JOHORE: Divorce!

To a Mohammedan potentate, divorce is scarcely any problem at all. Under Mohammedan law he can terminate his marriage simply by saying to his wife at three specified times within a period of four successive months: "Talak! Talak Talak!" ("Divorce! Divorce! Divorce!").

In Singapore last week the news came out that H. H. the Sultan Ibrahim of Johore, one of the wealthiest Mohammedan potentates and an international swankster who has presented $2,500,000 to His Britannic Majesty's Government as a contribution toward building the Singapore naval base (TIME, Feb. 21), has of late...

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