PERSIA: Shah of Action

Quite alone in the courtyard of a mosque, Her Majesty the Queen of Persia recently raised her veil, as the day was hot.

From the roof a zealous Moslem priest espied this sacrilege, howled to the rabble: "A woman has desecrated the shrine!"

With difficulty the Persian police got the Queen out, spirited her home by limousine.

Next day was Friday, the Moslem sabbath. To a mosque jammed with zealots the priest raged against "accursed Christians and the adoption of their vile habits by some Persian women." With the...

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