ETHIOPIA: Blood for the Guard

Eager to make his savage people seem as civilized as possible, Ethiopia's shrewd, sharp-nosed Emperor Haile Selassie has done his best to discourage the traditional royal Guebbeur or Raw Meat Feast since this gory spectacle revolted European diplomats who attended His Majesty's Coronation (TIME, Nov. 10, 1930). Last week, however, the menace of Fascist Italy seemed so imminent that the Emperor dared not deprive his crack Imperial Guard of the raw meat for which these tribesmen have been slavering. Though they have put off their flowing...

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