TURKEY: Aunt Astride

Buran Eddin Bey, sensitive 16-year-old son of rich, oldfashioned Constantinople parents, knocked wildly one night last week on the door of his tutor, a robed and bearded mullah.

Buran Eddin Bey had something important, something dreadful, to tell his father-consoler. He had been to a picnic with his oldfashioned parents, many decorous friends, some sporting "young Turks" and his demure 18-year-old aunt, pretty Muyet Hanum. "A foul, dishonorable thing happened at the picnic!" cried flushed, excited Buran Eddin Bey to the old mullah.

One of the "young Turks" had come to the picnic...

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