ETHIOPIA: George & Mary & Ualual

Importantly in London last week Ethiopia's Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Dr. Azaj Wargneh Martin, observed that J. P. Morgan is now in the British Isles and that it would be most gratifying if they could get together on a $10,000,000 loan. Next day an enormous limousine carried Ethiopia's envoy to Buckingham Palace and, in behalf of his sovereign Emperor Power of Trinity, the Conquering Lion of Judah, the King of Kings and the Elect of God, coffee-colored Minister Martin proceeded to decorate King George and Queen Mary.

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