NEPAL: Slavery Abolished

By order of His Majesty Maharajadhiraja Tribhubana Bir Bikram Jung Bahadur Shah Bahadur Shumshere Jung (Maharaja of Nepal) all slavery within the Kingdom is to cease at an early date soon to be fixed.

In a speech lasting two hours (the speech took place on Dec. 3 but was telegraphed from India only last week), the Maharaja said that the Government would assist in the suppression of slavery by buying slaves from those owners who were inclined to sell and immediately liberating them. He reminded his people, however, that complete elim- ination of...

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