Foreign News: Primrose Prince Passes

Second most important native potentate in India (after the Nizam of Hyderabad) is the Maharaja of Mysore. He rules over a prosperous plateau State twice as big as Switzerland, with rich revenues from silk, gold, sandalwood and agriculture—of which the Maharaja himself gets $13,000,000 annually. Its high altitude gives Mysore the healthiest climate in India. A sober, hard-working ruler, the childless Maharaja early designated his brother Sir Sri Kanthirava Narasimharaja Wadiyar Bahadur to be Yuvaraja—heir apparent. Last fortnight the Yuvaraja, one of the most glamorous, eccentric figures in the East, was dead...

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