Foreign News: New Sultan

Old Sultan. "The Sultan is dead. . . ." Death came last week to Mulai Yusef, Sultan of the Shereefian Empire (Morocco), 36th lineal descendant of Ali, cousin and brother-in-law of the Prophet Mohammed. The Sultan died in the 48th year of his life and the 16th of his reign from a violent attack of uremia (his kidneys could not strain off blood poisons), his demise taking place in the Imperial Palace at Fez, one of the four Imperial Capitals.*

In theory the Sultan was an absolute monarch, although in practice the French governed for...

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