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...