moslems hold up business on Fridays, the Jews on Saturdays, Christians on Sundays. The unharnessed business week is only four days long.

The Turkish Minister of Public Instruction rescinded an order exempting American institutions from the decree, and Robert College and the American Woman's College were forced to suspend classes.

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