Foreign News: Veiled

Last week a veiled face appeared in London. Seething Indian retainers and a cordon of British police joined forces to make certain that a visage mellowed by 65 summers should retain its sanctity inviolate.*

Accompanied by her third son and by numerous retainers, the Begum of Bhopal,f sole feminine ruler of an Indian state, interviewed British statesmen on the question of her successor.

Her first and second sons have died. According to the law of primogeniture, her grandson, the son of her eldest son, is her heir. But the Begum clings to her own third son, Sahib Cada Mohomid Mamidulla Kahn, whom she...

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