ABYSSINIA: French Influence

"Also aboard the S. S. Ile de France" was the way most Manhattan newspapers referred last week to Dr. Earle Brownell Babcock, associate director of the European centre of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and Cinemactor Charles ("Buddy") Rogers. A chocolate-brown third class passenger eclipsed in news value the entire first and second class. As he stepped ashore, "The Black Eagle of Harlem," Colonel Hubert Fauntleroy Julian, "The Negro Lindbergh," faced batteries of press cameras, eloquently told his tale.

Just prior to the Coronation of the Emperor Power of Trinity I of Abyssinia the Associated Press reported from Addis Ababa...

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