Salih Gourdji

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Salih Gourdji
 - 25 TURKISH BEY IS NOW REFUGEE HERE by that...
25 TURKISH BEY IS NOW REFUGEE HERE by that empire; Is copper depttk the M. Because he refused to sell his ideals to the (Jernnan government, Salih Gourdji, former preMflcnt of the ottoman official news ij,'» j ricy, is a refugee in this country. The journalist lied from Turkey late in 3914, but the authorities refused to permit his wife and two children to follow him. They are now in France. In May, 1014, the German ambassador at Constantinople offered him 40,000 marks a year to exploit German propaganda in that city, but he refused. In August, 1914, he was offered 100,000 marks a year, but IK again refused forcibly to sell his ideals. In September of the same year he was obliged to give up his business worth -',000,000 marks and fief from Turkey, : he w:is being threatened with ji'-sjisMnation.

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  1. Iowa City Press-Citizen,
  2. 18 Oct 1918, Fri,
  3. Page 8

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