- Everyone will now be mobilised
- All boys old enough to carry a spear will be sent to Addis Ababa
- Married men will take their wives to carry food and drink
- Single men will take any woman without a husband
- Women with small babies need not go
- The blind and those who cannot walk or carry a spear are excused
- Anyone found at home after receipt of this order will be hanged.
According to Wikipedia, this gained about 500,000 primitively armed conscripts: