ABYSSINIA: Luckless Empress

An army of 10,000 yelling, fuzzy-haired Ethiopians with ten machine guns and two cannons swept down upon the city of Zebit last week.

Zebit was ready for them. Twenty thousand loyal, fuzzy-headed, yelling soldiers under Minister of War Degiac Mulugheta smote the howling rebels hip and thigh, routed them, slew their leader, the Imperial Consort Ras Gugas Wali.

The Empress of Abyssinia, impotent little Zauditu, died soon after she received news of her consort's death. The real ruler of Abyssinia, whose puppet poor Zauditu was, is the Negus or "King" Taffari. He said...