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HERE'S WHAT IS MEANT BY "SUBLIME PORTE"
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The "Sublime Porte," or High Gate of the Turkish Governmental
Palace in Constantinople, from which has originated the term "Sublime
Porte," meaning the 1 urkish Government, formerly the highest officer of
the. government sat within the gate and publicly dispensed justice. Thusf
the term for the Grand Vizier became "Supleme Porte," and later the ex
pression became synonymous with the whole of the Sultan's cabinet, or;
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cSQORES "BILLIKEN" INVENTOR
i, Lincoln, Neb., March 3. Because
ahennvented the don Known as "Bil
l$ken," which is now said to be serv
ing as an idol in parts of Japan, Mrs.
Robert Smalley of Lincoln was bit
terly scored in a sermon in Kansas
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Green Bay, Wis. Fire caused
$15,000 damage m business section.
CLAIMS THE "SINKING PRIZE"
London, March 3. Capt. John Bell
if the, Newcastle collier Tnoradis to
day laid claim to the $2,500 prize
offered by a shipping newspaper to
the master of the first unarmed
merchantman that sank a German
. Marion, Jll. Mrs. Nancy Bundren,
86, burned to death. Believed accidental.
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