ABYSSINIA: A People's King

A democratic Eastern potentate seems a contradiction in terms, but an American missionary, just returned to the U. S., gives the following account of H. R. H. Ras Taffari, of Abyssinia:

" When we got to the race track I noticed a big crowd of people coming along. . . . There were stragglers at first, then thicker and thicker was the crowd of men and boys. Some were dressed in rags, some in decent white clothing, some in native Abyssinian dress with blackpeaked caps, some in costly apparel and a few in European...

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