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feeling of surprise to the Babls of Aero, who replied that had I seen it when Beha (chief priest and the so-called Manifestation) first came there, nearly two and twontv year ago, 1 should not have deemed the title misapplied, but that since he had dwelt therei It 'had assumed this fair and comely aspect-" ' This man Beha Is the one whom Kheiralla claims Is the Manifestation of God, and the Father of the present Master, or the reincarnation of Jesus Christ. j How Bfc' Was Fosmo, ' Professor Browne goes on to sayi "I tho corner where the divan met the wall sat a wondrous and venerable -figure, crowned with a "felt headdress of tie kind causa taj by dervishes (but of unusual height end make), round the base of which was wound a, small white, turban. Tha face ot him on iwhom I gased I can neTer forget, though cannot describe it. Those piercing eyes teemed to read "one's very soul; power and authority sat on that ample brow, wniie me deep lines in me ioreneaa auu nuo iiuyui an age which the Jet-black hair and beard, flowtng'down In indistinguishable luxuriance almost to-the-waist; seemed to -belie. - No need to ask In whose presence I stood, as I bowed myself before one who Is the object of a. devotion and love which kings might envy and emperors Blgh for In vain. A mild and - dignified voice bade me be seated, and then continued: '"Praise be to God, that thou hast attained! Thou hast cometo see a prisoner and an exile. We desire but the good ot the world and the happiness of the nations; yet they deem us a stirrer-up of strife and That all nations should become one In faith ana ail men as oroiueroi uiai ijio uvuua vi ABDELr KARIN, "PRIEST OF OCCULTISM. Itthtffi. f. . . 3ft..., -, MMMMw affection1 and unity between the sons of men should be strengthened; that diversity of religion should cease, and differences of race be annulled what harm is there In thlsT Tet so it. shall be; these fruitless strifes, these ruinous wars shall pass away, and the Most Great Peace shall come. These strifes and this bloodshed and discord must cease, and all men be as one kindred and one family. Let not a man glory in this, that he loves hlK country; let him rather glory In this, that he loves his kind.'r "Such were the words of Beha, the Persian." ' MIRTH Oil THE- STAGE Samples of Jokes ITaw Used by : Vauderille Comedians. ALL IN THE TELLING Humsr Rapidly Eraporates When They' Art Put in Print They gonad All Right, However, Ws ToK en' taoiStas by Brlarht 7 . ' Peeele. - . v . r . . - It takes but little to make the patrons of vandevllle laugh. Most of the funny sayings look- flat la print; but the ridiculous manner in which they are uttered and the horse play which accompanies -most" of. them serve to carry them oS with more or less success. The following Is popular Just now,- and yet It baa been In use for six months: . First Comedian My sister has great luck. Ehe ins down to Asbure Park this summer and got a $100 pearl out of an oyster. Second Comedian That's nothing. My sister cot a diamond necklace this summer out of a lobster at Narragansett Pier. Another team does a sketch In which ths stage setting showed the exterior of a country inn. Tne man of the team appears as a farmer. The woman appears as the waitress. After a little by-play the farmer announces that he would like some dinner. Msny of the dishes he orders sre not on the bill of fare. Finally he says he would like to have some boiled potatoes. "We haven't any." replies the girL: "We didn't expect you." "Well, then," says he, "give me 4 couple of loose eggs. "