INTERNATIONAL: On The Verge

¶His Highness the Maharaja of Bikaner was among the first to accept as a matter of course last week that Britain would soon be at war, cabled to King George VI: "I and my subjects are ever prepared to shed our last drop of blood for His Imperial Majesty. . . ."

¶ Egypt expects, as a satellite of Britain, to be immediately attacked from Italian Libya in case Italy and the United Kingdom find themselves at war, so her Minister of War and Marine Hassan Sabry Pasha was in London, busily...