Foreign News: End of Sisowath

Since the Emperor Napoleon III pacified Cambodia in 1863, inhabitants of that teeming, steaming puppet State in southern French Indo-China have flourished and multiplied under but three kings. Sisowath I, the second of these, died ripely at the age of 87, survived by 800 widows. Stout, chatty Sisowath II, who followed him, made the good-humored best of a job in which the emoluments were determined largely by the necessities of Finance Ministers in Paris.

To start his reign, Sisowath II limited himself to 200 ladies. But when depression cut into his budget three years ago, good King Sisowath had to fire 100...

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