Foreign News: Eastern Friends

His Exalted Highness the Nizam of Hyderabad, India's largest native State, rates a 21-gun salute from British batteries and numbers among his many titles that of "Faithful Ally of the British Government." In World War I the Nizam demonstrated his faithfulness by giving four crores* of rupees ($15,000,000) to Great Britain's war fund, including a $400,000 grant for anti-submarine warfare. He also placed the services of the Hyderabad troops at the King-Emperor's disposal.

Well could the Nizam afford such generosity. The revenues of his State amount to some $25,000,000 a year—all his own if...

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