•« , :,<<?«,<?, • <:%:•#£".>"• f i . < Ofetober 23, 1038 Tense Addis Ababa Awaits Long - Feared Air Attack ......... " ...... """"•"" l " ..... Miu«mn ' i ' <i«i i ii mini ..... «r i nu.i in, , ... , . , ............... ,„ , --------- ....... -------- ......... HOPS, 8 AR. BQML ARKANSAS >/ * < * % **, *> .•> » I* x v» «*< '- : € ^'^=^r=^^— ffJ:s=«»a^ti*B fe^^?S«^isi-ii V>¥"S Sfejf' tetf *, ,*n? < ' •* j> - ' tt. Mfe^lSff^ 4! **$*** :& m T 1 * - * ' , f ' >' -. " *j tV eono of r n ac - o us Srowne " te road ,,t rixht i mode Ofd " tlhntnn «P'»d»>8 >>«""> might raise, although .ho war .shadows had,,', fall,,, when chief scat of the Coptic Ohurch, the itate denSminaUon. The best of marching feet soXinde alOhg the streets of Addis Ababa, where a bombing by Italian planes is moment f tanly feared Such flimsy buildings as those in the ba ckground would offer the foreign and native populating 1 little shelter frptivthe shattering impact of high explosives carried by eiiehry bombers. Bomb-proof stelttrfc have been built to protect thousands. - ff f *fyt A ?v/l <r> war broke out on the Hthloplan liorder. these ScneKalcsu irmips. plotured hoardiii)' Hn- r'hos" nl Marseille, .were nrrivliiR n.l, Dil'bpiill to strengthen Ran-isonsi In.rreiich Siimiilil n d ti i ,border of whlch^nV.Mojiijtt Mus3nll,,.UlCTt«ltdllan Iniojm wi-ri- rt-porlfd in l-.iu" !i:s-| invndid I i in.| i i hike a rock throwu Into a.'fwud. the Ethiopian war sends out rlpplua of militarism Into nelghhorinj? countries. Egypt, with Its vital relation to the Suez canal arid the Importance of the Nile's sources In Ethiopia, girds for any eventuality* holding extensive maneuvers near Cairo. A soldier Is shown above, firing .from sandbags while'officer! wiitcfar; ""•£•> ^ i< / «. \\ \ - H ' *f*t sPf* -vjaprffrfy-w • A ---«s 3 * f ",/?,/ / ^ f> f U^r/f ' * naffl ^ m * t A watchful mautime sentinel, H. M S Resolution is sh own in this newly ainved picture as she itached Port Said—gateway to the all-important Suez Canal—during Great Britain's ominous Mediterranean fleet movementjsj To British battleships may fall the task of protecting the canal if France and Britain decide to close the watevtoyV in the futui e to Italy's Ethiopiah-bound troop-ships , / *i)+ • Vtiforo Kolim nio Imliiif!, RMIpress ftlenen formed a first nld association n Addis Ahaln 10 nuilio bandages. The Empress (right) and Lady Hnrion. w,io or the Itrltlsh Minister, nre shown worUinj? sM« by side AceompunliHl by her iive-yeur-old iirandsoii, Prince Suale Selassie, and ttcinbors of the court, Einprt'.ss MOIIHII is shown leaving Addis Ababa for a secret haven to Jnsiiru safety from capture. Paint-hearted soldiers are given bodies of these two deserters is short shrift in Ethiopia. The dangling typical of the grim justice meted out •r.iy courts. As Italian guns pounded at the border, Emperor Haile Selassie inspected the model prison at Addis Ababa, built to scotch charges ol backwardness. Luigi Vinci-Gigliucci, Italian minister, follows him. Vlassea u. totu ends of the Suez Csiial are powerful HHtiah ami Preiicli fleets, av;ljabi3 to enforce a blockade if It should na voted by ,he League ot Nations. At top are British ships at Port Said: uaiow It It* 1*1-1,1 nl* »i ^._ i.. ** * , Freuch destroyers. Swift, modern, daugerous, the Italian cruiser Zara 1s one of the foi niidable weapons at Premier Mussolini's disposal In his 3ffort 8 to keri the Suez Canal open for cotiimunlcotioii with his uriules in Africa Leaving for the northern treat, these trucks carry hastily trained lir»t aid (Jetachuiciite and field hospital equipment to care for wounded iu the battles with invading Itailan forces. Seen trom the air, the entrance to the Suez Canal lookg like a dar geometric pattern against the drear Port Said region. Blockade the canaj jjy Britain and Franca, is threatene.4.
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