PERSIA: Tears

Ahmad, ex-Shah of Persia, seventh of the Kajar dynasty, youthful and rotund, learned last week in Paris that the Persian Parliament had deposed him, that he no longer had the right to be termed Sultan. Depatches stated that the 26-year-old exile "has wept continuously since receiving the awful news; great tears roll down his royal cheeks; he has shut himself in his private suite in his house near the Bois de Boulogne; he walks around in circles, lamenting his fate in Oriental fashion." The Baroness d'Erlanger, former Mrs. Peter Cooper Hewitt, whom...

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