National Geographic : 1935 Nov
LISTENING IN ON AN INTERESTING DIVORCE CASE Free discussion of any topic, from unflattering mention of an opponent's ancestry to political analysis of foreign affairs, may enliven such cases. From the arrogant expression of this 13-year-old Ethiopian girl, it appears she has no fear of ever needing an 80-thaler divorce. A SYMPATHETIC SPECTATOR AT AN 80-THALER DIVORCE Lacking many movies and other modern forms ofdiversion, Ethiopians find amusement and instruction inthese open-air courts, frequently held. Having no regular building in whichtosit,judges wait atstreet corners orvillage plazas for customers sure toappear before long.