Foreign News: Progressive Maharaja

Sir Sri Krishnaraja Wadiyar, Bahadur, Maharaja of Mysore,* Chancellor of Mysore University, recently caused the newest of his five Rolls-Royce motor cars to be driven upon an altar and adored by the local clergy while perfumed water was sprinkled over the radiator.

Local opinion held that His Highness has thus sagaciously improved upon the traditional ritual of worshiping the power of Transportation by bowing down before an elephant.

*Next to Hyderabad the most potent Indian Feudatory State.


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