Foreign News: Conservative Abyssinians

It is reported that Signor Mussolini requested Dr. Seipel, Austrian Chancellor, on the occasion of his recent visit to the Premier, for permission to mint the silver thaler of the Empress Maria Theresa.

The sceptical Abyssinians in Italian Somaliland will not have anything to do with Italian currency. They must have their " German thalers," which they sometimes call " the Father of the Eagle." So the Italian authorities have no other course but to supply the Austrian coins, which have been in circulation since about 1780.

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