[SATIRIC PROPAGANDA - ANATOLIAN / BAGHDAD RAILWAYS: MONSIEUR HÖCKNEN STOPS THE TRAIN WITH HIS ARMS] Tevhid-i efkâr: 9 Kanûn-i Sânî 1924.
Tevhîd-i Efkâr, Ist., Nuruosmaniye, 1924.
Original newspaper issue. 64x45 cm. In Ottoman script. 4 p., richly illustrated. Half of the first page of the newspaper is devoted to the disagreement Monsieur Edward Höcknen, who was ex-director of the Turkish Anatolian - Baghdad Railways. The caricature shows that Monsieur Höcknen stops the train with his giant arms. According to the news on the newspaper, this international question is solved by Zekâi Bey who was Aydin muavini. Tevhîd-i Efkâr was a daily political newspaper published between 15 June 1921 and 6 March 1925. Its editor-in-chief was Velid Ebüzziya, (1884-1945). It was published in Istanbul during the Turkish War of Independence, (1919-1922), and supported the War of Independence. But after the proclamation of the Republic, he started an intense criticism campaign. Thereupon, 'Yeni gün' [i.e. New Day in Anatolia], Hakimiyet-i Milliye newspapers started opposition to the Istanbul press and Tevhid-i Efkar. With the approval of the three-point Takrir-i Sükûn Law on 4 March 1925, newspapers such as Tevhid-i Efkâr, İstiklal, Son Telgraf, and Tanin, which were published in Istanbul, and the magazine Sebilürresad were closed. Extremely rare.