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An American Physician in Turkey: A Narrative of Adventures in Peace and War
Clarence D. Ussher,Grace H. Knapp
No preview available - 2002
Abdul Aleppo American Armen Armenian quarter arms army barracks Bible Bitlis BITLIS PROVINCE boys building CHAPTER cholera Christian Constantinople Consul Dertad Diarbekir doctors door Erzerum feet fire friends gate gendarmes German guard hand Harput heard horses hospital hundred Igdir Ishkhan Jevdet Bey journey Kaimakam kavass Kurdish Kurds ladies lake later leave load Marsovan massacre menian miles Miss McLaren mission missionaries Mohammedan morning Moslem mountain Nedjib night nurses Ojalvo orders orphans Ottoman Government party passed patients permitted Persia physician plain police premises province Raynolds Red Cross refugees replied rifle river road Russian Schwester sent siege Sir Ahmed snow soon Sporri street Sultan Tashnagist thousand Tiflis tion told took Turkey Turkish officer turned typhus Urumiah Ussher Vali Varak village walled city weeks women wounded Yarrow Young Turks zabtieh Zemstvo
Page 172 - ... before governors and kings, on my account, to bear testimony to them, and to the Gentiles. But when they deliver you up, be not anxious how, or what you shall speak; for what you shall speak shall be suggested to you in that moment.
Page 317 - And it was so, that the father of Publius lay sick of fever and dysentery: unto whom Paul entered in, and prayed, and laying his hands on him healed him. And when this was done, the rest also which had diseases in the island came, and were cured: who also honoured us with many honours; and when we sailed, they put on board such things as we needed.
Page 29 - Behold, I stand at the door, and knock : if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and sup with him, and he with me.
Page 338 - KULTUR. importance, is closely linked to our principal industrial territory, Belgium must be subjected to the legislation of the Empire in monetary, financial, and postal matters. Her railways and her water courses must be closely connected with our communications. By constituting a Walloon territory and a Flemish territory with a preponderance of the Flemish, and by putting into German hands the properties and the economic undertakings which are of vital importance for dominating the country, we...
Page 73 - Think of a man as station treasurer, distributing relief all over the plain, and keeping the accounts involved and sending the reports that are required, keeping up preaching services in two places, four miles apart, superintending the care of 500 orphans and 400 day pupils, the 500 not only cared for physically, but...
Page 311 - III, to escape the worse fate of falling into the hands of the Ituraean...
Page 250 - Valis might come and go, but the two races must continue to live together, and they hoped that after Djevdet went there might be peaceful and friendly relations between them. The Turks answered in the same spirit, saying that they were forced to fight. Indeed, a protest against this war was signed by many prominent Turks, but Djevdet would pay no attention to it.
Page 339 - The security of the German Empire, in a future war, requires therefore imperatively the ownership of all mines of iron ore, including the fortresses of Longwy and of Verdun, which are necessary to defend the region.
Page 338 - August, 1915). I have mentioned (see page 1 8) why this document must be looked upon as of extremely exceptional importance. As to what concerns Belgium the memorial says: "Because it is needful to insure our credit on sea and our military and economic situation for 45 the future in face of England, because the Belgian territory, which is of the greatest economic importance, is closely linked to our principal industrial territory, Belgium must be subjected to the Bassm houiller franco-Beige Bassin...
Page 74 - ... boys. All the food needed is prepared on the place, thus training up another corps as bakers and cooks. So you have every day on the place, being taught how to live useful Christian lives, not far from 1,000 children. Then add to all the above the medical work here, to which three afternoons are given, and you have at least a part of the duties of this couple. Alone, without associates, they have carried all these burdens until it is a wonder that they are not broken down.