TRAVANCORE: Up Untouchables!

The groveling social and religious lepers of Mother India are her famed 50,000,000 Untouchables with whom there is nothing physically the matter and with some of whom King Edward, when Prince of Wales, shook hands, to their incredulous delight.

It would be impractical for the Emperor of India to intervene in this most delicate Hindu matter but last week His Highness Sir Rama Varma, Maharaja of Travancore celebrated his 24th birthday by issuing a proclamation hailed as the most important Hindu reform in almost a millennium.

"We have decided and hereby declare, ordain...

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