Foreign News: Third to First Wife

To the Gods and to Goddesses of the Hindu pantheon prodigious sacrifices were promised by Sir Hari Singh, Maharaja of Jammu and Kashmir, if they would give him a son.

They gave him a son (TIME, March 23). Sir Hari, who had bet rich friends that they would, collected big winnings. Last week despatches told how he has spent $300,000 on a "Nazar Durbar" to celebrate the babe's birth. In addition to paying for prayer fests and food fests, he has:

> Promoted his son's mother from third to first wife.

> Named his man-child Yuvraj...

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