TURKEY: Turkification

Although Turkey became master of her own house when the Allies marched out (TIME, Oct. 15), it was still incumbent upon her to put that house in order: the Turkification of Constantinople has started. Foreign languages are taboo and all signs, cinematograph titles, notices, etc., are to be printed in the Turkish language. The authorities stated that the Turkish language would soon be dominant " even in the European quarter."

All telephone and public transportation companies were given one month to replace non-Turkish employees with Moslems.

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