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Syrian Population Split on Caliphate Question

The Syrian population, under the French mandate, is split on the question of recognizing King Hussein as Caliph of the Mohammedens, according to a despatch received today by the “Morhing Post.” from Beyrouth.

There are two factions among the Mohammedens priests, and the French

while giving full support to the opponents of King Hussein, have deposed those priests in sympathy with him.