Definitely not fit for public print, but locked up with the Geneva souvenirs of League Statesmen, is the Italian Government's official white paper on Ethiopian customs (TIME, Sept. 16). Copies reaching the U. S. last week satisfied curiosity as to what strong-stomached, peasant-born French Premier Pierre Laval was looking at when he remarked to Captain Eden, with a shrug, "Nice, aren't they?"

In addition to the sexual trophies of Ethiopian warriors who had castrated their enemy, lepers in advanced stages of physical decay were depicted mingling with the populace of Ethiopian towns. Snapped in Ethiopian jails were prisoners chained amid human...

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