National Affairs: Rough on Russians

Secretary of State Hughes in a brief note to the Russian Government (transmitted via the U. S. consul at Reval, Esthonia) declared that the U. S. Government "is not proposing to barter away its principles" in negotiations for Russian recognition. He followed his note by publishing a set of instructions, captured in August, purporting to be from the Third Internationale to the Workers' Party of America.

These instructions called for organization here of "the workers of the large industries" into "units of ten" to meet once a week to study revolutionary propaganda, each unit...

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