EGYPT: On the Thigh

Sciatica is a form of neuralgia which causes the sciatic nerve in the thigh to twinge painfully. In Cairo last week fat King Fuad caused to be proclaimed as ostentatiously as possible that he was suffering from sciatica. This a great many Egyptians refused to believe. The populace grew restive.

Sciatica was His Majesty's excuse for not receiving Prime Minister Mustapha Nahas Pasha who had just returned from London. He went there weeks ago, hopeful because Prime Minister James Ramsay MacDonald had uttered a pledge to deal...

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