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THE FERMENT IK TURKEY.

FEARS OF CIVIL WAR. CONSTANTINOPLE SUIU BOTWIIED. RUMOUKS OF ABDICATION. (By Cable.—Press Association.—Copyright.) (Received 8.30 a.m.) CONSTANTINOPLE, April 19. The central officers of the Committee 3f Union and Progress, whose headquarters are at Salonika, are pursuing firm md moderate plans. They are anxious to avoid civil wax md prevent foreign intervention. Several thousand of their forces, in. Ending a contingent from Adrianople, xnd also 24 Maxim guns and several field latteries are at Spartakeni, and another hgusand are at Kemikjia under Sandansky, within twenty miles of Constants lople. The committee's advanco guard has reached Kutchuk-Tchekmedge, on th<j •aihray line, ten milea rrom the capital -he Sultan and his Ministry are almost panic-stricken at the advance of the orces oi the Constitutionalists. VIENNA, April 19. The"Neve Weiner Tagblatt" publishes :n unconfirmed report from Constantinople that the Sultan is in communicaion with the Committee of Union and 'rogress in regard to his abdication.

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THE FERMENT IK TURKEY., Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 93, 20 April 1909

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THE FERMENT IK TURKEY. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 93, 20 April 1909

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