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3 > Image 3 of Kentucky alumnus, vol. 04, no. 03, 1930

Part of Kentucky alumnus

` K;. { V.} 2 Ch P Hllglflg l`S1& By c. B. FISHER, 20 t Persia like eher neighbors, Turkey and its former grandeur when more than 1 000 ` it Afgihanistan, (iis piastsing tgirougtlg an elpoch- caravan mules made this their headquar- c I ma mg perio o_ ransi ion, _ oug per- ters. The people of that 'll h th- 1 hlagigetshen rrii`e1tIe1;i(;;h;lrli1g1 tiipildglymlgf fthe ing good to say for Mr,Vtt;1(-il ave no ;__ t of the attempt in Afghanistan haxie tie? The new em may -b dated from the i Z _ Csived more publicity than has been given Eggigtigg gg tig? gggigditiinfsty ami9tgtt; L to the steady program that is being made Our Own Sehoolimys were i1I-{Z1}? m ,, ' I } in Pew _ _ _ _ sion eee; eeieemee Aimee Shalit i$ie i thgg cyqvgileggisrzegggnlgqeginiagei of I`?/_han, his Prime lg/Iigister and Minister of * 1 A 1 is ori- ar, accompanie ` t th b d ` f 4 j cal events and terms such as tthemailed 1925. Since that timdtftiz; Khtan iilasebedh , E {ist, the Industrial Revolution, The crowned as the first king of the Pahevi tt French Revolution, the end of the feudal dynasty, Ahmad Shah has died in France I 1 system and the confiscatingpf the large and Persia has experienced changes that 1 4, holdmgslof the monasteries, the renais- no one dared dream of a decade ago. t 1 Same, _th Pilgiim F3tht`S fleeing tt`0m A strong centralized government has A ` 1 Holland in order to preserve their mother been built up in Th1~an the capital , ` I }g);1tt{;;agt it;t\;;fittti0ni "be tastg 0; which though unwieldy, inexperienced; ._ t A ,u, hemsoldl diverse eimemtsn ,,,dt;g1i?a;_Od0u ti; and inefficient, is yet strong enough, __1 t tmastgr john _ . f ~ ,, y U _ ` Y QSPO thanks to the army, to carry through re- A - in his hen, 1Sm_O Ceesep and the tab}? that tttttd forms that are amazing. As in Turkey, is Yi h tlggs ggckly 1t;t`tC%ht}S h$abOt`_d_t0_bttttty Atlhegsx the first step was to change the headdress if . iSer;,d,,, O _tS tm mote IS We mm mt 3 tt and flowing garments. The people object- 'j t Once heme Worked out m the Ptttttms ef ed at first and said that they would not X d?;sS;;,t {fg; - able I*ie)a1;v%i;.S ge Elrivilege Boi; Obey, but 1 was on the street when the q quick.wimd, . 1 Yt I d,_ t ~ D Otamtt tt order went into effect. As soon as the gt _ 1d up, politely *1 S0_ O 6 P It QC 1 te Some extent people saw turbans and fezes ripped up 1 , _ j Q ardent add ne _ Nine years ago when the humble don- with bayonets they began to realize that , _cd ThlUP{*; 1 key was the chief means of transport to the government meant business and I was y ` wg; qmgi ifhdistant places as Mecca, Kerbelaeand quite impressed with the way that open , s_ O12lSS2i1'l, we arrived in Hamadan in a defiance gave way to a lurking fear and n h,s_ AIM, 1 four-horse covered wagon. This does not then to apparent obedience. Today it is I _ he was Onhig mean that there was no auto transport at difficult to distinguish between Jew and A the President that time, only that it was scant and hard Mosem, clerk and merchant, pseudo priest i 1kd fd ` to arrange. For the three days and two and lawyer as was shown formerly by at _ nights_paid three times as much as the the different types of turbans-worn t if 1d diSmb,,,,,,, Same six-hour auto ride costs today. It is since olden times in Persia. The psycho- . ji Unienp ____ not difficult to imagine the changes that ogical effect of this change was soon V1 ir , reported me iifiiliifftiiesiiti{LEE.?tEi2ett.?ee`Q il.2$e rtEl$?EEieeieiiiiZiiit``teEti$i { i ll rl . . i . * t `. > . . Q t lg; clipgml have tieenllquilt, the Persians are traveling really change their way of doing things, 1 . I more, oca oodstuff has advanced in price. and that the new might be more becoming ,5- 1 lmatm tm' While oranges, fish, and other products of and better than the old. F t0? lengthy the Caspian Sea provinces are now Then came compulsory registration and f at# W g brought up to the plateau and sold at choosing of family names. Hasan the son _ , it St1_%" reasonable prices. Best of all we see more of Hosein now became Hasan The J ust, `Q 182- tt , and more of our friends from America Highborn, The Vagabond. Fifty cents, , 0mS tatt e who now find it possible to include Persia Eight Rivers, Lost name, Black eyebrow, e game 1HI_h11` 1t]]it(E`3,]y {';,b]()3d_ b h d '[zghg @@58 S%l1`,fB(E`I'1 {2;-19 LION, tC, L l ar. owever, ese c anges are eing ma e e c. ema ero c oosing amiynames ` at the expense of caravan drives and vil- became quite popular with the peope until f &gS_ that marked the former stages of they knew what was to follow. When com- f , 1, . tt}_,l0111Iiey. One decrepid village that I pusory military service Went into effect, Lj j l V1S1td this summer still showed signs of then there was COnSte1DatlOH. Yet, all ; e f NEWSSTANDS _i .1;, i -5 ` ' ft ~ z . . -.. .., ,_ - ;.j.. ` ,-e ,, " `. ` `1--, J ` ' J ` i` ` .._ i Lv lee -- . - - ....e . , _ e