JOHORE: Mothers & Daughters

Just back of Britain's monster naval base at Singapore lies the pleasant realm of the wealthy, virile, tiger-hunting Sultan of Johore who, as an Oriental potentate, is entitled to have at least one attractive British woman staying at his palace on approval. His Highness, while making a round-the-world tour in 1934, was photographed in Hollywood with Mae West, and was the guest in Washington of Mr. & Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt. Last week, the Sultan again was news because, when he recently returned to Johore from a holiday in Sumatra, he had...

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