Salients in the Day's News


Rome--Mussolini drafts ultimatum to Abyssinia, demanding "complete satisfaction" for killing of Italian troops; nearly 100,000 youths mobilized as preparedness move.

Geneva--League officials fear Italy intends to seize control of Abyssinia in new "Manchukuo" drive.

London--Italian government bonds drop sharply in excited selling on London Exchange, following mobilization dispatches; Britain makes peace move.

Paris--France considers latest Italian-Abyssinia border clash as "local incident"; awaits League Council stand before taking formal position of war threat.

La Paz--Bolivia confident as Paraguayans start big drive in effort to win Gran Chaco war before League of Nations takes action Feb. 24.