ABYSSINIA: Provocations

Charge and countercharge cracked back & forth last week between Benito Mussolini and Ethiopia's kinky-haired Emperor Power of Trinity I, as to whose soldiers attacked first at Ualual in eastern Africa (TIME, Dec. 24). Ethiopia sent to the League disconcerting testimony from a British pasturage commissioner on the spot that the Italians had behaved in a manner highly "provocative." Fearing another clash on Ethiopia's border, the Abyssinians last week zealously polished their Japanese arms. Great hero was white-robed Chief Ghogoli who had rallied his dusky horsemen at Ualual so smartly that they...

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