PERSIA: Deaf

The 27-year-old Shah of Persia, Sultan Ahmad, basked in the sunshine of the French Riviera at Nice.

Away back in Teheran, capital of Persia, Premier Reza Khan grew irate. In the Majlis (National Assembly), he declared that the Shah had been requested to return. He added significantly that pressure would shortly be made to hasten his return.

Last year (TIME, Aug. 18), the Shah nearly lost his crown for "debauching" along the Riviera—an experience which had apparently taught him little, for it was stated in Nice that His Majesty was deaf to the call...

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