22nd with bundles of complaints and several messages from us to Enver Pascha, after what I know was to him an unpleasant visit, for he was made to look at matters from the European point of view, in he heard some very strong talk, for the first time probably, in his life. Throughout these interviews our Comdt was far from being composed, for we openly stated that he had grossly neglected us and our sick. It is really of little use complaining of one Turk to another for they are all hand in glove against the Christian in particular; I always smile when I look at a liara gold piece and see inbedded in the effagy of the Imperial Ottoman arms, the Scales of Justice. After Jeosif Bey left Yozgad we certainly went out for walks more regularly than formerly, but the improvements suggested by him were not carried out for some weeks.
Early in Dec 1916 there was again marked activity on the part of the Turks regarding sanitation – we were forbidden to keep poultry, leaves round the houses were swept up, and the lane cleaned; we therefore on previous experience, expected another visit, perhaps this time from the American Embassy. On Dec 11th I met a brother officer who inf