ABYSSINIA: Dam Row

Into the international forum there was projected last week a dispute that promised to involve the Governments of the U. S. and Britain.

The dispute was engendered when the J. G. White Corporation of Manhattan announced that it had obtained a contract from Ras Taffari, Prince Regent of Abyssinia (otherwise known as Ethiopia) for Empress Waizeru Zauditu, to build a $20,000,000 dam across the Blue Nile at Lake Tsana.

Whereupon the British Government let it be known that it would permit no nation other than itself to build the dam, holding that it had...

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